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It's universally loved and revered as one of the great songs of our generation, covered by everyone from Dolly Parton to Pearl Jam.But (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay, which turns 50 this week, almost never happened, say...
After a long battle with dementia, Malcolm Young, the driving force behind the legend of AC/DC has died, aged 64.His brother and fellow band founder Angus, released the below statement on the band’s Facebook page:"Today it is with deep...
They were two of the most seminal music acts of our generation, whether performing solo, or as a duo with their chart-topping Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around.But above all else, said Stevie Nicks during the promotional rounds for November’s...
We don't know about you but we get a little misty-eyed at the demise of the movie soundtrack.The 80's were packed with them, hit-after-singalong-hit that were almost a compulsory accompaniment to the biggest films of our formative years.Sometimes you...
Love or loathe her sugary-sweet country pop songs, you have to admire the never-give-up attitude of 1990's hit machine Shania Twain.The Canadian superstar who gave us Smooth FM favourites You're Still The One, Man! I Feel Like A Woman!,...
Pop duo Roxette went from a big deal in their native Sweden to international superstars with the release of their second studio album, Look Sharp! In 1988.But that success may never have happened if it wasn’t for 21-year-old American...
After the phenomenal success of her self-titled debut album, Whitney Houston, in 1985, could anyone deliver a follow-up as good?You bet she could.I Wanna Dance With Somebody, the very first single off her second studio album, Whitney, soared to...
After their irreplaceable frontman pivoted off to politics and the other Oils split to do their own thing, hadn’t one of the greatest Australian live bands had its day?Judging by the popularity of their reunion for The Great Circle...
OMG….where did that time go?It’s now 33 years since Bruce Springsteen plucked a then unknown 19-year-old Courteney Cox from the mosh pit to dance during the making of the video for his radio-friendly hit Dancing in the Dark.The 1984...
When leg-warmers and shoulder pads were cool and all the blokes rocked Hawaiian shirts (thanks Magnum, P.I.), there was one song we all had blasting from the Sony Walkman in 1983.Yes, we’re talking about the foot-tapping guilty-pleasure that was...