Category: Time Machine

Who's That Girl World Tour 1987 in Torino

Ciao Italia! Ciao Torino!

30 years ago today Madonna performed the second to final show of her Who’s That Girl World Tour at the Stadio Comunale in Turin, Italy – a performance that later combined with footage from the final show in Florence on September 6 and parts recorded in Tokyo, Japan, became the famous VHS tour souvenir Ciao Italia.
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True Blue

Stephen Bray says Happy Birthday True Blue!

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the True Blue album, MadonnaTribe brings you a special message from Stephen Bray, co-writer and co-producer of some of the most iconic songs on this album, such as the title track,  Where’s The Party and Jimmy Jimmy. His production work on Papa Don’t Preach was also amazing! Read More

All Access

Madonna looks back on Truth or Dare

It’s one of the best music documentaries ever – and offered viewers an unfettered look at one of the world’s biggest celebrities. But what does the film’s subject, Madonna, think about the movie, Truth or Dare, 24 years after its release? Read More

Shep Pettibone and Madonna

Shep Pettibone’s First Interview in 20 Years: On Making a Madonna Classic

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vogue reaching #1 on the Hot 100 singles chart, Billboard‘s Keith Caulfield reached out to dance legend Shep Pettibone, the song’s co-producer and co-writer, for his first interview in 20 years.

Billboard talked to Pettibone, of course, about the genesis and making of Vogue, but also his later work with the Madonna on The Immaculate Collection and Erotica, the sampling lawsuit against him and Madonna over Vogue, and why he stepped away from the music business nearly 20 years ago. Read More

Desperately Seeking Susan

‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Turns 30: An Oral History of the Downtown Classic

Back in 1984 Carrie Rickey was on the Desperately Seeking Susan set and interviewed the producers, director Susan Seidelman, and the movie stars Rosanna Arquette and Madonna. Last week, in anticipation of the 30th anniversary of the film’s release on March 29, 2015, Carrie spoke again with everyone but Madonna – “who’s busy with her new tour”, Carrie explains – about the movie and their memories of two young women out to take a much grittier Manhattan. Read More

Jose Gutierrez and Salim Gauwloos

Jose & Slam Strike A Pose

Facundo Gabba shot and filmed a fantastic tribute to the 25th anniversary of the Vogue video with Jose Gutierrez and Salim Gauwloos (Slam), the fantastic performers all Madonna fans remember for being part of... Read More