Classical composer Edvar Grieg wrote In the Hall of the Mountain King for the play Peer Gynt which premiered in 1876. As such, it had a cinematic soundtrack quality to it, long before cinema became a broad popular pastime. Because of this it has long been a favorite background music for television and film. Most [...]
Entries Tagged ‘The Who’
The Staple singers get covered by The Rolling Stones. The Rolling Stones get covered by Andrew Oldham (and The Who). Andrew Oldham gets sampled by The Verve (who end up getting sued). The Verve gets sampled by Mark van Dalen. Irony?