The epic ballad “Memory Motel” and the bluesy “Ventilator Blues” are Stones tunes worth discovering.
You’d think the Grammy Awards would’ve been paying tribute to songs from the movies and television since the beginning. After all, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been handing out Oscars for Best Original Song since 1934. (The winner that year was
As long as there have been records, there have been concept albums. As early as Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours, with its songs about lost love, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ themed albums (Going Places, Whipped Cream and Other Delights), and Ella
There have been plenty of killer pop music cameos, famous voices showing up as background singers – musical moments that can make you ask, “Wait, wasn’t that…?” Mick Jagger on Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain,” John Lennon on Bowie’s “Fame,” Christine McVie on Bob Welch’s