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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