Britain loses the war to America, but George III has a question for the victorious patriots —
During a weekly, long country drive, my youngest serves as navigator and DJ. If not for these drives, and the occasional recommendations of others, I’d be listening only to a single genre, from generations back.
This song came about on one of those drives. It’s clever, in an admirable way.
Last week, after posting the jazz standard Sunny Side of the Street (as sung by Marie Bryant), a reader kindly recommended an original song from The Pogues with that title. Here’s their song, one that I very much like. Enjoy.
In the storied summer of 1967, there was an ever-so-brief (and ever-so-strange) combination of two ever-so-different musical icons: The Monkees and Jimi Hendrix. Monkees drummer Micky Dolenz recounts the brief period of time that the legendary guitarist was the opening act for the pop boy-band sensation. While the pairing of the two acts seemed like a good—if novel—idea at the time, that quickly proved not to be the case. Some things just aren’t meant to be…
Student group “Harvard Din and Tonics” gives an a cappella performance of famed composer and honorand John Williams’s most beloved scores, including Star Wars, Jaws, and Indiana Jones.
From the animated series Over the Garden Wall.