[Ans] The lead singer of which band wrote Tina Turner’s comeback hit, “Private Dancer”?

The lead singer of which band wrote Tina Turner’s comeback hit, “Private Dancer”? – “Private Dancer” was originally written by Mark Knopfler, the lead vocalist, songwriter and guitarist in the British rock band Dire Strairs. However, after the instrumental version was recorded, Knopfler considered the lyrics unsuitable to be sung by a male singer, so … Read more

[Ans] Aretha Franklin recorded "Respect" in 1967, but who wrote and recorded the song first?

Aretha Franklin recorded “Respect” in 1967, but who wrote and recorded the song first? – “Respect” was written and originally recorded by soul singer Otis Redding. It was released in 1965 as a single from his third album Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul. In 1967, fellow soul singer Aretha Franklin covered and rearranged “Respect,” resulting … Read more

[Ans] Which composer wrote the famous Wedding March?

Which composer wrote the famous Wedding March? – Felix Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March”, was written in 1842 as part of his suite of incidental music for a production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. At weddings in many English-speaking countries, it is commonly performed as the bridal party files out at the end of the service. … Read more

[Ans] Which songwriter wrote the song, "This Land is Your Land”?

Which songwriter wrote the song, “This Land is Your Land”? – “This Land Is Your Land” is a famous folk song written by folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1940. Guthrie wrote the tune in critical response to Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America.” When Guthrie was tired of hearing Kate Smith sing it on the radio, … Read more