Posts Tagged ‘videos’

Kate Bush Has Permission to Quote James Joyce

Kate Bush Has Permission to Quote James Joyce

Molly Bloom’s free-flowing final chapter in James Joyce‘s groundbreaking and (then) scandalous novel, Ulysses, was the inspiration for Kate Bush’s title song from her 1989 album, The Sensual World. At the time, though, she didn’t have permission from the Joyce estate to quote any of Molly’s inner monologue. Now she does. Bush has rerecorded the […]

Best Unused Band Name: Rabbitt Hendrix — Happy Birthday Eddie and Jimi

Best Unused Band Name: Rabbitt Hendrix — Happy Birthday Eddie and Jimi

November 27th Birthdays JOHNNY ALLEN HENDRIX (later legally changed to JAMES MARSHALL HENDRIX) b. November 27th, 1942, Seattle, WA — d. September 18, 1970, London (official bio follows videos). Enjoy these two very different versions of “Red House”, the first from Stockholm in January 1969, the second from Woodstock later that same year. Both highlight […]

Happy Birthday Johnny, Joni and Nick!

Happy Birthday Johnny, Joni and Nick!

Born on this date, November 7: Johnny Rivers (born John Henry Ramistella) — 1942, NYC. Best known for “Secret Agent Man,” we dug up this cover of Al Wilson’s “The Snake” with some groovy go-go dancers in the background. Joni Mitchell (born Roberta Joan Anderson) — 1943, Alberta Canada. Arguably one of the greatest songwriters […]