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.
We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a look at three records that commemorated the event.
The Dixie Cups’ first and biggest hit got its writers into a minor feud with Phil Spector.
The song that was pretty much a throwaway B Side for Carl Douglas turns into a worldwide hit, and turns Douglas into a one-hit wonder.
It’s been a while, but once again we take a look at popular songs that you may not realize were recorded by someone else first.
Del Shannon’s first and biggest hit got its distinctive sound from a musical instrument that his keyboard player pretty much invented.
The first single from Simon and Garfunkel’s final studio album wasn’t their biggest hit, but technologically it was their most ambitious.
Jefferson Airplane’s breakout hit was written by Grace Slick’s brother-in-law and first performed by her in a band formed by her then husband. Ain’t nothing but a family thing.
Despite the lyrics, David Allan Coe’s breakout hit isn’t about a woman.
Billy Joel’s longest studio track has a lot of Long Island landmarks in it, and most of them are easily identified. But what restaurant was he referring to in this song? This week we look at some contenders.