Tag: George Michael

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 4/11/87

Hi, everybody! This week’s CHART ATTACK! takes us back a whopping 22 years, and wow, do I feel old, considering I remember hearing...

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Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: The Best of Big Daddy

Big Daddy is a musical group with a rather unusual back story. I’ll let the liner notes explain: While on a USO tour of Southeast...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “W’s iMix”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Howdy to all the ‘Merican people! George W. Bush here.  Well, I’m almost outta here, and...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Obama Sews Up My Bleeding Heart

I didn’t cry for an hour and a half. I watched dozens of other people weep and shout and wail and fling themselves to the floor with...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Boogie Box High, “Jive Talkin’”

Sometimes, it’s not whom you know, but whom you call family. The interwebs are not very forthcoming about the origins and chart...

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Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: George Michael, “Cowboys and Angels”

The public, by and large, did not respond well to George Michael’s first attempt at career suicide — he’s since found far...

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Future Retro, Music

Future Retro: George Michael

WHAM! BAM! Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou seemed an unlikely choice to become a pop music superstar. However, after meeting schoolmate Andrew...

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Music

All Wham! All Weekend: Sunday Night

It is an inescapable fact that while George Michael left Andrew Ridgeley far behind in his rearview mirror, and while the Faith album...

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Music, Popdose

All Wham! All Weekend: Sunday Brunch

When I was 17 years old, I had my first serious makeout session. When George Michael was 17, he wrote the song that has arguably led to...

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Music, Popdose

All Wham! All Weekend: Saturday Night

It’s Saturday night, and it’s time to get back out on the dance floor as the all Wham! weekend continues. This time around,...

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Music, Popdose

All Wham! All Weekend: Saturday Afternoon

This part of the weekend covers…covers; both Wham! and George Michael covering other people, and a couple of acts covering Wham! and...

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Music

All Wham! All Weekend: Friday Night

Backstory: About fifteen years ago, I was visiting my hometown outside of Los Angeles, tooling around with a couple of friends around the...