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Rock Superstar

Here another song in keeping with the working in entertainment theme. Though it’s about the music industry specifically, there’s some wisdom in this Cypress Hill track that applies to working in all aspects of entertainment. There’s literally a lecture stuck in the middle of it. If the embedded audio player doesn’t load, click to listen to Rock Superstar by Cypress […]

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Spanish Harlem

I suppose if this song came out today, it would have to be called East Harlem, but that doesn’t really have the same ring to it. One of the most influential pop songs of all time, Spanish Harlem is written & produced by Lieber & Stoller (with Phil Spector somehow wrangling a credit in their somewhere) and originally performed by Ben […]

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Real American

A lot of people are under the mistaken impression that professional wrestler Hulk Hogan performed this song, but it’s actually by Rick Derringer. The Hulkster used it as his entrance music throughout the 1980s, and it remains a staple of pop culture showing up in everything from the HBO series Eastbound & Down, to the 2011 White House Correspondent’s Dinner. […]

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Originally recorded for the 1980 remake of The Jazz Singer, this became one of Neil Diamond‘s signature tunes. Oddly enough, it was pulled from many radio stations lineups in the United States following the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, presumably because it presents a positive view of immigration. If the embedded audio player doesn’t load, click to listen to America […]

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America Fuck Yeah!

Today is Independence Day in the United States, so for the next few days I’ll be posting some American themed songs. This is one of the more popular songs from the film Team America: World Police, which is ostensibly a spoof of jingoistic action movies, but is so well made that it actually serves as better cinematic adaptation of G.I. […]