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The worst songs ever

Herald Chronicle “It makes my ears bleed!” “It makes me feel sick!” “It makes my hair stand on end!” These are some of the comments I received after a recent request to identify the Worst Songs Ever. Although the 1970s is considered to be The Decade of Bad Songs (that era gave us “Run Joey Run,” “Convoy,” and… Read More »

Hanson bringing ‘Wintry Mix’ tour to Cleveland

Cleveland Getty Images Hanson will perform in Cleveland in December. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ho, ho, Hanson! The ’90s pop group will be taking their holiday show to Cleveland’s House of Blues on Dec. 18, along with Paul McDonald and Joshua & The Holy Rollers. Tickets go on sale on Sept. 20 at 10… Read More »

HANSON Announces the ‘Wintry Mix’ Tour

Broadway World by TV News Desk BroadwayWorld.com Sep. 13, 2019 Tweet Share      Celebrated pop rock trio HANSON are bringing their “Wintry Mix” tour to select cities across North America, this November and December. The concerts will feature an eclectic mix of Christmas and holiday classics, fan favorites and the live preview of brand new music from the… Read More »

Hanson Coming To Pittsburgh This December

CBS Local Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– Mark your calendars! The pop-rock trio, Hanson, are bringing their Wintry Mix tour to Pittsburgh. The group will be coming to Roxian Theatre on December 14, featuring an electronic mix of holiday classics and new tunes from their upcoming album that is set to release in 2020. “This is an exciting time for… Read More »

O TannenbauMMMBop: Hanson Announces Wintry Mix Tour of Holiday Classics

Billboard Jonathan Weiner Hanson Limited North America run also includes new music from forthcoming seventh albumThe three brothers that make up Hanson are hitting the road at the end of November for their Wintry Mix Tour across North America. Hanson will perform a mix of Christmas and holiday classics, fan favorites and preview new material from the band’s forthcoming seventh… Read More »

Song Facts: Songwriter Interview: Ellen Shipley

Song Facts Songfacts: You also wrote a song with Hanson [“Yearbook”], who typically wrote their own stuff. What happened there? Shipley: I was called in to work with them. The record company called and they played me “MmmBop” and I said, “You want me to write with them? I don’t relate to this.” And they said, “Just meet… Read More »

The Strange Origins of 17 Popular Songs

Mental Floss You’ve hummed along to them in the car, belted them out in the shower, performed them on karaoke night, and possibly even danced with your grandparents to one of them at your second cousin’s wedding. But do you really know the dark origins behind Van Halen’s “Jump” or the existential conversation that is Hanson’s “MMMbop”? The… Read More »

Ellie Kemper: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

US Weekly  Ellie Kemper has some fun with Us and reveals 25 things you might not know about her — including her biggest regrets, her favorite song as a child and the reason as to why she has so much squirrel paraphernalia. Read on to learn about the pregnant Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress. 12. I wish I’d recorded “MMMBop” by Hanson. Love that song.… Read More »

Hanson to perform in Wilmington, Delaware Thursday night

6ABC WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) — It’s been 22 years since they “Mmmbop-ed” into our hearts, and the Hanson brothers are still going strong. Their tour is stopping in Wilmington, Delaware Thursday night and people have been lined up to get front row. The concert is at the Queen Theater. Fans of the 90s pop group arrived Wednesday and… Read More »