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  • Rewriting the "Florida Man" song for Blue Oyster Cult [first BOC album in 19 years]

    10/19/2020 6:39:33 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 10/13/2020 | Frank Cerabino
    I wish the band members of Blue Oyster Cult would have consulted with me before settling on the lyrics to their new song, “Florida Man.” Florida Man is my sweet spot. I’ve been writing about Florida men and women since the mid-1980s. I have material. I could have helped. Don’t fear the rewrite, guys. But instead, the 72-year-old guitarist, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, plowed ahead without me. Roeser lives in Maryland, but he spent more than a decade living in New Port Richey, so he figured he could come up with a song called “Florida Man.” “The whole country is...
  • Steve Perry Looks Back on Touring With Van Halen and the Eddie Collaboration That Might Have Been

    10/19/2020 5:44:00 PM PDT · by KevinB · 44 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | October 19, 2020 | Andy Greene
    On October 6th, Steve Perry got a text from his recording engineer that read, “Oh man, Eddie Van Halen. I can’t believe it.” The former Journey frontman had no idea what he was talking about. “I don’t watch the news anymore,” he says. “And so I picked up the phone and said, ‘What’s going on?'” When he heard the tragic news that the guitarist died after a long battle with cancer, Perry’s mind instantly went back to 1978 when Van Halen opened for Journey for eight weeks on the Infinity tour. He phoned up Rolling Stone to tell stories from...
  • Old Time Actors & Singers in Commercials (vanity)

    10/19/2020 12:50:19 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 135 replies
    10/19/2020 | self
    It's rather sad to see William Shatner, Pat Boone, Tom Selleck and Charlie Sheen reduced to selling stuff;( Hollywood is over!
  • Review: Enemies of the People - Trump and the Political Press

    10/19/2020 5:08:27 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 2 replies
    Vice News ^ | 10/19/2020 | Oshkalaboomboom
    I just finished watching the Vice News documentary on Trump and his relationship with the press and it was wonderful, probably not for any of the reasons the film makers hoped for. Watching the press pointing fingers of blame at each other and whining about Trump's ability to play them like a fiddle was very satisfying. It's out there on the Internet and worth a look if you can find it.
  • BIG BAD DON (music video)

    10/19/2020 3:25:40 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 4 replies
    youtube ^ | 10/19/2020 | unknown
    I posted this link on another thread. It deserves its own!!! enjoy!
  • Save Our Stages

    10/18/2020 8:22:11 PM PDT · by Mariner · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 18th, 2020 | Miley Cyrus
    Multiple entertainers giving online concerts tonight to encourage people to preserve the iconic venues of our performance legacy.The lockdowns have been devastating.This is Miley's contribution.
  • Zoltan Bathory: New Five Finger Death Punch Video Does Not Have Anti-Mask Message

    10/18/2020 7:10:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Loudwire ^ | Oct. 17, 2020 | Joe DiVita
    Yesterday (Oct. 16), Five Finger Death Punch released a music video for "Living the Dream." The video was rife with social commentary, some of which has been met with backlash for the way people who wear a mask — to mitigate the spread of a pandemic contagion) are compliant under a Communist system of government — or one that resembles such. Guitarist Zoltan Bathory has issued a lengthy statement, clarifying the intent behind the video, denying it bears an anti-mask message. In his statement, Bathory alleges news media outlets forewent explaining what his message in the "Living the Dream" video...
  • Tommy Lee Threatens to Leave if Trump Wins Re-Election

    10/16/2020 6:13:06 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 67 replies
    www.outkick.com ^ | 10/15/2020 | by Bobby Burack
    For those who haven’t yet mailed in their ballots, pause. Not only is the country at stake, so is Tommy Lee. If President Donald Trump is re-elected, the washed-up drummer is gone. “Dude, I swear to God if that happens then I’m coming over to visit the U.K. I’m out of here,” Lee tells The Big Issue. “I’ll go back to my motherland, go back to Greece and get a house on one of the islands.” Oh. Just when CNN convinced Joe Biden he had it won, Lee goes out and sends a bunch of voters Trump’s way. “Come on,...
  • "Springtime in Provence" - original swing, by Yours Truly

    10/15/2020 10:15:41 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 7 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 12/16/20 | Me, as Hopalong Ginsberg
    My latest song. Bonjour!
  • From gangster to Judaism: Shapiro interviews rapper Nissim Black

    10/15/2020 2:51:28 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/10/20 | Ben Shapiro and Nissim Black
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYlAjw8sR8o&feature=emb_logo
  • Tal Bachman: Three Weeks in '86

    10/13/2020 2:55:42 PM PDT · by billorites · 22 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | October 11, 2020 | Tal Bachman
    This was a tough one. At a formative time in my life, Edward Van Halen went out of his way to befriend me, show me guitar techniques, invite me and my dad to his home, show me his recording studio, chat with me about life, and even give me one of his famous striped red guitars. I was a seventeen year old nobody. He was the world's biggest rock star. It was spring 1986. My dad's band, Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO), was opening for Van Halen on their "5150" tour. I was in high school at the time, but as Dad...
  • Ventriloquist (Excellent music video)

    10/13/2020 3:58:10 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 1 replies
    email from friend ^ | 10/13/2020 | Terry Fator
    fantastic talent
  • Weight loss Is A Journey | Susan Jones | Lady Ha Ha

