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Posts Tagged ‘Retro’

Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delightful Butt Music

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

[Hieronymus Bosch‘s Butt Music found here.]

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Hello Cleveland!

Monday, 18 March 2019

According to Google Maps, the place still stands, in Ohio City Ohio.

[Top image found here.]

Saturday Matinee – St. Patrick’s Day Eve Edition: Irish Wedding at 5AM, The O’Reillys & The Paddyhats, & The Rumjacks

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Pretty good rendition of “The Rattlin’ Bog.” It’s a tough song to sing, but I’m partial to the version sung by The Fenians. Saw them sing it live more than once, and Terry Casey never stumbled.

The O’Reillys & The Paddyhats jam it with “Barrels of Whiskey.”

The Rumjacks‘ “An Irish Pub Song” is “a piss take at the explosion of Irish Pubs in Australia and the bastardisation of a culture.
From the lyrics posted on the Utoobage:

There’s a county map to go on the wall,
A hurling stick & a shinty ball,
The bric, the brac, the craic & all,
Lets call it an Irish pub.

Caffreys, Harp, Kilkenny on tap,
The Guinness pie & that cabbage crap,
The ideal wannabee Paddy trap,
We’ll call it an Irish pub.

You get the idea. On the other hand, my favorite Irish rebel song was a broadside set to music: Nell Flaherty’s Drake. It’s got some of the best snarky curses I’ve ever read. Here’s The Clancy Brothers’ version.

This is kinda fun, too. Good story intro:
The Night I Punched Russell Crowe.”

Have a great weekend, folks. We’ll be donning some green tomorrow.

Saturday Matinee – Single-Handed Pure Devotion, The Dixie Hummingbirds, The Allman Brothers & Kris Kristofferson w/ Johnny Cash

Saturday, 9 March 2019

[via Madam Jujujive]

Miz J. emailed, tells me she likes gospel, blues and old country, so here we go.

The Dixie Hummingbirds (1928-present) are a gospel rhythm and blues vocal group who influenced many recording artists. Even Paul Simon covered them.

What’s the greatest blues song ever? That’s a tough choice because the blues spans so many decades. I’m gonna go with this.

T-Bone Walker recorded “Stormy Monday” in 1947, but The Allman Brothers Band did a great cover 33 years later. I’ve always loved that chord turnaround.

(And THIS is one of the prettiest songs they ever recorded.)

Gospel – Check.
Blues – Check.
That leaves “old country.” Well, it’s not that old, but it counts.

Have a great weekend, folks. More stuff tomorrow.

Mardi Gras 2019!

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Heureux Mardi Gras!

Mo gris gris gumbo yaya here.

Saturday Matinee – New York Subway A Capella, Russian Chicago Cover & Ice Weasels

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Apologies for losing the original link. These guys are great.

These Russians do Chicago better than Chicago.

Then there’s this insanity. Ain’t no fear of thin ice.

Have a great weekend, folks. See you back here after the apocalypse.

Air Guitar

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

[Did a Tineye search and found I posted it previously here.]

Cool. 😀
Vulcans can’t play air guitar.

Resonantly Oscillating Magnetic Hot Links

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Nice English.

Airport FAIL.

Daddy’s home.

Service with a smile.

Kid trolls a fraudster.

Make America Grate Again!

Piercing cast iron skillets.

Piercing a concrete bunker.

Cowboy ethics [h/t Nancy H].

Does this ever happen to you?

Something happened in January 2017.

One full minute of Holy Crap They’re Idiots.

Keeping it real with people.” Idiocy on parade.

Charity hits the donation jackpot but doesn’t get jack [via].

Billy Gibbons sums up the longevity of ZZ Top in two words.

Obnoxious, offensive and shameful. “Environmental Injustice?”

“We are building an army of young people to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. This dark time in America must come to an end.”
– Sunrise Movement

Sara Blažević and Varshini Prakash started the Sunrise Movement. Both are amazing pieces of work.

Sara Blažević, a student from Swarthmore College said, “Communities all over the world are currently feeling the effects of extreme climate change and environmental injustice. This global crisis will only continue growing unless society’s power-holders throw their weight behind solutions to climate change, instead of remaining complicit with environmental destruction.”

Progressive Growing of GANs for Improved Quality, Stability, and Variation creeps me right out [via]. If that doesn’t bother you, this should.

[Top image from here:
“Illustration of a spin in a Bloch sphere showing
a) precession in the laboratory frame due to a static magnetic field followed by
b) the usefulness of considering this in a rotating frame and finally
c) the magnetic resonance effect due to a resonantly oscillating magnetic field.”]


[Bonus Update: Trailer for upcoming movie.]

Saturday Matinee – Archie Bell & The Drells

Saturday, 23 February 2019

I love this sound.
One hot riff makes it. I used to dance like that, too.

Do the stroll ’70s style. That’s some hilarious stuff.

Yeah, I heard the original today, and it made me smile.
1:40 “Lemme put this hamburger down.”

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

Master of the Rope-A-Dope

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

[Found here.]


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