Posts Tagged ‘bands that used to exist’

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And now, the search result for “The Canadian Johnny Cash”

March 8, 2013

The video below is the entirety of a Stompin’ Tom Connors concert film. Connors passed away a few days ago, and this was posted on “If Charlie Parker Was A Gunslinger…

Across This Land with Stompin’ Tom Connors – YouTube.

Let’s talk about “World Music” for a moment. We’ve heard the music Tom is playing here before. But we have not heard it used in the telling of tales of French Canadian lumberjacks. It’s a little like hearing Fela Kuti, and picking out the bits of James Brown. It is familiar, but alien. It also won’t leave your head.

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By the way, that little guitar bit is from The Minutemen’s “Corona”

August 28, 2012

 

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Fixing the Hardest Button to Button

June 12, 2012

 

Jack White’s 10 Weirdest Merch Items White Stripes Sewing Kit – Stereogum.

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Holy Crap, The Stone Roses Are Getting Back Together

October 18, 2011

Now, I am probably not going to fly to Manchester to see these guys play. But if they come to NY, it is on.

The Stone Roses Reunite – Stereogum.

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The Collins Kids cover Johnny B. Goode

February 15, 2011

Let’s see. Youth, check. Double-neck axe, check. Evidence of shredditude, check. Fuck it, I’m calling it Metal.

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Number one at what?

February 3, 2011

Be True To Your School (The Beach Boys)

When some loud braggart tries to put me down
And says his school is great
I tell him right away
“Now what’s the matter buddy
Ain’t you heard of my school
It’s number one in the state”

My guesses:
1. Asbestos abatement
2. Landscape and Arboreal Arts
3. Teen pregnancy

Yours?

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TV Party! Just don’t spill on the couch.

January 31, 2011

Via.