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  • English Rock Star Billy Idol Celebrates Becoming a U.S. Citizen

    11/16/2018 2:04:21 AM PST · by LoicW · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/15/18 | Ben Kew
    English rock star Billy Idol celebrated becoming a U.S. citizen on Thursday at a swearing-in ceremony in Los Angeles, California. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony. Congratulations Billy Idol on becoming a #newUScitizen today in Los Angeles, CA,” the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted, accompanied by photos from the ceremony.
  • Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

    11/15/2018 12:16:42 PM PST · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 44 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 11/15/2018 | KRISTIN M. HALL
    NEWS Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died KRISTIN M. HALL KRISTIN M. HALL Associated PressNovember 15, 2018, 1:21 PM CST Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as "Yesterday When I was Young" and "Honeymoon Feeling," has died. He was 85. Publicist Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Criminal Minds - Shelter from the Storm - Bob Dylan

    Streaming from my site. If anyone has problems with the streaming, please let me know. Announcing two Star Trek videos simultaneously yesterday was the first time I've seen stress on the site. Warning: Criminal Minds is a violent show. The video is about the comfort they give one another to deal with that violence.
  • ‘THIS is how it’s done!’ Billy Idol becomes US citizen

    11/15/2018 8:52:44 AM PST · by C19fan · 42 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 15, 2018 | Doug P.
    There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks (and months) about people entering the country illegally, but it’s important to remember that there are many who still do it the right way: Legally. Among the new U.S. citizens this week is Billy Idol:
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/15/2018 4:38:20 AM PST · by cowpoke · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/15/2018 | myself
    Our tune today is , Hard Hearted You and Chickrn Hearted Me, recorded in 1950 by Zeb Turner. THE WESTERNER
  • NFL moves Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to poor field conditions

    11/14/2018 1:59:19 PM PST · by Red Badger · 24 replies ^ | 11/13/2018 | by Sean Wagner-McGough
    The Chiefs and Rams will no longer meet in Mexico City. Due to concerns over the field conditions in Mexico City, the NFL has moved Monday night's game -- arguably the best game of the season -- from Estadio Azteca in Mexico City to the Coliseum in Los Angeles. In a statement, the league announced that the decision was made "in consultation with the NFLPA" after an inspection found that the field "does not meet NFL standards for playability and consistency and will not meet those standards by next Monday." "We have worked extensively with our partners at Estadio Azteca...
  • Star Trek - Yellow Submarine - Beatles

    The streaming, so far, is working well on the website. This video is not on YouTube. Star Trek - Yellow Submarine - Beatles
  • "Four On Six" - instrumental cover, by Yours Truly

    11/14/2018 7:46:10 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 5 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 11/14/18 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg" (performance), Wes Montgomery (composer)
    As Horace Greeley advised aspiring guitarists, "Go Wes, young man!" For a free download of "Four On Six" click here, click on Buy Now, and choose $0.
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/14/2018 4:47:39 AM PST · by cowpoke · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/14/2018 | myself
    Early in his career Eddy Arnold could swing. Here is his 1946 recording of Can't Win, Can't Place, Can't Show. THE WESTERNER
  • ‘Today’ Ratings Climb After Megyn Kelly Departs

    11/13/2018 4:39:49 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 6 replies
    Since Kelly’s exit from the third hour of “Today,” viewership in the key demographic favored by advertisers in that time period is up around 10%, according to Nielsen. And in each of the last three weeks, overall audience for the flagship first two hours of the NBC A.M. mainstay has been larger than that for its main rival, ABC’s “Good Morning America” – a testament to some of the big breaking news stories that have recently gripped the nation, including a recent shooting tragedy in Pittsburgh.
  • The original Star Wars – Rest Stop – Julia Ecklar

    Another music video streaming off my website. The site seems to be holding up. Julia Ecklar is well known in the "filking" community and has written some Star Trek pro novels. I think of filking as music written to science fiction themes. In this case, humor.
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/13/2018 5:45:43 AM PST · by cowpoke · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/13/2018 | myself
    today we have Bill Boyd and His Cowboy Ramblers with Ridin' Old Paint and Leadin' Old Ball. The tune was recorded at their first recording session in San Antonio in 1934. THE WESTERNER Ranch Radio on Facebook
  • 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
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/12/2018 4:18:27 AM PST · by cowpoke · 1 replies
    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
  • 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. “’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 · 11 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...