    10/12/2020 9:32:39 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    Dry Bar Comedy on YouTube ^ | 2020 | Susan Jones
    Weight loss is a journey, or if you're like Susan Jones, weight loss is like a journey song. Whether you have to remind yourself to "don't Stop Believing" or start hugging grabbing and squeezing some fruit, this clip from Susan Jone's full Dry Bar Comedy special is going to make losing weight feel a lot more like a journey concert. Watch "Lady Ha Ha" by Susan Jones only at http://www.drybarcomedy.com/susanjWeight loss Is A Journey. Susan Jones
  • DAVID CROSBY Draws Ire Of VAN HALEN Fans After Dismissive EDDIE VAN HALEN Tweet

    10/12/2020 8:12:18 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 101 replies
    Blabbermouth ^ | October 12, 2020 | N/A
    Legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist David Crosby has drawn the ire of VAN HALEN fans for seemingly minimizing the talents of recently deceased guitarist Eddie Van Halen.After a Twitter follower asked Crosby for his opinion of Eddie, David replied simply: "Meh ...." His bluntness was seen as out of line by a number of other Twitter users, including TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, who chimed in: "I appreciate @thedavidcrosby too much for this to get in the way, but a much better answer would have been: 'I know he meant a lot to so many but his sound & style just weren't...
  • TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER: Republicans Are 'Shameless Liars Who Think That Victory At All Cost Is Acceptable'

    10/12/2020 9:53:09 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 85 replies
    BlabberMouth ^ | October 10, 2020
    Dee Snider has slammed Republicans as "shameless liars" and has accused the Trump administration of "sucking up to communist dictators." Snider, who found himself in the middle of controversy in 2016 when he asked Donald Trump to stop using the 1984 TWISTED SISTER anthem "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his campaign, made the comments after one of his Twitter followers claimed that Republicans misrepresent Democrats' abortion views. Dee wrote: "The Republicans are not just liars. They are screaming, preening, bald faced, shameless liars who think that victory at all cost is acceptable as they are the 'moral majority.' THEY...
  • Sex Pistols singer John Lydon: 'Of course I'm voting for Trump'

    10/11/2020 3:47:36 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Wash Times ^ | 10/9/20 | Anthony Blake
    John Lydon, the rock singer who found infamy fronting the Sex Pistols during the iconic punk band’s heyday, is “of course” voting to reelect President Trump, he said in an interview Thursday. Sex Pistols singer John Lydon: 'Of course I'm voting for Trump'  Punk rock icon John Lydon, better known by his stage name Johnny Rotten, voiced his support for Brexit and defended U.S. President Donald Trump during an interview in London Monday. (ITV) By Andrew Blake - The Washington Times - Friday, October 9, 2020 John Lydon, the rock singer who found infamy fronting the Sex Pistols during the iconic punk band’s...
  • “Heartland” Is Television At Its Finest.

    10/11/2020 9:15:37 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    Bil Hanna's Film and TV reviews ^ | APRIL 4, 2016 · 12:34 AM | Bill Hanna
    On Oct. 14, 2007, “Heartland” made its debut on Canadian television (CBC), and it ultimately became the longest-running scripted series in the history of Canadian TV. In fact, it recently has been renewed for a 10th season. Based upon Lauren Brooke’s “Heartland” books (25 novels), the series tells the story of Amy Fleming (Amber Marshall), who lives on ranch near the fictional town of Hudson in Alberta, Canada, situated at the edge of the picturesque Alberta Rockies. Trust me when I tell you that this show has it all – drama, humor, love, loss, hope, despair, mystery, and anything else...
  • Iconic “Sex Pistols” Punk Rocker Johnny Rotten says he’s voting for Trump

    10/11/2020 5:24:32 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 27 replies
    Newsthud ^ | October 11, 2020 | Paul Goldberg
    Legendary Punk Rocker John Lydon, who goes by “Johnny Rotten” and fronts the iconic band “The Sex Pistols” has made it clear he’s voting for Trump. Rotten told BBC’s NewsDay he is “definitely” voting for Trump last month. Lydon is born in London but because a U.S. Citizen in 2013. Explaining his reason, the lead singer said “He’s an individual thinker, I’ll give him that for a start. He’s not the most lovable fellow on God’s earth, but I cannot see the opposition as offering me anything by way of a solution.” “Yes, of course I’m voting for Trump,” Lydon...
  • Good family-friendly films to watch for the Halloween season?

    10/10/2020 11:43:26 AM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 165 replies
    10/10/2020
    Can anyone here recommend good scary horror, sci-fi films that are suitable to watch with kids? My children are 9, 12 and 14 so they are too old for the young kiddie stuff but I don't want them watching anything with lots of blood and gore and profanity. I'm not interested in those types of films. Films I have on DVD and have watched with my kids include Frankenstein (1931), The Old Dark House (1932), The Mummy (1932), The Black Cat (1934), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Don't Be...
  • Bang & Olufsen restores and updates 1970s turntable classic

    10/09/2020 11:22:11 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 75 replies
    Newatlas.com ^ | October 08, 2020 | By Paul Ridden
    B&O has recovered and restored 95 original Beogram 4000 series turntables, added a few modern touches, and is now putting them up for sale B&O ============================================================================ Though digital music consumption rules the roost, vinyl has been making a steady comeback over the past few years. But if you find that your vintage deck is no longer up to the task of spinning records, Bang & Olufsen could help with the limited release of a bunch of restored classics. If you can afford one. Bang & Olufsen has sourced 95 Beogram 4000 series turntables originally launched in 1972, transported them to...