Come Upstairs is the ninth studio album by American singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released in 1980. It was the first of her three albums for Warner Bros. Records and it has a harder, more rock-oriented sound than her previous albums. Whereas those earlier records were prime examples of the singer-songwriter genre, with soft-rocking arrangements primarily built […]
“Jesse” is a song written and performed by Carly Simon and produced by Mike Mainieri. The song was the lead single from Simon’s ninth studio album, Come Upstairs (1980). The song is told in first-person about the narrator’s disdain for her former lover, Jesse, who has just moved back to town. She vows to have […]
Let Me In Your Life is the twentieth studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on February 25, 1974 by Atlantic Records. This was one of Aretha’s top-selling Atlantic Records albums. The album hit #1 on Billboard’s R&B albums chart and reached #14 on Billboard’s main album chart, missing the Gold standard by a […]
“Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” is a 1968 single released by American R&B/soul duo Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, on the Tamla label in 1968. Aretha Franklin remade “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” for her 1974 album Let Me in Your Life. It was issued as the album’s third hit single that August. […]
“I’m In Love” is a 1968 song written by Bobby Womack. The song was first recorded by Wilson Pickett which gave him a top-ten R&B hit on Billboard’s chart in 1968. The version to achieve the most success came in 1974, when Aretha Franklin released it as a single. Her version hit #1 on Billboard’s […]
“We’ve Saved the Best for Last” is the third single by Kenny G featuring Smokey Robinson from his album Silhouette. It reached the US Billboard Charts at #47 in 1989.
Hold Out is the sixth album by American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, released in 1980. Although critically the album has not been as well received as other Browne recordings, it remains his only album to date to reach number 1 on the Billboard chart. The song “Of Missing Persons” was written for Inara George, the daughter […]