WorldMusic: When Hemispheres Harmonize

Australia’s Rick Springfield first charted with “Speak to the Sky” a monotheist pop tune in the late 1970s – his Glam 70s Long Hair Boy Idol gave way to the shoulder length hair that was 70’s Elvis minus the mutton chops and he donned Pastel Suits and other Elvis-y suits, won a grammy and then – became a Tao Te Buddhist. Pan-South Pacifician

 

Canada’s kd lang had long identified as a pantheist, a Buddhist, a vegetarian and a lesbian – and how Canadian that it was the Vegetarian that was the biggest controversy, eh?

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Queen is probably still the only rock n roll band in which every member had a university degree. Freddie’s was in the arts and he was the only one who didn’t have honours. The other three all studied science – Brian May, PhD Astronomy and John Deacon in Rockets and Roger Taylor the medical area of Dentistry.

Mercury was Zoroastrianism – there really wasn’t anything about Freddie that wasn’t controversial somewhere.

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From: Inoue
Hi Marty,
I’m Japanese.
Do you know Kyu Sakamoto (Japanese singer) was influenced by Elvis, and his song Sukiyaki went to No.1 in the US charts in 1963?

I’d like to know if Elvis knew about him or his song.

Inoue,
Nice to hear from Japan.
I remember Sakamoto and the song but I don’t recall if Elvis did or ever mentioned it.  He very well may have because it was a big hit over here back then.  I believe I also played it when I took a short break from working for Elvis and went back to being a radio Program Director and Disc Jockey.
– Marty.

Visit: http://www.elvisinfonet.com/ASK_Marty_Lacker.html

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