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Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin

Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin

Here is another one-hit wonder by an artist you will swear had more chart hits. But “Me and Bobby” McGee” represents Janis Joplin’s only flirtation with the Billboard Top 40. Think about that for a moment; Janis Joplin, a woman who is widely regarded as one of the great all-time rocks singers and a cautionary tale about the perils of alcholism, is a one-hit wonder artist. Just like Lou Reed, The Grateful Dead, Rush, Kraftwerk and … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s

Touch of Grey Lyrics – Grateful Dead

Touch of Grey Lyrics – Grateful Dead

Read how “Touch of Grey” became a one-hit wonder Touch of Grey Lyrics Must be getting early Clocks are running late Paint by Number morning sky Looks so phony Dawn is breaking everywhere Light a candle, curse the glare Draw the curtains, I don’t care ‘Cause it’s all right I will get by I will get by I will get by I will survive I see you’ve got your fist out Say your piece and get out Yes I got the gist of it But it’s all right Sorry that you feel that … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Rock

Touch of Grey – Grateful Dead

Touch of Grey – Grateful Dead

Quick quiz #1: Name the best Grateful Dead songs. We’re guessing many of you will suggest “Truckin'” or “Friend of the Devil” or “Ripple” or “Sugar Magnolia” or “Uncle John’s Band” or “Franklin’s Tower” or if you’re a true Deadhead (or dropped a lot of acid during your Deadhead days), you might even choose “Space/Drums.” We’re guessing none of you will choose “Touch of Grey.” Quick quiz #2: Name the most commercially successful … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Rock