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  • TWITTER: Bill Clinton in movie role

    05/24/2016 8:04:27 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 3 replies
    dfu via twitter ^ | 5-24-16 | DFU
  • TURISAS - Stand Up And Fight

    05/24/2016 1:34:13 PM PDT · by BiggerTigger · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 27, 2011 | Century Media Records
    Uploaded on Apr 27, 2011 - TURISAS - Stand Up And Fight (OFFICIAL VIDEO). Taken from the album "Stand Up And Fight". Century Media 2011. For more info visit: and
  • Aretha Franklin sings "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing", 1975 (live performance, video)

    05/24/2016 12:36:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/24/2016 | Staff
    Hope you enjoy.”Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing”
  • Bob Dylan's Forgotten Pro-Israel Song,Revisited

    05/24/2016 12:00:41 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 22 replies ^ | May 24,2016 | Breitbart Jerusalem
    The Times of Israel reports: “I was so much older then, I’m younger than that now,” Bob Dylan sang in 1964’s “My Back Pages.”
  • The Buckinghams sing "Don't You Care", 1967 (video)

    05/24/2016 8:21:59 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/24/2016 | Staff
    Hope you enjoy. ”Don't You Care”
  • Lulu sings "To Sir, With Love" on the Ed Sullivan Show, 1967 (video)

    05/23/2016 8:39:09 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/23/2016 | Staff
    Hope you enjoy. To Sir, With Love
  • Toby Keith - American Ride

    05/23/2016 7:59:47 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 4 replies
    youtube ^ | 2009 | Toby Keith
  • Rapper Threatens To Kill Donald Trump If His "Momma's Food Stamps" Are Taken Away

    05/22/2016 6:55:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 91 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 5-22-16 | Tyler Durden
    I could go to war with whoever the f*** I want to, but I really want to go to war with Donald Trump because Donald Trump trying to take food stamps from my mamma and that’s all the f*** she’s got. As long as the m*****f****** government let us keep food stamps… we gonna be good, but the first time this nigga pass a law talking about he taking Louisiana purchase, sh*t going to get ugly. I swear to god on every m*****f****** chain I got, bitchez gonna go down. You gotta understand them (inaudible) love Fruit Loops. They love...
  • Listen online tonight: Los Angeles Philharmonic performs Mahler's Third Symphony

    05/22/2016 2:42:20 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    Sunday, May 22 | 7 pm 
PDT / 8 pm MDT / 9 pm CDT / 10 pm EDT Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Tamara Mumford, mezzo-sopranoWomen of LA Master ChoraleLA Children’s Chorus Mahler: Symphony No. 3
  • American Graffiti (1973)

    05/22/2016 1:19:06 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 56 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/22/2016 | me
    American Graffiti (1973)
  • Where The Stars & Stripes & The Eagle Fly

    05/21/2016 11:27:35 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aaron Tippin
    Never Forget. Ever.
  • An Evening With Tommy Emmanuel (Entire Concert) Acoustic Guitar

    05/21/2016 8:23:06 PM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/22/16 | Tommy Emmanuel
    Recorded 2013 in Pensacola, Florida, this full-length video contains 17 tracks of Tommy exactly how you want him: live, solo and acoustic! Previously self-released as a CD/DVD set and only available at live shows, Tommy has made the full show available here on his YouTube channel for all! Tracklist: – El Vaquero – Hope Street – The Bug – Traveling Clothes – Endless Road – Countrywide – Dixie McGuire – Waltzing Matilda – Miyazaki’s Dream – Windy and Warm – Secret Love – Blood Brother – Angelina – The Duke – The Trails – Drums – The TE Ranch
  • Over the Rainbow - Sandra Bae - Acoustic Guitar Solo

    05/20/2016 7:46:46 PM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 3/23/14 | Harold Arlen arr by Peter Huttlinger
    Here is Sandra Bae playing the Peter Huttlinger arrangement of Over the Rainbow. Amazing chord work and finger picking. Enjoy
  • Maroon 5 cancel North Carolina shows to protest anti-LGBT bill

    05/20/2016 12:45:48 PM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | May 20, 2016 | Nick Romano
    Maroon 5 are the latest band to cancel shows in North Carolina because of the state's anti-LGBT bill. "We have announced that we will be canceling our upcoming shows in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina because of the recent passage of the HB2 legislation," the band said in a statement on their website. "This was a difficult decision for us to make as a band. We don't want to penalize our fans in North Carolina by not performing for them, but in the end it comes down to what we feel is morally right."
  • John Berry of Beastie Boys has died at age 52.

