Right before Michael Bay turned into the over the top master of “Bayhem” he is today, he teamed with someone as equally over the top as himself, Meatloaf, for the music video for Meatloaf’s smash hit, “I’d Do Anything for Love”.
When Ron tries to explain love to his news team, the only way he can think of is with Starland Vocal Band’s “Afternoon Delight”.
From his second album, “Unpredictable”, comes the Jamie Foxx single, “Extravaganza”, where Foxx has a crazy one night stand with a girl after drinking way too much at the bar. The music video for the song puts a weird, murder/police spin on the whole thing.
Musician Jon Marco chases the object of his affection through pretty much every 80’s movie in the rad music video for his song “Rhianna”
At the pinnacle of both their power, The Simpsons and Michael Jackson teamed up to get Bart a number one song/dance craze and “Do the Bartman” was the result.
The power ballads continue in Musical Montage this Valentine’s Day week with the theme from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, delivered by the dulcet tones of Bryan Adams.
It would probably would have been cool enough that No More Kings’ song “Sweep the Leg” was based on The Karate Kid but they not only got Billy Zabka aka Johnny to direct their video but he also starred and there are cameos from pretty much the entire cast.
He’s an Academy Award nominated actor now, but let us never forget that at one time, Mark Wahlberg led the Funky Bunch as Marky Mark. Check out the official music video for their greatest hit, “Good Vibrations” in this week’s Musical Montage.
Labor Day is usually considered the last day of Summer but before we head into the Fall, let’s jam to the classic groove that is Summertime, by Will “The Fresh Prince” Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff.
The first song that should be on your Summer road trip playlist is the theme song of the Vacation series, Holiday Road, written and performed by Fleetwood Mac guitarist, Lindsay Buckingham.