Chart Position: NR

  • Originally recorded by Spinners (1972)
  • Written by Thom Bell and Phil Hurtt
  • Lead vocals: Alain Johannes
  • Guitar: Hillel Slovak
  • Produced by Todd Rundgren
  • What Is This? is from Los Angeles CA
  • This is What Is This?’ only hit single
  • Hillel Slovak would later co-found Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Also recorded by Joan Osborne (2002), Rippingtons, Funk Inc. (1973), Jeffery Osborne, Randy Crawford (1995), Regina Belle (1995) and Daryl Hall & John Oates (2004)
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