I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG
Eddy McManus’ rendition of “I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song” is truly a work of art. The song, written by the legendary Jim Croce and originally released on his album I Got a Name, is a true masterpiece and Eddy does it justice with his tender and beautiful interpretation.
As soon as the first notes start to play, you can feel the emotion and passion that Eddy has put into this performance. His voice is rich and full of feeling, perfectly capturing the sentiment of the lyrics. The use of male backup singers and a string section only serves to enhance the overall experience, adding depth and texture to the sound.
It’s no surprise that the original version of this song entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at position #73 in March 1974 and went on to peak at #9 in April, becoming Croce’s fifth Top 10 hit. It also reached the top of the adult contemporary chart and even charted on the country music chart, Croce’s only song to do so. It’s a testament to the enduring popularity and timeless appeal of Croce’s work, and Eddy’s rendition only serves to further cement the song’s place in music history.
Eddy McManus’ love for this song is evident in every note he sings. It’s clear that he poured his heart and soul into this performance, and the result is nothing short of breathtaking. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of Jim Croce or simply in need of a little love and inspiration, Eddy McManus’ rendition of “I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song” is a must-listen.