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Dirty Dancing is a statement. Dirty Dancing is an ode to dance. Dirty Dancing is the classic ahead of its times. It revives the ’60s spirit in a mesmerizing manner. 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of Dirty Dancing, named one of the Top 10 Date Movies of all time by an E! Entertainment Television poll,   Read More …

“A Lover’s Concerto” is a pop song written by American songwriters Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell and recorded in 1965 by The Toys (photo). Their version of the song was a major hit in both the United States and the UK during 1965. It peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #2. Linzer and   Read More …

These words were lifted up in the air on a huge sign, in the middle of the concert, by some fans in the first row. From the third row, I agreed: breathtaking music, miraculous sounds and stunning atmosphere, reviving the joy of the first Beach Boys years. Definitely, the beach, the car radio and the   Read More …

“You’re Sixteen” is a song written by the Sherman Brothers, firstly performed by the American singer Johnny Burnette, whose version peaked at no 8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in December 1960 and number 3 in the U.K. in 1961. In January 1974, a cover version by British musician Ringo Starr hit number one.   Read More …

From May 1-12, over 250,000 votes were cast from fans in over twenty countries to compile the first-ever U.S. fan-voted album by Elvis Presley. The voting was part of the “I AM AN ELVIS FAN” campaign launched by Legacy Recordings in conjunction with Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE). The top-voted songs will now comprise the tracklist   Read More …

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“Be My Baby” is a 1963 single written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, and Ellie Greenwich, performed by The Ronettes and produced by Spector. When released as a single, the song reached no 2 on the U.S. Billboard Pop Singles Chart and  no 4 on the UK’s Record Retailer. “Be My Baby” is one of   Read More …

Categories: Stories of artists

Elvis Presley – 4 hits Chuck Berry – 4 hits Little Richard – 3 hits 1. Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode (1959) 2. Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock (1957) 3. Little Richard – Tutti-Frutti (1955) 4. Bill Haley and His Comets – Rock Around The Clock (1952) 5. Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues (1958)   Read More …