Skip to comments.The Weekend YouTube Musical Video Thread
Posted on 08/10/2007 9:10:26 AM PDT by Pyro7480
I thought I would start this weekend's YouTube video thread with my answers to a "meme" someone sent to me asking for ten music videos from YouTube.
1.) Take On Me by A-Ha
2.) Ni Ten Ichi Ryu - by Photek (Japanese title, Japanese theme, British artist. I've liked this since I saw this as a teenager in the early AM on a show called "Amp" on MTV which featured electronic music. Who can't resist samurai's chasing each other through the snow?)
3.) New Year's Day by U2 (Great track and more snow. Can you tell I like winter more than summer? ;-) )
4.) Found Out About You by the Gin Blossoms (this is from my favorite album of the 90's - it reminds me of more innocent times.)
5.) Grace by Jeff Buckley (One of my top-rated tracks of the 90s.)
6.) Sabotage by the Beastie Boys (this is just plain awesome - one of the best music videos ever!)
7.) You're Not Alone by Olive (more mid-90s electronic music - I fell in love with the singer's voice, not to mention she's very easy on the eyes.)
8.) The Tension and the Terror (live) by Straylight Run (no-frills video)
9.) Runnin' Down a Dream by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (I remember seeing this as a kid. It's still trippy.)
10.) Fade Into You by Mazzy Star (another monochromatic/black & white video. Great song.)
Considering this heatwave we’ve been experiencing...how about a little Christmas in August ;) ;)
Craig Kilborn - Jason Mraz & Toca Rivera
....and for an encore "Baby Please Don't Go"
Great thread bump.
Danny Gatton, Albert Lee, and Vince Gill tear it up on One Way Rider.
The Zimmers (A group of senior citizens)
The Who (From Monterrey Pop)
And Flipp (A strange, very original, version I saw on MTV a bunch of years back)
Keith Moon. Best drummer that ever lived. What a loss.
We’ll be singing, when we’re winning, we’ll be singing
No apologies are necessary. Thanks for getting things started.
Some good selections. I especially love that Mazzy Star song. Its so haunting.
Ping to the rest of the gang. Happy Friday everyone!
Sailin’ away on the crest of a wave
It’s like magic
Rollin’ and ridin’ and slippin’ and slidin’
And you, and your sweet desire,
You took me, ooh, woah, higher and higher, baby
It’s a livin’ thing,
It’s a terrible thing to lose,
It’s a given thing
What a terrible thing to lose
Making believe this is what you conceived
From your worst day, (I’m thinking of dying)
Moving in line then you look back in time
To the first day (I’m thinking, I’m thinking)
Takin’ a dive ‘cos you can’t halt the slide
Floating downstream, (I’m thinking of dying)
So let her go don’t start spoiling the show
It’s a bad dream (I’m thinking , I’m thinking )
It’s a livin’ thing,
It’s a terrible thing to lose,
It’s a terrible thing to lose
What a terrible thing to lose
Were you born an A$$-Hole? Or did you work at it your whole life? Priceless!
My two cents...
Allman Bros.-Cross To Bear
Nic Armstrong and the Thieves-Broken Mouth Blues
My Morning Jacket-Off The Record
lmAo!! I’m gonna have nightmares tonight!
And I don't remember if I've posted this before, but I heard this song today. I always liked it. Icicle Works-Whisper To A Scream
I’m a big fan of Stevie Nicks and Lucy did a great and funny job that was priceless
This is the week that was in matters musical
1962, “Your Heart Belongs to Me” by the Supremes debuts on the Hot 100 chart it is the first of their eventual 47 hits
1964, The Rolling Stones know they have arrived when they get the chance to hang out with two of their idols, Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon, while recording at Chicagos Chess studios the bands name resulted from a tune by Muddy
1965, The Jefferson Airplane, finally cleared for take-off, plays their first live show at the Matrix Club in San Francisco the band will ink a deal with RCA before the years end, one of the first rock bands in the Bay Area scene to do so
1967, Fleetwood Mac plays their first gig at the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival a month before John McVie joins the band and despite the fact that the bands name is derived from Mick Fleetwoods and McVies last names while performing at the Sunbury Jazz and Blues Festival in England, Jerry Lee Lewis whips the crowd into a frenzy that begins to turn violent three rockers leave with bleeding mouths, a stage assistant loses four teeth, and thanks to a six-inch, scaffold coupling pin thrown by one of Jerry Lees fans through the bass drum of Andrew Steele, his band The Herd doesnt get heard, as they do not perform (acts that had the nerve to precede Lewis are showered with pennies) fearing a full-scale riot, officials ask Lewis to leave the stage “ I dont care about you all dancing on the stage, Lewis tells his fans during the near-riot, “but some of these people do.” a steward is knocked out when a pint beer mug thrown by an unhappy fan hits him full in the face “The Killer” leaves the stage, and surprisingly out of character, without gunplay on an interesting side note, The Herds lead guitarist is none other than a young Peter Frampton, who later splits from The Herd after a long string of no hits to form Humble Pie with Steve Marriott recording sessions resume for the classic Love album Forever Changes sessions that began in June were marked with bickering and personnel changes that resulted in the producer bringing in members of L.A.s famed session stars “The Wrecking Crew” to record backing tracks for three tunes
