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I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) – The Hillside Singers

I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) – The Hillside Singers

It’s one of the most influential and well-regarded TV commercials ever. A bunch of young, fresh-faced, multi-cultural kids singing “I’d like to buy to world a Coke/and keep it company.” Remember the Coca-Cola ad from 1971? Even if you weren’t alive then, you’ve probably seen the ad or at least heard the song since variations on the theme have popped up in Coke ads in 1971, 1990, 2006, 2007 and 2010. But I’ll bet you an … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s

Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin

Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin

I have always been a huge Shawn Colvin fan. Many people love her voice, her guitar playing and songwriting. I count myself in that group. But she’s only landed one song in the Billboard Top 40. That song is “Sunny Came Home” from her fifth album, A Few Small Repairs. Who knew a song about burning down a house and a concept album about divorce would turn into Colvin’s only brush with the Top 40? If you … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s