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Gershon Kingsley

Published on July 2, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Gershon Kingsley (born October 28, 1922, Bochum, Germany as Götz Gustav Ksinski) a contemporary German American composer, is well known as a pioneer of electronic music and the Moog synthesizer and founder of the First Moog Quartet, as a partner in the famous electronic music duo Perrey and Kingsley, and for [...]

Gershon Kingsley – Popcorn

Published on July 2, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Pop Corn “Popcorn” is an early electronic pop instrumental, originally composed by Gershon Kingsley in 1969 on his album Music to Moog By. The same year this tune was released and recorded at Audio Fidelity Records label in New York City. In 1972, Hot Butter’s rerecording was a huge hit in [...]

Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Published on June 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); I Heard It Through The Grapevine “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” is a landmark song in the history of Motown Records. Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong in 1966, the single was first recorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. Released on September 25, 1967 as Soul 35039 by [...]

Marvin Gaye

Published on June 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), better known by his stage name Marvin Gaye, was an American singer-songwriter and musician with a four-octave vocal range. Starting as a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows in the late fifties, he ventured into a solo career after [...]

Marvin Gaye – Yesterday

Published on June 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Yesterday “Yesterday” is the most recorded song in the history of popular music; its entry in Guinness World Records suggests over 1,600 different cover versions to date, by an eclectic mix of artists including Marianne Faithfull, Tose Proeski, The Mamas and the Papas and Barry McGuire, The Seekers, Joan Baez, Donny [...]

The Beatles – Paperback Writer

Published on June 25, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Paperback Writer “Paperback Writer” is a 1966 song recorded and released by The Beatles. Written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon/McCartney, the song was released as the A-side of their eleventh single. The single went to the number one spot in the United States, United Kingdom, West Germany, Australia, New [...]

The Beatles – I want to hold your hand

Published on June 25, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); I Want To Hold Your Hand “I Want to Hold Your Hand” is a song by the English rock band The Beatles. Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and recorded in October 1963, it was the first Beatles record to be made using four-track equipment. “I Want to Hold Your [...]

The Beatles -You Say Hello i Say Goodbye (Hello Goodbye)

Published on June 25, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Hello Goodbye “Hello, Goodbye” is a song by the English rock band The Beatles. The song was released as a single in November 1967, and topped the charts in the United States, UK and Norway. The song also was a number two hit in both Austria and Switzerland. Though the songwriting [...]

The Beatles – Help

Published on June 6, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); Help “Help!” is a song by The Beatles that served as the title song for both the 1965 film and its soundtrack album. It was also released as a single, and was number one for three weeks in both the United States and the United Kingdom. “Help!” was written primarily by [...]

Spiderman

Published on May 28, 2011 By Andrew

google.load(“elements”, “1″, {packages: “transliteration”}); When Spider-Man first appeared in the early 1960s, teenagers in superhero comic books were usually relegated to the role of sidekick to the protagonist. The Spider-Man series broke ground by featuring Peter Parker, a teenage high school student to whose “self-obsessions with rejection, inadequacy, and loneliness” young readers could relate. Unlike [...]