1980's – Do Not Read This Article Unless You Are 20 to 30 Years Old!

Do you ever consider what tune was once the # 1 hit at the start of the yr you had been born? Like, this checklist is rad! Fer certain! 1989: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" through Poison – I be mindful my daughter paying attention to this tune time and again. It strikes a chord in my memory such a lot of her rising up within the '80's. It become # 1 within the United States. 1988: "Faith" through George Michael. – I don’t be mindful this one all that a lot. It was once written through George Michael. It bought essentially the most songs this yr right through the USA 1987: "Walk Like An Egyptian" through The Bangles – This tune rose top at the charts. The one that wrote this tune was once desirous about Egyptians on account of the truth when other folks stepped off the ferry, […]

Thoughts To Ponder – #37

“The absolute best and most pretty issues on the earth can’t be noticed and even touched. They should be felt with the center.” Helen Keller “Love is a canvas furnished via Nature and embroidered via creativeness.” Voltaire “When I used to be younger, I used to recognize clever other folks; as I get older, I love sort other folks.” Abraham Joshua Heschel “Don’t compromise your self. You are all you have got.” Janis Joplin “A grin is the most affordable technique to give a boost to your appears to be like, despite the fact that you’ve got crooked enamel.” Unknown “All you want is love.” John Lennon “All males who’ve accomplished good stuff had been nice dreamers.” Orison Swett Marden “Every motion of our lives touches on some chord that can vibrate in eternity.” Sean O’Casey “Only via giving can you obtain greater than you have already got.” Jim Rohn […]

The Rise of Female Breadwinners

As the name suggests there are expanding numbers of ladies who at the moment are the feminine breadwinners of their house. Research via the Institute for Public Policy Think-tank has discovered that greater than 2 million running moms are the principle breadwinners. This represents a upward push of 80% over the past 15 years (or one in 3 running mums). Further analysis via Liverpool Victoria (LV =) has discovered that 41% of ladies now earn greater than their different part. This is up from simply 26% within the early 1990s. And, within the final 20 years the choice of keep at house dads has virtually doubled to 209,000. Interestingly in the United Kingdom, there are regional variations. For instance, Scotland has the perfect ranges of feminine breadwinners (32%) v. 27% in London. Over the previous couple of years I've interviewed and coached various 'a hit' girls who’ve kids. The majority […]

The Beatles Biography In A Nutshell (John, Paul, George & Ringo)

John Lennon was once the founding father of the crowd again in 1957 and laid the root to what was once to transform essentially the most well-known rock band on the earth. Originally calling the band ‘The Blackjacks’ Lennon performed guitar and completed the vocals, Colin Hanton performed drums, Eric Griffiths on guitar, Pete Shotton on washboard, Rod Davis on banjo and Bill Smith performed tea chest bass. After lasting just one week, the identify ‘The Blackjacks’ was once written off and Lennon got here up with a brand new identify of ‘The Quarry Men’ the use of his old skool identify as inspiration. Bill Smith left the band and was once changed by way of Ivan Vaughan. When John Lennon was an enormous fan of American rock ‘n’ roll in 57 he offered numerous songs by way of Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins. Later that 12 months […]

An Exiciting Destination for Weddings and Travel – Gibraltar

Looking for a brand new and thrilling vacation spot during which to get married however needn’t be dear? Want a seashore, sunshine and an English talking location however don't need to commute miles away? Want your closest family and friends to wait your Big Day with out burdening them with the large price (and embarrassment) of touring transatlantic? Then believe getting married in Gibraltar, only a quick 2 and part hour flight from the United Kingdom and with yr spherical sunshine, a number of as much as 5 seashores and being a duty-free tax haven, Gibraltar is rapid getting into the highest ten bracket of favourite puts on this planet during which to get hitched! Unlike the Caribbean, it isn’t dear and in contrast to Las Vegas, it isn’t crass! You can get married in Gibraltar inside 24 hours of arrival with out the residency necessities of different international locations. […]

