All posts tagged "backstory"
Backstory: Billy Joel. We Didn’t Start the Fire
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 between 1949, the...
- Posted July 7, 2018
Ray Charles, “What’d I Say” Backstory
“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, Ray Charles composed...
- Posted June 24, 2018
Behind the Scenes w/ Stevie Nicks Wild Heart
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 footage captures the effortless...
- Posted January 10, 2017
Prince Backstory; “17 Days”
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 is considered by...
- Posted December 30, 2016
Prince Music History: Backstory
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 Time, also known...
- Posted November 8, 2016
Jackson Browne Backstory: Sky Blue and Black
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 juicy elements to...
- Posted October 9, 2016
Storm at Sunup, the backstory
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 they were on...
- Posted May 12, 2016