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  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 3:56:58 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 26 replies
    Seems they ain't done taken the very best!
  • Father of Late Musician Wants People to Remember His Son's Love for Oakland

    08/16/2017 10:32:28 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Aug 15, 2017 | Terry McSweeney
    A grieving father is vowing to find the men who killed his son last week in Oakland. On Aug. 9, David DePoris was killed in broad daylight near Telegraph Avenue. A thief grabbed his laptop. DePoris gave chase and was dragged and run over by the getaway car. The 40-year-old man was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. "I'm here for one reason and one reason alone: to see what I can do to find my son's killer," said Gene DePoris. The father late Tuesday also said he wants people to remember his son's music and why...
  • The Beatles Made Music History at Shea Stadium

    08/16/2017 10:08:08 AM PDT · by Enchante · 25 replies
    Variety ^ | September 15, 2016 | Matt Hurwitz
    The Beatles were always breaking new ground, and on August 15, 1965, they did so again by essentially creating the stadium tour, as detailed in Ron Howard’s new doc on the band’s years on the road, “Eight Days a Week.” On that date, the group played before a record crowd of 55,600 at the then-brand new William A Shea Municipal Stadium in Queens, NY. The event was filmed for posterity by their manager, Brian Epstein, and Ed Sullivan’s Sullivan Productions for a television special, a 30 minute edit of which, representing most of the concert, can be seen exclusively in...
  • "Heroes" - instrumental David Bowie cover, by Yours Truly

    08/16/2017 8:56:01 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 10 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 8/16/17 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg" (performance), D. Bowie and B. Eno (song)
    Rest in peace, Maestro. For a free download of "Heroes," click here, click on More, and choose Download.
  • Game Of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 Leaks Online After HBO Spain Airs Episode By Mistake

    08/16/2017 8:50:29 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 13 replies
    Fossbytes ^ | 8/16/17 | staff
    Just when you thought that things couldn’t get any worse for HBO and Game of Thrones executives, HBO Spain decided to take up the matter in its own hands by airing the complete GOT S07E06 episode. Facepalm! After HBO Nordic committed this blunder of broadcasting the next unaired Game of Thrones episode in Spain for 1 hour, the viewers were quick to record the same and share it online with other GOT enthusiasts. As usual, Reddit was the first online forum that became the go-to place for HBO fans. On different Game of Thrones-related subreddits (For ex., Freefolk), the users...
  • Elvis Presley left a lasting impact on Ann-Margret, says TCM host Ben Mankiewicz

    08/16/2017 8:08:09 AM PDT · by chasio649 · 23 replies ^ | 8/16/17 | Stephanie Nolasco
    “Ann-Margret does not discuss Elvis and not because she bears him any ill will,” Mankiewicz told Fox News. “Quite to the contrary, she is very eager to protect Elvis’ legacy and she thinks, correctly, that the media and others... sort of pick away at his legacy because we’re so desperate for information on him. And I suspect she thinks his career was mishandled by [manager] Colonel Tom Parker.
  • Tough Talking Chelsea Handler Breaks As She Discovers Grandfather's Nazi Past

    08/16/2017 4:52:34 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 08/06/13 | Eddie Kim
    Every family's history holds its secrets, for good and for bad. For comedian Chelsea Handler, the biggest questions lay with the fact that her maternal grandfather fought for the Nazi regime in World War II. In a new episode of TLC's Who Do You Think You Are, Handler, 38, discovers exactly what role her grandfather, Karl Stoecker, played in one of history's most atrocious genocides. And growing up, Handler had no idea that her grandfather - a 'very, very strong man' she describes as having a 'sense of humour' - had a dark past.In the episode, she reveals that he...
  • Kid Rock "American Bad A**" song to POTUS video.

    08/14/2017 8:37:12 PM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | Nov 9, 2016 | Unknown
    WARNING language, but it seems quite relevant considering Kid Rock may run for Senate.
  • Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman (I think this is the original)

    08/14/2017 1:28:25 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 28 replies
    Video LinkI watched the Smothers Brother's show that night (I's been a long time and the mind plays tricks). Wichita Lineman came out in 1968. I graduated High School in 1966. But in my junior year of High School I worked a summer job at the county utility office. Honestly, I can't remember what I did (errands mostly)...but I wanted to be a writer when I grew up and was always on the look out for good stories...and the stories of our local linemen were not remotely like this song. The stories I remember were mostly about beer and...
  • Wichita Lineman

