80.6 F
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Home Search

Randal C. Hill - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search
The Hill movie poster, baseball

Movie Preview: Rickey Hill Is True Life Baseball Inspiration

By Randal C. Hill  It’s hard to dream of becoming a professional baseball player when you can barely walk, but that didn’t stop Rickey Hill.   The...
Album Cover - Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy

Mansion in the Sky: The Tragic Tale of Delta Dawn

By Randal C. Hill  Songwriter Alex Harvey has explained that “Delta Dawn” was written about his mother, a Mississippi Delta-born hairdresser living in Brownsville, Tennessee....
Movie Poster - Outlaw Johnny Black

Movie: Michael Jai White Delights In “The Outlaw Johnny Black”

By Randal C. Hill  Blaxploitation movies – the term is a blending of the words “black” and “exploitation” – emerged in the early 1970s. They...
Monster Mash

Music Flashback: “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

By Randal C. Hill  In the summer of 1973, Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s original “Monster Mash” reached the American Top 10 for a second time. Pickett...
Music Flashback - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Music Flashback: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Is a Wake-Up Call

By Randal C. Hill  The once-ubiquitous Andrews sisters – Patty, Maxine and Laverne – premiered “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” in the 1941 Abbott and Costello...

Movie Preview: “Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One”

By Randal C. Hill  This summer, Tom Cruise is back on the big screen as international spy Ethan Hunt for the seventh “Mission: Impossible,” this...
Movie poster for June 30 opening of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Movie Preview: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

By Randal C. Hill  Attention Harrison Ford fans: Grab a red-ink pen and mark June 30 on your calendar right now! That’s the day Walt...

“Kodachrome” by Paul Simon: a Flash of Nostalgia

By Randal C. Hill  Paul Simon’s “Kodachrome” began as “Goin’ Home,” but the poetic perfectionist soon felt that that sounded too ordinary. Thus, he shifted...

Music Flashback: “Stuck in the Middle with You” by Stealers Wheel

By Randal C. Hill  Even before he became a successful and respected musician, Gerry Rafferty had developed a loathing for the often-underhanded machinations of the...

1970s Music Flashback: “The Cisco Kid” by War

Writer: Randal C. Hill  Inspirations for a hit song can sometimes spring from a most unusual source.  Members of the California septet War hailed from different...
- Advertisement -

Recent Posts