The Foote Files: Weekly One Hit Wonder From ChumbawambaThis week’s one hit wonder (defined as having only one hit on the American Billboard Top 40) comes from a group formed in 1984 in Leeds, England.
The Foote Files: Happy Birthday ABC!We are pleased to say “Happy Birthday” to the ABC Television Network, launched on this date in 1948.
Weekly One Hit Wonder From The JaynettsThe song was based off of one that young girls used to sing when they jumped rope.
The Foote Files: The Rolling Stones Return To The BluesThe Rolling Stones released a new album six months ago called, “Blue & Lonesome.” This is the group’s first album in eleven years.
The Foote Files: Radio Personality Of The Week: WCBS-FM's Broadway Bill LeeYou do not have to reside in New York to be familiar with this talented radio DJ or to hear him: Broadway Bill Lee on New York’s WCBS-FM 101.1.
The Foote Files: Elvis After Death: "A Little Less Conversation"The song in question was written by Mac Davis and Billy Strange, which Elvis sung in the 1968 movie “Live A Little, Love A Little.”
The Foote Files: TXA21 Programming Alert: Dallas Mavericks Basketball In AprilAll games are preceded by a 30 minute pregame and postgame show with CBS11 sportscasters Bill Jones and Keith Russell.
Maxi Priest & The Jamaican SoundBorn as Max Elliott in London in 1960, Maxi Priest was the eighth of nine children of Jamaican parents. He got his start singing in live dance hall shows. He signed with Virgin Records in 1985 and released his first song, "Wild World."
Remembering Chuck BerryAs you all know, we lost Chuck Berry last week. Very few musicians have or have had significant influence on music and other musicians like Chuck Berry.
One Hit Wonder Wednesday: Jimmy "Bo" HorneContinuing our blogs on “one hit wonder” artists, here is one you may or may not be familiar with: Jimmy “Bo” Horne.
The Foote Files: 1-Hit Wonder Wednesday: Deee-Lite!You know, I feel a little like the 2014 Becky G song, “Can’t Stop Dancing” with these recent one-hit wonder blogs on Top 40 dance groups……….but here we go again!
Happy 130th Birthday, William Frawley!I don't know what prompted me to see if there was some sort of anniversary date for the late character actor William Frawley, but there is this year. Frawley is best known as Fred Mertz from "I Love Lucy."