This song, “Luka” is by American singer songwriter, Suzanne Vega, from 1987. It was one of her biggest hit, and from the album, “Solitude Standing” It reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 23, in the UK. I remember buying that album, in 1987, when my children were small.
This song, “Linger” is by Irish band, The Cranberries, from 1993. It was their biggest hit, and from their first album, “Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?” In 1993, it reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 14, in the UK. The lead singer, Dolores O’Riordan, sadly died in […]
This song, “Here Without You”, by American band, 3 Doors down, is one of my Top 100 songs, of all time. It reached number 5, on the Billboard Hot 100, in November 2003. Apparently it only made number 77, in the UK. It is today’s song of the day.
More Than A Feeling, by American band, Boston, was released in September, 1976. It only reached number 22, in the UK, but made it to number 4, on the Billboard Hot 100.
All The Young Dudes, released in 1972, was written by David Bowie, for Mott the Hoople. It reached number three in the UK, but only made number 37 in the USA. If you listen, you can hear David Bowie, singing backing vocals.
On April 11th, 1970, 49 years ago today, “Let It Be”, the Beatles last single, before they disbanded, reached number one, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was of course a huge hit around the World, but only reached number two, in the UK. This song, reminds be of my late, older brother, Brian, […]
Won’t Get Fooled again, was a single, released in 1971, by British band The Who. It was taken from their album “Who’s Next”. It reached number 9 in the UK, and number 15, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1971. You may know this song, as the theme song from, CSI Miami, on TV.
Today, April 5th, 2019, marks the 25th Anniversary, of the untimely death of Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Grunge Rock band, Nirvana. Here we have the biggest hit by Nirvana, released in 1991, the lead single from the album Nevermind, and a huge hit around the World, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. It reached number […]
Angus Young was born on March 31st 1955, in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his family to Australia, when he was 8 years old. In 1973, he co-founded AC/DC with his brother Malcom. The rest, as they say, is history. This song, Whole Lotta Rosie, by AC/DC was released in 1977, but only made it […]
25 years ago today, Pink Floyd released their 14th album, The Division Bell. This track, “Keep Talking”, was released as a single and reached number 26 in the UK and number 1 on the Billboard Rock Chart, in the USA.