https://youtu.be/O0jBwk71Qcw Haven’t had any music on here in a while, so here’s Bruce Springsteen’s newest single. Written and originally performed by Frank Wilson. Joyous.
https://youtu.be/Gnn-pBhmUX4 Bleachers brings the Jersey Shore sound (including not one, but two saxophones) to SNL. Jack Antonoff also brings his Dad to back him up on guitar while he sings about his parents.
What was going on in the world in 1961? A lot of eeriness, a lot of confused, threatened, concealed or failed aggressionBen Ratliff Taking inspiration from Coltrane’s two weeks at the Village Vanguard almost exactly 60 years ago, Ben Ratliff in the Washington Post riffs on John Coltrane and the Essence of 1961. So here…… Continue reading Coltrane 1961
…Pontoon party boat included. A 1955 house in Upper Greenwood Lake, New Jersey, owned by Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys and Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill, is for sale. The house is listed for just under $1 Million and property taxes are a very-reasonable-for-New Jersey $15,000 or so. The furniture, which goes all-in on…… Continue reading Beastie Boy/Bikini Kill Lake House For Sale
https://youtu.be/CE1amt-aRxE Nobody rocks harder than a 70s funk-rock band with two drummers.
OK, I’m calling it: Sugar and Booze (which presciently came out last Christmas) is the most appropriate song for CFH (Christmas from Home) 2020. Ana Gasteyer singing it live last year: https://youtu.be/3MN6oGRXvaU Namechecks: Hendricks, ManischewitzPreferred Cider Mixer: Rum Sticking with the theme, the official runner up: Cider and Hennessy by Jordin Sparks: https://youtu.be/u-o9IzC9Ho0 Namechecks: Hennessy…… Continue reading The Official Song of Christmas from Home 2020: Sugar and Booze
Here’s a Christmas bonus: Darlene Love sings Christmastime for the Jews, a Robert Smigel/Saturday Night Live production from 2005. Possibly more information than you need on the history of this music video at Uproxx. https://youtu.be/BGzO1ghRKp4
https://youtu.be/3NBfoaTnbIE From 2009, Darlene Love sings Christmas, Baby Please Come Home. Or, if you prefer, listen to her first appearance on David Letterman in 1986.
As previously mentioned, there’s a new Ella Fitzgerald album. Listen to it on Spotify.