    05/19/2016 8:35:23 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 40 replies
    People Magazine ^ | May 19, 2016 | NAJA RAYNE
    Beastie Boys original member John Berry has died, according to a report. He was 52. Berry, who is credited with coming up with the band’s name, died on Thursday in hospice care at a facility in Danvers, Massachusetts at 7:30 a.m., Rolling Stone reports. The musician's father, John Berry III, told the magazine that his son had battled frontal lobe dementia, which had gotten worse in the past few months. When the band formed in 1981, Berry played as the guitarist, before leaving the group in 1982 after performing on the band's first EP Polly Wog Stew. While Berry was...
  • Tommy Emmanuel Harmonics Techniques: Guitar Workshop Feb 9th, 2013

    05/19/2016 5:25:12 PM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/9/2013 | Tommy Emmanuel
    If you have ever wondered how guys like Tommy Emmanuel or Chet Atkins can get all those amazing harmonics, then you need to watch this video.
  • Miley Cyrus to Jimmy Fallon: I’m a ‘Good Face’ For Abortion, Planned Parenthood

    05/19/2016 11:49:19 AM PDT · by Morgana · 72 replies ^ | May 19 2016 | Katie Yoder
    Miley Cyrus couldn’t be prouder to represent Planned Parenthood and abortion, according to the singer herself. On Tuesday, late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon invited the 23-year-old celebrity on the Tonight Show as a guest. To introduce Cyrus, Fallon asked the audience to “please welcome one of the coolest, hardest working people we know.” In the middle of interviewing Cyrus, Fallon brought up her “charity” work. “You’re releasing a T-shirt today?” he prompted Cyrus, before holding up a shirt featuring a photo of her behind a steamy pane of glass kissing the word “pro-choice” traced in the fog. In agreement,...
  • Dude Plays Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” on Banjo

    05/19/2016 10:54:56 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 28 replies
    Guitar World ^ | 5-18-16 | GW Staff
    Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon is, as we’ve shown in the past, the guy who covers Slayer and Cannibal Corpse songs with banjos and ukuleles. Now, as part of what he’s calling “May-tallica,” he has posted a banjo cover of Metallica’s “Master of Puppets,” with a keytar solo, to boot.
  • Halfway Home - Tommy Emmanuel - Acoustic Guitar lesson

    05/18/2016 7:53:48 PM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 8 replies
    True Fire ^ | Tommy Emmanuel
    Here is a close up view of Tommy Emmanuel playing Halfway Home. If you want to try to play it, you can purchase the full lesson at True Fire for $6.99 or you can just watch his fingers over and over and over and over and over again and again and again and again. Good luck and happy picking.
  • Clinton Surrogate Rendell: We'll win because we will have the ugly women vote

    05/18/2016 12:38:00 PM PDT · by HypatiaTaught · 51 replies
    Will [Donald Trump] have some appeal to working-class Dems in Levittown or Bristol? Sure. For every one he’ll lose 1½ , two Republican women. Trump’s comments like “You can’t be a 10 if you’re flat-chested,” that’ll come back to haunt him. There are probably more ugly women in America than attractive women. People take that stuff personally. — Ed Rendell, a surrogate for the Hillary Clinton campaign
  • RIP Guy Clark

    05/18/2016 7:13:01 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 18 replies
    5/18/16 | GSWarrior
    A great American songwriter has passed awayLA Freeway
  • Miley Cyrus Sells T-Shirts to Raise Funds for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    05/17/2016 10:43:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies ^ | May 17, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The Planned Parenthood abortion corporation is a billion-dollar business — but apparently singer Miley Cyrus thinks it could use a few more bucks. The actress and media icon is selling t-shirts to raise funds for the biggest abortion company in the nation. As LifeNews previously reported, Cyrus launched a campaign in April to support the abortion giant Planned Parenthood. The singer and actress, known for shocking audiences with nudity, sexual gestures and generally grotesque behavior, posted a photo on Instagram and Twitter to announce the campaign The post shows Cyrus wearing a bright pink pin with the abortion giant’s logo...
  • Violinist Itzhak Perlman cancels performance over LGBT law

