Released just before Christmas 1984, this became Foreigner’s one and only chart-topping hit in the winter of 1985, and it was a nail in the band’s coffin.
As Nirvana picked up fans, they noticed something peculiar about them–they didn’t know anything about Nirvana. So Kurt Cobain wrote a song about them.
Phil Spector’s Christmas album from 1963 had only one original composition on it, and it went pretty much ignored for over twenty years.
Prince’s first trip to the Top Ten was a slightly edited version of a live recording of the first time he and the Revolution played it for an audience.
This week we take a look at a couple of songs that have the same title but are different, and which had different lives on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
Madonna’s sixth single and her first Number One hit was the one that established her as a genuine superstar, able to re-invent herself with each album.
Steely Dan’s fifth single, and the second from the album Aja, was not, in fact, inspired by Wake Forest’s struggling football team.
Bruce Springsteen’s breakout hit took over six months to record, and another several months of clever publicity to make it big.
While the Grateful Dead was a very popular band, it took them 22 years to score their only Top Ten hit.
A teenage boy is inspired by his on-again, off-again relationship with a girl who only seems to like him for his cool Plymouth Valiant.