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Musical Interlude topic for March 2024
YouTube etcetera ^ | March 9, 2009 etcetera | Jordan Christopher & The Wild Ones et al

Posted on 03/01/2024 8:48:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv

"Wild Thing" Original Version by Jordan Christopher & The Wild Ones (1965) | 2:41
Cantabrigidian | 3.27K subscribers | 342,559 views | March 9, 2009

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Today we're literally giving you three chords and the truth with a song that has left an indelible mark on rock history... Wild Thing by the TROGGS... Written and recorded under the gun, The songwriter Chip Taylor had to write the song and record a demo in just a few hours to hit a deadline. Otherwise, he might miss his date with destiny. After he finished recording it. it was so corny he fell on the floor laughing! He had written the song as a joke as a code word for Sex. Turns out, the song completely flopped the first time around. And then feeling embarrassed by the track's sexual undertones, this writer tried to hide it from his publisher. But someone found it and it was picked up by today's famous group, The Troggs. Piggybacking on someone else's recording session, the band laid it down in something like 20 minutes. But as fast as it took to record, this song was no flash in the pan. The song was all a big joke and it made its writer so rich he was gambling 10 grand a day in Vegas... The story is up next on Professor of Rock.

The original version of the classic song "Wild Thing", later made famous by The Troggs and Jimi Hendrix. This was released on November 1, 1965, about six months before The Troggs recorded their remake, which would would go to #1 on the US charts and sell millions of copies around the world.

The song was written by Chip Taylor, who also wrote the hit ballad "Angel Of The Morning"

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Declared by many to be the "first British punk band", today's featured musicians gave us a surefire classic... and the original writer laughed the entire time he wrote it. thinking it was all a huge joke. Little did he know that Joke would bring in a lot of money. It's the Troggs with Wild Thing. The Troggs, short for Troglodytes, aka "cave men" were a garage rock band that originated in Andover, England. In 1964 Reginald Maurice Ball, later famously known as Reg Presley, was working as a bricklayer while at the same time playing in the first lineup of The Troggs... When that formation disbanded, Reg and drummer Ronnie Bond joined up with guitarist Chris Britton and bassist Pete Staples... members of a rival Andover band named Ten Feet Five.

By 1965, Reg took on lead vocalist duties, and the guys were soon discovered by up-and-coming producer Larry Page. Page had struck gold with one of the most influential rock bands of the 60s, first called the Ravens and later renamed the Kinks. These guys scored big time with their breakout #1 UK hit You Really Got Me. Following this burst of success, Larry Page signed the Troggs and in 1966, the band recorded a one-off single for CBS Records called 'Lost Girl'. It wasn't a hit.

However, their next single would be. Famously becoming an essential entry into the story of rock and roll. The song was of course Wild Thing! Although popularized by the Troggs, Wild Thing wasn't actually written by the band. Rather it originated with a songwriter named Chip Taylor. Throughout his career, Taylor was a prolific writer, composing songs for Willie Nelson, the Hollies, Linda Ronstadt, Janis Joplin, and Jackie DeShannon.
Song was SO BAD... Singer Couldn't Stop LAUGHING When He Recorded It... Became a Smash!--Professor of Rock | 18:30 | Professor of Rock | 944K subscribers | 380,560 views | January 27, 2024
Song was SO BAD... Singer Couldn't Stop LAUGHING When He Recorded It... Became a Smash!--Professor of Rock | 18:30 | Professor of Rock | 944K subscribers | 380,560 views | January 27, 2024

1 posted on 03/01/2024 8:48:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv
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2 posted on 03/01/2024 8:52:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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https://secondhandsongs.com/performance/29292/originals#nav-entity

https://secondhandsongs.com/performance/29292/versions#nav-entity

https://secondhandsongs.com/performance/29292/adaptations#nav-entity


3 posted on 03/01/2024 8:55:29 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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Reels played: Cooley's reel, With Ourselves (Johnny Harling's), Roscommon reel.
Irish Reel Medley (Tin Whistle) | 5:37
Malcador | 1.91K subscribers | 589,662 views | September 6, 2015
Irish Reel Medley (Tin Whistle) | 5:37 | Malcador | 1.91K subscribers | 589,662 views | September 6, 2015

4 posted on 03/01/2024 8:57:48 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Yeah Chip Taylor is John Voits brother. Crazy world. I met him way back.


5 posted on 03/01/2024 9:17:53 PM PST by waterhill (Rest in peace Sadie.)
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To: SunkenCiv
This version was getting airplay on Boss Radio 93 KHJ in the spring of 1968, but disappeared from the playlists on June 5 for obvious reasons.

Wild Thing--Senator Bobby

6 posted on 03/01/2024 9:19:59 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Fiji Hill

Apparently someone involved in the Troggs’ version produced that one. :^)


7 posted on 03/01/2024 9:27:56 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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To: waterhill; Larry Lucido

I’ll be darned...

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000685/bio/?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

“Everybody’s talkin’ at me, I can’t hear a word they’re sayin’, I’m just drivin’ ‘round in Jon Voight’s car...”


8 posted on 03/01/2024 9:29:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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To: SunkenCiv

He did some good work with Carrie Rodriguez ( Johnny Rodriguez’s kid) a while back.


