For this edition of the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s magazine blog, we wanted to point out a common trend within the music industry: musical collaborations between lyricists and musician songwriters. In lieu of our upcoming Elton John on-air contest on Boom 97.3 FM, we’ve been inspired by the Rocket Man himself to compile a list of the most memorable musician/ vocalist collaborations from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.
ELTON JOHN AND BERNIE TAUPIN
Elton John, arguably one of the most influential musicians and pianists our time, is known for his incredible hit-making abilities and his wicked technique on the ivory keys – the talent in which he has lent to countless musicians since the start of his career. One of the most significant unions in the history of rock music is that of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, whose alliance began in 1967 and has since spanned the length of ...
Since the creation of networks like MuchMusic and MTV in the 1980’s, music videos have become the popular way of promoting music by adding visuals to enhance the overall experience. It has since become a common trend for musicians to enlist the help of celebrities to grace us briefly with their fleeting presence in the ever-captivating music video cameo role.
Whether appearing as themselves or acting out the role of a fictional character, celebrities are almost always instantly recognizable. It’s quite possible that the power of familiarity is what adds that extra something special to a music video, making it that much more enjoyable to watch.
In honor of those who lend their acting abilities to the videos for our favorite songs, boom 97.3 has compiled a list of some of the most noteworthy examples of music video cameo appearances.
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the Dark
Everyone remembers the ...
Christmas movies are a huge source of revenue during the holiday season, and every year we can count on a new release to tickle our festive fancies. Whether you’re already feeling the Christmas spirit or you’re more like the Grinch around this time of year, a Christmas movie marathon is the best way to beat the winter blues! Perfect for those below freezing temperatures, watching a few festive films with the family is always a splendid activity over the winter break. Get ready to take a walk through a cinematic winter wonderland, here at boom 97.3 we’ve made our list of highest and lowest grossing Christmas films of all time, according to worldwide theatrical box office earnings – and yes, it’s been checked at least twice! Whether you’ve seen them already or not, read on to see which holiday films are worth watching and which should be avoided altogether.