Powerhouse Duo:  Post Malone and The Weeknd

Powerhouse Duo: Post Malone and The Weeknd

Current hit: "One Right Now" by Post Malone and The Weeknd Linked to:  "Return Of The Mack" by Mark Morrison/1996 Because:  Both songs float a mid-tempo club vibe. Pairing top pop acts has been trending for several years, but especially so in 2021, and, despite a...

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Be Yourself and You’ll Be Happy!

Be Yourself and You’ll Be Happy!

Current hit:  "Damn It Feels Good To Be Me" by Andy GrammerLinked to:  "Changes" by David Bowie / 1972 Because:  Both songs reflect on life's many twists and turns and the inevitable "re-evaluation."   Grammer's delivery is more uptempo, simplistic, and  enthusiastic,...

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In the Mood for a Sweet and Sensual Slow Jam?

In the Mood for a Sweet and Sensual Slow Jam?

Current Hit:  "Smokin Out The Window" by  Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson.Paak) Linked to:  "Betcha By Golly Wow" by The Stylistics /1972 Because:  Both are classic, old skool slow jams, groovy, smooth, silky and soulful. Slow jams are traditionally love...

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The One & Only Carlos Santana!

The One & Only Carlos Santana!

Current hit:  "Move" by Santana, Rob Thomas and American Authors Linked to:  "Smooth" by  Carlos Santana/1999. Because:  Melodic elements of "Smooth" are evident and intertwined into "Move," but edgier. Also because of the urgency throughout the overall production. ...

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“I Want Someone to Love Me”

“I Want Someone to Love Me”

Current Hit:  "That's What I Want"  by Lil' Nas XLinked to:  "I Want Your Love" by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers/1979 Because:  Desire, and the quest for love, is, was, and always will be a music constant, in all its forms and permutations.  Sometimes it's elegant...

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Coldplay & BTS?  Yes!

Coldplay & BTS? Yes!

Current hit:  "My Universe" by Coldplay and BTS Linked to:  "Is There Something I Should Know" by  Duran Duran /1983 Because:  Both songs have a big, bold sweeping sound and similar production flourishes. Both are 'in your face," peppy, energetic, and they "feel"...

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Cool, Groovy, and Smooth:  The Jonas Brothers Have A New Hit

Cool, Groovy, and Smooth: The Jonas Brothers Have A New Hit

The Hit:  "Who's In Your Head"  by the Jonas Brothers Linked to: "The Sign" by Ace Of Base/1993 (Sweden) Because:  There's a melodic commonality between the two songs, even though  the "Who's in Your Head" tempo is a bit slower; in each song, there's a couple...

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A Silky, Sensuous Song About Sexual Desire

A Silky, Sensuous Song About Sexual Desire

The current hit: "You Right" Doja Cat ft.The Weeknd Linked to: "The Closer I Get To You" by Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway /1978 Because:  Both songs are about sexual desire, and both songs are slow, silky, sensuous and elegant. The difference is the story line:  In...

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