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FlinterFile: Gino Vannelli- People Gotta Move


In 1974, Gino Vannelli connected black and white with one song. The italian Canadian was discovering the disco sound with his brother, looking for synthesizers and new recording methods. Read the rest of this entry


Song of the day: Black- Wonderful Life

black wonderful world

When at first you don’t succeed, you try again. That must have been the strategy of Black. He had written a song after divorcing his wife, which he recorded solo under the name of the group he had first been in (which was a trio called Black). The first release of his single, in 1986, had no success. So he thought: “let’s release it again.” And he did so in 1987, causing a massive success. As far as I know, he only changed the record compagny. There were some other, small (bottom of the 100 single chart in the UK) hits, but this one really made it, making it to number 8 in the UK. Enjoy

Black- Wonderful Life

Song of the day: Kiss- I Was Made For Lovin’ You

Hi there,

Something stronger than yesterday. That is the song of today. It’s hardrock!
Let me give you one hint: black and white paint…

Yes, of course it’s Kiss with I Was Made For Lovin’ You!

That’s stronger, isn’t it?

Song of the day: Michael Jackson- Thriller


In December, it’s all about the clips and movies with the songs.
One of the best movies by a song ever, and probably one of the longest, is the mini-movie of Thriller by Michael Jackson.

Michael was the first black artist to be shown on MTV, because MTV couldn’t avoid the clips of Michael, which are all pearls.

Have a lot of fun with it!