COLONIAL VIGOR

Port outward, starboard home

DON COVAY “I Was Checkin’ Out (She Was Checkin’ In)” (1973)


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Don Covay is the best. Jagger’s whole ’60s singing style is stolen from Covay. “What’s in the Headlines” is one of the greatest songs of all time.

And “I Was Checkin’ Out…” anticipates “Trapped in the Closet” pretty well, you ask me.

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