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Saturday Matinee – The Beatnix, Zappa, Carl Douglas, The Black Keys & the Streamline Rockers

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One of my favorites of The PreFab Four (posted previously).

What the heck. Here’s Zappa’s version.

Here’s to the Royal Disco Wedding for our friends across the pond: “There was funky Chinamen from funky Chinatown.”  Great lyrics from Carl Douglas.  Reminds me of National Lampoon’s classic “Have a Kung-Fu Christmas.”

Heh. The Black Keys are my current favorites in the land of  retrorock, and they fit right in with the Soul Train motif. [Tip o’ the tarboosh to Bunkessa]

And as long as we’re going retro, here’s some rockabilly from the UK: The Streamline Rockers.

That makes five for this episode of the  Saturday Matinee, and with that I’m out. Have a great weekend folks, and see you back here tomorrow for more fun.

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2 Responses to “Saturday Matinee – The Beatnix, Zappa, Carl Douglas, The Black Keys & the Streamline Rockers”

  1. SOYLENT GREEN Says:

    That’s a pretty good John Cleese disguise George had on there.

    I actually expected you to stop over for my 28-year-behind Muddy obit.
    But then, I’m only getting to your weekend stuff now.
    This ever-expanding blogroll thing can be a hindrance.

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    SG– George was the clown of the band. As for touring the internest, I’ve been a tad busy with STUFF lately. Please take it personally. 😉

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