Shirley & Company – “Shame, Shame, Shame”

According to Songfacts, “Shame Shame Shame” is a song written and produced by Sylvia Robinson, co-owner of the All-Platinum record label. It was intended for All Platinum artist Donnie Elbert. When that did not work out, Robinson paired veteran blues vocalist Shirley Goodman with All Platinum artist Jesus Alvarez. The recording became an international disco … Continue reading Shirley & Company – “Shame, Shame, Shame”

Love Is Far More Than the Heartbreak – A Poem

This poem was written and submitted to Hello Poetry by an author out of England who goes by Unheard-of  21/F/England.  It's a simple poem that makes so much sense because we do write about things we don't understand in the hope of understanding them. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I do. 10.09 … Continue reading Love Is Far More Than the Heartbreak – A Poem

Judy Collins – “Both Sides Now”

"Both Sides, Now" is one of the best-known songs of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. First recorded by Judy Collins, it appeared on the US singles chart during the fall of 1968. The next year it was included on Mitchell's album Clouds (which was named after a lyric from the song). It has since been recorded by dozens of artists, … Continue reading Judy Collins – “Both Sides Now”

The Moody Blues – “Question”

This band emerged from the "British Invasion," and has been an influence on music since making their debut in Birmingham in May of 1964, and were noticed and earned the services of manager Tony Secunda. Although they're best known today for their lush, lyrically, and musically profound (some would say bombastic) psychedelic-era albums, the Moody … Continue reading The Moody Blues – “Question”

Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen – The Man Behind the Band, “Van Halen” & One of the Greatest Guitar Players of All Time

    Photo credit: Yahoo.com/images The band "Van Halen" was a huge part of my teenage years. I don't have cool stories of going to any of their concerts as most people do, but I can say with all honesty that they were a huge part of the teen years, not only of mine but … Continue reading Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen – The Man Behind the Band, “Van Halen” & One of the Greatest Guitar Players of All Time