Michael Jackson’s ad-libbed “Just look over your shoulders, honey” within the recording is an allusion to the Four Tops #1 smash “Reach Out I’ll Be There.” This is arguably probably the most, of the Jackson 5’s hits. Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison wrote “Have I Told You Lately” and recorded it for his 1989 album “Avalon Sunset.” He took it to #12 on the grownup modern chart. In 1993 Rod Stewart’s cover version turned a good larger hit, reaching #1 on the adult modern chart and the top 5 in pop radio airplay. Van Morrison and Irish band The Chieftains recorded a version of “Have I Told You Lately” in 1995 that received a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
A stay recording of the track from the album “Wings Over America” grew to become a prime 10 pop hit in 1977 and is one of the best identified … Read More