The Band kept on making memorable music after they stepped out of Bob Dylan’s shadow. The songs ranged widely: from aching heartache to personal diaries to greasy funk. If you’re unfamiliar, or haven’t listened in a while, it’s time to dive (back) in.
Haven’t seen his “The WTF Blanket” video? Then you’ve got some parodies waiting for you.
“Pump It Up” and “Lipstick Vogue” reveal Elvis Costello’s songwriting skills had reached a higher level. His then-new band, The Attractions, also helped kick it up a few notches.
Haunting songs, a Bowie cover, and maybe a peek at the direction the band was heading until tragedy struck.
Before topping the US charts and establishing themselves as perhaps the definitive voice of Motown, The Supremes had their fair share of unsuccessful singles. The first four were taken from the group’s debut album. Next came 1963’s “A Breathtaking Guy,” a smooth composition penned and