Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Nifty images I'd like to save

"As I child I was terrified by the showing of ubiquitous and redundant symbols of power that I saw in movies. I have since learned that despite their broad advertisement they are less signs of power and more desperate and obvious symbols of weakness." -- Peter ORourke


Friday, November 19, 2010

Child prodigies

I love watching child prodigies. Three-quarters of Americans don't believe in reincarnation, but I'm sure they must have second thoughts when presented with wonders like these. Enjoy!

Three year old conductor

Three year old singer

Quinn Sullivan

Emily Bear

Aditya Phatak (2 year old drummer)

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Folk Music

Kate Rusby:
Let Me Be (live)
I Courted a Sailor
Let the Cold Wind Blow
High On A Hill
Awkward Annie

Fairport Convention:
Fairwell, Fairwell
Who Knows Where the Time Goes

The Corries:
The Wild Mountain Thyme

Dick Gaughan:
Song for Ireland
The Worker's Song
The Father's Song

Stan Rogers:
Barrett's Privateers (a bunch of guys around a table singing a rousing sea-chanty -- it's impossible to not stomp your foot to this one! :)

Martin Carthy:
Seven Yellow Gypsies

Karine Polwart:
Follow the Heron
I'm Gonna Do It All

I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
I'll Fly Away
Oh Death
Down to the River to Pray

Billy Bragg:
Natalie Merchant, Michael Stipe & Billy Bragg - Hello In There
Between The Wars
The Unwelcome Guest

Old Jacobite Songs:
The Silver Whistle
Cam Ye O'er Frae France
Johnnie Cope
Ferry Me Ower Tae Chairlie
My Ain Countrie

Music from the 60's

Eric Burdon & War:
Spill the Wine

Otis Redding:
Try a Little Tenderness
The Dock Of The Bay

The Foundations:
Build Me Up Buttercup

The Monkees:
I'm a Believer
Pleasant Valley Sunday

The Beatles:
Lovely Rita
I'm Looking Through You (and a few more songs from Rubber Soul)

Velvet Underground:
Sweet Jane

The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made for Walkin'

Petula Clark - Downtown

Lulu - To Sir With Love