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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

still here






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Thanks to specify Brian and wonder for the fine submissions,I promise to get to them in the next couple of day, you would not believe my current situation, but BY GOD this blog will remain.......please bear with me, New material, both guest and my own, will be coming soon......New job just gonna take a minute to get settled into.....s
And please continue i.e. to submit guest material. It may take me a minute but I promise I will get there...   as I've told you before, I love you all, dearly

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Stuff from Brian and others

Well, first of all, here is an email from Mark Lee, who seems to run some sort of Jam bootlegs blog.....mind you I haven't checked it out, (if someone does please report back), here's the email & the link.....
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Hi, I'm Mark
I noticed there were visitors to my blog from yours looking
for live shows from The Jam. The link listed on your site is from
a very old show that has been deleted.
I just want to let you and your readers know that I have many different
shows from The Jam available on my blog.
I try as well as I can to keep all my links alive and active.So please
feel free to pass along this note and links to your friends and blog followers.
Cheers!
Mark Lee, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

http://yup-yup-mark.blogspot.ca/search/label/The%20Jam

 
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OK, as for Brian he has been posting stuff at a rate I could never keep up with, as before he doesn't want all his stuff to get buried, so he's asked for an assist for some of his stuff that some of you who are not regulars to his blog (Rustbeltoutpost) might have missed.I'll add a comment if needed......
 
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(SCOTT): Ok, first this is a tremendous and rare item here, long a favorite.....Brian can fill you in on the details, I just comment to signify my concurrence:
 
Rare Neil Young - Time Fades Away (1973)
It was 1973. Everybody in the world had bought a copy of Harvest. Neil went on tour to support the album, but - always evolving - with an electric band performing all new material. Needless to say, he encountered befuddled audiences. Maybe not "Dylan goes electric" hostile, but it didn't seem like good vibes. Things weren't helped by the recent O.D. of Danny Whitten from Crazy Horse. So, Neil exorcised his demons onstage every night. And rolled tape on it.

"The Bridge" and "Journey Through the Past" are two of his greatest ballads. "Time Fades Away", "Yonder Stands the Sinner", and "Last Dance" are three of his most brutal rockers. The whole album is a wrenching, naked performance. And the chutzpah of bringing this rambling electric band (with him playing a problematic Flying V) on tour after the acoustic grace of Harvest just amazes me.
This album forms the first part of his drugged out 70's quartet, followed by Tonight's the Night, On the Beach, and Zuma. If you're a fan, it's essential. And again, it's criminal it's never been reissued. I downloaded this track by track off a blog about 10 years ago. But it sounds good.
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(SCOTT): Now Neil Young is FAR more my kind of thing that is Jack Nitzsche, but I did listen to this and it's really good, I recommend. And of course the spirit HERE has always been ANYTHING GOES, so take it if ya want it, again, I recommend if that meanas much....
 
Jack Nitzsche - St. Giles Cripplegate (1972)
Jack Nitzsche. One of the overlooked names in the history of rock & roll. He started out as part of Phil Spector's Wrecking Crew, then moved into his own releases (Dance To the Hits of the Beatles, "The Lonely Surfer"), before making the acquaintance of Neil Young. And then came Harvest.

Jack arranged "A Man Needs A Maid" for Neil, learning his way around the London Symphony Orchestra. And with the wheels greased at Reprise - Harvest sold a lot of copies - Jack went on to record
St. Giles Cripplegate with the LSO.
St. Giles Cripplegate Download

One of the most unique major label albums of the 70's, it bears no resemblance to rock. It's all orchestral music; brooding, aching, triumphal orchestral music. You can see how Jack got movie score work on things like Cuckoo's Nest and Starman. Nobody bought this back then, but have sales ever been an indicator of good music?
Really, check it out. All the tracks have numbers instead of names, FYI.


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(SCOTT): Well, I never really cared too much for Austrian Death Machine, they were amusing but sometimes that's a VERY fine line, ie, Dickies=GREAT "amusing", say, Spinal Tap=MERELY "Amusing"......that being said, I had these discs for years as they are a fave of a buddy of mine, and they are heavy rocking shit (so, on occasion, could be Spinal Tap).......see what ya think if so inclined.....
Austrian Death Machine - Three Main Albums
Austrian Death Machine.... The group is a side project of Tim Lambesis, the (now incarcerated) frontman for As I Lay Dying. Now, I've never really dug As I Lay Dying, but I've been listening to Austrian Death Machine for years!

Some consider the group as just a goofy metal joke: take good modern thrash, written around the themes of Arnold Schwarzenegger's films, and spice it up with some good Ahnuld impressions. But I think the group was more than a one-off...the albums got better and better. Some of these songs are heavy as fuck! I grew up watching Arnie's 80's action classics, so it touches on something nostalgic in me. It's a great, funny head banging time!
Note: This is probably all there'll be since Tim Lambesis is currently serving six years for trying to get a hitman to kill his estranged wife. And it's a shame, since by Triple Brutal he'd really achieved something awesome.
Total Brutal Download

Their first exposure to a lot of people, especially due to the gonzo music video for "Get to the Choppa". This album set the groundwork. Full of big, beefy riffs. "Screw You, Benny" is probably my fave.

