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  • Stan Lee Dead at 95

    11/12/2018 10:54:51 AM PST · by LostInBayport · 66 replies
    TMZ ^ | November 12, 2018 | TMZ
    Stan Lee, the man who co-created Marvel Comics, has died ... Stan's daughter tells TMZ. We're told an ambulance rushed to Lee's Hollywood Hills home early Monday morning and he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. We're told that's where he died. Lee had suffered several illnesses over the last year or so -- he had a bout of pneumonia and vision issues. Stan started Marvel with Jack Kirby in 1961 with The Fantastic Four. He went on to create Spider-Man, Black Panther, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, Iron Man and The Avengers. Stan made cameo appearances in all of the...
  • Gordon Lightfoot's 'Don Quixote' for Cadfael

    Another music video streamed from my website and not available on YouTube. Originally PAL. These literary music videos aim primarily at people who know a TV show well. Cadfael - Don Quixote - Gordon Lightfoot http://www.iment.com/maida/tv/cadfael/video/Cadfael-Don-Quixote-Gordon-Lightfoot.htm
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/12/2018 4:18:27 AM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 11/12/2018 | myself
    For Swingin' Monday we have Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys - Ragtime Annie Lee. Recorded at RCA studio A in Chicago on Nov. 4, 1951. That's Redd Stewart on fiddle and vocals, Shorty Boyle on fiddle and Gene Engle on piano. The Westerner www.thewesterner.blogspot.com
  • Axl Rose rips President Trump’s take on California wildfires

    11/11/2018 8:33:20 PM PST · by conservative98 · 88 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/11/18 | BRIAN NIEMIETZ
    Rose, whose band played Sunday in the Philippines, fired back at Trump on Twitter. “Um...actually...it’s a lack of federal funding that’s at the ‘root’ of the purported forest mismanagement. Only a demented n’ truly pathetic individual would twist that around n’ use a tragedy to once again misrepresent facts for attempted public/political gain at other’s expense,” the 56-year-old singer wrote. This isn’t the first time Rose has taken issue with Trump. Days before last week’s midterm elections, Rose tweeted that he’d formally asked the President to refrain from using Guns N' Roses songs at political rallies. “Just so ya know…...
  • Live Hologram-like Tribute to WWI British Soldiers set to Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" on Cello

    11/11/2018 4:18:40 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | today
    Live performance from yesterday's Royal British Legion's Festival of Remembrance in London. So poignant...Video:
  • Prince Harry Chose the Processional Hymn for Meghan Markle's Entrance

    11/11/2018 3:44:57 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    ITV News UK ^ | 25 October 2018
    As the Prince of Wales accompanied Meghan towards the altar, where Harry was waiting, Handel’s Eternal Source Of Light Divine played. The spell-binding cantata was sung in Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel by Welsh soprano Elin Manahan and featured David Blackadder as the trumpet soloist. The Duke of Sussex has revealed he picked the poignant music his wife walked down the aisle to. Harry, speaking in the audio commentary notes for a new Windsor Castle exhibition about his wedding, said: “I was looking for something completely different and ended up stumbling across this piece of music. “Something that epitomises the...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/11/2018 6:14:22 AM PST · by cowpoke · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/11/2018 | myself
    Our gospel tune today is Everybody's Gonna Have A Wonderful Time Up There by Red Foley & His Log Cabin Boys. The tune was recorded in Nashville on December 24, 1947.
  • Green fields of France (No mans land)

    11/11/2018 6:13:24 AM PST · by ThinkingBuddha · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/11/2018 | Tommy Fleming
    Oh how do you do, young Willy McBride Do you mind if I sit here down by your graveside And rest for a while in the warm summer sun I've been walking all day, and I'm nearly done And I see by your gravestone you were only nineteen When you joined the great fallen in 1916 Well I hope you died quick And I hope you died clean Or Willy McBride, was it slow and obscene Did they beat the drums slowly Did they play the fife lowly Did they sound the death march as they lowered you down Did...
  • Dr Who – mixed doctors – Jurassic Park – ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

    I’m experimenting with streaming a few videos off my website that aren’t on YouTube. Not sure what volume the site can handle, but these experiments should say. What I like about doing it is that I can put up higher quality videos than YouTube allows.
  • Benton Blount claims he was kicked off Billy Gibbons' tour after posting photo wearing MAGA hat...