    05/17/2016 5:52:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 17, 2016 7:29 PM EDT | Anna Gronewold
    World-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman said he canceled his Wednesday performance with the North Carolina Symphony after he was told he would not be able to include a personal statement opposing the state’s new law limiting antidiscrimination policies for LGBT people in the event program. In an interview with the Associated Press on Tuesday, Perlman said he will not perform in North Carolina until the law is reversed. “If I’m invited, I will come once the law’s repealed. But as long as this thing is there, I have to take a stand,” Perlman said. …
  • Guy Clark Dead at 74

    05/17/2016 8:30:24 AM PDT · by waterhill · 12 replies | today | The Tennessean
    A most excellent songwriter aka "The Craftsman", built songs as well as guitars.
  • Release Me - Engelbert Humperdinck

    05/16/2016 5:47:20 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 20 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/16/2016 | Engelbert Humperdinck
    Original old movie clip of Engelbert Humperdinck
  • Sinead O'Connor missing in Wilmette

    05/16/2016 9:53:18 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 93 replies
    Wilmette police confirm O'Connor went on a bike ride Sunday at 6 a.m. and did not return. Earlier this month, Arsenio Hall filed a $5 million defamation lawsuit against O'Connor for claiming that the comedian supplied drugs to Prince. The lawsuit calls O'Connor's accusations "despicable, fabricated lies" and adds that "O'Connor is now known perhaps as much for her bizarre, unhinged Internet rants as for her music." O'Connor, whose biggest hit was a 1990 reworking of the Prince song "Nothing Compares 2 U," posted on her Facebook page about a week after Prince's death that he was a "long time...
  • What Dancing with the Stars really means. Hope & Cagney

    05/16/2016 1:45:40 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 23 replies
    self ^ | 5/16/2016 | self
    Enjoy Bob Hope and James Cagney.
  • Singer Julius La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86

    05/15/2016 10:12:48 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 67 replies
    AP ^ | May 15, 2016 | Steve Karnowski
    Julius La Rosa, a pop singer known for hits including "Eh, Cumpari," whose firing live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in 1953 overshadowed his successes that followed, has died at age 86.
  • The Fascinating History of a Latin Death Hymn You’ve Heard Many Times Without Knowing It (Dies Irae)

    05/15/2016 9:04:49 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    Slate ^ | May 8, 2014 | Aisha Harris
    There’s a musical piece you’ve likely heard many times before—but unless you have a particularly trained ear and are also hip to the catalog of Medieval Latin hymns, you probably haven’t noticed it. It’s a musical pattern from “Dies Irae,” a haunting chant for the dead, and CBC Radio host Tom Allen has put together an impressive video history of the work.
  • Favorite movies about a game?

    05/15/2016 8:08:48 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 92 replies
    Self | 5/15/'16 | Zionist Conspirator
    Searching for Bobby Fischer . . . The Hustler . . . The Natural . . . Hoosiers . . . The Big Lebowski . . . Some of the most memorable movies center around a game and dedication to mastering it. What are your favorite movies in which a game plays a central role? Board games, card games, sports . . . any games will do!
  • Sweet Honey in the Rock protesting during NC shows

    05/14/2016 10:29:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 14, 2016 1:56 PM EDT | Derrik J. Lang
    The a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock is protesting North Carolina’s law addressing LGBT rights and bathroom use by transgender people during its concerts in the state this weekend. The group performed as scheduled but protested in song at the Paramount Theatre in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Friday, and plans to again at the High Point Theatre in High Point, North Carolina, on Saturday night. …
  • Ennio Morricone: ‘I Don’t Know the Names of Any Pop Musicians’

    05/14/2016 9:19:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Saturday 14 May 2016 | Katie Foster
    The composer, 87, on Napoletana pizza, his dislike of cats and being married for 60 yearsI’m growing more and more anxious. Even though I am more self-assured now, my need to always do better and improve myself is stronger. I must seem very worried and concerned most of the time – and it’s because I am. My work carries great responsibility. My childhood was difficult. I grew up in Rome during the Second World War. First the city was occupied by the Germans, then the Allies arrived. Sometimes we didn’t have enough to eat. After the war ended, I discovered...
  • Monty Python's John Cleese Says Our PC Culture Offends Him...

