A quirky 1968 hit by an old vaudeville comic can lay some legitimate claim as an early precursor to hip-hop.
Used to be that big movies came with a big, bombastic power ballad that stayed with you long after the credits. So where are they today?
“Wind of Change” was written during a period of massive change in Eastern Europe. How does it resonate right now?
Between Elvis’ induction into the Army and Beatlemania, there was a period where novelty songs reigned supreme. What was their particular appeal?