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Music Friday: Little Richard Buys a Diamond Ring in the 1958 Classic, ‘Good Golly Miss Molly’

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you sensational songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today’s song takes us back to the early days of rock and roll — a time of car hops, drive-in movies and Little Richard dominating the airwaves with his smash hit, “Good Golly Miss Molly.”

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Music Friday: Glee Mashup Features ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’ Injected With ‘Material Girl’

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fantastic tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today’s installment is dedicated to the legions of “Glee” fans who enjoyed the clever mash-up of “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” and “Material Girl” on the March 7 episode, as well as their parents and grandparents who grew up loving the original versions.

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Music Friday: Beyonce Tells Her Old Flame, ‘If You Liked It Then You Should Have Put a Ring on It’

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you superb songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or the lyrics. Today we have Beyonce’s 2008 blockbuster hit, “Single Ladies,” an exuberant anthem of female empowerment. The song is a social commentary on men’s unwillingness to commit and was reportedly inspired by Beyonce’s secret marriage to Jay-Z.

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Music Friday: ‘The Power of Love’ Is ‘Tougher Than Diamonds’ in the Smash Hit by Huey Lewis and the News

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today we have Huey Lewis and the News singing their chart-topping hit from 1985, “The Power of Love.” In the song, Lewis says the power of love is a curious thing. It’s “tougher than diamonds, rich like cream.”

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Music Friday: ‘Brandy’ Pines for the Return of Her Sailor Beau in the 1972 Chart-Topper by Looking Glass

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, we present Looking Glass performing the 1972 chart-topper, “Brandy.” The song is about a barmaid in a port town who pines for the return of her sailor beau. Central to the song is the symbol of their love — a locket that bears his name hanging from a braided chain “made of finest silver from the North of Spain.”

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Music Friday: Uncle Kracker Shines Like Gold in His 2009 Crossover Hit, ‘Smile’

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you super songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today we feature Uncle Kracker singing his 2009 crossover hit, “Smile.” In this sing-along ditty about a head-over-heels infatuation, Kracker confesses that his new girlfriend has him dancing like a fool, forgetting how to breathe, shining like gold and buzzing like a bee.

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