How the @#! was That a Hit?! – Nirvana: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

How the @#! was That a Hit?! – Nirvana: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Nirvana took a scene and made a genre, becoming one of the biggest rock bands of all time. But should have “Smells Like Teen Spirit” been a hit? Compared to what was on the charts at the time: no! Tim worked at Tower Records and remembers the label guys losing their minds because they hadn’t pressed enough copies of the record; they didn’t think anyone would buy it!

November 26, 2022

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An Icon Vanished: Searching for Sly Stone w/ Michael Rubenstone

An Icon Vanished: Searching for Sly Stone w/ Michael Rubenstone

He was a genius who straddled musical genres, broke barriers, and stole the show at the greatest musical event ever: Woodstock. Sylvester Stewart, better known as “Sly Stone,” was the songwriter, arranger, producer, singer, and virtuoso on any instrument in the studio for his hand-picked group, The Family Stone. Sly shot across the musical horizon like the brightest of comets. He was omnipresent on America’s cultural pages for 5 years, producing legendary music and songs that are STILL a mainstay on playlists. 3 #1 songs in 3 years; then he disappeared. What happened to Sly Stone?

For 40 years he’s been out of the public eye, a complete recluse – spoken about in hushed tones, but rarely if ever seen. Michael Rubenstone is an actor and filmmaker who conceived and created a brilliant documentary, On the Sly: The Search for the Family Stone, to achieve one goal: FIND SLY STONE. It was a multi-year ride, but what a damn ride it was!! Watch and listen as Michael Rubenstone details the years and travails spent searching for a vanished icon: Sly Stone. Check out more of the film at http://ontheslymovie.com/

November 26, 2022

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How the @#$!% Was That a Hit: “Strawberry Letter 23”

How the @#$!% Was That a Hit: “Strawberry Letter 23”

How did “Strawberry Letter 23” become a hit for the Brothers Johnson? You match up a magical melody dreamed up by a musical prodigy, Shuggie Otis, put it at the fingertips of one of the greatest producers in the history of music, Quincy Jones, and pour it through the sweet soulful voice and fantastic playing of George (“Lightnin’ Licks”) and Louis (“Thunder Thumbs”) Johnson. It was destiny.

November 26, 2022

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