Rob Ayling writes:
STEVIE WONDER vs MARVIN GAYE
RAP BATTLES(are not new
Bards and balladeers "Battle of the Bards"proved
the best art often comes from stress.Dylan vs Donovan in "Don't Look Back"
Woodstock and The Last Waltz-even Kanye West@Glastonbury
having to compete with the ghost of Freddy Mercury.
Holograms of Tupac behind Jay-Z
Biggie Smalls remembered via budding rising rappers
Every AMERICAN IDOL contestant sweating victory
Auditions for parts in movies,mime and karaoke
Versions of folk and country.Elvis impersonators
Sons of famous pop stars joining the band.
like marathon dancing in the Depression.Eminem got it right-
"One moment,one chance,one mike,one night"