Scorpions “Wind of Change”

05/05/2017

We knew the Scorpions power ballad, Wind of Change was a popular song, but didn’t realize  it’s considered one of the best-selling singles of all time. With the haunting whistle intro, it’s not hard to imagine the emotion behind the lyrics which was written to celebrate the end of the Cold War and the reunification of Germany, where the band is from.  The music video of the song has now…

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(WATCH) The Scorpions: Big City Nights

04/12/2017

The Scorpions were one of the hottest rock bands in the late 80s with hits like “Rock You Like a Hurricane” but they also had a lot of other great songs–and music videos–along the way. Case in point: Big City Nights, which, of course, starts with shots of girls in bikinis at the beach because . . . well, why the hell not? You’re the goddammed Scorpions and if you…

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Video: Stevie Nicks Crushes “Rhiannon” on The Midnight Special in 1976

04/02/2017

Think you’ve heard Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rhiannon’ before? Not until you hear this Verizon from 1976, when the then 28-year-old Stevie Nicks and the band took the stage at Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special.  For many fans it is widely regarded as one of the band’s most critically acclaimed performances of their career. Watch this video and see if you agree!

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