Song of the Week: “Girl I’ve Got A Date” by Alton Ellis

by Douglas Cowie on 26 April 2019

Each Friday I pick a song–new, old, borrowed, blue–that’s been on my mind and in my ears, and write a short post about it.

This is “Girl I’ve Got A Date” by Alton Ellis:

A couple weeks ago, my friend Topher posted this on Twitter:

I only got around to reading the thread earlier this week, and it’s a fun little ride through the development of “Girl I’ve Got a Date” into “I’ll Take You There” by the Staples Singers. Buckle up:

Thanks, Topher!

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