9 posted on 03/02/2024 8:59:05 AM PST by waterhill (Rest in peace Sadie.)
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President Reagan (Phil Hartman) acts hopeless and clueless in public, but in private he's an evil mastermind who knows every detail about everything happening in his administration. [Season 12, 1986]
President Reagan, Mastermind - SNL | 6:55
Saturday Night Live | 14.1M subscribers | 2,502,652 views | October 4, 2013
President Reagan, Mastermind - SNL | 6:55 | Saturday Night Live | 14.1M subscribers | 2,502,652 views | October 4, 2013

10 posted on 03/03/2024 4:32:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Get off Biden's back, he lost his son in Iraq, and has a fulltime job as a lyin' sack.)
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Steve Vai - I'm The Hell Outta Here - Crossroads guitar festival | 7:44
Yael Dhaene | 1.11K subscribers | 577,501 views | February 22, 2010
Steve Vai - I'm The Hell Outta Here - Crossroads guitar festival | 7:44 | Yael Dhaene | 1.11K subscribers | 577,501 views | February 22, 2010

11 posted on 03/03/2024 4:50:40 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Get off Biden's back, he lost his son in Iraq, and has a fulltime job as a lyin' sack.)
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Whoops. Did that last month. [blush] That’s why it turned up on the YT recommended list down the right side of the screen.

https://freerepublic.com/focus/chat/4214299/posts?page=15#15

OTOH, from July 2023:

https://freerepublic.com/focus/chat/4164827/posts?page=3#3

He’s a favorite:

https://freerepublic.com/tag/stevevai/index


12 posted on 03/03/2024 4:55:28 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Get off Biden's back, he lost his son in Iraq, and has a fulltime job as a lyin' sack.)
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I believe this may be perhaps the first time I have ever performed a piece of music on solo acoustic guitar and vocals with nothing supporting me, and made it public.

I love playing and singing this song. When I was young (early 20’s) I used to have these very vivid dreams of racing through the cosmos with it’s massive bodies of planets, suns, black holes, etc all in an intensely vivid and exaggerated clarity. Hard to explain, but perhaps you’ve had them too? And whenever I would see the moon, it seemed to loom majestically in my awareness. Our Moon has been a source of romance for many a poet, painter and song writer. When caught in the right light, it seems to have a charismatic mystique that lures us in. That’s what I focused on when singing this track. Enjoy.
Steve Vai - "The Moon and I" (Solo Acoustic & Vocals) | 3:34
SteveVaiHimself | 802K subscribers | 420,695 views | April 30, 2020
Steve Vai -

13 posted on 03/03/2024 5:05:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Get off Biden's back, he lost his son in Iraq, and has a fulltime job as a lyin' sack.)
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GUTHRIE GOVAN PLAYS 20 GUITARISTS [+TAB]
5:00
Lucas Ray Exp - LRE
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VzKyPruPgA


14 posted on 03/03/2024 6:27:05 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Get off Biden's back, he lost his son in Iraq, and has a fulltime job as a lyin' sack.)
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NOT WORK SAFE!

Another rare footage of Eddie Murphy's funny stand-up performance. It was recorded in 1981.
Eddie Murphy - The Big Laff Off (Rare stand-up footage) | 7:46
Talk Nerdy To Me | 1.34K subscribers | 327,662 views | July 19, 2016
Eddie Murphy - The Big Laff Off (Rare stand-up footage) | 7:46 | Talk Nerdy To Me | 1.34K subscribers | 327,662 views | July 19, 2016

15 posted on 03/06/2024 9:27:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; BraveMan; cardinal4; ...

16 posted on 03/08/2024 9:09:23 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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17 posted on 03/09/2024 8:44:49 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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The original Raspberries—Eric Carmen, Wally Bryson, Jim Bonfanti and Dave Smalley—perform their first live song in over 30 years at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio on November 26, 2004.
Raspberries - I Wanna Be With You (Live!) | 3:25
RaspberriesOnline | 13.3K subscribers | 353,300 views | February 25, 2016
Raspberries - I Wanna Be With You (Live!) | 3:25 | RaspberriesOnline | 13.3K subscribers | 353,300 views | February 25, 2016

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18 posted on 03/11/2024 9:15:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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SpaceX launched Starship atop of its Super Heavy booster from their Starbase facility in South Texas on March 14, 2024 -- Credit: SpaceX
Blastoff! SpaceX Starship launches to space on 3rd integrated test flight | 11:48
VideoFromSpace | 1.73M subscribers | March 14, 2024
Blastoff! SpaceX Starship launches to space on 3rd integrated test flight | 11:48 | VideoFromSpace | 1.73M subscribers | March 14, 2024

19 posted on 03/14/2024 7:10:20 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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Pass'd Times: Popular Music of the Revolutionary Era
Frenet Ha' | 3:22
Sara & Maynard Johnson with Rogues' Consort - Topic | 41 subscribers | 182 views | October 25, 2015
Frenet Ha' | 3:22 | Sara & Maynard Johnson with Rogues' Consort - Topic | 41 subscribers | 182 views | October 25, 2015

20 posted on 03/17/2024 7:51:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Putin should skip ahead to where he kills himself in the bunker.)
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