This is the oldest song that I recall actually being aware of while it was popular. Centerfold was released in September of 1981, and became a number one hit in the winter/spring of 1982. I had no idea who the J. Geils Band was. I obviously had no clue what the lyrics were, or what the song was about. I didn’t know what it was called; and I can’t tell you where or how I heard it. But I have a vivid memory of myself and my best friend at 4 or 5 years old, building with wooden blocks in my bedroom, and singing the “Na-nah, na-na-na-nah” part of the chorus. And I just discovered right now that they are from Worcester, MA. Awesome.
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