THE KING MEMORIAL DAY: TOP 10 ELVIS MOVES

Happy Elvis Memorial Day.

The King might have left the building. But his legacy lasts forever. And to commemorate Elvis the Pelvis, here’s his top 10 moves.

AC/DC: BACK IN BLACK

Today, 39 years ago, the second highest selling album of all time, and the best selling hard rock or heavy metal album, as well as the best selling album ever released by a band, scored its first UK No. 1 album.

LP: LOST ON YOU

Was just introduced to this song by a friend. Damn, so hauntingly beautiful. And it’s got more than 308 million views on YouTube already. Didn’t know about her before. Where have I been?

FICTION FACTORY: FEELS LIKE HEAVEN

There are happy synthpop songs. There are sad synthpop songs. And there are synthpop songs that instantly bring you to tears.

PIXIES AT TINY DESK CONCERT: GREENS AND BLUES

Same o’ story with all/most of Pixies’ songs: It took me a while to like it. And when it hit me, it hit me real hard. “Greens and Blues” is one of my current most favourite tunes of Pixies, especially, and alternative rock in general. Such a beautiful bittersweet goodbye song.

PHOENIX & REEVES: AN EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

This month in 1997 Brian J. Robb, the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling biographer of Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Brad Pitt; published

IMELDA MAY GOT A BOOM BOOM

Happy birthday, Imelda May! Johnny got a boom boom! Today, 10 July, is Imelda May’s birthday.⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣This Irish singer was first known for her

Elvis Presley: All Shook Up

Today, 62 years ago, Elvis Presley scored his first UK No.1 with “All Shook Up”, (his tenth UK single release). It stayed at No.1 for

DEVO ON FRENCH TV: GIRL U WANT

This month in 1980, Devo performed to a playback of “Girl U Want” on French TV. Promoting their newly released third album Freedom of Choice,

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