“At Seventeen” is a song by Janis Ian, released in 1975 on Between the Lines (her seventh studio album) and as a single. Ian’s most successful recording, the song is a commentary on adolescent cruelty, the illusion of popularity, and teenage angst, as reflected upon from the maturity of adulthood. It is told from the point of view of a woman who was an “ugly duckling” as a girl and ignored in high school while the popular (albeit shallow) girls got all of the attention.
Refugee – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
“Refugee” is the title of a song recorded by American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It was released in January 1980 as the second single from their album Damn the Torpedoes. It peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1980.
Vehicle is the debut studio album by The Ides of March, released in 1970. The single and title of the album, “Vehicle,” became the fastest selling single in Warner’s history.
Ten Years After is an English blues-rock band, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Between 1968 and 1973, Ten Years After scored eight Top 40 albums on the UK Albums Chart. In addition they have had twelve albums enter the US Billboard 200, and are best known for their tracks “I’m Going Home”, “Hear Me Calling”, “I’d Love To Change the World” and “Love Like a Man”.
Dream World by Donna Loren
Donna Loren (born March 7, 1947) is a singer and actress. A very prolific performer in the 1960s, starting while still attending Venice High School in western Los Angeles, she was the Dr Pepper spokesperson from 1963–1968, prolific vocalist on ABC-TV’s Shindig, and a cast member of the American International Pictures Beach Party movie series.
Even though I watch American Idol, I don’t really care for many of the contestants. I do, however, like Elise Testone. I hope she wins. I love her voice. I really liked her performance last night.