Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’s latest video editing masterpiece features NBA News anchor Brian Williams rapping the Six Mix-A-Lot classic Baby Got Back. (via Watch NBC’s Brian Williams rap ‘Baby Got Back’ - The Strut)
"But for a lot of music fans, Marvin was the man. There’s plenty of audio covering his career, from Motown in 1963 (first hit: “Hitch Hike”) to just before he was killed, by his own father, in 1984. Video? That’s another matter. Back then, there was little television exposure for pop artists. The occasional spot on a variety show or Bandstand; later, a Shindig or a Hullaballoo. Gaye dutifully lip-syncs his hits on those and other shows. But he was not a happy to be there. As he told me in 1972, for Rolling Stone: “I got a thing; a psychological hangup about performing live. I don’t think I’ll ever enjoy performing.” Journalist Ben Fong-Torres, pictured here with Marvin Gaye in 1972.