1982 was the year of Marvin and “Sexual Healing”, but as you’ll hear in the latest JCC podcast episode, his former label mates Diana and Stevie didn’t do so bad, either.
Mama probably wants you to get down with Junior’s funk jam from 1982!
Although he’s most fondly remembered for 1982’s dance jam “Mama Used to Say”, British singer/songwriter Junior Giscombe followed that hit up with the arguably better morality tale “Too Late”. The song is an interesting study in contrasts: Junior’s fey vocals are telling an emotionally wrenching story about a man who mistreats his woman while their children watch. The woman being mistreated is summoning up the courage to grab the kids and get the hell out. The instrumentation is similarly tough-the […]