Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”
More Than a Name on a Wall – Statler Brothers
This song highlights the sacrifice that created the United States Vietnam Veteran War Memorial known as “The Wall.” Performing Jimmy Fortune’s penned-tune on their self-titled “The Statler Brothers Show” on The Nashville Network (TNN), the quartet (Don and Harold Reid, Phil Balsey and Jimmy Fortune) honor American soldiers.
Jackson – Johnny Cash and June Carter
In 1967, Johnny Cash & June Carter sang ” Jackson” at the Ralph Emery Show.
“Walkaway Joe” – Trisha Yearwood featuring Don Henley
“Walkaway Joe” is a song written by Vince Melamed and Greg Barnhill, and recorded by American country music singer Trisha Yearwood, with background vocals from Don Henley of the Eagles. It was released in November 1992 as the second single from her album Hearts in Armor.
The song reached number 2 on the U.S. Billboard country charts. The song was nominated for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female at the 1994 Grammy Awards.
Matthew McConaughey appears as the male lead in the music video.
Mama Tried – Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard celebrates all put-upon mothers with this song. Perhaps he is singing from life experience as Haggard spent some time in prison himself — San Quentin State Prison in California to be exact.
“It’s the Patriotic Part.”
America the Beautiful – Fozzie Bear of the Muppets
Summer Nights from “Grease”
Love Stinks – Adam Sandler
The following is from the movie “Wedding Singer” starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.
Top 10 List – Dean Richards
WGN-Chicago TV entertainment reporter Dean Richards offers a list of the top 10 Most Dysfunctional On-Screen Couples.
Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock
Some consider this musical number as the very first music video. It was featured in the MGM film of the same name. The film is about the life of a man sentenced to prison for manslaughter. While serving time, the young man is mentored in music by his prison cellmate who realizes his musical abilities.
Dame Shirley Bassey – Goldfinger
The Beatles – Something
This George Harrison tune is one of the best love songs of all times (even Frank Sinatra said so!) The funny thing is… it conveys love but doesn’t even mention the word. Genius!
The original video could not be used for this post… but this compilation is a nice second choice. Nevertheless, the song is one for the ages!
Emeli Sandé – My Kind of Love
Enjoy the talents of this UK performer.
My Funny Valentine – Chet Baker (Live in 1959)
Matt Damon – My Funny Valentine
This video comes courtesy of the 1999 film The Talented Mr. Ripley, starring Matt Damon as a troubled young man.
Jude Law, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cate Blanchett and Gwyneth Paltrow co-star in the movie based on the chilling book The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith.
Wings – Silly Love Songs
Transform yourself back into the ’70s with this video featuring Wings’ founder Paul McCartney along with wife Linda.
It’s a perfect Valentine’s Day song, eh? Enjoy.
Gotye (feat. Kimba) – Somebody That I Used to Know Video
The Beligian-Australian singer-songwriter Wouter “Wally” De Backer a.k.a. Gotye performs the hauntingly beautiful song “Somebody That I Used to Know.”
Fellow singer-songwriter Kimba Lee Johnson of New Zealand adds her vocals.
Visit Gotye.com for more details.
It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve
by Barry Manilow
Zooey Deschanel & Joseph Gordon-Levitt
What are you doing New Year’s Eve?
Jon Bon Jovi & Lea Michele
Have a Little Faith in Me (New Year’s movie Soundtrack)
Click here to find out more about the Warner Brother’s movie New Year’s Eve starring Jon Bon Jovi and Lea Michele as well as Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Biel, Common, Halle Berry, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert DeNiro and more.