A Dudley Moore routine was a mashup of the whistling theme of "The Bridge on the River Kwai" with Beethoven. Moore was a badass pianist, if you didn't know.
Tag - live music
Both terribly amusing and a bit sad, Janis Joplin returns home to Port Arthur, Texas for her ten-year high school reunion.
Mike Patton and his crew working up Al Green's "Simply Beautiful." It's not normal. But then again, nothing Patton touches could be construed as normal.
We've been warning you about the rise of the robots and the eventual ascent of Skynet for some time now. But sadly, people aren't paying much attention.
So when looking for stuff about the great Satchmo, I came across this bit: Armstrong’s birthdate was originally supposed to be July 4, 1900. However, his birthday was actually August 4, 1901–somebody apparently found a baptismal...
Performed live by The Tatanimats, it's Dark Side of the Moon done with ukuleles. And it works better than you would imagine.
I had forgotten St. Vincent's Marry Me streeted this past week. Now I must snag it. Because all I've heard is "Paris is Burning," which is stunning.
There’s not much to say on this one. Except that if it were any smoother it would be downright frictionless. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via VideoSift.
Tom Jones and Janis Joplin build a barn with “Raise Your Hand” on This is Tom Jones from 1969, then they proceed to burn it right to the goddamn ground and cackle madly, shaking their asses the whole time. Awesome. Direct link...
My bassist told me that years before, he had a chance to go see Miles for free and didn't take it. I never have forgiven him for that. Anyway, here's the Quintet live from 1964. Nice.