“I Wish” is a hip-hop song by rapper Skee-Lo released in 1995 as the first single from his debut album of the same name. The track peaked at #13 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and at #15 in the United Kingdom. It samples the songs “Spinnin’” by Bernard Wright and “Buffalo Gals” by Malcolm McLaren.
The song was nominated for Best Rap Solo Performance at the 1996 Grammy Awards, but lost to Coolio for his song “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Blender listed “I Wish” as number 359 on its list of “Greatest Songs Since You Were Born.”1 Comment
Size Small was a Canadian children’s television series, first produced in 1982. Written by and starring the Lumby family, characters included Miss Helen (played by Helen Lumby), Oliver (John Lumby Jr.), Grandma Gussie (Lisa Lumby-Richards), Tex (Jeff Lumby), and Friend Record, a giant record who plays the spoons. Other characters included puppets such as Hatchet (a beaver), Renfrew (a dog), Gasper (a skunk), Cooter (a coyote) and the triplets Webster, Dee Dee and Tug.No Comments
“Save Tonight” is a song by Swedish rock musician Eagle-Eye Cherry and the lead single from his 1997 debut album, Desireless. It is the album’s opening track and gained substantial radio success, reaching #3 in Ireland, #5 in the US, #6 in the UK, and #2 in Cherry’s native Sweden. “Save Tonight” is considered the signature song of Eagle-Eye Cherry.
The track was featured on the video game Karaoke Revolution and in the movie A Lot Like Love.No Comments
“Blue Monday” is the second single of the rock band Orgy, which is a cover version of the original best selling New Order song, and it was released on December 14, 1998. Internationally, the song was a hit, appearing on music charts worldwide. It has been attributed with providing industrial and metal music with a fresh connection.5 Comments
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