Quicksilver Messenger Service - Fresh Air (Winterland 1975)



"Fresh Air" is a 1970 song written by Jesse Oris Farrow, the nom de plume of Chester William "Chet" Powers, Jr., who also used the stage name of Dino Valenti. It was first recorded by the San Francisco-based band Quicksilver Messenger Service, which Valenti had recently rejoined. "Fresh Air" was the only single released from the album Just for Love.


The song was recorded as part of the sessions for the Just for Love album between May and June, 1970. Both this and the follow up album What About Me were recorded during the band's relocation to Hawaii. Matthew Gruenwald of Allmusic opined that the song featured some of John Cipollina's best guitar work.





Lyrics


Oh, What you do to me Oh, What you do to me, little girl Oh, Have another hit of sweet air Oh, Have another hit

I want to know where you going I want to know, sweet mama, where you gonna go? Oh, Have another hit of Fresh Air Oh, Have another hit

Oh, Baby what you gonna do? I what to know what you gonna do sweet thing? Oh, Have another hit of sweet love in the morning Oh, Have another hit

I love you, yes I do I love you, God knows I do Oh, Have another hit of sweet California Sunshine Oh, Have another hit

Take me home, Take me home Take me home, I wanna go home with you Oh, Have another hit of Fresh Air Oh, Have another hit



Songwriters: DINO VALENTI / JESSE FARROW / CHESTER WILLIAM POWERS JR Fresh Air lyrics © IRVING MUSIC, INC. O/B/O DREAMING JEWELS MUSIC



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