“Rio” Duran Duran

Rio is the second studio album by English new wave/synthpop band Duran Duran, originally released worldwide on 10 May 1982. It reached #2 in the UK and #1 in Australia. The album was re-released in the United States in November 1982. It earned a Gold disc on 1 March 1983, and went Platinum on 26 […]

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MOBY-EXTREME WAYS

Moby is an American electronic singer-songwriter known for songs like “Go” and “Porcelain,” and albums like Everything is Wrong and Play. Synopsis Born in New York City in 1965, Moby is an electronic singer-songwriter known for such popular songs as “Go,” “Natural Blues” and “Porcelain,” and albums like Everything is Wrong, Animal Rightsand Play. He […]

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Seal “Kiss From A Rose”

“Kiss from a Rose” was written in 1987, several years prior to the release of Seal’s eponymous debut album from 1991. After writing the song, Seal felt “embarrassed by it” and “threw the tape in the corner.” Seal did not present it to producer Trevor Horn until the recording sessions for Seal II. In 2015, […]

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Roy Orbison “You Got It”

“You Got It” is a song from Roy Orbison’s twenty-second studio album, Mystery Girl (1989). The song was released in January 1989 with “The Only One” as the B-side,and according to the Official Roy Orbison Discography by Orbison researcher Marcel Riesco, released again with “Crying” (version with k. d. lang) shortly thereafter. The A-side reached […]

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THINKING PANCAKES…

A NOSTALGIC BREAKFAST SHARE Jerry Lapin, Al Lapin, and Albert Kallis founded International House of Pancakes in 1958 with the help of Sherwood Rosenberg and William Kaye. The first restaurant opened on July 7, 1958, at 4301 Riverside Drive in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California. The location is coincidentally across from the oldest remaining Bob’s […]

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