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“I Wonder Why” is a doo-wop song, written by Melvin Anderson and Ricardo Weeks, and first recorded by Dion and the Belmonts in 1958. The song was used in the film, A Bronx Tale, in the pilot episode of the television series The Sopranos and in John Carpenter’s film adaption of Stephen King’s “Christine”. (Source:   Read More …

“Shout” is a popular and influential popular song, originally recorded by The Isley Brothers. Released in 1959, it was written by the brothers themselves. The song was inducted to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. It ranked #118 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. (Source: Wikipedia.org) The Isley Brothers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL9xOLpwI0I   Read More …

Its origins: The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman (1961) And then: The Beatles – Please Mr. Postman The Carpenters – Please Mr. Postman

“There’s a shimmer in your eyes Like the feeling of a thousand butterflies” (Abba – Andante, Andante)

Categories: Stories of artists

Although the songs are brilliant and the performance great, the public seems clumsy, awkward and even scared! Take a look, they definitely have a problem…

Although few people know, the place referred to as “Kokomo” in the song is fictional! After the success of the song, two sea resorts took over the name ๐Ÿ™‚ One is Grassy Key, Florida and the other – Sandals Cay, Jamaica, as the song also mentions many places around the Caribbean, including Jamaica, Aruba, Bermuda,   Read More …

Although I thought it was a ’60s hit, “Blue Moon” is much more older, being written in 1933! More info about its origin, here. Here are some of its numerous versions:

1966 great video:

Or… ladies dancing in a funny way! Neil Sedaka – “Calendar Girl” – ’60s hot ladies Del Shannon – “Little town flirt” … but the girls seem to be outside the town ๐Ÿ™‚