Music – 1987 – MLB Novelty Song – Wave Busters – Lost In A Fury Of Waves So Who Are You Gonna Call

Every now and then, we get a video that rolls up to be posted which doesn’t offer any type of research assistance….cuz nothing has been written in regards to the subject material of that video….so, that is when we get to do some “creative writing” ….so, here goes, cuz this video is one of those.  The…

Music – 1982 – The Cars – Come Back To Me – USA Network Night Flight Special

The Cars were an American rock band formed in Boston in 1976….who emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970’s….as the band consisted of singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter Ric Ocasek, bassist and singer Benjamin Orr, lead guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer David Robinson. The Cars were at the forefront of merging 1970’s guitar-oriented rock with the new synthesizer-oriented pop that was then becoming…

Music – 1982 – Debbie Harry + Blondie Band – Accidents Never Happen In A Perfect World

Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein…..as the band were pioneers in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Its first two albums contained strong elements of these genres….and although successful in the United Kingdom and Australia, Blondie was regarded as an underground band in the United States until…

Music – 1978 – The Patti Smith Group – G L O R I A – Sung Live On Stage In New York City

Patti Smith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author and poet….who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses…..as she was called the “punk poet laureate”….while fusing rock and poetry in her work….with her most widely known song being “Because the Night”….which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen….as it reached # 13…

Music – 1979 – The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden + Respectable + Shattered

“Beast of Burden“ is a song by English rock band The Rolling Stones….which was featured on the 1978 album Some Girls…..when in 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song # 435 on their list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”….and # 433 on the 500 Greatest Rock and Roll Songs of All Time. The song was released as…

Music – 1982 – Special – Boston Rocks – In Studio With Aerosmith

Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as “the Bad Boys from Boston” and “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band”….whose style, which is rooted in blues-based hard rock….which came to also incorporate elements of pop rock, heavy metal and rhythm and blues….while inspiring many subsequent rock artists.   They were formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970 when guitarist Joe Perry and bassist Tom Hamilton, originally in a band together called the Jam Band,…

Music – 1982 – Night Flight Special – Grace Jones – Music + Modeling

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American supermodel, singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born in Jamaica, she moved when she was 13, along with her siblings, to live with her parents in Syracuse, New York. Jones began her modelling career in New York state….then in Paris….while working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo….and appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue.…

Music – 1979 – The Grateful Dead – The Rain Falling Down

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California…..which ranged mostly from quintet to septet….and is known for its eclectic style….which fused elements of rock, country, bluegrass, blues, gospel, folk, reggae, jazz, experimental music, psychedelia, and space rock for live performances of lengthy instrumental jams….and for their devoted fan base, known as “Deadheads”.  Writer Lenny Kaye said of The Dead that “Their music touches on ground that most other groups…

Music – 1979 – The Patti Smith Group – G L O R I A GLORIA

Patti Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist….who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the “punk poet laureate”….Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is “Because the Night” ….which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen…..while reaching # 13…