Let’s Sizzle Together!

Let’s Sizzle Together!

"X," as in "kiss me like your ex is in the room," by the Jonas Brothers is a hot, sultry and sexy dance track a la 1999's "Waiting For Tonight" by Jennifer Lopez. Featured in the Amazon concert film "Happiness Continues," the Latin inspired "X"  gets a boost from...

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Love: Wanting, Waiting, Falling…

Love: Wanting, Waiting, Falling…

Looking for love, especially after a breakup, is a Pop music staple. It worked its magic in 1981 with Foreigner's now classic "Waiting for A Girl Like You," which spent several months at #2 on the Top 40 chart (blocked from #1 by Olivia-Newton John's "Physical")....

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A Lovey-Dovey Song For Happy Couples

A Lovey-Dovey Song For Happy Couples

“Stuck with U” a new duet by Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber is a love song about a happy couple who are thrilled to be “stuck” with each other. Got all this time on my hands
 Might as well cancel our plans
 I could stay here for a lifetime Although the lyrics are...

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Dancing Solo Doesn’t Require Social Distancing  (or a mask)

Dancing Solo Doesn’t Require Social Distancing (or a mask)

"Roses" by SAINt JHN  is an international sensation with almost a billion streams which are two good reasons to pay attention to it--just so you know what everyone else in the world is listening to. Plus, it's a terrific dance song, with a "Nasty Girl" groove --the...

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ATTN:  People Who Love Dance Music

ATTN: People Who Love Dance Music

Do you love dance music?  Were you into disco? In 1977 did you groove to "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," Santa Esmeralda's cover of the mid-60s hit by the Animals, and which was all over Top 40 and Disco radio and in the clubs? If the above is you, you're in luck,...

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R&B with a Pop Melody

R&B with a Pop Melody

R&B with a pop melody is a formula that worked for Evelyn "Champagne" King's 1982 hit "Love Come Down," a 6-minute and 15-second long languid lapse into lovers lane, and that same formula--R&B with a pop melody--still works today, and though their lyrics...

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“I Think We’re Alone Now:” A Song for the Times

“I Think We’re Alone Now:” A Song for the Times

In 1967, the lyrics to Tommy James & The Shondells  hit  "I Think We're Alone Now" were considered so risque, and incited so much controversy, that some radio stations only aired it late in the day; others refused to play it at all.  Such were the mores of the...

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Disco is Alive and Well…

Disco is Alive and Well…

  Even though 24-year old Los Angeles based rapper/singer/songwriter and music producer Doja Cat (given name  Amalaratna Zandile Diamini) was born decades before the 70s disco dance craze, she's got disco in her DNA. In "Say So," you can clearly hear the...

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