“Life Is a Highway” is a popular song written and sung by musician Tom Cochrane. It was recorded in 1990 and released in 1991 on the album “Mad Mad World.” It was Cochrane’s most famous song and it reached number 6 on the Hot 100 chart in the United States and number 1 on the Canadian Singles Chart. Like many of the songs on his album, the inspiration for the song is believed to have come from a trip that Cochrane took to West Africa to raise awareness for World Vision. A music video for the song, featuring Cochrane, was produced by Albert Botha.
“Video Killed the Radio Star” is a song that tells the story of a singer who has their career cut short by the introduction of television. The song reached number 1 in a number of different countries and made the top 100 in the United States. The music video for the song has the distinction of being the first music video to be shown on MTV in the United States where it played on August 1st, 1981 at 12:01 am. If you have ever wondered who sang this iconic song, keep reading to find out.
“I Shot the Sheriff” is a song about a man who shoots the sheriff and claims it was in self defense. He also claims that he is being falsely accused of shooting the deputy. It has been interpreted in many different ways, but most people agree that it has strong themes surrounding justice and redemption. The song was originally meant to be titled “I Shot the Police,” but the writer decided it would cause too much controversy and changed the name. If you have ever wondered who sang this song, keep reading to find out.
American Pie is a popular folk rock song that made it to the number 1 position in the United States, where it stayed for four weeks in 1972. The song is famous for the somewhat cryptic lyrics that are thought to be related to a light plane crash that killed rock and roll artists Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. P. Richardson (“The Big Bopper”). This event was referred to in the song as “The Day the Music Died” and this term has been widely used for the crash since the release of the song. If you have ever wondered who sang this popular song, keep reading to find out.
A Whole New World is a song from the soundtrack of the Disney animated movie Aladdin. It was composed by Alan Menken and the lyrics were written by Tim Rice. It won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1992, which is an award given to the composer and songwriter (the person who writes the lyrics). The single version of the song, which was released after the movie, was also very popular and reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1993. If you have ever wondered who sang this popular song, keep reading to find out.
Cat’s in the Cradle topped the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1974. But who sang “Cat’s in the Cradle”? This post will answer that question and then tell you a few interesting facts about the song.
The song ‘Will You Marry Me Bill’ (also called Wedding Bell Blues) is a popular blues song that was released in 1966. But who sang ‘Will You Marry me Bill’? This post will answer that question!
Who Sang ‘Will You Marry Me Bill’
Wedding Bell Blues was originally written Laura Nyro in 1966. The song is about a woman who is frustrated that her boyfriend will not propose to her. While Laura