Song of the Day: The Pretenders – “Precious” (Live In Central Park, 1980)

Happy birthday wishes go out to Chrissie Hynde, who turns 66 years old today. This rockin’ track was the opening song off The Pretenders’ self-titled 1980 debut. This live version was included their 1981 Extended Play EP. The song has been said to be an ode to Hynde’s hometown of Akron, although the lyrics are set in Cleveland. The song packs a punch and an attitude.

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