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Jet Airliner: Who Did It First Before Steve Miller Band?

24 Mar 2017 05:37

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Song: Jet Airliner

Artist: Paul Pena (Covered by Steve Miller Band)

Album: New Train

Writer: Paul Pena

Think of the Steve Miller Band. Are you thinking,"big old jet airliner, don't carry me too far away?" Chances are many of you are. It is one of Steve Miller Band's most popular song. Believe it or not, there were very few top ten hits. Abracadabra was a number one hit in 1982 and The Joker was number one in 1974. In between was Jet Airliner, in 1977 at number eight, off the Book of Dreams album….

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Who Sang Try a Little Tenderness Besides Otis Redding?

09 Aug 2015 04:34

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Song: Try a Little Tenderness (1966)

Artist: Otis Redding

Album: The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul : Complete & Unbelievable (Stax)

Most people probably know Try a Little Tenderness from Otis Redding, who made it the classic it is today. Redding recorded it in 1966 and it went to no. 4 on the R&B charts, and to no. 25 on the Top 40 charts in the beginning of 1967, becoming his best-selling song. Redding made the song something completely new and imbued the song with meaning that wasn't there before. But it wasn't new. It was, in fact, a standard that had been around since the '30s….

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What Song Does Star Lord (Peter Quill) Dance to in Guardians of the Galaxy?

12 Feb 2015 21:08

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Song: Come and Get Your Love (1974)

Artist: Redbone

Album: Wovoka (Epic)

If you're a child of the '70's like me, and you go all nostalgic every time you hear one of those memories, you may have noticed something about the Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy….

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