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Music Monday – Jack and Diane

Posted by on Mon, October 1st, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Exactly 30 years ago today, John Mellencamp reached number 1 on the US Singles Chart with this song.  This song was off of his album, American Fool, which also reached number 1 on the US Album chart the very same day.  According to Mellencamp, “Jack & Diane” was written about a relationship he had with a girl that lived near his hometown of Seymour, Indiana named Diane.  The single spent four weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982, and, to date, is Mellencamp’s biggest hit single ever.  Here is “Jack & Diane.”


Music Monday – Tell Her About It

Posted by on Mon, September 24th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Exactly 29 years ago today, Billy Joel went to number 1 on the US Singles Chart with this song.  “Tell Her About It” was a hit single from Joel’s album An Innocent Man.  This single was certified gold by the RIAA for sales in the US.  In the video, shown below, you see Billy Joel […]

Music Monday – Someone Like You

Posted by on Mon, September 17th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Exactly one year ago today, Adele reached number 1 on the US Singles chart with this song.  This song was also a number 1 hit in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK.  Talk about taking the world by storm!  Written by Adele and […]

Music Monday – Wild Thing

Posted by on Mon, July 30th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Exactly 46 years ago today, The Troggs started their two week run at number 1 on the US Singles Chart with this song.  This song was actually written in 1965 by Chip Taylor, and was originally recorded by The Wild Ones.  However, this song is best known for its 1966 cover by the English band, […]

Music Monday – From Me To You

Posted by on Mon, March 5th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Exactly 49 years ago today The Beatles their third single, “From Me To You.”  They actually recorded this song just five days after John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote it.  In honor of this time in history, I thought for today’s Music Monday I would share a brilliant cover of “From Me To You.”  This […]

Music Monday – Happy Birthday Swagbucks!

Posted by on Mon, February 27th, 2012 at 5:30 am

I hope you’re all enjoying our 4th birthday celebration so far – we’ve got so much more in store for you!  For today’s Music Monday, it only makes sense that Altered Images wish us a very happy birthday.  So, without further ado, here is Altered Images’ performance of Happy Birthday from 1981 on UK TV’s […]

Music Monday – A Legend Remembered

Posted by on Mon, February 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

So terribly sad to have lost such a legend in the music world this weekend.  As the most-awarded female act of all time, Whitney Houston has 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, and many other honors to her name.  She is the only artist to ever chart […]

Music Monday – Happy Chinese New Year

Posted by on Mon, January 23rd, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Today begins the Year of the Dragon.  The Dragon is a creature of myth and legend.  In ancient China, the celestial Dragon represented an emperor and power.  Today, it is the ultimate auspicious symbol signifying success and happiness.  May the celestial Dragon bring great good luck to everyone.  Enjoy this sweet song performed by four […]

Music Monday – The Best of 2011

Posted by on Mon, January 2nd, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Since we’ve officially started a new year, I’d like to take the first Music Monday of 2012 to reflect back on the 25 biggest hits of 2011.  DJ Earworm made this phenomenal mashup that will have you dancing into the start of the new year. What was your favorite song from 2011? Happy New Year, […]

Music Monday – Here’s to the New Year!

Posted by on Mon, December 26th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

I hope everyone had a fabulous and very Merry Christmas!  What was the best gift you received this year?  How about the best gift you gave?  Since this is our last Music Monday before the new year, I decided to share a beautiful version of the most classic New Years Eve song.  Enjoy! Here’s to […]