Radio Mans fave with Huey Lewis & The News


Jacobs Ladder

Hugh Anthony Cregg III (born July 5, 1950),[1] known professionally as Huey Lewis, is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.

Lewis sings lead and plays harmonica for his band, Huey Lewis and the News, in addition to writing or co-writing many of the band’s songs. The band is perhaps best known for their third, and best-selling, album Sports, and their contribution to the soundtrack of the 1985 feature film Back to the Future. Lewis previously played with the band Clover from 1972 to 1979.

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  1. Do we have to remember the context of a 40 year old song to still enjoy it.

    Our narrator just isn’t going to fall for fat men harassing exotic dancers selling salvation; and he certainly doesn’t want to be like the guys on the airwaves asking for money. (Hello, Mr. Swaggart. Mr. Bakker.)

    Anyway, he’s doing all right, the best he can, climbing his own Jacob’s Ladder and all he wants “from tomorrow/Is to get it better than today” Works for me.

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