The 80s were chockful of New Wave power ballads, synthesizers, drum machines, and no shortage of Madonna and Michael Jackson.
Under The Covers
Introduction I recently heard a stunning live cover of Frank Wilson's "Do I Love You? Indeed I Do" by Bruce Springsteen that was a taster for his new covers album.
30 Great Songs of k.d. lang
About k.d. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1961 k.d. lang first hit the scene in 1983 when she formed the Patsy Cline tribute band The Reclines. Their first single was "Friday Dance Promenade" which did not Garner much attention but Led to the 1984 release of k.d.'s debut album A Truly Western Experience which received positive reviews from music critics and put her name in front of the Canadian people.
Creating a Music Playlist
How to manage my music playlist? There are several ways to manage your music playlist: Use a music player app that has playlist management features, such as Apple Music, Spotify, or Google Play Music. Use an online playlist manager, such as Soundcloud, or YouTube Music. Manually create and organize playlists by adding, removing, or reordering songs within the music player app or service you use. Use music tags and metadata to sort and filter your playlists.
Top 20 Greatest Album Closing Songs
Although there has been a lot of discussion since the turn of the century and the advent of music streaming services about whether or not the album as a concept will survive. Many artists still present their latest bodies of work in the form of an album. I remember when CDs came along and replaced cassettes. As a teenager, I loved CDs and the whole "listening to an album" experience.
Reggae Got Soul - A Toots And The Maytals Playlist
Introduction Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert (8 December 1942 – 11 September 2020), better known as Toots Hibbert, a Jamaican musician who was the lead vocalist for the reggae and ska band Toots and the Maytals.
Meat Loaf : The Concert (Review)
2022 was a sad year. It was the year we lost the iconic Meat Loaf. 20 January 2022 to be exact. Aged a young 74, it was a sad loss to the music world. A sad loss in general. Although no official cause of death has ever been released, it is suggested he died of Covid-19 complications.
"Mastering the Art of Reading Music: Understanding Treble and Bass Clefs"
Reading music is an essential skill for any musician, as it allows them to understand and perform written compositions. The process of reading music involves interpreting the symbols and memorandum set up on a distance of music in order to play the correct notes on an instrument. At its utmost introductory position, reading music involves understanding the layout of a distance of music, including the staff, clefs, and note values. The staff, which is the foundation of distance music, is made up of five vertical lines and four spaces, on which notes are placed.
Songs Without Words
Introduction When I was in the Bok the band leader Andy Marshall described instrumentals as "Songs Without Words" and we had a few of those, though none made it to our demo tape that you can hear on Soundcloud link below (the pic of my ugly mug) if you feel like listening to something John Peel described as "primitive" and Stiff Records just sent us a pre-printed rejection letter. Rabid wanted to put out "Happy Birthday"/"Mystery Band" as a double "A" side single but they folded before that happened.
Easy Two Chord Songs
As a guitar instructor, I'm always on the lookout for easy songs I can teach to my students, especially beginners. There's nothing more satisfying to a beginner player than being able to learn and play along with a song they know, and these accessible two chord songs can be mastered by even the newest of guitarists.
Music offers psychological benefits
Music has long been known to have a powerful effect on our emotions and mental well-being. From classical to rock, hip-hop to country, music has the ability to transport us to another place, evoke memories, and even change our mood.
Top 3 World-Famous Rock & Roll Hits
Rock and roll has been a driving force in popular music for decades, and these 10 hits are some of the most iconic and enduring songs in the genre. From the epic storytelling of "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Stairway to Heaven," to the social commentary of "What's Going On" and "Like a Rolling Stone," these songs have stood the test of time and continue to be beloved by fans around the world. Whether you're a die-hard rock fan or just appreciate a great song, these 10 hits are sure to be familiar and enjoyable to listeners of all ages.
When I aimed to be the Rockstar
Once upon a time, I was living in a small village. I was a free-spirited individual who loved to live life on my own terms. I loved to sing, dance, and play the guitar, but the villagers had other ideas for me. They wanted me to be a farmer, just like my father and grandfather before me. But I knew that wasn't the life for me.