    05/13/2016 1:49:11 PM PDT · by fella · 65 replies
    pjmedia ^ | 4 May 2016 | Nathan Litchman
    Monty Python's John Cleese Says Our PC Culture Offends Him...
  • A Bloodbath of Shows Axed for New Shows to Debut Next Season

    05/13/2016 10:47:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 177 replies ^ | May 13, 2016, 1:19 AM ET | By lynn elber
    It wasn't quite the Red Wedding, but Thursday brought viewers news of more than a dozen prime-time shows being axed to make room for new programs next season. ABC took the sword to seven series (including country music drama "Nashville" and veteran whodunit "Castle") while Fox is sacrificing five freshman shows, including comedies starring aging pretty boys Rob Lowe and John Stamos. Meanwhile, CBS is deleting "CSI: Cyber" after this, its sophomore season, thus laying to rest the "CSI" dynasty that encompassed four series during a 16-year span. The official body count — as well as new programming blood for...
  • How To Write A Good Opus

    05/13/2016 8:35:57 AM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 85 replies
    blueunicorn6 | 5/13/2016 | blueunicorn6
    I think we all agree that the quality of the opuses here on Free Republic has dropped considerably. Yes, I know that the plural of opus is opera. To me, opera is just some people putting themselves on a stage and waving their arms around and screaming something that nobody understands. By golly, that is exactly what the opus writers do. Still, the dictionary assures me that "opuses" is also a correct plural form of "opus". If you don't like it, well, write that into your Italian. My Dad always told me, "If you're going to write an opus,...
  • Malkin: Zayn>Palin: What it Took for Nutball Azealia Banks to be Kicked Off Twitter

    05/12/2016 8:12:37 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 31 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | May 12, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    The left-wing Twitter Trust and Safety Council was launched in February 2016 “to ensure that people feel safe expressing themselves on Twitter.” As usual in Progressive World, some people are more equal than others. When crazy rapper Azealia Banks fell for a fake story in April about former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin supporting slavery, she unleashed a vulgar and violent “tweetstorm” that culminated in a menacing threat calling for Palin to be gang-raped by black men. Twitter allowed Banks to keep her account unscathed.
  • Billy Corgan Links Bernie Sanders to Chairman Mao, Hates on Donald Trump Protesters

    05/12/2016 6:50:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Billboard ^ | May 12, 2016 | Chris Payne
    Last month, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan spoke on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Info Wars radio show about how he thinks “liberal social justice warriors” are kind of like Maoists and the Ku Klux Klan. Yesterday (May 11), the Info Wars online talk show premiered another segment of its conversation with Corgan. This time, the interview veered into the 2016 election (among -- trust us -- many, many other topics). Host Lee Ann McAdoo introduced him as “musical icon and great patriot Billy Corgan,” and he certainly went to work.
  • "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" - Jerry Reed

    05/12/2016 6:21:01 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 30 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/12/16 | Jerry Reed
    "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" - Jerry Reed
  • Jonathan Winter's Finest Hour

    05/12/2016 4:22:37 PM PDT · by Fai Mao · 56 replies
    You Tube ^ | Mel Brooks
    This is one of the funniest scenes from a very funny movie.
  • 'Ballad of Trayvon Martin' opening at Philly theater

    05/12/2016 12:52:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    AP ^ | May 11, 2016 | Associated Press
    Trayvon Martin has often been in the thoughts of playwright and activist Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj in the four years since the 17-year-old unarmed black boy was shot and killed after a confrontation with neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. He has wondered about Martin's dreams, his life and the moments before he died.
  • Loretta Lynn sings "High On A Mountaintop", 2004 (video)

