Song of the Day: The Spinners, “I’ll Be Around”

Singer Pervis Jackson of the Soul/R&B group The Spinners was born on this day in 1938. "I’ll Be Around" was the group’s first #1 single on the Soul chart, also reaching #3 in the Hot 100 in 1972. It was the B side to "How Could I Let You Get Away," which only reached #14 on the Soul chart and #77 on the Hot 100.

6 thoughts on “Song of the Day: The Spinners, “I’ll Be Around”

    1. They used to turn up on “Soul Train” a lot. Fun fact: they’re called the Detroit Spinners in the UK because there’s a British band called The Spinners.

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