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'Love Me Do' and the Hormonal Storm of the 1960s

On the 5th of October 1962, The Beatles’ first single ‘Love Me Do’ was released. The release of the song triumphantly marks the beginning of one of the most fascinating phenomena in the history of popular music – the ‘Beatlemania’.   563 more words


Sunday Morning Music Post

Welcome to our Sunday Morning Music Post !

Dammit — it’s pouring down rain.

Not great weather for a motorcycle,
but, oh, well.

Being wet ain’t all bad, ya know. 734 more words

On Electronic[?] Music and The Rest

I put a question mark behind electronic because it would appear not even their own artists can agree on what constitutes electronic music. The above post was put on FaceBook by a well known South African DJ I went to primary school with, and whilst I respect people’s rights to choose their own aesthetics and careers, I would argue with the above post as a metalhead in numerous ways, essentially on what is based on anecdotal evidence I have gleaned over the years, and what would seem to be the case to me. 1,232 more words

Did Sam Smith copy 'Earth Song' in 'Writing's On The Wall'?

I was interviewed this week by the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper about the alleged similarities between Sam Smith’s new James Bond movie theme song ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ and Michael Jackson’s Earth Song.

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