For the second single off of Oasis’ Definitely Maybe record, “Shakermaker” Noel Gallagher “borrowed” the melody for “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing” (the song made famous from its use on Coca-Cola commercials in the 1970’s) by Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway, Bill Backer and Billy Davis.
If you ever heard the rumor about Paul McCartney dropping an “F-Bomb” on The Beatles “Hey Jude” it is 100% true…Here’s the story behind it.
I always loved the fact that Kurt Cobain kept an unintentional giggle in the song Milk It off In Utero…Check it out.
Gram Parsons became enamored with Joshua Tree National Monument in southeastern California. Alone or with friends, he would disappear in the desert for days searching for UFOs while under the influence of shrooms or LSD.
The Flaming Lips were sued by Cat Stevens over the song “Fight Test” as it is sounds like Cat Stevens’ song “Father and Son.” Stevens, now Yusuf Islam, is now receiving royalties following a settlement. In an interview, Wayne Coyne stated ‘I want to go on record for the first time and say that I really apologise for the whole thing. I really love Cat Stevens.
It is hard to talk about Weezer’s history without mentioning Mykel and Carli. Mykel and Carli were two sisters that helped out the band in there early days. They ran their fan club and were huge supporters of Weezer. They both meant a lot to Rivers and the rest of the band. On July 9th, […]
Oasis’ Noel Gallagher reveals his Top 10 bands Sep 3, 2008 Oasis‘ Noel Gallagher has revealed what he believes are the 10 best bands of all time. Writing on the official Oasis blog on the band’s website, Oasisinet.com, Gallagher asserted that The Beatles were the best band to ever pick up guitars. “In the dressing […]
In this telephone message below Kurt Cobain reveals his phone number and it’s (???) 883-1980. I don’t know the area code but a number ending in 1980 is pretty bad ass!!!
The Beastie Boys released their hip-hop classic debut album “Licensed To Ill” November 15, 1986. Ad-Rock, MCA & Ad-Rock even included a little frat boy humor on the album cover. The hidden easter egg is the tail number on the Airplane 3MTA3.
As a big fan of both The Beatles and Oasis, I have put together a comprehensive list of Oasis songs that have references to Beatles songs, lyrics, titles, etc.