We all know that Elvis was one of the biggest rock and roll stars ever – maybe THE biggest. But do you know that when he was in elementary school music was the only subject he failed, and he was ridiculed by his fellow students for his odd singing style. Before he made it big
Johnny Nash, was an American pop singer who began his career in the late 1950s and whose popularity peaked in the early 1970s. Nash was born and lived in Houston, Texas. In the late 1960s he spent time in Jamaica and was influenced by Jamaican musicians such as Bob Marley. Nash actually recorded several songs
I Heard It Through the Grapevine was written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for Motown Records in 1966. Gladys Knight & the Pips made the first released recording of the song. It was released in September 1967 and went to number two in the Billboard chart. The Miracles also recorded the song and included
In My Life was a hit Beatles song, written mainly by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney. As everyone surely knows they were the major song-writing duo of the Beatles. Later news reports showed that John Lennon wrote most of the song, and it is clearly “Lennon-ish”. Paul McCartney and Lennon later disagreed over how
Sugar Sugar practice track - a great old song recorded by a group called The Archies.
"Sugar, Sugar" was written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim. This version reached number one in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1969 and remained there for four weeks.