10 May 2020

Jumping the Musical Shark: Billy Joel

Billy Joel will always be known as “The Piano Man,” the American equivalent of Elton John. Belting out ballads and pounding away at the ivories, he and John were cultural anachronisms, playing music that didn’t seem to
6 May 2020

Whatever Happened to Men Without Hats?

In 1983, Men Without Hats appeared seemingly out of nowhere (Canada, really) and inundated the airwaves with “The Safety Dance.” Led by lead singer Ivan Doroschuk’s robotic, baritone voice, the group hit No. 3 in the United
3 May 2020

The Beatles’ Chart History – The Numbers

I’ve made my case that the Beatles were the greatest band ever. The Beatles’ stranglehold on sales doesn’t necessarily prove that they were a great band. If that were the case, Shania Twain would be one of