You turn me on, I’m a radio

I had this wonderful song in my head all weekend … so today I’m sharing it with you. Joni Mitchell is my mother’s favorite and “You turn me on, I’m a radio,” which peaked at #25 in the Billboard Charts in February 1973, became her first bonafide hit single. Enjoy!

Hope that y’all had a wonderful relaxing weekend. 🙂

If you’re driving into town
With a dark cloud above you
Dial in the number
Who’s bound to love you
Oh honey you turn me on
I’m a radio
I’m a country station
I’m a little bit corny
I’m a wildwood flower
Waving for you
Broadcasting tower
Waving for you
And I’m sending you out
This signal here
I hope you can pick it up
Loud and clear
I know you don’t like weak women
You get bored so quick
And you don’t like strong women
‘Cause they’re hip to your tricks
It’s been dirty for dirty
Down the line
But you know
I come when you whistle
When you’re loving and kind
But if you’ve got too many doubts
If there’s no good reception for me
Then tune me out, ’cause honey
Who needs the static
It hurts the head
And you wind up cracking
And the day goes dismal
From “Breakfast Barney”
To the sign-off prayer
What a sorry face you get to wear
I’m going to tell you again now
If you’re still listening there
If you’re driving into town
With a dark cloud above you
Dial in the number
Who’s bound to love you
If you’re lying on the beach
With the transistor going
Kick off the sand cause honey
The love’s still flowing
If your head says forget it
But your heart’s still smoking
Call me at the station
The lines are open

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