August 1970 – Make It With You by Bread

August 1970 – a song popular in this month – Make It With You by Bread

Released on their second album, this was Bread’s breakthrough hit.

Interesting facts about Make It With You & Bread –

When group leader David Gates (who wrote the song) returned home to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where his mother was throwing a big reception party to celebrate the return of the young chart-conquering hero, the newspaper, television and radio press turned up, hoping to play up the whole “Local Boy Does Good” PR angle.

In a widely circulated interview, Mrs. Gates proudly told the world just how pleased as punch she was with her son’s recent success. She then also told them – in complete candor – that she just couldn’t understand why he had to call his new hit record, “Naked With You.”

Other artists to record this song include Earth, Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin and Teddy Pendergrass.

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