leonard_cohen

Everybody Knows Leonard Cohen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDphyrGiaJE Editor's Note: The Daily Music Break periodically re-launches old posts. This post on the great Leonard Cohen originally appeared on March 29, 2012. Since...
prince

The Odd Genius Currently Known as Prince

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF49nZ1ydJg It's challenging to write about Prince. He has been around for so long and has released a mountain of music in multiple genres, all of which he's mastered. But...
kate_bush

Kate Bush Tours for the Second Time Since 1978

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xckBwPdo1c Kate Bush, Madonna and Michael Jackson were born within a month of each other during the summer of 1958. Bush made more of a name for herself in Great Britain...
ttt

New Music: The Tallest Tree

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxyXbsk4bRc#t=29 This nice newly released song and video from The Tallest Tree is "I'll Be Your (For You)." It reminds me a bit of "I'm Your Man" by Leonard Cohen, which is...
fountains_of_wayne

Fountains of Wayne Has Got It Going On

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAwKl3dTMZs Wikipedia offers an extraordinarily precise -- some would say anal -- explanation of the genesis of the name of Fountains of Wayne: The band was named...
donna_summer

This Day in 1980: Donna Summer Signs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXjf78OLSrw According to This Day in Music, on this day in 1980 Donna Summer became the first act to sign with Geffen Records. Summer -- whose real name was the much more...