I last played this one in January 2019, so I don’t feel too guilty doing a redux tonight, for I am pretty much exhausted and don’t feel like looking for a new song to play. I hope you can find it in your hearts to forgive me!
Written by Dennis Edmonton, aka Mars Bonfire, the song was first (and best) performed by the band Steppenwolf. It is actually the only one of Steppenwolf’s songs that I must like. Edmonton wasn’t actually a member of the band, but his brother Jerry was the drummer.
Explaining how he came up with the song, Bonfire said:
“I was walking down Hollywood Boulevard one day and saw a poster in a window […]