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Song of the day: Dandy Warhols- Bohemian Like You


In 2000, the Dandy Warhols released their new single. Courtney Taylor-Taylor, the singer of the band, wrote the song when he looked through the window of his apartment and saw a woman pull up in her car to the traffic lights. The first release was not a hit, and even after a tour, it did not make it to the charts. When the song was used in a commercial, however, it became a number 5 hit in the UK. Enjoy

The Dandy Warhols- Bohemian Like You

Song of the day: Janis Joplin- Mercedes Benz

janis joplin mercedes benz

In the year 1970, Janis Joplin recorded one of her biggest hits: Mercedes Benz. The song is sung a capella and is written by Joplin with Michael McClure and Bob Neuwirth, both of them being poets. The song was one of the last songs she would record: she died three days later, on the fourth of October, 1970. The song is about Joplin asking the Lord to buy her a Mercedez Benz, a color TV and a night at the town. Bobby Womack claims she thought of the lyrics after having a ride with him in his Mercedes Benz…

Janis Joplin- Mercedes Benz