Early proto-metal ... The Gun :
In the same vein and the same year, more high-speed classical guitar from a young Dave Edmunds :
I don't know how my children discovered this (aha - it was featured in a Simpsons episode) but they went through a stage of singing it every day - until I was moved to seek out the source. The ski coach to Sauze D'Oulx isn't like this :
And some wonderful, classy slush which you'll either love or hate. Literate lyrics.
Love this guitar opening. 44 years ago. Beware of the loud volume :
Back to the roots - great song and great delivery by Jerry Butler. I'll have to get Randy Crawford's incendiary version onto Youtube :