Facts About Fame
- “Fame” was written in January of 1975 by David Bowie, John Lennon and Carlos Alomar.
- Carlos Alomar was once employed by James Brown as a member of The J.B.’s in the late sixties.
- “Fame” was released on the album “Young Americans” on March 7 1975, then subsequently released as a single on July 25 1975.
- “Fame” was a crappy critically acclaimed movie in 1980. In 1982, “Fame” returned in the form of a crappier, less-critically acclaimed television show. In 1987, television grew up, and “Fame” was removed from the airwaves.
- Fame is fleeting.
Facts About Hot (I Need To Be Loved, Loved, Loved, Loved)
- “Hot (I Need To Be Loved, Loved, Loved, Loved)” is also known as “Hot (I Need to Be Loved, Loved, Loved)”.
- “Hot (I Need To Be Loved, Loved, Loved, Loved)” was released as a single in December of 1975, then subsequently released on the album “Hot” in January of 1976.
- On May 6th 1988, James Brown was on the PCP.
Not A Fact, But Probably True
- According to a member of the J.B.’s, James Brown forced the J.B.’s to copy David Bowie songs.
- On May 7th 1988, James Brown was on the PCP. Why wouldn’t he, he’s James Brown!
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I miss my red Panasonic Loopy radio. I didn’t think anyone else remembered them!