That Tainted Love introduced the world to singer Marc Almond  and instrumentalist David Ball, better known as Soft Cell. The band went on to post ten Top 40 hits in their native UK, including the #1 charter Tainted Love. While they were successful in Europe, they were...

Parton wrote and recorded the legendary song in 1973 when she parted professional ways with former mentor Porter Waggoner. She later re-recorded the song for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas movie soundtrack. (She also appears in the movie.)

Last but definitely not least, another song that became a hit for a female artist. "Feel For You" escalating funk legend Chaka Khan from someone your cool friends new about to the mainstream... as a one-hit wonder.

July 23, 2015

President Richard Nixon and Elvis - image via Smithsonian Magazine 

 

The image is legendary: Then President Richard Nixon preparing to award Elvis a federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerious Drugs badge to Elvis Presley. The real question is: Why?

 

Elvis had many collec...

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