Music Birthday: Melissa Etheridge

🔊🥳 Today, May 29, 1961, Melissa Lou Etheridge was born in Leavenworth, Kansas. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, Etheridge underwent chemotherapy, and yet still performed an amazing tribute to Janis Joplin at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. This performance inevitably inspired india.arie’s ‘I Am Not My Hair’ — aContinue reading “Music Birthday: Melissa Etheridge”

Music Birthday: Jace Everett

🔊🥳 Today, May 27, 1972, Jace Everett was born in Evansville, North Carolina. Everett has an eponymous album with Epic Records, and it’s sleeper-hit song ‘Bad Things’ was selected as the theme for True Blood on HBO. The song was originally released with the album in November 2005, and in October 2009—a little more thanContinue reading “Music Birthday: Jace Everett”

Billy Ray Cyrus: “Some Gave All”

🔊💜Today, May 19, 1992, Billy Ray Cyrus released his debut studio album “Some Gave All.” This signature debut album peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned these Hot 100 songs: ‘Achy Breaky Heart’ (no. 4), ‘Could’ve Been Me’ (no. 72), and ‘She’s Not Cryin’ Anymore’ (no. 70). In July 1992, ’AchyContinue reading “Billy Ray Cyrus: “Some Gave All””