While “Weird Al” Yankovic, first of his name, is a superior musician by every possible measure, TMBG are pretty close to him. Relative to other non-Weird Al musicians and bands.
Speaking of women who kicked butt … Pat Benatar
Huge 4-Octave range, 4 Grammys, 7 Platinum or better albums (+3 gold) and somehow is still not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
This was the 2nd video ever played on MTV (1st was Video Killed the Radio Star):
I was walking in the park dreaming of a spark
When I heard the sprinklers whisper
Shimmer in the haze of summer lawns
Then I heard the children singing
They were running through the rainbows
They were singing a song for you
Well it seemed to be a song for you
The one I wanted to write for you
Many of you will probably know Kevin “KO” Olusola as the beat box guy from Pentatonix, but he’s also an accomplished cello player…