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 Will.i.am 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

The Lovin’ Spoonful’s Summer in the City 1966

This song was intentionally recorded with a background series of car horns,during the instrumental bridge, starting with a Volkswagen Beetle horn, and ending up with a jackhammer sound, in order to give the impressions of the sounds of ‘the summer in the city.’
This little ditty ranks at a proud number 393 on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time! Continue reading The Lovin’ Spoonful’s Summer in the City 1966