WATCH: Meatloaf – ‘Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad’ – 1977 Music Video

01/19/2018

Fans of Meatloaf immediately recognize “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad” as the haunting love song off his 1977 album Bat Out of Hell,  which was gloriously preceded by “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” and followed aptly by “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”. ‘Two Out of Three’ reached #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became a million-selling gold record and ultimately one of Meatloaf’s signature…

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VIDEO: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Time Waits for No One’ – 1974

01/11/2018

This song was recorded in November 1973 & January 1974, then released on the Rolling Stone’s 1974 album It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll.  ‘Time Waits for No One’ was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards,  and features a slower, smoother melody than a lot of the music the Stones are best known. The song’s distinctive groove has also been compared to another track fans may be more familiar with,  “Waiting…

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Supertramp’s ‘It’s Raining Again’ Music Video – 1982: 40 Million Views?

01/10/2018

Searching on Youtube for another Supertramp song and I see that this video for ‘It’s Raining Again’, released in 1982, has nearly 40 MILLION VIEWS. Wait, what? I was a fan of Supertramp back in the day (loved their album ‘Breakfast in America’) but 40 million views of a song that debuted at No. 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at No. 11. According to some sources, the…

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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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