Lana Del Rey Sings a Little Ditty

Lana Del Ray (a.k.a. Lizzy Grant) belts out two of her self proclaimed ‘gangster Nancy Sinatra’ singles that shook up buzz about the up and coming star, and have been separately featured as the artists most admirable songs. The distinction of these little ditties was put in new terms from the lovely Lana Del Rey, as well. “Hollywood pop” and “sad core”… Enjoy! I have been. On repeat. 🙂 Continue reading Lana Del Rey Sings a Little Ditty

The Lovely Lassie Herself, with Moi!

When Life Hands You Angels: A Dedication to My Foxy and Fabulous Aunt Lisa

For My Awe-Inspiring Aunt Lisa, A Lovely Lassie with a Selfless Spirit and Majestic Charm. Little Ditties featuring Nina Simone performing ‘I Put a Spell on You’, originally written by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins in 1956. For all of Life’s Angels, a Little Ditty Dedication to one of Mine. Continue reading When Life Hands You Angels: A Dedication to My Foxy and Fabulous Aunt Lisa

Fallen for You

The March of 2000 release of ‘High Fidelity’ centered as much, if not more, on the addiction of vinyl records and songs that shape the soul as it does with the surmounting challenges of love. In the creation of the obscure and greatly profound selection of heartache focused sound, tracks on the ‘High Fidelity’ soundtrack feature an appropriate juxtaposition of well known pop music, underground indie artist on the rise, obscure ’60s bands and famously groundbreaking artists that include Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan and the Velvet Underground. Continue reading Fallen for You

Sleep the Clock Around

And the moment will come when composure returns
Put a face on the world, turn your back to the wall
And you walk twenty yards with your head in the air
Down the Liberty Hill, where the fashion brigade
Look with curious eyes on your raggedy way
And for once in your life you’ve got nothing to say
And could this be the time when somebody will come
To say, “Look at yourself, you’re not much use to anyone”
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Michael Jackson: A ‘PYT’ Little Ditty for Rainy Sundays

The single charted at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 46 on the R&B singles chart, becoming the sixth Top 10 hit from the album. In the UK, the song reached a peak position of 11. The single was most successful in Belgium, charting within the Top 10 at number 6. “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” has been covered and sampled by numerous artists, including Monica, Justin Guarini and Kanye West. The original demo was also remixed by Black Eyed Peas singer for Thriller 25. The song was never performed live by Michael Jackson. Little Ditties. The Gulkin Gazette. Continue reading Michael Jackson: A ‘PYT’ Little Ditty for Rainy Sundays