My second favorite Joe Jervis post is “Ricky Loved Madonna” — and it's a truly touching short piece of work.
Each year on Madonna's birthday since 2006, Joe has posted it. Read the last sentence first: “Twenty years ago today, Ricky, aged 28, died on his birthday. I will always hope that it was his August 16th birthday. Ricky loved Madonna.”
Keep reading for this and five other music-related links, including news on Cher, Dolly, Dannii, Bonnie Tyler and more Madonna ...
Madonna lost a true blue fan 31 years ago today.
Joe.My.God.: Joe's post about Ricky and about Madonna is really about AIDS.
Kenneth in the (212): In honor of Madonna's birth week, Kenneth asked a bunch of queens to rank their favorite Madonna albums. See where your faves landed!
YouTube @ Dannii Minogue: New, trippy dance tune from Danni, who gave us this classic — which I never knew was a Stacy Lattisaw cover:
DListed: Hey, kids, there's another new Dolly Parton album coming!
Time: During the upcoming solar eclipse, Bonnie Tyler will perform her “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on a special cruise, backed by DNCE.
YouTube @ DreamWorksTV: Cher just dropped a song called “Ooga Boo” for the animated series Home Adventures with Tip and Oh. Weird: