“Foreplay” is the first song ever recorded by MIT grad/musical genious Tom Scholz. Written in 1969 and recorded on a two-track machine in his basement in 1971, “Foreplay” merged with “Long Time” on It’s a Knockout, a sampler LP to EPIC records, before being released on Boston’s monumental debut album BOSTON (1976).
ELO’s Mr. Blue Sky is considered one of the happiest songs ever created. When life gets you down, and it will, this song can restart your joie de vivre.
Basically, Jeff Lynne wrote it after spending two weeks under dreary rain, and the sun finally rose.
UK rock band Procol Harum came out in 1967 with their “one-hit-wonder” based on a phrase overheard at party: “You’ve turned a white shade of…
With all our political struggles going on, we sometimes need to remind ourselves why our Western culture and American values are worth preserving.
This Restorative is brought to you by America’s Got Talent. Back in 2010, a little girl from Pittsburgh showed up on stage and knocked out everybody with one of the greatest voices of our age.
Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ), is a rotating musical collective founded by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee in 2011. He’s pulled in various former American Idol contestants, and this one is notable because Morgan James seemed to come out of nowhere (actually Juilliard), with the pipes to sing Aerosmith’s Dream On…