May 1970: R. DEAN TAYLOR - "Indiana Wants Me"

After singing the chorus of this song at the top of my lungs for most of the day, Mom asked me to perform it for my Dad, Rich, when he came home from work. I clammed up and did the shy, shuffling feet business rather than taking the opportunity to sing him a song about a fugitive running from the law.

November 1973: HELEN REDDY - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)

I had the biggest crush on a blonde hair, blue eyed boy in my 2nd grade class, Scott Van Seiver. Proximity is what made these feelings so u...