“Have You Heard The Word” used to appear—frequently—on Beatles bootlegs as a ‘long lost’ Beatles recording. In fact the song was recorded by Bee Gees singer Maurice Gibb, who, along with some Aussie mates, gathered round the studio mics and recorded, apparently, a single take of the song, featuring Gibb's rather convincing John Lennon impersonation
posted by flapjax at midnite
on Sep 10, 2013 -
How to make the biggest hit of all time
: Get the most successful female act of the 1960s, the Queen of Motown
, to write and sing lead.
: Get the biggest selling band of the 1970s, the Kings of Disco
, to produce and sing backup.
: Get the biggest selling musical artist of the 1980s, the King of Pop
, to co-write the song and share vocals.
posted by flarbuse
on Jun 6, 2013 -
The house of Johnny Cash
is no more. Earlier today a fire was sparked amid fumes of a wood preservative and the structure was destroyed. New owner/restorer Barry Gibb
unsure how to be Mr. Natural
now that the Nature House is gone. Warning: Horribly written Tennessean piece.
posted by rhythim
on Apr 10, 2007 -