Music – 1978 – Jackson Browne – The Pretender – Performed Live On Stage In NYC

“The Pretender“ is a song written and performed by American rock performer Jackson Browne….while being featured on his 1976 album The Pretender…..which was composed, according to Browne, in a number of locations….with part in Los Angeles….additionally within a rented store-front in North Hollywood….and in a “tacky” hotel in Hawaii. Browne is quoted to have claimed that the song was almost complete before he had discovered…

Music – 1978 – Kate Bush – The Man With The Child In His Eyes – Sung Live On Stage In NYC

“The Man with the Child in His Eyes“ is a song by Kate Bush….which is the fifth track on her debut album The Kick Inside….and was released as her second single, on the EMI label in 1978.  Bush wrote the song when she was 13….then he recorded it at the age of 16 at AIR Studios, London, in June 1975….which was under…

Music – 1977 – Janis Ian – At Seventeen – Performed Live On Stage In Concert

Janis Ian is an American singer-songwriter….who was most commercially successful in the 1960’s and 1970’s….with her most widely recognized song, “At Seventeen”….as seen performed in this video herewith…. was released as a single from her 1975 album Between the Lines….which reached # 1 on the Billboard chart. Being from New York City, Ian entered the American folk music scene while still a…

Music – 1977 – Bill Murray + The Singing Dogs – Hava Nagila + The Age Of Aquarius

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and writer…..who first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live…..in a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award…as evidenced by his “singing dogs” act seen in this video herewith…..where his dogs perform Hava Nagila and The Age Of Aquarius.  Later, Murray starred in so really classic comedy films such as Meatballs in 1979….Caddyshack in 1980….  Stripes…

Music – 1963 – Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A Changing – With Footage Of The Assassination Of JFK

The Times They Are a-Changin’ is a song written by Bob Dylan….which was released as the title track of his 1964 album of the same name.  Ever since its release, the song has been influential to people’s views on society….with critics noting the general yet universal lyrics which contributed to the song’s lasting message of change…..for example, critic Michael Gray called…

Music – 1989 – Disney Animation Sing Along Song – While Strolling Through The Park On Day

“While Strolling Through the Park“ is a song that was used in the 1941 Mickey Mouse cartoon, The Nifty Nineties.  The song was also in the album, Disney Sing Along Songs: Fun with Music…as well as 101 Notes of Fun….which was hosted by Professor Owl and Ludwig von Drake. This Sing Along Song was hugely popular….so, we thought sharing the lyrics might provide sufficient…

Music – 1989 – Disney Animation Sing A Long Song – Why Should I Worry – From Fun With Music

The song Why Sould I Worry was originally featured in the Disney animation movie Oliver and Company  ….as well as one of the Sing Along Songs in their 1989 production of Fun With Music….which was hosted by Disney’s beloved Professor Owl and Ludwig von Drake.  The story of the song is sung by a street dog in New York City….who is…

Music – 1989 – Disney Animation Sing A Long Song – Lets All Sing Like The Birdies Sing

In 1932, the novelty song Let’s All Sing Like The Birdies Sing was written by a team of songwriters lead by English composer Tolchard Evans….as the song was recorded that year for the first time by English band leader Henry Hall.  In 1933 the song was featured in the short film Betty Boop’s Halloween Party….as…

Music – 1989 – Disney Animated Sing A Long Song – Fun With Music

The 6th edition of Walt Disney’s animated Sing Along Songs was titled Fun With Music….which was hosted by the ever popular Disney character Professor Owl…..while featuring songs like the song “Let’s All Sing Like the Birdies Sing”….and includes a montage with Disney birds from Bambi and the Silly Symphonies cartoon Birds in the Spring.   The program was co-hosted by Professor Owl and Ludwig Von Drake….when…