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What is Love – Haddaway

What is Love – Haddaway

If you were Haddaway, do you think you would be embarassed that your song became the centerpiece to a Saturday Night Live sketch that was so popular that it was expanded into a nearly unwatchable movie titled Night at the Roxbury? Or would you be proud? If I’m Haddaway, I’m completely content to have unleashed a pop song that is so relentless, it enters your brain, sits down on the couch, makes a ham sandwich, orders … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

A Whole New World – Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson

A Whole New World – Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson

If you have young kids in the house. If you have young kids in the neighborhood. If you were a young kid in the 1990s, you know this song. That’s because “A Whole New World” is the title track to Disney’s animated 1992 film, Aladdin, that has earned more than $500 million dollars worldwide. That’s half-a-billion dollars for an animated movie. That’s simply astounding. It’s also the kind of broad reach and wide appeal that can transform … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

No Excuses – Alice in Chains

No Excuses – Alice in Chains

Mike Starr died today from an apparent drug overdose. Don’t know Mike? Perhaps you know the band he helped found back in 1987. A little outfit from Seattle, Washington known as Alice in Chains. By far one of the most melodic and musical of all metal/grunge bands. Starr was there for the recording of the band’s first records and it’s biggest-selling record of all, the four-times Platinum release, Dirt that featured the songs “Them Bones,” … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Rock

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) Lyrics – The Proclaimers

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) Lyrics – The Proclaimers

Click to read how “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” became a one-hit wonder I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) Lyrics – The Proclaimers When I wake up, well I know i’m gonna be, I’m gonna be the man who wakes up next you When I go out, yeah I know I’m gonna be I’m gonna be the man who goes along with you If I get drunk, well I know I’m gonna be I’m gonna be the man who gets drunk next to … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers

You don’t see many identical twins in the music business. And you don’t see many songs become a Billboard Top 10 hit six years after its initial release. But that’s exactly what you get with “I’m Gonna Be 500 Miles” by Scottish band The Proclaimers. Charlie and Craig Reid are identical twins. They’re Scottish, and we love ourselves some Scottish bands like The Proclaimers, Simple Minds, Danny Wilson and Teenage Fanclub. And they are one-hit … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat) Lyrics – Digable Planets

Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat) Lyrics – Digable Planets

Read how “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)” became a one-hit wonder Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat) lyrics We like the breeze flow straight out of our lids Them they got moved by these hard-rock Brooklyn kids Us flow a rush when the DJ’s boomin classics You dig the crew on the fattest hip hop records He touch the kinks and sinks into the sounds She frequents the fatter joints called undergrounds Our funk zooms like you hit … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Hip Hop