1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Festival is held on Max Yasgurs farm in Bethel, New York nearly half a million gather to celebrate “3 Days of Peace and Music” (and mud, lots of mud) and enjoy performances by a “Whos Who” of rock and roll, including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ten Years After, and Jefferson Airplane
1970, Jim Morrisons trial for allegedly exposing himself during a 1969 concert begins in Miami Morrison will be found guilty on one count of profanity and one count of indecent exposure even though the proceedings drain the Lizard King, he will appeal the convictions
1972, Wings gets clipped when Paul and Linda McCartney are busted for pot possession following a Wings show in Gothenburg, Sweden the couple is fined and released
1978, Muddy Waters plays for President Jimmy Carter at the White House hopefully the roadies didnt have to work for Billy Beer
1985, ebony and ivory separate in acrimony when Michael Jackson, after seeking sage investment council from his friend Paul McCartney, purchases the ATV music catalog that includes 251 Lennon/McCartney songs at auction for $47.5 million McCartney and Yoko Ono attempt to purchase the songs only to be outbid by Jackson McCartney and Jacksons friendship ends promptly as a result and yes, we know that song was with Stevie Wonder and Macca, but it still works for the situation Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon nearly durown durowns when his yacht capsizes during a race off the coast of England
1990, in a tragic freak accident, part of a lighting rig falls on Curtis Mayfield during a performance in Brooklyn, New York the incident leaves Mayfield paralyzed from the neck down
1999, The Backstreet Boys break box office records by selling all 765,000 tickets for their North American tour in just one day, taking in a cool $30 million, most of it within just a single hour perhaps The Beachfront Boys would be a more appropriate name
2001, Dave Matthews and wife Ashley welcome their twin daughters Stella Busina and Grace Anne into the world
2002, in an interview with Spin magazine, Motorhead leader Lemmy says he is thinking of having his notorious facial warts removed Lemmy adds, “Yeah, I could sell them on the internet” thankfully he later clarifies hes not serious about the latter statement
2003, during a radio show in Springfield, Illinois, Ted Nugent says that the people of Illinois are “spineless, apathetic, embarrassing wimps” for their lack of involvement in their state government Nugents comments come from his displeasure over the states gun laws or was it his ticket sales? despite his comments, Nugent will play the Illinois State Fair later in the day fortunately for the Motor City Madman, the audience is apparently a bunch of embarrassing wimps who are too spineless and apathetic to demand refunds
2004, even though it pheels like the phirst time to their phans, phree-wheeling jam band Phish perphorms its phinal 2-day concert in Coventry, VT, phor a phabulous phinish to a 21-year career
2005, a civil court judge rules that the landmark punk club CBGBs cant be evicted from its Bowery location in her ruling, Judge Joan Kenney praises the clubs impact on the neighborhood, which she said was plagued by “destitution, degradation and substance abuse” when the club opened in 1973 “CBGB has proven itself worthy of being recognized as a landmarka rare achievement for any commercial tenant in the ever diverse and competitive real estate market of New York City.” despite the ruling, in what can only be described as a Bowery bummer, the birthplace of punk will lose its lease a year later and consider moving to Las Vegas, much to the dismay of New York punkers and politicians alike Eminem cancels a European tour and checks into rehab...a representative says the sojourn is for a “dependency on sleep medication” in what could be medically termed an Eminenema, the 11-date tour cancellation cleans out the rapper to the tune of $18 million in ticket sales a reworked version of the musical Lennon opens on Broadway following a debut in San Francisco that met with hostile reviews the storyline is revamped into a more linear flow when critics and audiences alike are mystified by the original libretto while on the spiritual path to remove the “five fetters” of the material plane, singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, rethinks the whole “non-attachment to material things” bit and files a suit against his former business manager, charging that Kelley Lynch ripped him off for $5 million from 1994 through 1999 while Cohen was meditating on the meaning of life in a Buddhist center hey, removing four out of five fetters aint bad besides, its much easier to reform when youre rich
2006, My Chemical Romance turns to a brief tryst with traditional medicine as singer Gerard Way and drummer Bob Bryar injure themselves while shooting a video and are obliged to cancel a San Diego festival date pop singer and TV talk show host Mike Douglas dies at age 81 for one week in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-hosted his afternoon talk show Douglas hit the Top 40 in 1966 with the song “The Men In My Little Girls Life”
And that was the week that was.