    05/12/2016 6:38:04 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/12/2016 | Staff
    She is still singing these days at age 83. She recorded this when she was 70. Hope you enjoy. High On A Mountaintop
  • Merle Haggard - Working Man Blues

    05/11/2016 6:36:43 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 11 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/11/2016 | Merle Haggard
    Merle Haggard - Working Man Blues
  • Phil Collins is to blame for WCBS anchor Dana Tyler's absence on air (3 months)

    05/11/2016 3:28:38 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 40 replies
    What a Philthy rat. Pop star Phil Collins is behind the disappearance of Dana Tyler, the beloved WCBS/Ch. 2 anchor who has been off the air since February nursing a broken heart after the “Invisible Touch” singer — her longtime, live-in boyfriend — dumped the local news goddess to reconcile with his ex-wife, Orianne Cevey. “Dana’s been trying to put her life back together,” a source close to Tyler (photo with Collins) told Confidenti@l. “She and Phil were a couple for around 10 years — and then he pulled the rug out from under her.”
  • Eerie, deserted dorms where Apple iPhone workers lived eight to a room, showered in groups of 20

    05/11/2016 11:06:45 AM PDT · by dennisw · 63 replies
    dailymail. ^ | 11 May 2016 | George Knowles
    Sprawling dormitory complex outside Shanghai housed workers who spend 12 hours a day making Apple products Eerie images show austere eight and 12-bed rooms and filthy 'bathrooms' where workers used communal showers Workers operated water taps by pedalling and squatting toilet cubicles positioned over open sewerage drains Dorms can house 6,000 workers at a time but were abandoned hurriedly, with mementos left behind Impoverished men and women from countryside work 12-hour shifts for £250 a month and pay £16 to live in dorms Mold and mildew crawl up the walls of the communal bathrooms and the tiny, austere rooms are...
  • "God Bless America, Land that I Love, Stand Beside Her, and Guide Her, Through the Night...

    05/11/2016 8:34:51 AM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 3 replies
    The son of a rabbi, he was born MAY 11, 1888. At 4-years-old, he immigrated with his family from Russia to New York. Falling in love with America, he served as a U.S. infantry sergeant in World War I. He later wrote some of the nation's most popular songs, including: "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas"; "Remember"; "Always"; "Alexander's Ragtime Band"; "There's No Business like Show Business"; and "Easter Parade." Who was he? Irving Berlin.
  • Spitfire!

    05/11/2016 3:48:47 AM PDT · by Da_Shrimp · 50 replies
    You Tube ^ | Public Service Broadcasting
    I know there are some Spitfire fans here, so I thought you might like this vid. Footage from 'The First of the Few' coupled with music from Public Service Broadcasting, an eccentric English band. Hope you enjoy. They also did a live session at KEXP:
  • Ringtone version of "I'm a Thirty Second Bomb!" (Weird Heavy Metal), by Yours Truly

    05/10/2016 5:25:00 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 10 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 4/10/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    A few people asked for a ringtone version of my song "I'm A Thirty-Second Bomb!" Here you go. To download a free MP3 of "I'm A Thirty-Second Bomb!" click either here or here.
  • ‘Trump’s Wall’ iPhone app rises to No. 5 on the App Store (Build it Huuge!)

    05/10/2016 12:33:12 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 7 replies
    CNN -Money ^ | May 10, 2016
    A new parody app about Donald Trump is a hit, climbing to No. 5 on the list of most downloaded apps in the U.S. iTunes App Store. The objective of the game is to build a wall (as “huuuge” as you can). You’re not building the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, however. The wall is being built in front a building that looks like the White House with Trump’s name plastered across it. “This game and all characters in it are entirely fictional,” is the message you see when you open up the “Trump’s Wall” app. But everything on the...
  • Eileen Barton sings “If I Knew You Were Coming, I’da Baked a Cake”, 1950 (video)

    05/10/2016 10:32:38 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/10/2016 | Staff
    Hope you enjoy. If I Knew You Were Coming, I’da Baked a Cake
  • The Last Zonation

    05/10/2016 10:13:37 AM PDT · by fella · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 5 May 2016 | pjmedia
    The Last Zonation