    08/14/2017 12:47:09 PM PDT · by Twotone · 18 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | Aug. 13, 2017 | Mark Steyn
    Glen Campbell died last Tuesday at the age of 81, and I blush to realize that his only appearance in these columns to date has been a parenthetic reference in our Sinatra Song of the Century #77: "Strangers In The Night" had a huge impact on the guy playing that "chinking rhythm guitar", too. He was a fellow called Glen Campbell. At the time, he was a session guitarist with no particular interest in singing. "I'd never really paid that much attention to it, because I'm really a musician at heart. Singin' was, like, secondary," he said. "But when I...
  • Hunter's Lullaby by Leonard Cohen for Gibbs in NCIS

    08/14/2017 12:44:11 PM PDT · by mairdie · 4 replies
    Gibbs used to be SUCH a strong character. I still love the earlier seasons. This Leonard Cohen song is wonderful for him because it's such a strong story song that works perfectly for Gibbs.
  • "I hate Illinois Nazis"

    08/13/2017 9:59:54 AM PDT · by cmj328 · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | Too soon? | Jake & Elwood Blues
    (NSFW due to language, violence and swastikas)
  • Out of the Past

    08/13/2017 6:17:09 AM PDT · by Twotone · 39 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | Aug. 12, 2017 | Mark Steyn
    Robert Mitchum was born in Connecticut one hundred years ago - August 6th 1917 - and had the kind of childhood that gives you plenty to talk about in interviews, although Mitchum rarely did. His father, a railroad worker, was crushed to death before his son's second birthday, and young Bob was eventually sent to live with his grandparents in Delaware. He was expelled from middle school for getting into a fight with the principal. Kicked out of high school, he drifted round the country, hopping freights, sleeping in boxcars, picking up a little dough digging ditches, getting jailed for...
  • Trouble by Cat Stevens - for Alias

    08/12/2017 6:06:37 PM PDT · by mairdie · 27 replies
    For some reason, this song sticks in my head today. Also did the song for Galaxy Quest, a movie that was sort of a Star Trek spoof. Galaxy Quest, Trouble, Cat Stevens
  • For Mozart lovers

    08/12/2017 10:00:50 AM PDT · by entropy12 · 21 replies
    youtube ^ | 08/12/17 | Bobby
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  • "So long, Mom, I'm Off to Drop the Bomb" - Tom Lehrer for Man from Uncle

    08/11/2017 1:57:52 PM PDT · by mairdie · 9 replies
    For some reason, this song has been playing in my head all day as I read news. Ilya rides a bomb down that's supposed to hit Las Vegas. What he doesn't know is that it's actually a stink bomb, rather than the more destructive kind.
  • I Clean My Gun and Dream of Galveston

    08/11/2017 11:17:33 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 22 replies
    American Conservative, the ^ | 04 December 2012 | Bill Kauffman
    Is there a better antiwar pop song than “Galveston,” which Jimmy Webb wrote and Glen Campbell sang in the Vietnam-hued year of 1969? Therein, a young soldier daydreams of his Texas home by the Gulf and the girl he left behind. He describes the things he misses—“seawaves crashing,” “seabirds flying in the sun”—and confesses, “I am so afraid of dying” without seeing girl or Galveston again. There is not a single note of preachiness or abstraction in the song. Yet in elevating home over foreign crusades, “Galveston” borders on sedition. It really ought to be banned under the Patriot Act....
  • GAME OF THRONES Board Game Coming

    08/10/2017 5:38:00 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 17 replies
    A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game Lead the Starks or Lannisters into battle using amazing preassembled miniatures based on the characters of the best-selling novels!
  • Melania Trump Fashion Music Video

    08/10/2017 5:37:27 PM PDT · by mairdie · 34 replies
    A music video of Melania Trump fashion choices done to the music of Joseph Blanchard. Up-arrows for Melania would be greatly appreciated. I fear that the other side is going to discover the other direction arrows eventually.
  • Farmer Sprays Cow Poop All Over Protestors Trespassing On His Land (It's True!!! Video at Link!!!)

    08/10/2017 11:25:03 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 42 replies
    While this happened in Lancashire Farm, England in April 2016, I don't think this has been seen before. ENJOY…… Despite courts telling her that she couldn't trespass onto a local farmer's private property to host her fracking protest, Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson obviously thought she was above the law given her celebrity status. Defiantly entering the arm along with her sister Sophie and a small group of other wacko protesters, the two spoiled brats then set up their bake sale where they displayed energy-themed cakes as part of a Greenpeace-backed protest stunt. But the farmer who owned the land wasn't...