John Belushi, Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter & Dan Akroyd, date unknown, probably late 1970s.
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Have a great Hamas-Free weekend folks. See you back here tomorrow.
Johnny Winter, legendary guitarist and one of the most recognizable icons of Texas blues and rock passed away at the age of 70 earlier this week after a long career.
In a documentary released this year entitled “Johnny Winter Down and Dirty,” he laughed, “Made my first record when I was 15, started playing clubs when I was 15. Started drinking and smoking when I was 15. Sex when I was 15. Fifteen was a big year for me.”
According to Wiki, at age 10 he and his 8 year old brother Edgar played on local TV in his hometown of Beaumont Texas. Johnny Winter performed for an astounding 60 years, and he died while on still on tour.
RIP, Johnny. You made our roadtrips a hellalotta fun.
I was talking to a younger co-worker today, and out of the blue he asked what my favorite band was. Good question with an easy answer.
My response was Frank Zappa, any lineup post-Mothers, beginning with “Apostrophe.” Jazz, rock, & pop, Zappa had all genres covered, and he did them all well (especially R&B DooWop). “Peaches En Regalia” is one of my favorite songs [00:54:00].
Zappa was one of the few popular musicians/composers that I would have liked to have met face-to-face, but since I’m not in the industry, and that Frank Zappa passed away years ago, it’s not going to happen.
Dweezil & Co. plays Frank. Jump to 0:2:45 for the start of awesome (and yes, according to FZ, Dweezil was named after his mother’s little toe).
Have a great weekend, folks, and be back here tomorrow.
Classic presentation of The Pledge Of Allegiance eloquently delivered by Red Skelton.
“This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” is classic David Byrne.
Let’s wrap it up with Stevie Ray Vaughan from 1983 with a killer version of “Texas Flood.”
Have a great Independence Day weekend, folks.
Ray McKinley with Bobby Nichols (cornet) and Lennie Hambro (clarinet) circa 1960.
Pete Fountain has his own take, too.
The Marsalis Family did their own take of the classic, circa 2009.
That should do for now. Have a great weekend, folks, and we’ll be back here tomorrow whether you like it or not.
Mariusz Goli “Improwizacja.”
The Buskerblaster is kinda cool especially if you’re a girl named Dylan.
A Capella is awesome, no matter where it happens.
Have a great weekend, folks.
“They clownin’, man! “
Turn up the sound and be amused – two Mormon missionaries sharked a streetball game. Here’s an exerpt from the Utoobage description:
“My cousin Cole, a missionary in Dallas Texas, has been dying to play some street ball and got the chance. After playing it cool asking to play because they are “Just some white boys”, they were allowed to play and tried to make it look like they weren’t that good. That is until they started to play.
“He actually was on a State Champ basketball team where he can dunk a regulation size hoop. He has over a 40″ Vert. but doing this in his dress shoes is even better.”
RamCam is self explanatory.
Bunkessa showed up without warning a while ago, and suggested Hurray For The Riff Raff for a wrap. 27:30 is pure retro awesome.
Have a great weekend, folks, and be back here tomorrow for more fun.