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The Tremeloes are an English beat group founded in 1958 in Dagenham, Essex, and still active today. They formed as Brian Poole & The Tremoloes (The Tremoloes being the backing group to Brian Poole, and the name soon being changed because of the spelling mistake of an Essex newspaper) influenced by Buddy Holly and The   Read More …

15 TONES is a compilation of classics including love songs from Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Robert Palmer, Barry White, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and more. The much talked-about Fifty Shades erotic trilogy has become one of the fastest-selling book series in recent history. Universal Music Enterprises has created its own offering, that could very well   Read More …

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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 …