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FlinterFile: Beastie Boys- (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)

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In 1986, the Beastie Boys became superstars. However, it never was their intention: this whole song was a joke… Read the rest of this entry

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FlinterFile: Paula Abdul- Straight Up

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In 1988, Paula Abdul released her third single and breakthrough hit. She started her career as a cheerleader and dancer, worked with Janet Jackson on some dances for MTV (such as Nasty and What Have You Done For Me Lately), went on to work for ZZ Top and Duran Duran, and then started her own singing career. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: The Corrs- Old Town (This Boy Is Cracking Up)

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In 1982, Philip Lynott (the frontman of Thin Lizzy) released a song on his own. It did not come very far in the hit charts. In most, it missed out. But then, in the year 2000, there was a band called The Corrs. They already had a hit with Radio, and on their session by MTV, they covered this song. In some countries they released the live-version as a single. Though this song was not included in most hit charts, too, I think it’s one of their best songs. And therefore, it’s featured as a song of the day. Enjoy

The Corrs- Old Town (This Boy Is Cracking Up)

Song of the day: Michael Jackson- Thriller

Hi,

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!