Robin Williams: 5th Anniversary of His Passing

August 11, 2019, marks the 5th Anniversary of Robin Williams' passing. I remember when I heard the news on a Monday evening. I was shocked, like many of you were, I imagine. It's hard to believe that it's been five years since Robin Williams passed away. Robin Williams was primarily known for his stand-up comedy … Continue reading Robin Williams: 5th Anniversary of His Passing

Asmahan: The 75th Anniversary of Her Passing

July 14, 2019, marks the 75th anniversary of Asmahan's passing. The birth name for Asmahan was Amal Al-Atrash. Asmahan was the sister of singer and composer Farid Al-Atrash. She was a singer and an actress. She acted in two films Intissar Al-Shabab (Triumph of the Youth) and Gharam wa Intiqam (Love and Revenge). I discovered … Continue reading Asmahan: The 75th Anniversary of Her Passing

Throwback Thursdays: David Bowie’s First Release of Space Oddity – 50th Anniversary

July 11, 2019, marks the 50th Anniversary of David Bowie's first release of the single Space Oddity. The song is a classic. Bowie released a new version in 1972. The story is about a man who cuts off communication with earth and stays in space; sources say. The music is slow, which reflects the speed … Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: David Bowie’s First Release of Space Oddity – 50th Anniversary

Single Saturdays: Santana & Rob Thomas Smooth-20th Anniversary

June 29, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of the single Smooth performed by Santana and Rob Thomas. This song played everywhere and the video aired on TV. I remember those times. It's Rock mixed with some Latin music- what an exciting combination. One can feel like dancing Salsa while listening to it. Carlos Santana plays … Continue reading Single Saturdays: Santana & Rob Thomas Smooth-20th Anniversary