Archive for the ‘Then and Now’ Category

“Poison Ivy” is a popular song by American songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. It went to #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This was their third top-ten hit of that year following “Charlie Brown” and “Along Came   Read More …

Kicking off the 60th Anniversary of The Original Drifters® on today, the 25th Anniversary of The Drifters’ induction into the esteemed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Original Drifters, Inc., in cooperation with The Bill Pinkney Foundation©, proudly introduces The Art of Drifting©. A visual, literary, film, and performing arts experience, it also has a   Read More …

OldiesMusicBlog: How long did it take to collect all the information from Mr. Consiglio? Tony and I began to pal around together in early 2000.  The interviews got less formal as we traveled together, but he continued to come up with new stories for me to research and document until April 2008, so about eight   Read More …

Categories: Then and Now

Firstly, I would strongly recommend you to listen this magic song. You will be enchanted by the soft voice of Barbara and by the mesmerizing lyrics. Today, Barbara Harris is still touring and reveals details about her music career in a recent interview: “I think we rehearsed it twice and recorded it once [A Lover’s   Read More …

Don’t you simply love “Be My Baby”? Don’t you feel like dancing every time you hear Bruce Channel’s “Hey Baby”? Do you want to hear all those classics again and again? Now is your chance to win an exclusive Deluxe Anniversary Edition, marking the 25th anniversary of Dirty Dancing. How? Simply as that: Visit Facebook   Read More …

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“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 …

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