The inevitable finally happens on You’re The Worst

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The better choice is almost always the uncomfortable choice. Awareness might be half the battle, but actual self-improvement requires actively embracing difficulty, discomfort, and the possibility of failure. It’s easy to fall back on what’s comfortable because it’s what you know; it can’t quite let you down because…

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What song are you glad isn’t about you?

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Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d

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One-Hit Wonder Willa Ford Blames Stalled Career on 9/11

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Willa Ford says her career stalled after her 2001 hit “I Wanna Be Bad” because of 9/11.

“I Wanna Be Bad,” which featured Royce da 5’9”, peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, but her second single, “Did Ya’ Understand That,” failed to even chart.

“It was the perfect storm,” Ford said in an interview with Billboard, published Thursday. “A lot of people don’t realize this, but my second single was released on Sept. 11, 2001. Everything that happened that day froze; the world stood still, as it should have. My second single didn’t do well because anything that launched that day kind of got canned.”

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According to E! Online, Mariah Carey, Bob Dylan, Ben Folds, Jay Z and Nickelback all released full-length albums on Sept. 11, 2001. Ford also said she’s aware that blaming her failed music career on the national tragedy “sounds silly.”

“On radio they slate things, but it really fell to the wayside,” she added. “I didn’t think it was a big deal because we were making a new album anyway. The record company I was with at the time got acquired by another record company, and the president of our record company left the company. So, I ended up in no man’s land. At that time, my sister had a baby, and I felt like this pop machine had taken me and put me in the wash cycle and I had been spinning out of control. I wanted some time to refocus myself. I started re-evaluating what I was doing.”

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Saying she wanted to take a step back from her career because she felt she wasn’t doing what she wanted to, she added, “It was the perfect storm, and I walked away.”

Ford has starred in various feature films including “Friday the 13th” and “Anna Nicole,” the biopic about the late Anna Nicole Smith. She has also appeared in TV series like “Magic City” and “Leverage.”

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7 Bob Dylan Songs That Other Artists Made Famous (Videos)

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In the 75 years he has spent on this Earth, Bob Dylan has left an immeasurable impact on music in many ways, not the least of which is how he has placed greater emphasis on the songwriter. Thanks to songs like “Desolation Row” and “Like A Rolling Stone,” greater value is now placed on artists who write the songs they perform on their own. The irony of this is that much of Dylan’s catalog owes its notoriety to other artists who have taken songs he wrote, some of which were relatively unknown, and turned them into smash hits.

Probably the most famous Dylan cover of all time is Jimi Hendrix’s “All Along The Watchtower,” which the legendary guitarist included in 1968 on “Electric Ladyland” but which Dylan had released a year earlier. Dylan has said that he considers Hendrix’s version to be the definitive one.

“It Ain’t Me Babe” was the closing song on the 1964 album “Another Side of Bob Dylan,” but The Turtles’ cover a year later was the version that climbed into the Billboard Top 10. It has also been covered by Johnny Cash, Nancy Sinatra, and most recently, Kesha and Ben Folds at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

Some music fans may be surprised to know that for all of Dylan’s accomplishments, he has never released a single that hit the top of the Billboard charts. He did write a #1 single, though. The Byrds’ cover of “Mr. Tambourine Man” topped the charts in both the U.S. and U.K. and effectively gave birth to the folk rock movement of the 60s. Both the original and The Byrds’ cover have been honored by the Grammys.

“Love Is Just A Four Letter Word” is a song that Dylan never recorded, but became famous when Joan Baez released it in 1968. Baez covered several other Dylan songs and helped introduce him to the masses when he was getting his career started.

Another song Dylan wrote but never recorded was “Coming From The Heart,”

One of Manfred Mann’s most famous singles was “Mighty Quinn,” which hit the top of the UK charts and cracked the Billboard Top 10 in 1968. Dylan had first written and recorded the song a year earlier during his famous Basement Tapes sessions, but did not officially release it until 1970.

In 1972, Dylan was tasked with recording the soundtrack for the film “Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid.” While doing that, he wrote a chorus for a song called “Wagon Wheel” that he ultimately decided to scrap. Recordings of Dylan’s chorus lived on through bootlegs, and in 1995, the Americana group Old Crow Medicine Show fleshed it out into a single that has gone platinum. In 2013, Darius Rucker did a country cover of “Wagon Wheel” that won him a Grammy.