When it comes to seduction, musical or otherwise, few bands in St. Louis can hold a romantic candle to Ransom Note. The soul-suffused rock band pours its heart out on a new single simply called "Happy Valentine's Day." Share it with someone you dig.
This Saturday and Sunday (February 15 and 16) the symphony celebrates Valentine's Day weekend by showing one of the great romantic films of all time, "Casablanca," with the orchestra playing the score live. Since Valentine's Day is on the 14th, here are 14 factoids about the music of "Casablanca," cribbed from imdb.com and other sources.
"Hey gurl, I see you play violin -- wanna fiddle around?" That line is guaranteed to never get you a date on Valentine's Day. But if you lay a good one on us, we'll send you and a friend to the Folk School Valentine's show at Off Broadway on Thursday!
The first songs were probably love songs -- unless they were hunting and gathering songs. Regardless, romance is one gift that keeps on giving to songwriters.
The scientific study has yet to be conducted but odds are the first time you fell in love there was music playing -- if not through a radio or an iPod, then surely in your head and heart. At 88.1 KDHX, we love music, and we love sharing it with you.