Music is all around us, but who could have guessed that hidden within a cross-section of a tree was a sublime piece of musc. Artist Bartholomaus Traubeck designed/built a record player that reads the texture and color variations of tree rings and interprets them as music. Because every tree has its own unique configuration of […]
49 years ago today The Beatles started recording a new John Lennon song called ‘Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite’ at Abbey Road studios. John’s lyrics and idea for the song came from an antique poster advertising a circus performance scheduled to take place in Rochdale, Lancashire, in February 1843. John purchased the poster in […]
In 1961, the Beatles did a Valentine’s Day show in Liverpool at the Cassanova Club. Paul sang Wooden Heart – an Elvis tune – and wore a wooden heart on his jacket’s lapel embroidered with the names John, Paul, George, and Ringo. At the end of their set they raffled off the wooden heart. The […]
Peter Gabriel was born on this day in 1950. Happy Birthday Peter! We leave you with the lyrics to Solsbury Hill. Enjoy the video. Enjoy the song. Solsbury Hill Climbing up on Solsbury Hill I could see the city light Wind was blowing, time stood still Eagle flew out of the night He was something to […]
Okay, it was actually just a master copy of the disc sprayed with gold lacquer by RCA as a publicity stunt. The actual award recognized today as a Gold Record would not be awarded until sixteen years when the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) borrowed the idea and trademarked the Gold Record. The first Gold […]
Emile and Renee have been married for 26 years but they still know how to make each other smile. Plus, they love to sing together and do it every time their grandson is around. Back in 2014 they set up a camera in their car and serenaded each other with a version of “Love Is […]
Here’s Lennon and Maisy Stella doing a sweet cover of Johnny Cash’s classic “Ring of Fire” at the Opry. These girls can sing!
Released in 1991, Nirvana’s breakthrough album “Nevermind” is arguably a masterpiece. Smells Like Teen Spirit was one of the last songs written for the album and in 2014, NME named it the greatest song of all time. Do you agree? Let us know in the comments! SHARE the music! SHARE the love!
In 1972, Paul Simon released the classic single “Mother and Child Reunion” – his first new song without collaboration with Art Garfunkel. It peaked at No. 4 in the US. The title of the song according to legend was inspired by a chicken and egg dish he spotted on the menu at a Chinese restaurant. The […]
Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder, Maurice White, has died in his sleep, his brother has reported. He suffered from Parkinson’s Disease his health had deteriorated recently. “My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep,” White’s brother and bandmate Verdine wrote in a statement. “While the world has lost another […]
39 years ago today Fleetwood Mac released Rumours. The songs ‘Go Your Own Way’, ‘Don’t Stop’, ‘Dreams’, and ‘You Make Loving Fun’ were released as singles. Rumours was Fleetwood Mac’s most successful release and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978. The Rumours studio sessions, however, were tainted by hedonistic behaviour and interpersonal strife among Fleetwood Mac […]
This very cool dad and his son Jack spent 2015 perfectingtheir Dubsmash skills and creating videos for mom. Love it!
37 years ago today Blondie had their first of five UK No.1 singles, with ‘Heart Of Glass’, taken from the band’s third studio album, Parallel Lines. ‘Heart of Glass’ was originally recorded in 1975 under the name ‘Once I Had a Love.’ SHARE the music! Share the love!
It was way back in 1959 that Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper played their last show ever at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Tragically, the next day they all boarded an airplane that crashed and killed them all. We lost a big piece of rock and roll history that day […]
It was on this day in 1949 that RCA Records issued the first ever 45 R.P.M. single. The invention of this size record made jukeboxes possible. To celebrate the day we give you Daniela Andrade‘s phenomenal cover version of Death Cab For Cutie’s “I Will Follow You Into The Dark.” Because we love it! Share the Music! […]
It was 28 years ago that the cult classic Dirty Dancing opened in theaters everywhere. It has since gone on to gross over 200 million! Did you know that Dirty Dancing was the first film to sell a million copies on video? Wow. However, the film almost didn’t get released! Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey still […]
The Jackson 5 became a worldwide sensation in 1969 with the release of their first Motown album, “Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5.” The singles “I Want You Back” and “Who’s Loving You” went on to sell 2 million copies in 6 weeks. When the hit single “I Want You Back” went to number #1 […]
On January 30, 1969 The Beatles played a lunchtime gig on the top of the Apple Music building on Savile Row in London. Lasting for just over 40 minutes it was the last time The Beatles performed live. The played ‘Get Back’, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’, ‘I’ve Got A Feeling’, ‘The One After 909’ and ‘Dig […]
Here’s a classic rick father-daughter moment that will make you smile! Watch as an adorable 8-month-old baby girl rocks out with her dad while playing Bon Jovi’s famous song, ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’.