“Tell it to me slowly”

The Zombies – “Time of the Season [UK mono mix]” from Odessey & Oracle [1968]

As a young boy, I was captivated by this song.  The hushed forthrightness and swagger of the narrator disturbed me.  Nevertheless, I wanted to be the guy who could walk up to a girl and ask “What’s your name?/Who’s your daddy?/Is he rich like me?”  Damn.  I’ll never be that threatening/alluring.

This gem was written by Zombie Rod Argent whose keyboard passages define Odessey & Oracle as much as Colin Blunstone’s characteristic vocals.

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Posted by Jordy


Filed under 1960s, Psychedelic, Rock

3 responses to ““Tell it to me slowly”

  1. Ace

    This song spans time…
    I loved it as a kid; my 17 year old loves it today…its true for many songs written in the day..

  2. Michelangelo

    Who can forget this other Zombies song

    “your daddys rich and your mamas good lookin”

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