Song of the Day #4,582: ‘O-o-h Child’ – Five Stairsteps

Commenter Amy named ‘O-o-h Child’ by the Five Stairsteps to her list of favorite songs, and listening to this magnificent track now makes me regret not placing it on mine.

I remember the soul classic best from the poignant scene in 1991’s Boyz N the Hood when Furious and Tre come home from a fishing trip to see Doughboy and Chris getting arrested. Twenty-three years later, it was used to much different effect in Guardians of the Galaxy.

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