All posts tagged "backstory"

  • Backstory: Billy Joel. We Didn’t Start the Fire

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 349 Billy Joel, “We Didn’t Start the Fire” 40 Years of World History in under 5 Minutes “We Didn’t Start the Fire” is Billy Joel’s 1990 number one hit referencing more than 100 headline-making events...

    • Posted July 7, 2018
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  • Ray Charles, “What’d I Say” Backstory

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 550 “What’d I Say” is Ray Charles’s first Top 10 pop single and the greatest improvised song in rock & roll history. After playing every song he knew and still having 12 minutes to fill,...

    • Posted June 24, 2018
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  • Behind the Scenes w/ Stevie Nicks Wild Heart

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 2,666   Capturing Stevie Nicks Wild Heart. It’s September of 1981 and Stevie Nicks is posing for the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine  in the New York studio of photographer, Annie Leibovitz. This vintage VHS...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • Prince Backstory; “17 Days”

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 2,175 Prince Backstory, “17 Days” by, Victor Cruz Let’s take a listen to Prince’s BEST song ever written. No, not that one…. nope, not THAT one either.  It’s a hidden gem called “17 days” and...

    • Posted December 30, 2016
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  • Prince Music History: Backstory

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 521 Prince Music History by: Victor Cruz Backstory — THE SCREAMS OF PASSION Prince Music History 1 — The first song we’re looking at is an obscure track written by Prince for the 80’S band, The...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • Jackson Browne Backstory: Sky Blue and Black

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 21,199 Acknowledging Jackson Browne’s birthday today we discuss his song, “Sky Blue and Black”. It is a complex, emotionally charged, and mostly inaccurate song, as well as an indictment of the media. The story, from 1992, had all the...

    • Posted October 9, 2016
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  • Storm at Sunup, the backstory

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 74 It’s now 6:20 a.m., before sunrise, and these songs are especially fitting. Nearing the sun sign of Gemini, this Throw Back Thursday is a two-fer; but it has to be this way, the way...

    • Posted May 12, 2016
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