Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John Lennon And Yoko Ono Lyrics
25 Nov 2009


Album: Listen, The Snow is Falling
Genre: Christmas
Writers: John Lennon, Yoko Ono
Released: December, 1971

On December 6th, 1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono released the song Happy Xmas (War is Over). The one features by a children singing in the background made by the Harlem Community Choir. The lyrics is a protest about the Vietnam War. Different artists have used as a cover like: Maroon 5, the Street Drum Corps, Celine Dion, Neil Diamond and Shinedown. This single made part of the list of Plastic Ono Band the group formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono before the dissolution of The Beatles.

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The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole Lyrics
23 Nov 2009


Album: The Nat King Cole Story
Genre: Christmas Song
Writers: Bob Wells, Mel Tormé
Released: 1946

 

One of the most remarkables Christmas singles is The Christmas Song also known like Merry Christmas to You or Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire. The one was first recorded by The Nat King Cole Trio in 1946. Once it was released, The Christmas Song became in a hit as R&B as Pop Chart in the United States. In fact, Nat King Cole was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for this song in 1974. Other singers who have released it as a cover are: Bob Dylan, Ashanti, Barbra Streisand, Aretha Fanklin, Chris Brown, Mary J Blige, Martina McBride, Celine Dion, Trey Songz, Ella Fitzgerald, Sheryl Crow, Sarah Connor, Donna Summer and Whitney Houston. Nat King Cole was active from 1935 to 1965. During his career he was recognized for his soft baritone voice. However he was a heavy smoker and that was the reason of his death (lung cancer) on 15th February, 1965.

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Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee Lyrics
23 Nov 2009


Album: Merry Christmas from Brenda Lee
Genres: Christmas
Writer: Johnny Marks
Released: 1958

On the Christmas album by Brenda Lee, who released it in 1958, she recorded the popular song Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree. However the single wasn’t very popular until she became a famous singer in 60s. The song also has been covered by other artists like: Miley Cyrus, Cyndi Lauper, Toby Keith, Daniel O’Donnell, Donna Fargo, Mercy Me, Mel Smith and Kim Wilde. The last album released by Brenda Lee was a compilation tituled Greatest Country Songs / Greatest Gospel Legends of Rock in 2008. This year, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences gave a Lifetime Achievement Grammy.

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Pop Muzik – M Lyrics
19 Nov 2009


Album: New York, London, Paris, Munich
Genre: New Wave
Writer: Robin Scott
Released: 1979

Pop Muzik is considered the signature song of the band M. The song is a fusion of pop sounds and new wave. ones It was included on the album New, London, Paris, Munich which was released in 1979. This British band was active until 1984. The last album was titled Robin Scottwith Shikisha. Robin Scott the principal member of the band released The HIstory! Pop Muzik the 25th Anniversary on Metro. This material includes two cds with songs like: Satisfy you Lust, The Sailor, Pop Muzik, M Factor, Cowboys and Indians, Spiritualman, Afrika, Are you Ready, Now or NEver, Join the Party and Sanctuary of Love.

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Love Song – The Cure Lyrics
18 Nov 2009


Album: Disintegration
Genre: Gothic Rock
Released: August, 1989

 One of the most remarkables singles by the alternative rock band The Cure was LoveSong. The one became in the only single in reaching the top ten pop list as United Kingdom and The U.S. The song was included on the eight studio album titled Disintegration in 1989. The entire album was controversial due to the record label (Elektra, Fiction) considered it like a commercial suicide material, however, it became their commercial peak on the band’s career. In fact, the album has sold more than 3 million copies around the world, and it was ranked at #326 on the list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine. Next year (in Spring 2010), Disintegration album will come of age and the band is going to release a remastered edition.

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How Deep Is Your Love – Dru Hill Feat. Redman Lyrics
18 Nov 2009


Album: Enter the Dru
Genre: R&B
Released: 1998

How Deep is Your Love was the most important single into the second studio album by the group Dru Hill. The one was featuring rapper Redman and reached the number one position on U.S. Billobard R&B Chart. It also was used as a cover on the action comedy film Rush Hours starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. Other remarkable single of this group are: In my Bed, Never make a Promise and Wild Wild West. They have annnounced a new album which be titled InDRUpendence Day. The one will include songs like: Loose, Rain, Rule the World, State of Emergency, Making Luv, She wants me and Right to remain Silent. The former members of the group were Woody (James Green) and Scola (Rufus Waller).

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Because of You – 98 Degrees Lyrics
12 Nov 2009


Album: 98 Degrees and Rising
Genre: R&B
writers: Anders Bagge, Patrick Tucker, Christina Karlsson, Arntor Birgisson
Released: September, 1998

98 Degrees was an American band formed in 1997. The one whose members were the brothers Nic and Drew lachey, Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffre was active to 2002. During that period of time they sold more than 10 million records around the world and released ten studios albums. Among this materials they relesed their single Because of You that got Platinum certified in December 1998. This single made part of the second studio album titled 98 Degrees and Rising that went 4x platinum certified and included a cover of Michael Jackson’s song “She’s Out of My Life”.

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Dim All the Ligths – Donna Summer Lyrics
11 Nov 2009


Album: Bad Girls
Genre: Disco
Writer: Donna Summer
Released: 1979

Dim All the Lights is a song that combines disco beats and soul sounds. The one is the only song written totally by this artist. Laura Branigan also included this single on her album The Best of Branigan in 1995. Dim All the Lights was nominated for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance on the Grammy Awards. The whole album also received a nomination for Album of the Year. This material got other popular singles like: Hot Stuff, Bad Girls and Our Love. Last year Summer released her seventeenth album titled Crayons.

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Listen To Your Heart – Roxette Lyrics
10 Nov 2009


Album: Look Sharp!
Genre: Pop
Writers: Mats Persson, Per Gessle
Released: August, 1989

One of the U.S. Hits by the Swedish duo Roxette is Listen to Your Heart. The single was included into the their second studio album Look Sharp in 1989. It got certified gold in Austria and Sweden. This yeart, this single and fifteen ones were remasted. Some of these other songs are: The Look, Dressed for Success, Chances, Dangerous, Paint, Half a Woman, Half a Shadow and (I Could Never) Give You Up. The last album released for the Duo was Room Service in 2001.

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