Culture Club - Colour By Numbers (Virgin, 1983)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Culture Club’s “Colour By Numbers”

The one who prompted the media to reinvent the term “gender bender,” Boy George, and his band, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Culture Club[/lastfm], were pegged to be a “flash-in-the-pan” by every serious music critic to write a sentence […]



Free MP3 Of The Day: Fitz & The Tantrums, “Don’t Gotta Work It Out (Live)”

Our friends at recently relaunched their site, and to celebrate we’re helping them give away some fantastic new songs for free! Today, we’re featuring a live version of “‘t Gotta Work It Out” from […]


American Idol Goes Motown!

  This week’s episode of “American Idol” could not be anymore American than with the music from Hitsville USA and Motown Records, 2648 West Grand Blvd in Detroit!  On Thursday evening, after the audience vote, […]


More Motown? You Bet!

American Idol went Motown last night!  See, that’s when I start paying attention.  But, it was obvious some of these kids had never heard the songs before.  Lyrics were flubbed by Thia Megia during [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Martha […]


Phil Collins’ “Old Record”

[lastfm]Phil Collins[/lastfm] may not be able to play the drums anymore, due to an operation to repair dislocated vertebrae in his neck.  But, he can still belt out the hits!  And, that he does in […]


Who was Smokey Robinson’s favorite singer at Motown?

Backstory – Top 5@ 5 – 6/8/10 The answer may surprise you.