August 9: barrelhouse pianist Robert Shaw (1908), Odell Thompson (1911), Harry Mills of The Mills Brothers (1913), Bill Henderson of The Spinners (1939), jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette (1942), Rinus Gerritsen of Golden Earring (1946), Barbara Mason (1947), Cars bassist Benjamin Orr (1955), Kurtis Blow (1959), Aimee Mann (1960), Whitney Houston (1963)
August 10: Leo Fender (1909), country singer-sausage king Jimmy Dean (1928), bluegrass ace Jimmy Martin (1929), country-pop entertainer Larry Finnegan (1938), Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield (1940), Ronnie Spector (1947), Ian Anderson (1947), Patti Austin (1948), INXS drummer John Farriss (1961), Neneh Cherry (1964), Todd Nichols of Toad The Wet Sprocket (1967), Michael Bivins of New Edition (1968), Ghost By Night bassist Ara Ajizian (1974), Aaron Kamin of The Calling (1977)
August 11: Mike Hugg of Manfred Mann (1942), David Box - Buddy Holly sound-alike, ironically died in a plane crash (1943), Jim Kale of Guess Who (1943), Eric Carmen (1949), Joe Jackson (1955), Bragi Olaffson of The Sugarcubes (1962), Charlie Sexton (1968), Chris “Mack Daddy” Kelly (1968), Ali of A Tribe Called Quest (1970), J-Boog of B2K (1985)
August 12: Percy Mayfield (1920), singer-songwriter Joe Jones (1926), Porter Wagoner (1927), Buck Owens (1929), Jennifer Warren (1941), Mark Knopfler (1949), Kid Creole (1950), Pat Metheny (1954), Suzanne Vega (1959), Roy Hay of Culture Club (1961)
August 13: jazz pianist George Shearing (1919), “Baby Boy” Robert Warren (1919), Don Ho (1930), Dave “Baby” Cortez (1938), Son Seals (1942), Dan Fogelberg (1951), Wings guitarist Jimmy McCulloch (1953), Feargal Sharkey of The Undertones (1958)
August 14: swing and jazz violinist Stuff Smith (1909), R&B singer Jackie Brenston (1927), songwriter Carol Joyner Gourley (1938), Dash Crofts of Seals and Crofts (1940), David Crosby (1941), Tim Bogart of Vanilla Fudge (1944), inventor of the slap bass, Larry Graham (1946), Slim Dunlap of The Replacements (1951), Sharon Bryant of Atlantic Star (1956), Kevin Cadogan of Third Eye Blind (1970)
August 15: blues harp player Buster Brown, born Waymon Glasco (1911), Oscar Peterson (1925), bluegrass-country singer Rose Maddox (1925), Bill Pinkney of The Drifters (1925), R&B singer Bobby Byrd (1934), singer Bobby Helms (1936), Peter York of the Spencer Davis Group (1942), songwriter Jimmy Webb (1946), Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers (1948), Tommy Aldridge of Black Oak Arkansas (1950), MCA of The Beastie Boys (1967)
August 9: composer David Raskin (2004), Drowning Pools Dave Williams (2002), producer, Bob Herbert (1999), Jerry Garcia (1995), reggae singer Wilfred “Jackie” Edwards (1992), Brandon Mitchell, rapper with Wreckx-N-Effects (1990), Lillian Roxon, one of rocks first music critics (1973), Joe Gilbert of Joe and Eddie (1966), Eddie Brown of Joe and Eddie (1966)
August 10: Widespread Panic guitarist Mikey Houser (2002), Ball Baker of The Five Satins (1994), New Orleans saxman Clarence Ford (1994), Ed Roberts of Ruby And The Romantics (1993), jazz singer Ernestine Allen (1992), swing bandleader Freddie Slack (1965), blues diva Lucille Bogan of “Shave em Dry” infamy (1948)
August 11: Mike Douglas (2006), conductor Rafael Kubelick (1996), Mel Taylor, drummer of The Ventures (1996), bandleader-pianist Sonny Thompson (1989), Percy Mayfield - one day short of his 64th birthday (1984)
August 12: Luther Allison (1997), John Cage (1992), Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto (1985), Norman Petty, producer of Buddy Holly (1984)
August 13: John Loder, founder of the punk label Southern Records (2005), composer David Tudor (1996), blues drummer Fred Below (1988), soul singer Joe Tex, born Joseph Arrington Jr. (1982), King Curtis (1971), R&B star Joe Hinton (1968)
August 14: Johnny Duncan (2006), Esther Wong, owner of the L.A. punk venue Madame Wongs (2005), Tony Williams, lead vocalist of The Platters (1992), Hawkwind vocalist Robert Calvert (1989), guitarist Roy Buchanan (1988)
August 15: William Herbert “Lum” York, bass player for Hank Williams (2004), singer-songwriter Joe Seneca (1996), Jamaican singer-songwriter Jackie Edwards (1996), Thomas Wayne (1971), Stick Mcghee, born Granville McGhee, most associated with his song, “Drinkin Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee” (1961), influential bluesman Big Bill Broonzy (1958)
Linger is an awesome song.
Oh man! I haven’t heard that “Go West” song in years. LOL!
Something for this fall-like morning. :)
An angry Bob Dylan-Isis
A mellow Van Morrison-Tupelo Honey
Oh, I really love Van Morrison. That’s one of my favorite songs by him, and the sax player is fantastic! Thank you!
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