Posts Tagged ‘Dr. John’

Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya Hot Links

Sunday, 25 June 2017

The Human Genome is 80% cow. It’s also 60% fruit fly.
That explains a lot.

A 5 year-old boy witnessed Lincoln’s assassination.

This strike out counts [via]

Justice for Damone Ramone is long overdue.  Johnny, Joey, Tommy, DeeDee and Marky never gave their sibling the credit he deserved.

Gitcha some Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya. “I’ll kill all y’all’s ills.”

Now about those Trump Lies. They’re all lies.

Top image is a sculpture entitled Malinche by Jimmie Durham.

Born ca.1500AD, La Malinche (also known as Doña Marina) was a female Nahua from the Tobasco region of Mexico. Enslaved by the Chontal Maya, she was given to the Spanish conquistadors led by Hernán Cortés in 1519. She was reported to be a hottie, was savvy enough to cozy up to Cortés, became his translator and mistress, and aided the Spaniards in defeating the Aztecs. She’s now reviled as a traitor… to those who enslaved HER.

Saturday Matinee – 1922 Hotties, Grampa Shreds, 50 Blues Riffs & Jeff Healey with Dr. John

Saturday, 14 January 2017

1922 beauties and fashions in color [via].

Anonymous octogenarian walks into a guitar store and doesn’t play “Smoke On The Water.”

This guy nails the styles and acknowledges that there are caption typos in the vid. The Utoobage post has the entire list.

Jeff Healey (with Dr. John) had a killer jam recorded in 1988.

Have a great weekend, folks. Rock on wit yo bad sef.

Saturday Matinee – Pantsula, The Clark Brothers / Killer Diller & Dr. John

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Have some Pantsula [via].

The Clark Brothers at the Apollo Theater. That amazing clip was from the 1948 movie “Killer Diller.” Here’s the full version:

Bunkessa and the missus were watching the movie “Holes” this afternoon and this song played during the credits:

Dr. John Rebennack performs “Let’s Make a Better World” at Live On The Green in 2012.

Have a great Holiday Weekend folks. There’s always more to come.

Saturday Matinee – Leon Russell, Dr. John, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Jimmy Smith; Red Nichols, Pete Candoli & Al Hirt

Saturday, 20 August 2011

That’s Claude Russell Bridges, aka Leon Russell, 1964.

That’s Malcom John Rebennack, Jr., aka Dr. John, playing Stephen Foster‘s “Swanee River Boogie.” Not sure what year this one’s from.

The Squirrel Nut Zippers‘ “Ghost of Stephen Foster” has been posted here before, but I like it.

Bill Doggett‘s “Honky Tonk” by Jimmy Smith is a head-bobber.

Three of the greatest trumpet players of all time: Red Nichols, Pete Candoli and Al Hirt playing “Hot Lips,” ca. 1964.

That’s it for now.  Have a great weekend folks, and be back here tomorrow for more fun.

Sunday Matinee – Tim, Cab, James, Etta & Dr. John

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Nice groove, tip from coldwarrior.

Cab Calloway’s “Reefer Man.”

Butane James lipsynchs to his classic in front of a bunch of white kids.  Note that the footwork is not lipsynched.

Etta James was not pretty, but this song is, especially when she’s accompanied by Dr. John Rebennack, and to be fair, he’s never been pretty either.

Have a great weekend folks, what’s left of it, and be back here tomorrow.


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