The Agony and the Ecstasy

To my wisdom a query that hasn’t ever been requested or spoke back. Was your marriage higher than that of a society wedding ceremony? My contemporary marriage to my Ukrainian bride, Nadezhda (Nadia) may just hardly ever be bettered. I might say that would not I. However, what made it particular used to be the euphoric enthusiasm of multi-national pals and officers of their resolution to make our tying the knot particular. This used to be in sharp distinction to killjoy Spain giving our betrothal the massive thumbs down. Before the Spanish legislature would imagine us marrying, we have been obliged to reside in provable sin for 12 months. That is beautiful wealthy coming from a Catholic nation. Besides, Nadia would should be resident in Spain for 12 months. This isn’t conceivable on a three-month visa. Do they permit ‘unlawful immigrants’ to marry in Spain? Gibraltar beckoned and from there […]

Reminiscing John Lennon's Final Interview

On a depressing night of December 8, 1980, the tune global used to be stunned to listen to the premature assassination of Beatles legend John Lennon by means of Mark David Chapman. Hours earlier than the Lennon loss of life, RKO Radio Network DJ Dave Sholin and his team had an unique ultimate interview with the Beatles icon. In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Lennon assassination, Y101 Always First supplies an in-depth glance at the other folks reactions at the legacy he left at the back of. In the afternoon of that day, Sholin and his fellow interviewers Ron Hummel, Laurie Kay, and Bert Keane had been privileged sufficient to have taken phase within the remaining interview of John Lennon and Yoko Ono at their Dakota construction place of abode in New York. In an remarkable first, the general public will get an within glance at the key […]

Seven Singing Siblings Who Were Never In Bands Together

Music historical past is rife with siblings who carry out in combination, despite the fact that someday they’ve a falling out of 2 alongside the way in which. Fortunately, lots of the circle of relatives acts have have shyed away from publicized interior turmoil, such because the brother-sister tandem of the Carpenters, the brothers in Van Halen, and the Taylor brethren of Duran Duran. There also are a trio of brothers, the Finns, within the Eighties New Wave Band Split Enz, who has hits like “One Step Ahead” and “I Got You.” Making hits round that very same time have been the sisters of Heart, Ann and Nancy Wilson. Still in all, any musicians who aspire to shape a band with Sis or Bub may need to take cautilon, for there are a variety of circle of relatives teams that experience just about torn each and every different aside bodily […]

American Idol – Self Improvement Brought to Life By Jordin Sparks

So, another season of American Idol comes to an end with the crowning of Jordin Sparks as American Idol 2007. On the night, she was a deserving winner, as well as being a beautiful person and a wonderful singer. Only the most cynical and spiteful of observers can argue that American Idol does not produce some great singers, it does; or that Jordin is not one of them, she is. We know already that the top three, as last year, will probably be superstars. So we can look forward to great things and big album sales from Melinda Doolittle and Blake Lewis, as well as Jordin. Apart from loving music of many types, one of the reasons I enjoy American Idol is the way, when it gets down to the final 16 and the serious singing contest, you can watch as young talented people develop before your eyes. The whole […]

The 15 Best Songs In John Lennon’s "Signature Box" Remastered CD Box Set

The new John Lennon box set, Signature Box, features every single solo Lennon song ever released (and some that weren’t released until now) digitally remastered from the original mixes for the very first time. What follows are my favorite 15 songs in this box in alphabetical order. “Beautiful Boy” – This beautiful song is made bittersweet by the fact that the beautiful boy (John’s son Sean Lennon) had to grow up without a father because a lunatic shot him on December 8, 1980. “Bring On The Lucie (Freeda Peeple)” – Has a protest song ever sounded so joyous?   “I Don’t Want To Be A Soldier” – Rocks in a delightfully menacing way. Fantastic lyrics. “I Found Out” – Raunchy. Dirty. The truth. An incredibly powerful song. I can’t quote my favorite lyric from this song because I’m not sure it’s “PG” enough to be published here. Just listen to […]