Rod Argent said, "I always get a buzz when one of my songs is used in a movie." He was commenting recently on the selection of the Argent song "Hold Your Head Up" for the Anchorman 2 soundtrack.
He added, "Out of all the movie usages, if I had to choose, my favorites would be 'Time Of The Season' in Awakenings, the mix with 'She's Not There' by Bessie Smith in Kill Bill 2, and the complete Zombies soundtrack in the movie Dear Wendy.
Anchorman 2 starring Will Ferrell hits theaters on December 20th.
A Croation community association in France is apparently suing Bob Dylan. The group is accusing the music legend of being a racist.
The suit stems from an interview in Rolling Stone last year in which Dylan was asked about the parallels between the 1860s and present-day America. He responded, that the U.S. is too hung up on color. "It's a distraction," according to Dylan. People at each other's throats because they are of a different color.
A line in the interview about Serbs and Croatians has the Council of Croats in France up in arms. Bob Dylan, who wrapped up his 2013 tour Thanksgiving night in France, was unavailable for comment.
Aretha Franklin will headline the 91st Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington DC next Friday, December 6th. The ceremony will be streamed live on-line at www.thenationaltree.org beginning at 3:30pm (Central) on December 6th.
This will be the First Lady of Soul's first performance since undergoing medical treatment this summer. She's also scheduled to perform December 21st at Detroit's Motor City Casino.
Aretha Franklin had a smash hit in 1985 with "Freeway of Love." We've got it from iHeartRadio: