Marie, The Four Tunes (1953) The Four Tunes originated from The Brown Dots, a quartet started in New York City by Ivory “Deek” Watson after he split from the Ink Spots in late 1944. Marie was written by Irving Berlin and first recorded by Nat Shilkret & the RCA Victor Orchestra (as The Troubadors) in 1928.
LAPD southwest gang unit Day in the Life.
Nice collection of sewer tile & sewer pipe pottery.
Happy New Ears.
2021 Optical Illusion Winners. [h/t Eaglesoars]
Here is an incredible photo of two Bolivian river dolphin (Inia boliviensis) wrestling with a young green anaconda from Beni, Bolivia. Photo by Alejandro De Los Rios.
Such a touching story. In clay.
[h/t Mme. Jujujive]
“America, for all of its associations with pain and its bloody history, has always been a place of incredible hope and optimism. To be American, and particularly to come from New York City, is to be blessed.” – Eric Bibb
Let’s go one more. The Sad Sam Blues Jam features sisters Sadie Johnson (Vocals/Guitar) and Sam Johnson (Bass), with Krista Hess (Vocals/Guitar) and Matt McCarthy (Drums). Sam Motter is the wailin’ sax player. That’s what they sounded like in 2014 while still in high school!
Looks like that’ll do it for now. Gonna see if I can unclog the sidebar widgets that WorpDress arbitrarily farked up, but other than that, have a great weekend and we’ll be back tomorrow with more roughage.