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Real detective work needed to see why this 38 Special song wasn't a hit



38 Special is one of those bands whose catalog goes much deeper than the songs they play on the radio. As we take our weekly trip back to music video memory lane, for old time's sake let's have a laugh with One Time For Old Times.

The only other appearance by 38 Special on Lost and Found was a few years ago during "Good Song, Bad Video Week," but by no means does that imply that 38 Special never made a good video. In 1984, the southern rockers from Jacksonville showed they had a sense of humor with One Time For Old Times

The video for One Time For Old Times has about a minute introduction as we find out that 38 Special moonlights as Good Ol' Boy private eyes and finally land a case to find a missing redhead with freckles. Hijinks ensue when it turns out all six members (including two drummers!) of the band turn out to have dated the missing damsel. While the video for One Time For Old Times is a dandy,  the third single off their platinum album Tour De Force did not hit the pop singles charts after the first two singles (If I'd Been The One and Back Where You Belong) reached the Top 20.

On May 13th, 38 Special and Styx will perform at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.

[Last modified: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 1:26pm]


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