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A Flock Of Seagulls - "Ran So Far"

This is the opening song of the album, which is a concept piece about an alien invasion of Earth. The song itself describes a person seeing an attractive female - he becomes anxious and wants to run away from his feelings but he can't forget her. Then they are both abducted by the aliens. Along with Duran Duran, Thompson Twins, and ABC, A Flock of Seagulls was a British pop band who owed their American success almost entirely to MTV. Mike Score, along with the band's bass player Frank Maudsley, were hairdressers, and they put their skills to use in creating that distinctive hairstyle that not only defined the group, but entered the pop culture landscape - witness Samuel L. Jackson's character Jules get a cleverly coiffed young man's attention by yelling "Hey, Flock of Seagulls!" in the movie Pulp Fiction.

Blondie - "Heart OF Glass"

Blondie members Debbie Harry and Chris Stein (who were a couple) wrote the first version of this song in early 1974, shortly after they first met. They didn't have a proper title for the song, and would refer to it as "The Disco Song." Harry explained on the show Words and Music: "Lyrically, it was about a stalker who was pursuing me, and Chris saved me from him."It wasn't until they recorded this song in 1978 that Stein came up with the title "Heart Of Glass." He didn't know that it was also the title of a 1976 German movie directed by Werner Herzog.

Queen - "Somebody To Love"

Live in Milton Keynes,1982. This song is sung in a gospel style, with the voices of Freddie Mercury, Brian May and Roger Taylor multitracked to sound like a choir. According to Brian May, the gospel sound was inspired by the music of Aretha Franklin. Freddie Mercury wrote this. The lyrics reflect a man calling out to God, asking why he works so hard, but can't find love. At the end of the song, he finds hope and decides he will not accept defeat. This is widely reputed to have been Freddie Mercury's favorite song he ever wrote. Queen performed this with Elton John on lead vocals in Paris in January 1997.

Albert Collins - "If Trouble Was Money"

Live 1990. This performance is legendary, the master of the telecaster. "The Ice Man" Albert Collins is featured in a legendary live performance in 1990. Albert Collins formed his first band in 1952 and two years later was the headliner at several blues clubs in Houston. By the late 50s Collins began using Fender Telecasters. He later chose a "maple-cap" 1966 Custom Fender Telecaster and developed a unique sound featuring minor tunings, sustained notes and an "attack" fingerstyle.

BB King - Live Prison Performance, "Sing Sing"

B.B. King, Joan Baez and other great artists came to New York's Maximum Security Prison, Sing Sing, and gave one of the best shows of their lives. B.B. called it one of his greatest performances. New York's Daily News called it one of the greatest moments in live entertainment.This entire film is a must-see. Get it at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00061U15C. This clip is a portion of my feature-length documentary, Sing Sing Thanksgiving, recorded in 1973 at the prison outside New York City. We got permission to present the concert from the Warden and took full of it to create and then record this incredible event plus tell the lives of some of the inmates who helped make it happen.

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