“Heaven Is A Place On Earth” by Belinda Carlisle (1987)

“Heaven Is A Place On Earth” was a standout among the tons of great songs that arrived as 1987 was coming to a close. It’s an irresistible slice of pop/rock cheese. By this time, Belinda Carlisle had shed any lingering remnants of her punk-rock past and was a full-on California pop diva. With that said,… Read More “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” by Belinda Carlisle (1987)

“Groove Me” by King Floyd (1970)/”Groove Me” by Guy (1988)

Here are two funky songs with the same title. Both songs pointed towards a shift in Black music. I can explain the difference in the two songs using Soul Train gifs, which is pretty awesome. Here’s a gif that, to me, exemplifies King Floyd’s “Groove Me”. It’s dirty, backwoods funky. Which makes sense, because King… Read More “Groove Me” by King Floyd (1970)/”Groove Me” by Guy (1988)