Valentine’s Day is one of those events that serves to teach us all an important lesson, namely that no two romantic entanglements (or the lack thereof) are the same. It might seem like everyone is all hearts and flowers all day long, but, y’know, some people are allergic to pollen. That said, there are some […]
Hey, I don’t know what you know, do I? I’ve got this list, right, of bands, yeah? British bands… And a lot of them had hit records on both sides of the Atlantic, some time ago. You may have heard of them, and you may not. And even if you have heard of them, you […]
One of the original comrades of the British Invasion has passed away: Mike Smith, frontman of the legendary Dave Clark Five, has died at age 64 after contracting pneumonia in the hospital. This comes a little more than a week before the DC5 were to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.(Guardian) […]
This song has been covered a gazillion times – notablyby Robson & Jerome – but this 1980 versionis one of the most innovative. Musician DaveStewart (not the one from the Eurythmics)canned the Motown drums of the 1966 JimmyRuffin original, replacing them with subtle technobeats and synths. And former Zombies leadsinger Colin Blunstone provides sexy vocals.