Category: Pop

Havana Na Na Na

Havana was recorded in 2017 by Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello. “Havana” reached number one in multiple countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Mexico, Scotland, the UK and the U.S, also reaching the top 10 of several other countries. The practice track is here along with many other samples.

Paul Simon backgrounder

Paul Simon was born in 1941 in Newark, New Jersey. His parents were of Hungarian Jewish background, and both were involved in music. Simon’s father played double-bass in a band which he led, and called himself “Lee Sims”. Simon and Art Garfunkel were classmates in elementary school. They started singing together in school productions when

Just a bit about Bruno

Bruno Mars, whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, was born in Hawaii in 1985. His early life in Hawaii was interesting and very unusual, and it provided the foundation for the singer and entertainer he would become. His entire family was involved in the music business. His mother was a singer and a dancer,

Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen

There is much debate about the meaning of the words of Hallelujah, and what exactly Cohen was suggesting is so spiritually uplifting. Nevertheless, the song continues to be performed in situations where a song of celebration seems appropriate. Many people think Hallelujah is a religious song. But Cohen was not religious in the traditional sense.