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Posts Tagged ‘Frank Zappa’

Saturday Matinee – Miles, George, Michael, Frank & Janis

Saturday, 6 November 2010

[Updated post: I deleted my unnecessary political rant. I decided that it doesn’t belong on this blog, and, aside from letting me vent, all it does is tick people off. Lo siento mucho. –Bunk]

Here’s  a dose of awesome:

Miles Davis was always awesome, especially in his later funk years. Didja catch the background jam? It obviously came from here:

George Clinton’s Parliament cranked it, although Clinton’s Funkadelic  “Maggot Brain” was my favorite. Here’s an alternate version:

Poor video, but nice audio by Michael Hampton. Let’s segue…

Zappa’s “Black Napkins” is a classic, and it’s probably derived, or at least related in an odd sort of way, from this:

Yep. That’s the Janis. Have a great weekend, folks, and be back here for more fun tomorrow.

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The Dental Floss Tycoon

Thursday, 6 August 2009

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… or was he mining for tweezer zirconium ore instead?

[Found here.]

CB & FZ

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

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A seat at this table would have been priceless.

[Image from here by way of link from here.]


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