Category Archives: Music

Take Five

Dave Brubeck has died. Probably his best known piece, Belgium, 1964. I have the original recording in my collection. I don’t think I’ve ever skipped to the next song when it comes on. Rest in peace.   Tweet

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Help This Music Video Go Viral, Please

Via William Jacobson a great video that should be going viral on the right. Well, what are you waiting for? Get this out there! Fabulous find, professor. It has a great beat and you can dance to it! Tweet

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Making Pies

That phrase kind of stuck in my head after the earlier post. Which made me think of this. Enjoy. Tweet

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Texas Flood

Via the Daily Mail, we can finally understand what Stevie Ray Vaughan was really singing about in his classic, Texas Flood. (Have the SRV video playing before you watch the one from the Mail article. It improves the ambiance.) Tweet

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Sing It


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No Rulez

For radicalz. Robert Stacy McCain with a video. Tweet

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Piper To The End

I’m sorry I did not get a chance to post this yesterday. Mark Knopfler has a new album out, Get Lucky. On it are two songs, Piper to the End and Remembrance Day. All proceeds from the two songs go … Continue reading

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I Will Try Not To Sing On A Kia

We are being bombarded with “news” about the 40th anniversary of a celebration of dope by dopes. I’m referring, of course, to Woodstock. For some reason, some people think that this concert, held in a muddy field, was a watershed … Continue reading

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Les Paul, 1915-2009, Rest In Peace

Les Paul, widely credited with the invention of the solid body electric guitar, has died at age 94. Mr. Paul worked with Gibson Guitars and produced the Les Paul signature guitar in 1952. It has remained in production ever since. … Continue reading

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Go over and look at the video The Daily Bayonet has posted. Catchy little tune and probably one of the best get-even tactics I have seen recently. You’ll have to see the video to make sense of the rest of … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Is Dead

The AP reports. So does the LA Times. Tweet

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“Hey Mom, I’m Going To The Record Shop.”

Turns out we might see more actual "records" in our music retailers soon: Retailers giving vinyl records another spin It was a fortuitous typo for the Fred Meyer retail chain. This spring, an employee intending to order a special CD-DVD edition … Continue reading

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Apropos Rich's post from yesterday about Ted "I Got Mine" Turner. We got cannibals. Tweet

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Peg Leg Peggy Polly

I got a girl, her name is Peg She looks kind of pretty but she's got a wooden leg She's got a leg shaped like the leg of a chair But when it comes to dancing, no one can compare … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen The Bright Lights Of Memphis…

..And the Commodore Hotel. I linked a video of Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett of Little Feat performing Dixie Chicken.  One commenter noted that it wasn't quite the same without Lowell George. (Maybe different, but still good, mind you.) Well, … Continue reading

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