“Purple Rain” is an American rock movie released originally in 1984 and was directed by Albert Magnoli. The movie showcases the acting and music of American legend Prince. With a budget of $7.2 million, the movie grossed $68 million in the United States and $80 million worldwide. It won an Oscar for “Best Original Music [...]
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Madonna, the undisputed Queen of Pop, was born Madonna Louise Ciccone August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan. She became an international icon in the ’80s with her hit songs, style trends and controversial music videos. Known for pushing boundaries and reinventing her music and image, she was considered a controversial figure in the ’80s. [...]
When someone mentions the 1970s, most people think of all things disco – the glitter balls, flashy clothes, dancing, the movie “Saturday Night Fever” and the music. Artists like Donna Summer, Chic, Gloria Gaynor, KC and The Sunshine Band, The Jackson 5 and The Bee Gees were mainstays on the charts with their disco hits [...]
When people think of famous female singers from the ’70s, most think of Donna Summer and Gloria Gaynor, but there’s another artist who is sometimes forgotten but needs her due. Roberta Flack had three hits songs and was a platinum-selling artist in the ’70s, and her influence is still powerful today. Early Career Roberta Flack [...]
Eric Clapton is known for one of rock’s most riveting guitar licks from the intro of his song 1972 hit song “Layla.” The song has an impressive pedigree. It was written with by Clapton along with his bandmate Jim Gordon of Derek and The Dominoes. The famous piano solo was written and played by Gordon’s [...]
At Pop-Daze, we love a good time. Hanging out with friends, listening to music, and, if it’s legal in your part of the country, enjoying a little puff, puff pass action. But edibles are big business, too. According to Green Entrepreneur, “In 2016, over $180 million was spent on weed-infused food and drinks in California [...]
Each decade has definitive songs that we all love which sing about the hot lazy days of summer. The ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s each gave us iconic songs about heat, fun, romance and lost days of youth that reflect the current events of their time but are still popular today. Summer Songs of the [...]
Summer songs stick with us because these popular hits remind us of our hot, lazy, sun-filled days when the days are longer and filled with fun activities. Released specifically for the season, these tunes are usually upbeat and designed for listening during summer fun. Summer Songs of the 1960s Songs about sun, surf and cars [...]
Welcome back! In our previous article, we began highlighting our favorite shows of the 1990s. Ranging from the camaraderie of Friends, to the cynicism of Seinfeld and adventures into the unknown with The X-Files, the 1990s saw television creators take familiar concepts and push them into edgier regions not touched upon in previous decades. Join [...]
We’ve combed through each decade to highlight some of the best television shows of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and now the 1990s! With this installment, we’ll focus on an era of television where producers began employing new and experimental concepts that would change what could be done with the format forever. Buffy the Vampire Slayer [...]