'Total Eclipse of the Heart' Singer Bonnie Tyler Praises Meat Loaf: 'A One Off Talent and Personality'
Bonnie Tyler paid tribute to Meat Loaf in the wake of his death at age 74, calling her longtime collaborator a "one-off talent and personality." Tyler, 70, said she was "shocked and saddened" by Meat Loaf's death on Thursday night, which came decades after the two first crossed paths as partners of the late songwriter and producer Jim Steinman.
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Josh Groban Sings a “Barryoke” Version of Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler | That’s My Jam
Josh Groban performs “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler for Wheel of Impossible Karaoke. Watch That’s My Jam, Mondays 9/8c on NBC. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, “That’s My Jam” is an hour long music and comedy variety game show that draws inspiration from the most popular “Tonight Show” games. Each episode features two teams of two celebrities competing for a charity of their choice in a series of music, dance, and trivia-based games and musical performances. Signature games to be played include Launch the Mic, Air Guitar, Don’t Drop the Beat, Perfect Mash-Up, Wheel of Impossible Karaoke, Slay It, Don’t Spray It and many more.
The Does and Don’ts of Putting on a Prison Concert: Johnny Cash, BB King, the Grateful Dead, Bonnie Tyler & The Cramps
The prison gig has been a staple of live performance since Johnny Cash played Folsom in 1968, with variations on the theme like the Cramps’ legendary performance at a California Psychiatric Hospital (revisited in the documentary We Were There to Be There). Some bands who play institutions may not be far away from inhabiting them. When the Sex Pistols played Chelmsford Prison, it was not the first time guitarist Steve Jones had been inside, what with his 14 criminal convictions. In fact, Jones has credited the band for saving him from a life of crime.
Bonnie Tyler has no plans to ever retire from music. The 70-year-old singer - whose 1977 debut album 'The World Starts Tonight' featured her first hit single 'Lost In France' - has reflected on her longevity and the idea of growing old. Speaking to The Lady magazine, she said: "I...
Bonnie Tyler, the raspy-voiced Welsh singer best known for her hits "It's a Heartache," "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and "Holding Out for a Hero," celebrates her 70th birthday today, June 8. In honor of the milestone, Tyler has posted a video interview on Vimeo.com in which she reflects on...
The 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' hitmaker admits she began to doubt herself after her song 'The Best' flopped and credits Tina Turner for helping her regain confidence. AceShowbiz - Bonnie Tyler credits Tina Turner's cover "The Best" for giving her a much-needed confidence boost. The "Total Eclipse of the...
Jim Steinman, musician who wrote worldwide hits for Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler and Celine Dion – obituary
Jim Steinman, who has died aged 73, was the songwriter behind some of the most successful (and most sung-in-the shower) records in the history of rock music, notably the Bat Out of Hell albums with Meat Loaf and Bonnie Tyler’s chart-topping ballad Total Eclipse of the Heart. Customarily described as...
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Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler and Celine Dion are paying tribute to songwriter Jim Steinman, who passed away this week at age 73. Meat Loaf paid homage to Steinman with a brief, enigmatic message on his Facebook page that reads, “Coming here soon, My Brother Jimmy. Fly Jimmy Fly.” The post also features several of vintage photos of Jim, a couple of which shown him alongside Meat Loaf. Steinman, of course, frequently collaborated with the singer, and wrote his entire classic Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II albums.