The EMF song "Unbelievable" samples the raunchy comic Andrew Dice Clay saying, "What the f--k was that!"
Taio Cruz throws his hands up "sometimes" in "Dynamite" because the song was originally written about surrender.
The first rap song to make the Hot 100 was "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang in 1979. At the time, many considered rap a fad that would soon pass.
Featured in the 1978 musical Evita, "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" became the biggest selling UK hit by a female vocalist (Julie Covington).
One of the first hit songs used in a major marketing campaign was "Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones. Microsoft paid $3 million to use it in commercials for Windows '95.
John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath got its title from a line in "The Battle Hymn of the Republic": "He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored."
Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. That was Jay Dubin, and he has a lot to say on the subject.
Despite appearances on Carson, Leno and a Pennebaker film, Williams remains a hidden treasure.
We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act.
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Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues.
With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.
Covers are there for other artists to pay tribute to the bands and songs they grew up with and respect - that is their point so they are not "pointless".
1. Tomorrow Never Knows
2 Hey Bulldog
4. Happiness Is a Warm Gun
5. And Your Bird Can Sing
6. For No One
7. Dear Prudence
8. It´s All Too Much
9. Long Long Long
10.I´m Only Sleeping
11.You Know My Name
13.I Want You
14.She Said She Said
It's interesting that Richard Alpert, who became Baba Ramdas, referenced Meher Baba in one of his books, and it was Baba who was the Avatar of the Age. One of the yogis associated with Ramdas said Baba manifested in material form in the Western civilization as LSD. Meher Baba died in 1969 at the end of the hippie love generation.
Why has not anybody talked about this: Martin mostly talked contemptously about Lennon´s music, and looked upon McCartney as if he was Mozart, i his books and his interviews. George Martin was and is an authority,
people listened at him. He damaged Lennon´s selfconfidence and his reputation. George Martin
contributed a bit to the split
Francis Monkman, Simon Phillips, Lloyd Watson) did a cover of this (titled TNK) on their "801 Live" CD in 1976. The album also had a cover of The Kinks "You Really Got Me".
Although there are alot to choose from, theres just something about this song.
Try searching "Back Masked Beatle Song Proves John Lennon Is Not An Anti-Christ" on Google to find out what.
We were not into drugs, we were into the music and the Beatles! We use to think that there were live seaguls in the background. We were very young, but this song definitely turned off, (turned on) our mind! The ultimate Beatle song!
Needless to say listening to ir is a thrilling high end experience - it is not dying...
C.J. Ganter, Hof / Saale (Germany)
On an interesting side note, Jimi Hendrix recorded this song live at the Scene Club in NYC with Johnny Winter, Buddy Miles, and a very drunk Jim Morrison.
I crossed out any notion of john being an antichirst here.