Musicians are often accused of “selling out” when their songs appear in commercials, but Jon LaJoie would be thrilled to have his tune featured in an ad spot, and made a special song that he hopes advertisers will hear and license right away.
The Rolling Stones are definitely a little long in the tooth, so it’s easy to forget them in their youth. This 1964 newsreel is a perfect time capsule of the early days of the band. Is it just us, or was their entire audience 10 years-old?
In this clip from back in 2008, Steve Carrell and Stephen Colbert took the opportunity to sing a duet of The Star Spangled Banner, improvising the harmonies along the way. We just wanted to yell “Play Ball!” at the end.