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Celebrating another birthday! 38 Special’s founding member, Don Barnes turns 68 today! 38 Special – Teach. Teacher Written by Jim Vallance and Bryan Adams, but recorded by 38 Special for the movie, starring Nick Nolte and Jo Beth Williams, “Teacher, Teacher” did well for Don Barnes and company! The movie did pretty well in theaters,…read more »
It’s Sav’s 60th birthday! Happy Birthday to Def Leppard’s bassist Rick Savage! Def Leppard – Let’s Get Rocked The album to come after the MULTI-Platinum ‘Hysteria’ had a high bar to overcome. No one was sure if Def Leppard could capture lightning in a bottle – TWICE! They certainly tried… In my opinion, ‘Adrenalize’ was…read more »
Seals & Crofts – Hummingbird Seals & Crofts released my personal favorite album of theirs, ‘Summer Breeze’ in 1972. The year I was born. The whole album SOUNDS like 1972! It just fits the time, culture, sound, etc. Of course the first single was the title track and one of S&C biggest hits. The next…read more »
Band-Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas? British pop stars got together on this date in 1984 at S.A.R.M. Studios in London to record “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” for African famine relief, and American artists did the same a few months last as USA For Africa. Bob Geldof and Midge Ure wrote the song and…read more »
In tribute to KISS drummer, Eric Carr, who passed away on this day in 1991. KISS – Crazy Crazy Nights It’s almost the title track to KISS’ 1987 album, ‘Crazy Nights’. The song “Crazy Crazy Nights” leads off the album and is one of the most popular songs of the “non-makeup” era. The single broke…read more »
Genesis – Mama The lead single and the first song on Side 1 of Genesis’ 1983 eponymous album, “Mama” has a sinister sound. The sharp, echoed drum machine beat, the haunting, ethereal synthesizer that floats in after almost a minute of that harsh beat intro, and the lyrics referring to a young man’s love, almost…read more »