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Rod Stewart

The Killing Of Georgie

  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Space
  • Blues
  • Soul
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  • 1976
  • 2008
  • 1974
  • 1977
  • 1992

“The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)“ is the name of a song written and recorded by Rod Stewart. It was released as a track on his album, A Night on the Town, in 1976. The song tells the true-life story of an acquaintance of Rod Stewart, Georgie, who was killed in New York City. Although the song’s lyrics state that Rod last saw Georgie in 1975, this was done for rhyming reasons only, his death actually occurring in 1974. When released as a single, the song performed well in many major markets. The song’s lyrics tell the poignant tale of a homosexual man, the titular Georgie, who was killed by a New Jersey gang. The song peaked at #2 in the UK singles chart in September 1976, and at #30 in the US in July 1977. The song has drawn comparisons to two previously released songs... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Oh Georgie stay, don't go away ... Georgie please stay you take our breath away

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Jason B Ballard wrote on March, 30th 2019 at 3:58am:
I love this song, listened at 7 or 8, knew it was speaking to me. I’m 51, still makes me feel good, as awful as the story is. It reminds me of my path

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