    11/09/2018 5:48:17 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 15 replies
    Fox Carolina ^ | Nov 8, 2018 | Dal Kalsi
    Singer Benton Blount claims he was kicked off a tour with Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top after posting a photo of himself wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat and an “I Voted” sticker on election day. The photo, which also shows Blount holding food items from Chick-Fil-A was captioned, "Someone reading this just got offended multiple times. My work here is done! #Vote" Blount, from Greenville, was a contestant on the TV show America’s Got Talent. ...“I was banned from Facebook (for 24 hours) and now I’ve just been banned from my opening spot on the Billy Gibbons tour....
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/09/2018 4:37:27 AM PST · by cowpoke · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/9/18 | myself
    TGIFF! its Fiddle Friday and Billy Garland, the brother of legendary guitarist Hank Garland, has requested another Tommy Jackson tune where Garland is playing the mandolin. The tune is the 1957 recording Tomahawk, which Billy says was written by Jackson and Garland. THE WESTERNER https://thewesterner.blogspot.com/
  • Truck Tales

    11/09/2018 3:37:54 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    email | 11/9/2018 | unknown
    I bought a new Dodge 3500 Ram Tri-Flex Fuel Truck It'll run on hydrogen, gasoline, or E85. Had to go back to the dealer because I couldn't get the radio to work. The service technician explained that the radio was voice-activated. 'Nelson', the technician said to the radio. The radio replied, 'Ricky or Willie?' 'Willie!' he continued, and 'On The Road Again' came from the speakers. Then he said, 'Ray Charles!', and in an instant 'Georgia On My Mind' replaced Willie Nelson. I drove away happy, and for the next few days, every time I'd say, 'Beethoven', I'd get beautiful...
  • The Origins of Fender Signature Guitars

    11/08/2018 2:09:35 PM PST · by To-Whose-Benefit? · 30 replies
    reverb.com ^ | Nov 8, 2018 | Tony Bacon
    Jimmy Page's announcement of new signature Telecasters comes almost exactly 30 years since Fender released its very first signature models, although even then the idea of a signature or artist model was hardly a new one. Way back in the 1920s, it was Gibson who jumped on the popularity of Nick Lucas, the first American to become a big star through guitar-and-vocal hits. Nick's bestsellers included "I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover" (1927) and "Tip-Toe Thru The Tulips With Me" (1929), and he also cut some fine guitar-centric stuff like "Pickin' The Guitar" and "Teasin' The Frets." Gibson's Nick...
  • Watch Israeli Jews Reaction to Jason Blum Speech Against Trump in Beverly Hills [5+ min video]

    11/08/2018 1:04:40 PM PST · by beaversmom · 5 replies
    Real Raw Talk via You Tube ^ | November 7, 2018 | Real Raw Talk
    Video Link Blurb from the video: Context to this video: The opening night of the 32nd Israeli Film Festival in L.A, November 6, 2018. The recipient of the IFF Award this year was Jason Blum. He was introduced on to the stage as someone who "Dresses up as Ivanka Trump and then Stormy Daniels on Halloween," as if that is the crowning achievement of his life. He then gets on stage, and mentions how he's always checking his phone to see the election results, and that "We're winning." Upon hearing this, I said aloud: "Who's we?" Several people around me...
  • Oscar-winning Love Story composer Francis Lai dies at 86

    11/08/2018 8:31:22 AM PST · by Borges · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | 11/8/2018
    He was best-known for winning the prize for composing the memorable piano theme to the 1970 film Love Story. Crooner Andy Williams also released (Where Do I Begin?) Love Story in 1971, which was a hit single, peaking at number nine in the US chart. Lai also wrote the score for the 1966 film A Man and a Woman, with one song later chosen as BBC's Panorama's dramatic theme music.
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/07/2018 11:42:26 PM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 11/7/2018 | cowpoke
    Recorded in Hollywood on 6/6/1946 here is Spade Cooley & Tex Williams with You Better Do It Now.
  • Sinead O’Connor: 'White People are Disgusting'

    11/07/2018 9:28:44 AM PST · by McQ444 · 55 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-07-23 21:00 | Jay Greenberg
    Controversial Irish singer Sinead O'Connor faced a huge backlash on social media after publically declaring that she sees white people as "disgusting."
  • Hilarious Steely Dan promotion video (cure for election downs)

    11/07/2018 7:18:19 AM PST · by dennisw · 5 replies
    YTube ^ | 2003
    Steely Dan put out their last studio album -Everything Must Go- in 2003. This video was included in the deluxe package plus was used to promote it The first girl is the funniest but it's all good Walter Becker is animated and having the best time.
  • DJ Moby Vows to Ditch the US, Flee to Canada if Trump is Reelected

    11/07/2018 7:09:00 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 32 replies
    NN ^ | 11/6/18 | Jay Greenberg
    DJ and liberal activist Moby has vowed that he will move out of the United States and flee to Canada if the Democrats fail to take the House after the midterms and Donald Trump is reelected in 2020. The electronic music star warned the crowd during a recent get-out-the-vote concert that he's already researching how "you become an expat," and if things don't swing for Dems, then he's "done" with the US.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Speaker of the House!!!

    11/07/2018 4:45:41 AM PST · by Islander7 · 32 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 11/7/2018 | M.M. Irene
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has bee described as the future of the democrat party. I through my full support to the young, well educated, well spoken, Latina to replace Nasty Pelosi. Ocasio-Cortez, affectionately known as Occasional Cortex, is a natural fit the new and improved democrat, socialist party. That is all. Got to head to work. Have thousands depending on my toil.