One day, Johnny Cash met June Carter; the rest is history. Even the dawns of this love story that has indelibly affected country music are dense with curious anecdotes. First of all, as the same June said, it was nothing less than the King of rock, Elvis Presley, who intrigued the singer and composer about… Read More


White Christmas

The best-selling song in history. With 50 million copies, it’s the most purchased single ever. The song was written by the Jewish singer-songwriter Irving Berlin in 1940, but its most famous version is undoubtedly the one recorded by Bing Crosby, which is still today the best-selling Christmas song in the world. It has never been… Read More


Pillowtallk

Pillowtalk is the debut single by British singer and songwriter Zayn Malik. A truly explosive and winning combination from the point of view of the public, much to debut, in the album Mind of Mine, in January 2016, in first place in the UK ranking. The song, moreover, also bears the signature and sees the… Read More


 Johnny Appleseed by Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer, is best known for being one of the founders of The Clash a group that has dominated the punk rock music scene for several years. Perhaps not everyone knows that the famous singer and excellent rhythmic guitarist and composer together with his colleague Mick Jones, is of Turkish origin. He was born in… Read More


Just like that. Mac Arthur Park: the song written in 1968 by Jimmy Webb has been defined the worst song ever written. It was first recorded by Richard Harris the same year. Although critics and some of my colleagues have tried to read high metaphors in the text, the truth is that there was nothing… Read More


Rocket man inspired by Bowie Credit: The Associated Press

Rocket Man was released in 1972, in Elton John‘s album Honkey Chateau. Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, it was an immediate success. So much that according to Rolling Stone magazine it’s the 245th the best song in the world. Despite being released in the 1970s, in 2016 it received the silver record from… Read More


Your Song is amongst Sir Elton John‘s most famous songs, if not the most one. Released in 1970 in the eponymous second album by English singer-songwriter. Piano, as in many Elton John’s songs, is the great and regal player. It opens and closes the song, giving it an effective but linear and clean structure. It’s… Read More


 Knock on Wood was perhaps the most famous song in the world in the 1970s. Drawn to the ultimate success by Amii Steward’s amazing performance in 1978, maybe not everyone knows that the song was written almost a decade earlier, in 1966, by Eddy Floyd and Steve Copper, who recorded it as a single. Many… Read More