October 1973 – a song popular in this month – Midnight At The Oasis by Maria Muldaur
This song was written by David Nichtern, a composer who also became a renown teacher of Shambhala Buddhism.
Interesting facts Midnight At The Oasis & Maria Muldaur
Maria Muldaur is an Italian singer who was born Maria D’Amato.
Maria Muldaur explained: I was making my first solo album for Warner Brothers in 1973, and I had just recently separated from my then-husband, Geoff Muldaur, who not only was my partner, but also my musical partner, and sort of the mastermind of, musically, whatever we did together
A hit song can become a burden to a singer if she is sick of the song yet still expected to perform it night after night. So how does Muldaur feel about constantly performing this song? She told us: “I still do enjoy singing it. And you know why? Because number one, it was a very hip-ly written song.
In 1994, a version by Brand New Heavies featuring N’Dea Davenport went to #13 in the UK.
This information was provided by Songfacts.com