Grease – Beauty School Dropout

“Beauty School Dropout” is a song from the musical Grease In the musical, the song is the showcase piece of the Teen Angel, who makes his only appearance in the musical to sing the song. The Teen Angel is Frenchy’s guardian angel, and script notes specifically identify him as a Fabian look-alike, dressed in all-white. […]

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“Olivia Newton John – Hopelessly Devoted To You (Grease)

“Hopelessly Devoted to You” was recorded by English-born Australian singer Olivia Newton-John for Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture (1978). It was written and produced by John Farrar and originally performed by Newton-John in the film version of the musical Grease (1978). The song was released in Australia in August 1978 and peaked […]

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Madonna – True Blue

“True Blue” is a song by American singer Madonna. It is the title track from her third studio album True Blue (1986), and was released as the album’s third single on September 17, 1986 by Sire Records. Written and produced by Madonna and Steve Bray, the song deals with the feelings of Madonna for her then-husband Sean Penn. A dance-pop song, it features […]

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“What Makes An Espresso, So Special?” 

…the thickness of the coffee and specialty brewing methods, are key. Then comes the resulting three dispersed phases and additives (illustrated). Any type of coffee beans can be used to make Espresso. Espresso’s brewing basics and phases are also used for a variety of coffee drinks and cocktails —including caffè latte, cappuccino, caffè macchiato, caffè mocha, flat white, and caffè Americano, […]

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DONNA by Ritchie Valens

Featured image credit is distractify Richard Steven Valenzuela, known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. A rock and roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens was killed in a plane crash eight months into his music career. On February 3, 1959, on what has become known […]

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Rosie and the Originals “Angel Baby”

Originally posted on: MissBackInTheDayUSA Rosalie “Rosie” Méndez Hamlin was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on July 21, 1945, to a Mexican mother and an Anglo-American father. She spent part of her childhood between Anchorage, Alaska and California, before her family moved to National City, California. She started singing with a band at thirteen. She wrote […]

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