Latest News for: novelty song


Molinaro: Thanksgiving Day game draws huge TV ratings, but how many people are really watching?

The Virginian-Pilot 01 Dec 2023
Dallas Cowboys cornerback DaRon Bland, left, and quarterback Dak Prescott celebrate by eating Thanksgiving turkey legs after the Cowboys defeated the Washington Commanders on Nov. 23 ... (Sam Hodde/AP) By Bob Molinaro. PUBLISHED ... UPDATED ... Reality check ... And now, thanks to support from Swifties, their novelty holiday song is atop the Billboard charts ... Sacks.

Drive-through light displays benefit House of Hope, Black Hawk County Conservation

News-Press Now 29 Nov 2023
Nov ... Hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17 ... "We're back and bigger ... 23 ... Dec ... 5. Displays will include a Mickey Mouse Christmas, a dental office's riff on the novelty song "All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth," tributes to Jimmy Buffett and National Lampoon's "Christmas Vacation" movie and a lighted Nativity scene ... .

10 best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes, ranked

Digital Trends 29 Nov 2023
But, beyond being a delightful novelty, each of the songs offers its characters the opportunity to express themselves more honestly than they ordinarily would. Sometimes that’s played for laughs, as in Xander and Anya’s duet I’ll Never Tell, but just as often, the songs represent a moment of reflection or a difficult decision.

The unintended consequences of a catchy tune

Kankakee Daily Journal 27 Nov 2023
Two holiday favorites remind us of the power of song. They demonstrate how even a novelty holiday ditty can take on a life of its own ... .

“Mr. Big Stuff” Singer Jean Knight Dead At 80

Stereogum 27 Nov 2023
Jean Knight, the New Orleans soul singer best-known for her 1971 smash “Mr. Big Stuff,” has died ... Knight was 80 ... Knight toured the oldies circuit for years, and she scored an unlikely comeback hit with 1985’s “My Toot Toot,” a cover of a novelty song from the zydeco performer RockinSidney ... .

Celebrity Holiday Gift Guides Are Completely Out of Control

The Daily Beast 27 Nov 2023
A simple problem to solve, right? Wrong ... And it’s an exercise that has made shopping even more dizzying for us little people ... their home pages ... It’s kind of a delight! ... (Swift’s boyfriend, NFL star Travis Kelce, doesn’t have his own gift guide… yet, but Kelce and his fellow NFL star brother did just release their own novelty holiday song that hit No ... .

Five Guided By Voices tracks that guitarists need to hear 21 Nov 2023
songs that guitarists need to hear ... The band have released 38 albums since 1987 (the forthcoming Nowhere to Go But Up will make it 39 and three for this year) and hundreds upon hundreds of songs, among them big studio ragers, four-track oddities, psychedelic novelties and 90-second DIY power-pop symphonies ... You can’t ignore songs like this.

32 Great Songs Featured In Almost Famous

Cinema Blend 20 Nov 2023
Clarence Carter might be best known to some audiences for his late '80s novelty hit “Strokin’”, but his most successful song is probably “Slip Away” which can be heard during the scene where Dick and Russell sell Penny Lane to Humble Pie to make sure ...

9 Christmas songs that are guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit

Time Out Dubai 14 Nov 2023
It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when Mimi’s inescapable earworm was just a forgotten novelty song from yet another standard-issue pop-singer holiday album ... It’s just a perfect Christmas song ... If you love New Wave bands like Blondie and Talking Heads, this is surely the Christmas song for you.

Adam Sandler is coming to Memphis: Get ready for the standup, songs \u0026 special guest

Commercial Appeal 09 Nov 2023
... Night Live" cast member turned superstar film funnyman — will perform next week at FedExForum, bringing his mix of standup, songs and special guests ... His popularity led to concert tours and several hit albums and novelty singles (he introduced "The Chanukah Song" in 1994).

The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs Brings Debut Novel to Miami Book Fair

Miami New Times 08 Nov 2023
They had top ten hits you still hear all the time, like "Eternal Flame," "In Your Room," and the biggest song of 1987, "Walk Like an Egyptian," a new wave novelty song that never grows old, no matter how many tens of thousands of times you hear it. "It was such an unusual song," she reminisces ... We lip-synched for that song to match the record.

Lou Barlow – “Convoy” (C. W. McCall Cover)

Stereogum 06 Nov 2023
For a while now, Lou Barlow and his wife Adelle Barlow have hosted a podcast called RAW Impressions, and occasionally Barlow will cover a song on it ... McCall’s “Convoy,” the novelty country song that hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 back in 1976 — the appropriate The Number Ones article about it is here.

Cool Cat Ash drops brave album about romance, self-love

Manila Standard 04 Nov 2023
The album, which she wrote and produced herself, features 11 tracks that lean into a more chill and lo-fi vibe, a departure from her previous novelty and rock genres ... She was hailed as Rock Artist of the Year at the PMPC Star Awards 2022 and Novelty Artist of the Year last 2021, while her song “Mataba” won Novelty Song of the Year.

Fans relive the peak of pop music with Taylor Swift’s ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’

The Brown Daily Herald 02 Nov 2023
The re-release is a wonderful blend of nostalgia and novelty, preserving the original’s whimsical energy and debuting five new songs “From the Vault.” ... The first vault song, “Slut!,” is one of the best on the album. The song’s crude title contrasts with the track’s beautifully dreamy vocals and ethereal production.

Grooves: Pitchfork Festival; Little Simz; Old Dirty Brasstards; The Sultans of Ping; Rock For Hope

Islington Tribune 02 Nov 2023
Back in the 90s, good-humoured Bradford-based band Terrorvision had a knack for getting their light-hearted rock songs (sometimes verging on the novelty side) into the charts – remember Perseverance, Tequila, Oblivion and My House? They celebrate their 30th Anniversary at Electric Ballroom on Nov 4 with support from The Middlenight Men.