Exactly 24 years ago today, Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” topped the charts, being crowned the number one single on the Billboard Hot 100. His song made itself at home at the top for the next 6 days. ”Never Gonna Give You Up” also took the number one spot in the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart on March 12, 1988, and stayed there for the next 14 days. So now, honoring it’s 24th anniversary of topping the charts, I intentionally present you with a Rick Roll!
Today would have been Kurt Cobain’s 45th birthday. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the band Nirvana, which found its breakthrough success with the song “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from the 1991 album Nevermind. Kurt Cobain was granted the title of “the spokesman of a generation,” and to this day ... Read More »
This band, Walk Off The Earth, is my new obsession. Every member is unbelievably talented, I could literally watch their videos all day – in fact, sometimes I do. For today’s Music Monday I am going to share their amazing cover of Adele’s “Someone Like You.” Not only are they terrific musicians, they are very ... Read More »
This song always stands out to TSG on MLK Day – maybe because James Taylor mentions Dr. King at the opening of the song, maybe because of the positive and uplifting message. Either way, here it is for you to enjoy:
Happy first Saturday of 2012, Swaggnernauts! How are you spending the first weekend of the new year? Let’s jump into our week in review. On Monday, after all of the fun and excitement of New Year’s Eve, I shared a fun Music Monday video that featured the top 25 hits of 2011. From Pink to ... Read More »
Who did you give your heart to Last Christmas? Your husband? Your wife? Your boyrfriend? Your girlfriend? Your children? Well, if you got your heart broken last year, make sure this year, you give your heart to someone special. And until then, enjoy Taylor Swift’s version of the classic Christmas song, Last Christmas. Save yourself ... Read More »
We’re staying nice and festive this Music Monday with a holiday classic from Bobby Helms. Giddy-up, Jingle Horse, and pick up your feet – it’s time to jingle around the clock! Enjoy! Not only does this song make me feel like getting up and dancing, it never fails to make me think of the movie ... Read More »
It’s time to hang some tinsel on the evergreen bough. I think we all need a little Christmas now – don’t you agree? It’s officially the time of year when I can drive down the street and see lights hanging from the roof, candy canes lining the walkway, and the Christmas tree through the window. ... Read More »