May 23, 2008
No No Rap, No Crap, Good Songs Are Back!UNCENSORED Mariah, Usher, David Cooke, NEW TITLES EVERY FRIDAY! Leona, Duffy, Maroon 5, Rhianna. These are the songs you’ll be grooving to for the next few months. Happy Summer from Artie Wayne On The Web, Whoppy and Streaker On the Couch!
….And now in no particular order
NEW! Leona Lewis “Better In Time” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?artist=2490602&vid=251829
JUST ADDED!! “DISTURBIA” BY RHIANNA http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00017170.html
NEW!! Jason Mraz and “I’m Yours” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkHTsc9PU2A
JUST ADDED! MILEY CYRUS AND “7 THINGS” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr0Wv5DJhuk
NEW! NEW! “What About NOW” by Daughtry http://www.daughtryofficial.com/news/new-daughtry-video-what-about-now
JUST ADDED! Alicia Keys and “Superwoman” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?id=1591667&vid=260121
Chris Brown and “Forever” http://www.kineda.com/chris-brown-forever-official-music-video/
#1 KATY PERRY UNEDITED VERSION “I KISSED A GIRL” http://www.mtv.com/overdrive/?artist=1962774&vid=236308
NE-YO and “CLOSER” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?id=1590269&vid=228867
NEW! A Talking Blues from Snoop Dog and Willie Nelson http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?id=1590248&vid=238220
NEW…CHARLOTTE SOMETIMES “HOW I COULD JUST KILL A MAN” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?id=1590341&vid=235109
“Violet hill” (DIRECTOR”S CUT) by Coldplay
Adele “Chasin’ Pavements”
Kid Rock “ALL SUMMER LONG” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?id=1589241&vid=233773
Three Doors and “It’s Not My Time” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?artist=910689&vid=226614
Flight of the Conchords “Ladies of the World” http://www.vh1.com/video/play.jhtml?artist=2449356&vid=249897
Alanis Morrisette and “Underneath” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIy5Cv0un9U
Rhianna and “Take A Bow” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcuS7Ce4q9I
JUST ADDED! Natasha Bedingfield and “Pocketful Of Sunshine” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9uKyMu8cwg
JUST ADDED! “I’m In Love With The Girl” by Gavin DeGraw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftZ0jpYdn70
Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown, “No Air” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Icv6DgZ-9O4
Alicia Keys and, “Teenage Love Affair” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSaSDYYwZNM
DIRECTORS CUT! Usher and long version of, “Love In The Club” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqqY07OZWps&feature=related
POP IDOL SUPERSTAR! Leona Lewis, “Keep Bleedin” http://www.muvids.com/leona_lewis_videos/bleeding_love.html
What else do I have to say? RHIANNA and Maroon 5 “If I Never See Your face Again” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WK-H76JeFpA
Here’s AMERICAN IDOL winner David Cooke and, “Billie Jean” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_aiawC-9aM
Duffy is climbing the charts with, “Mercy”! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KE2orthS3TQ
A True AMERICAN IDOL, Daughtry, “It Feels Like Tonight” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8fYZbjJEkM
NEW!!! “If I Don’t See You Again” by Neil Diamond from his #1 CD http://music.barnesandnoble.com/flash/vdo.asp?VDpubID=443458
“STOP AND STARE” BY NEW REPUBLIC http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhpqXbndFvQ
The second smash from Mariah Carey’s new Album, “Bye, Bye” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCpu4JqrHd4
EXTRA!! EXTRA!TOP SUMMER CLASSIC OLDIE VIDEOS! https://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/06/19/top-summer-classic-oldie-videos/ includes Beach Boys, Lesley Gore, Rascals, Drifters, Lovin’Spoonful, Sly and the Family Stone, Katerina and the Waves, Tokens, Brian Hyland, Shangri-las, Alan Jackson and MORE!
May 21, 2008
AL GALLICO 1920 – 5/21/09
When Ben Raleigh (“Tell Laura I Love Her’, “Wonderful, Wonderful”) and I started writing songs together one of the first publishers we went to see was Al Gallico up at Shapiro Bernstein music.
Al was not only one of the nicest guys I’ve ever known; he was a legend in country music with hits like, “Stand by Your Man”, “Ring Of Fire” and “Wolverton Mountain”. He encouraged Ben and me to write even more than we did and got us quite a few covers including Leroy Van Dyke, Hank Lochlin, and ”The Cowboy Wedding Song” for Clint Eastwood which he sang on his hit TV series, “Rawhide”.
When he was on the forefront of the “British Invasion” with hits by the Animals (“House Of The Rising Sun’, The Zombies, “She’s Not There”, and the Kinks, “You Really Got Me” , he got Freddie and The Dreamers to cut one of our songs.He also spent hours trying to talk me into becoming the first “Negro” country artist signed to a major label, who would be produced by Billy Sherrill. Although I was flattered I knew that the social climate of Nashville, at the time, wouldn’t be comfortable for me.
Even though we became publishing competitors, Al and I remained friends over the years. After I stopped running Irving/ Almo Music, Al took me to lunch and encouraged me to start writing again.
My long time friend and former Warner Raider, Stephen-Craig Aristei who was administering my new publishing company out of Al’s office, married his daughter Linda. This allowed me a chance to see Al more often, and learn more about the music business than I ever could on my own.
I was privileged to have known him and honored to have been his friend.
Al Gallico, R.I.P. Rock In Perpetuity!
Respectfully, Artie Wayne http://artiewayne.com
From my forthcoming book, “I Did It For A Song”
Copyright 2009 by Artie Wayne
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Top picture L to R, Merle Kilgore and Al Gallico receive BMI Award 1962 for “Wolverton Mountain”