Archive for the ‘Musical Interlude’ Category

Musical Interlude: Roots of Happy

May 9th, 2014

Don’t worry, I’m not going to link to Pharrell Williams’ huge hit “Happy.”  It’s a great song but it’s everywhere and we try to avoid the obvious here at OTE’s music hall. But I do consider it my responsibility to provide historical context, whether we’re talking inequality trends or pop hits by a falsetto specialist…. Read more

Friday Music: “Happy” in Detroit

March 21st, 2014

OTEers know that I try to avoid viral music videos since you don’t need my help to stumble on them.  But I’m sorry–this one was just so darn cute, appealing, and musical that I had to post it.  It’s some kids from the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences doing that recent hit song “Happy”… Read more