Teen Idols The 60s Part 1 of 6 When you hear the phrase “teen idol,” it depends on both the era and the stage within the era that helps determine who was “popular” at any given point in time. Nor is the timing gender-specific, in many ways, the “rules” for who became a teen idol [...]
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INXS From the Beginning Formed originally as The Farriss Brothers in 1977, coming out of Sydney, Australia, the rock band INXS demonstrated early on that they were something truly special and unique. However, their journey to stardom was not an easy one and they would have to prove themselves to both fans and critics alike. [...]
Do You Remember? VH1’s “Behind the Music” On January 1, 1985, MTV’s parent corporation launched a new music video network aimed at building upon what the original music channel had created, but it focused on a slightly older demographic. When VH1 first came into existence, it was all about music videos and music shows. Favorites [...]
Let's Hear It For The Girls: Women In Rock (Part 3 of 3) The 80s were rad, but let’s dive right back into our Women In Rock series. Time to see what the ladies of the 90s were up to, and how their music evolved. The ladies kept it lively with drama, insanity and a [...]
Let's Hear It For The Girls: Women In Rock (Part 2 of 3) Move over boys… let’s hear it for the girls. It’s time to dive back into our totally awesome rocker chicks! These women truly helped change music from its formats in the late 60s into the many new genres of modern music in [...]
Let’s Hear It For The Girls Women In Rock (Part 1 of 3) Women in Rock. Be it all-girls or female-fronted bands, it doesn’t matter - we love them. They rock our worlds with their music and influence. Let’s take a closer look at a few of these ladies who have made their own way [...]
One Hit Wonders: In the USA What exactly constitutes a “One-Hit Wonder”? In exploring this topic we find that many songs by a band or an artist that are what we’d consider one-hit wonders in the US are actually hugely popular acts, with several charted hits in other countries. They are also are fan favorites, and/or [...]
90210: The 90s Smash Hit Returns 90210: The iconic Beverly Hills zip code. It was the zip code that we all wanted to live in during the 90s, while we hung out with the charming and dramatic characters from the show of the same name. Many of us rabidly watched this show for 10 years [...]
We Got The Beat: Great Drummers in History Aside from pop culture, movies and music, one of the things Pop Daze is totally fascinated with is what’s behind each specific genre. Or in today’s case -- drummers. Every song needs a good, driving, solid beat. But the oft-asked question is “who did it best?” It’s [...]
Oscar Winning Best Original Songs: The 90s (part 4 of 4) Finally, the 90s! The final era of the millennium. So much occurred in both music and pop culture that decade. After the wild abandon of the 80s, the 90s were a more tamed-down version of the same. However, much more fantasy-oriented, with 6 of [...]