Double Brutal Download

The first one I heard, and a really great album. The guy doing Ahnuld this time is much better. The first track, "Give Me Your Clothes, Your Boots, and Your Motorcycle" is some awesome thrashing. The music is tighter as well as funnier this time. "See You At the Party, Richter" is great too. Contains the extra cover songs from the special edition. The group's version of the "T2 Theme" is excellent!

Triple Brutal Download

Their most recent album, and definitely the best. The playing is more arranged, and even heavier! "I'll Be Back", "Chill Out Dickwad", "I Eat Green Berets For Breakfast"; awesome, brutal tracks. And "Crom" is the best song they've done - awesome slow build, a great chorus, heavy as hell....
I'm not putting this up because it's hokey. This was a great metal band - goofy at times, sure, but fist-pumpingly heavy always....
 
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OK, here's the kind of thing that I go out looking for anyway.....wasn't familiar with this one at all but it is REALLY good, one of those projects I had only read about and never actually heard.....worth the wait this one, VERY highly recommended by BigScott62
 
Fantomas - Self Titled (1999)
Mike Patton. The man is impossible to pin down. Since the original Faith No More's breakup in 1998, he has kept himself busy with a slew of projects: other bands, collaborations (especially with John Zorn), soundtracks, and whatever else tickles his fancy. I have a lot of it, but my favorite amongst all his projects is Fantomas.
Truly a supergroup, Fantomas consisted of Patton on vocals, Buzz Osbourne (Melvins) on guitar, Trevor Dunn (Mr Bungle, Secret Chiefs) on bass, and Dave Lombardo (Slayer!) on drums. They released four albums between '99 and '05, each one radically different from the last. They've unfortunately been quiet in the years since, but I'm always hoping....
How to describe the music? Intensely structured splatter-thrash breaks mixing with ambient soundscapes, movie snippets, waltzes, circus music...it's hard to explain. Patton's vocals are completely wordless, but since he's such a great singer it doesn't matter. Imagine a speed metal version of scatting and you kinda got the idea. The band is as tight as a drum head, winding their way through this schizophrenic music. You've never heard a band like this!
While the band takes its name and some of it's artwork from a series of French movies about an arch villain, it really owes a lot to Italian films of the 60's and 70's, especially those of Mario Bava. The masked figure logo and that great laugh on "Book 4" come from Bava's Danger: Diabolik, while several of the screams come from Bava films like Baron Blood.
Fantomas Download

This is one of the most unique metal albums ever made. If you are a fan of the heavy and the strange, you must download this!
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(SCOTT): As has been pointed out here before, Brian is a HUGE fan/expert on recorded comedy, and we basically part ways there, in general, except for totally classic shit like Firesign Theater or Lenny Bruce, one listening is generally QUITE enough. In the case of Steve Martin, I never really cared for him much anyway, although in fairness I doubt I have heard the recorded works.......probably won't either, but should you be a big fan, knock yaself silly..
 
Comedy Post - Steve Martin
"I was sitting at home one night....doing terrible things to my dog with a fork."

Throwing more comedy at you guys. This is Steve's complete comedy output. These are some of the best comedy albums of the 70's, a decade that had many classics. I discovered a tape of Let's Get Small when I was a kid, and have been a fan since.
NOTE: The Steve Martin Brothers album is a half & half affair - two recorded routines, and then a whole side devoted to bluegrass songs. While the album as a whole isn't as classic as the other three, I chose to include it because it was his last comedy record, and also because he can really play that banjo!




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(SCOTT): And finally, here's more comedy stuff, three different acts, one of which I always disliked, (Kinnison) and the other two of whom I have never heard.......as I say, recorded comedy isn't QUITE my thing, but as busy as I have been of late, with my new job (I will bury you with music come winter layoff, trust me), I am excited ALWAYS for ANY guest material......and my dearest Nikki Corvette, should you be reading this remember you TOLD ME it was ok for me to "nag" you for the Gorvette CD (a collabaoratiaon between Nikki and the Gore Gore Girls, CANNOT WAIT)..........so, here is just a SMALL nag, please, please!
Three 80's Comedy Classics
I want to highlight three great comedy records from the decade when standup comedy was at it's height. All three of these are underrated and/or out of print.

Sam Kinison Louder Than Hell Download

The screaming madman himself. This was only ever on LP and cassette. I have it in both formats. I actually managed to download this from an obscure MP3 site (thank you, Russian friends).

This was Sam's breakout album, and contains many of his classic bits: "Jesus", "Devil", "Alphabet", "Love Song"... And being a recording of a small club gig, it's much better than his weaker, stadium-volume albums like Have You Seen Me Lately? I've included as a bonus track Sam's great cover of "Wild Thing" from that album, though. And a note to our gay pals out there: you will be offended by "Big Menu". My bad.

