Anderson has a knack for pairing nearly forgotten pop songs with moments that stick in the viewer’s mind and cause a kind of popular resurgence around forgotten gems. This combo frequently pushes his soundtracks into the pop culture zeitgeist.
In ’20 Feet From Stardom,’ back-up vocalists take center stage, and a number of iconic stars— including Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, Sting and Mick Jagger, along backing singer turned front woman Sheryl Crow—play a supporting role to sing their praises.
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Do “Old Habits Die Hard?”
This week’s episode — the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season — may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.
So, was it the last time the Rolling Stones will perform in the U.S.?
Watch Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger duet on the 1964 ballad “As Tears Go By” in Chicago.
Carrie Underwood joined Mick Jagger on stage in Toronto for a high-energy version of “It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll.”
More than just teasing rabid fans hungry for new Daft Punk music (enough that a video of the 15-second riff looped for 10 straight hours has hit Youtube), the ad shown during SNL revived the long-lost art of the album release TV commercial.
A 30-second commercial during Super Bowl XLVII ran advertisers in the neighborhood of $4,000,000 reported CNN Money in January. Of the dozens of new spots that aired yesterday, there are a few worth highlighting based on their musical merits.