BANG BANG: POP! goes the murder ballad

Prelude: Battle for the Charts, Battle of the Sexes In 1966, Cher released “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down),” her biggest solo hit of the 1960s and her first to make the top ten on Billboard’s Hot 100 – the song stayed at the #2 spot for a week. … → read more

Hey Joe. Hey Dig!

   Photograph: Cine Text/Allstar/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar What do Nick Cave, Cher, Eddie Murphy, and the The London Symphony Orchestra have in common? They have all covered “Hey Joe.” “Hey Joe” – Jimi Hendrix Version [1st verse (Oo – backing vocals on each line)] Hey Joe, where you goin’ with that gun … → read more