Song of the Day: “It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over”


Lenny Kravitz has had his share of the limelight, ever since Duke Ellington allegedly played “Happy Birthday” for him on his 5th birthday. While he might be in the news lately for oversharing, audiences have been in love with his music and his undeniable talent for more than 25 years. His 1991 hit song “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” was recorded and released as part of Mama Said, a record that supposedly reacted to his failed marriage with the famous actress, Lisa Bonet. Kravitz plays most of the instruments on the session recording of this smooth and remarkably soulful lament.

Read more of Max Gray at Big City Sasquatch or follow him on Twitter @City_Sasquatch. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Encounters, Mount Hope, Conte,, and English Kills Review. He co-hosts the etymology podcast Words For Dinner and is a graduate of the Rutgers-Newark MFA program. More from this author →