It was the top selling single in the UK in 1959. He is the only act in the UK to achieve a #1 single in each of the first five decades since the inception of the UK singles chart in 1952. In 1986 Cliff did a humorous, anarchic re-recording of this for BBC's charity appeal. With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. More songs that became hits when they were re-released, Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt On How To Create A Music Scene. A top session musician, Carol played on hundreds of hits by The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra and many others. It has topped the UK charts twice: in its original version in 1959 (their first number 1 single) and a … Meghan Trainor and her producer Kevin Kadish originally wrote "All About That Bass" for another artist to record. Living Doll by Cliff Richard song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position ... lyrics. Meshell Ndegeocello talks about recording "Wild Night" with John Mellencamp, and explains why she shied away from the spotlight. The band's name did come from a sculpture. The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France. Post Malone came up with "White Iverson" after getting braids in his hair and thinking they looked like basketball legend Allen Iverson's signature cornrows. In the UK, this was the biggest-selling single of 1959. Perry was originally going to sing on the track, but she couldn't fit it into her schedule, so Rita Ora provided the sung vocals instead. "In The Air Tonight" by Phil Collins was revived when it was used in the first episode of Miami Vice, three years after it was released. Lots of life lessons in these Eagles lyrics - can you match them to the correct song? It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era. [quote=Schnurrbrat]I will second this. However, after Epic Records boss LA Reid heard Meghan play a demo of the song on a ukulele, he signed the young songwriter to his label and told her she should sing it. They are all the same, looking like dolls, Someone can try to take credit, but our meeting was destiny, I feel like reality filtered into my vision by knowing love, Near the meaning of life, you squeeze my hand back tightly, I was in this rusting world grasping at uncertainties but, Even if the sun rises, the mirror is still shut as you closed it, And softly shed your last tears in this world. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture. One of his backing musicians, Bruce Welch, suggested a slower tempo like a country song would work better, so they rearranged it into the now familiar form. This was the first of Cliff Richard 14 UK chart-toppers. This was originally a rock song, and as both Cliff and his backing band thought that a song about a blow-up doll was uncool, they originally weren't planning to record it. Translation of 'リビング・ドールズ (Living Dolls)' by One OK Rock (ワンオクロック) from English, Japanese to English Katy Perry co-wrote Iggy Azalea's hit single "Black Widow." A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, This song was from the soundtrack to the film. Before the game when he hit a famous shot to win a playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Michael Jordan was listening to Anita Baker's "Giving You The Best That I Got.". "Living Doll" is a song written by Lionel Bart made popular by Cliff Richard and the Shadows (then still 'the Drifters') in 1959. artistfacts.