Smith’s inspiring story involves his failed second album, an ex-girlfriend, unpaid taxes and the IRS.
Quincy Jones knows “too much, man.”
“We need more songs, man. F***ing songs, not hooks.”
Back in the early 1970s, when Melissa was a gigging singer/songwriter trying to make a name for herself in New York, a series of events ushered her along. She took a songwriting class taught by Paul Simon, joined Bette Midler's ensemble and met the woman who was to supply words for some of her most enduring songs - Carole Bayer Sager.
The BBC Proms are the annual summer long series of orchestral concerts centred at The Royal Albert Hall. If you are a fan of orchestral music, of classical music, the Proms represent what fans of these type of musics wait all year for - BUT it's not just aimed at fans of orchestral and classical music by any means!
He is among the most down-to-earth, humble people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Kind and warm, Tommy, or simply "T" is a compassionate and sensitive man, which I suppose is at least partially responsible for his success in the entertainment industry. But there was a time when success seemed out of reach.
"There's a big difference between an artist who's trying to be seen, and one who's trying to be heard," says Jonathan Meacham
"Still are thy pleasant voices, thy nightingales, awake; For Death, he taketh all away, but them he cannot take." ~ Heraclitus
Legendary producer Quincy Jones has taken aim at hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs over his musical talent, insisting the
Tributes have been pouring in for American singer and actress Whitney Houston, who has died at the age of 48. The death of