17 June 1867-2 September 1922
1974; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Probably comes from the Italian (e)scappare through Punch Talk - the slang language used by travelling Italian Punch and Judy entertainers.
Of course there are others like hitting the wicketâ€¦
Sets single season record, Sept 30
Director: Michael Anderson. Also starred Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett & Michael Anderson Jr. Plot: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at 30.
Literally: One must spare both the goat and the cabbage.
â€œLarger than Lifeâ€ by the Backstreet Boys
"Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley
"Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen
A play in which the batter goes around all bases and back home without stopping.
1975, US Billboard 23, UK 16
1975; peaked at #23 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Moral: If you grasp at all, you will lose all
1984; Adam's first gold single; #1 on the U.S. pop chart
1981; released on "Hi Infidelity'; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100
Featuring Rihanna and Kanye West; #1 on the UK Single, US Hot Rap Songs and US Rhythmic charts; won Grammy Awards for Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.