Prince & Beyoncé (Prince Medley) “PURPLE RAIN”

FLASHBACKS ARE THE GREATEST WHEN THE SONGS AND PERFORMANCES OF YESTERDAY ARE UTTERLY ENHANCED! AND SO it happened … Prince took the stage alone at first, performing… Read more “Prince & Beyoncé (Prince Medley) “PURPLE RAIN””

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Don Henley The End Of The Innocence

The End Of The Innocence by Don Henley was a hit and the album is his best selling album, selling over 6 million copies in the United States alone, peaking at No. 8. The album featured three Top 40 singles “The End of the Innocence”, “The Heart of the Matter”, and “The Last Worthless Evening”. Those singles reached No. 8, No. 21, and No. 21 respectively. The album also featured “New York Minute” which reached No. 48 on the charts and was recorded by Henley and the Eagles for their live album Hell Freezes Over in 1994. Henley won another Grammy and an MTV Video Music Award nomination for the title track. In 2012, the album was ranked at number 389 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The song “I Will Not Go Quietly” features Guns N’ Roses vocalist Axl Rose in the background, who at the time was also a member of the same label. Wiki

Unforgettable (Duet with Nat King Cole)

The record was very successful in the Pop, Jazz, and R&B markets and was considered the major comeback recording that had been brewing since Cole’s late 1980s releases. The album was certified 7x platinum as of 2009 by the RIAA. The album won the 1992 Grammy Awards for Album of the Year and Best Engineered – Non-Classical, while the track “Unforgettable” (duet with her father Nat King Cole) won four additional Grammys: Record of the Year, Traditional Pop Vocal Performance, Song of the Year and Arrangement Accompanying Vocals. The album also won Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album, Female the same year.

Two albums prior to this one (1987’s Everlasting and 1989’s Good to Be Back) also moved to Elektra after Cole signed with the label. Her uncle Ike Cole plays piano on the album.

As of 2016 the album has sold 6.2 million copies in the United States according to Nielsen Music.[

BELIEVE | Elton John

Believe” was a chart success. It reached number one in Iceland, Italy and Canada, becoming John’s eighteenth number-one single in the latter country (see Elton John singles discography). In the United States, “Believe” became John’s fifteenth number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart[1] and peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100; it gave him his third straight top-twenty single in the US. In Europe, it was a top-twenty hit in France, Poland, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the Wallonia region of Belgium.

The music video for the song was entirely in black-and-white and shot in London, featuring shots of the title screen in the beginning and end of the video. Wiki