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Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Jones’

Saturday Matinee – Bearded Dragon Ant Crusher Praying Mantis Cursor Eater Blue King Brown Toots Maytals Sharon Jones Dap Kings

Saturday, 17 December 2011

[h/t Juan Epstein]

Praying Mantis, Praying Mantis, does whatever a Praying Mantis does.

Awesome Aussie RiddimReggae Rock.

Toots & The Maytals’ Pressure Drop.

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings got the Southpaw.

Dang. Too much too little too late, but that gets me five. Have a great weekend. See you all tomorrow.

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Saturday Matinee – Bunk’s Birthday, World’s Fastest Indian, Call Me Al, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings

Saturday, 4 June 2011


Kudos to Amy Oops for this one, even though it’s not my birthday and I’m no one’s bitch, even if I enjoy popping balloons.


World’s fastest Indian. h/t Mongoose

Nice version of this Paul Simon song. h/t AZfederalist

Steve Martin’s Steep Canyon Rangers provide free music for those who are without it. They’re not bad at it, either.

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings need no explanation. Pure retro soul, and with that, we’re out. Have a great weekend folks, and be back here tomorrow for more fun.

Saturday Matinee: Eartha Kitt, Sharon & Binky, Willis, Eddie & Keith

Saturday, 27 December 2008

Eartha Kitt (1927-2008).  She was THE Catwoman.

Sharon Jones, live in France, backed by Binky Griptite & the Dap Kings.

Willis “Gator Tail” Jackson cranks it in 1955.

Now for Something Else:

Eddie Cochran recorded this in 1959.  (Six months later he died in a car crash in England that also injured Gene Vincent and the songwriter, Sharon Sheely.)

Keith Richards’ tribute to Cochran.  Richards died of various drug overdoses and alcohol poisonings in 1967, 1970, 1972, 1983 and several other years since.  He’s still touring.


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