‘Love is Like a Rock’ by Donnie Iris – Classic Hit or Miss
Today’s Classic Hit or Miss is Donnie Iris for Friday! He’s mostly know for his work with The Jaggerz and Wild Cherry during the 1970s, and for his solo albums during the 1980s. He wrote the #2 Billboard hit “The Rapper” with the Jaggerz, and was a member of Wild Cherry after the group had a #1 hit with “Play That Funky Music.” After releasing five solo albums in the 1980s with many charting singles, Iris continues to release new material and tour in the Ohio River Valley area.
He has released eleven studio albums, one EP, two live albums, and two compilations. He also performed on the first three Jaggerz albums and the third and fourth Wild Cherry albums.
Today’s Song was a hit back in 1981 – “Love is like a Rock” hit #37 on the pop charts and #5 on the Rock Charts.