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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Meco’s “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2019 - 10:42 am

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Randy Newman, Elton John Up For Best Original Song Oscars

The nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards were announced this morning.
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2020 - 8:45 am

Scottish Researchers Taught This Seal To Sing The Star Wars Theme

When John Williams wrote the score for the first Star Wars movie in 1977, he came up with one of those purely pavlovian pieces of…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2019 - 9:42 am

German Figure Skater Slammed For Performing To Schindler’s List Score

Social media erupted with criticisms when German figure skater Nicole Schott began performing to the Schindler's List score during her free skate performance at the…
Katie Kilkenny / The Hollywood Reporter | February 23, 2018 - 9:40 am

Watch A T. Rex Gracefully Conduct The Colorado Symphony Through John Williams’ Jurassic Park Theme

Here is a freshly viral video of a Tyrannosaurus Rex conducting the Colorado Symphony. They are performing John Williams' theme from Jurassic Park, of course.
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2018 - 11:54 am

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Nominated For Best Score Golden Globe

The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards have just been announced. Among the music-related categories, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has been nominated for Best Original…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 9:19 am