Showing posts with label Rock. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rock. Show all posts

Tonight Show Pumpcast News: "You Sir at Pump 16" Will Sims Gives a Little Karaoke Bon Jovi with Livin' on a Prayer

Pumpcast News, Part 1 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Former Chicago bartender Will Sims and his wife, fitness instructor Monifa Sims provided some awesome entertainment, singing Jon Bon Jovi's Livin' on a Prayer and Annie Lennox's Sweet Dreams on the Pumpcast News segment on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Pumpcast News with Jack Rafferty quizzes customers and offers money for correct answers. When Will and Monifa arrived, the tables were turned, and the gas station customers took command.

Cherry Pie by Warrant: Rock Anthem

Warrant - Cherry Pie. Music video by Warrant performing Cherry Pie. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 9,880,500 (C) 1990 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.

Cherry Pie is the title track from Warrant's album of the same name which was released in 1990, and is Warrant's best-known song. Cherry Pie was not actually planned for the album. Joey Allen of Warrant has stated that the album was originally going to be called Quality "You Can Taste."

Cherry Pie soon became a Top Ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 10 and also reached number 19 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks. The song has been cited by many as a "rock anthem".  In 2009, Cherry Pie was named the 56th best hard rock song of all time by VH1.

The girl in the music video is Bobbie Brown, who met Warrant's lead singer Jani Lane. She eventually left her boyfriend Matthew Nelson for him, and they wed a couple of months later in July 1991. They were married for three years and had a daughter, Taylar Jayne Lane, before divorcing in 1993.  Jani Lane was found dead of acute alcohol poisoning at a Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, California at age 47.

Rush "Closer to the Heart" Live in 2011 (Original Release 1977)

Rush "Closer to the Heart" Live Cleveland 2011.

"Closer to the Heart" is a single by Rush, released in 1977, from the album A Farewell to Kings. It was the first Rush song to have an external co-writer, namely Peter Talbot, a friend of drummer and lyricist Neil Peart.

"Closer to the Heart" was issued as a single on Christmas Day in 1977.

"Closer to the Heart" is one of the band's most popular recordings, receiving a fair amount of radio airplay still to this day.

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