Steven Wright - I Have A Pony Download

The king of deadpan one-liners. Steven's dry wit and knack for succinct, cerebral comedy makes for one of the best standup albums ever. You can listen to this a bunch of times and still laugh at it! "I spilled spot remover on my dog, and now he's gone..."

Emo Phillips - E=MO2 and Live At the Hasty Pudding Theater Download
Anyone remember Emo? He had some TV appearances and one standup special in the 80's. He was also in Weird Al's UHF - as the shop teacher who cuts off his thumb. This is a great album that nobody talks about. With his elfin, squeaky delivery, and his gift for absurd comedy mixed with just enough darkness...he is truly unique. Really, all comedy fans...this one is a treasure!

NOTE: THERE IS GONNA BE A HUGE CARLIN POST COMING UP
 
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(Scott): OK that's that, nothing original from me, I am gonna try to get the next installment of the Strangtlers thing ready for tonight or tomorrow, so I'll see you then.......MAN it's hard working a ten hour day, plus 3 hours of driving each day, when you are used to being retired and doing NOTHING MUCH AT ALL, but I need both the money AND the mental stimulation.......thanks to all who help here, the blog, I swear to you, will remain, and once I get settled in just a little bit I will provide some more original posts. Thank you for remaining loyal to my blog, to all whom have, and especially thanks to my guests contributors (get well soon Cliff!)
 
 
 
 

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lots of stuff from the minions

OK, in my drunken way, I stated last night that the new job is going to change things (blog-wise) as I
simply don't have the time to invest (this fall/winter I will be laid off, and I will OVERWHELM ya trust me).....for now, I am basically relying on guest submissions, and HOPING to put up an "original" post this weekend (BigGrant97 is having some of his buds over tomorrow night, thusly me and BigCarla66 are heading off for the casino for a night of gamblin' and lovin', which of course COULD BE the same thing).........Anyway, I have some stuff submitted from the rest of the world that I wish to share, I am going to hold up on Brian's stuff until Saturday because (1) he is my #1 protege, and (2) because he has so much fab stuff that burying it in a post like this might not do it fully justice.....anyeay, there is PLENTY of stuff of interest I can shae with ya tonight......


OK, first (I am bragging and nothing more), I got another email today from Nikki Corvette, was hoping she wanted to have sex with me, but ALMOST as good, she tole me that if I send her my USA mailing address, she would send me a "Gorvette" CD, a colaboration between Nikki and the Gore Gore Girls, I can hardly wait to hear it, I would just like to thank people like Nikki and Lennon Murphy for being REAL people, people one can REALLY TALK TO AS FRIENDS........it's a wonderful thing that there are such great people in our world (I am NOT one of them)........the day Nikki sends me that disc, it will be shared on this site, beleive me.......


OK, so what else I got?.....A reader named Henry Ponds, in response to my ancient Jam post, sends us this fine link (I hope) for which he claims there are NINETY FIVE(!) Jam boots available:

http://yup-yup-mark.blogspot.com/search/label/JamNo.    I dont't really have time, to be honest, to check this, but if it is legit, he claims that most of the links are still active, and if the are , that would be a WONDERFUL thing for the sharing community.......

the main thing we wish to focus on this morning (it is 1:26 AM here) is the fine work of Jonder, whom has become a great semi-regularly contributor....I think I will just copy his email verbatum rather than elaborate, he seems to be the world's greatest fan of The Duke Spirit, which, trust me, is not such a bad thing, this is a great overlooked band.....PLEASE comment, share, listen, whatever, as Jonder says he will continue to share with us, and it seems, at least to me, that he loikes some of the "on the fringe" stuff that I myself enjoy........so let's keep him in the mood to contribute, as well as Brian, Apantabapanta, Dave Sez, and of course Cliff (get well soon Cliff, your health is about 1000,000 times more imprtant than this blog, even though your contributions are amazing and very popular)

OK, here is Jonder's review of his latest Duke Spirit contribution, he says he has a couple more, and I
hope he comes through with them.....this blog is for "us", it is NOT for the folks who are looking for that elusive Foreigner boot......not that there's anything WRONG with that, but I have TRIED to operate on the EDGE, on the PEOPLE'S edge, and that is how I plan to continue, regardless as to whether I ahve to spend so much of my time commuting, working, etc.......THIS BLOG WILL REMAIN, I LIKE doing it, it's just that the "daily" posts are going to have to turn into more like "weekend" posts.......sorry, but I got a kid heading to college next year, and that is a bit more important than YOU hosers, I'm sure you can understand THAT, right? On the other hand, I will (Saturday or Sunday) boost  a bunch of Brian's fab shares, and if I get time I just may get the rest of my Stranglers stuff posted......all good, still LOVE YOU ALL, just a bit of a lifestyle change....I know the REAL followers of the blog will stick with me, and as ALWAYS I welcome/encourage GUEST CONTRIBUTORS, whom, until my own winter layoff, will probably be the life saver of this blog, for beter or for worse........


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You can tell a lot about a band's influences from the songs they choose to cover. The Duke Spirit's tastes are eclectic, and reflect a deep knowledge of popular music from the 60's through the present day. The front of the Duke Spirit's second album, Neptune, shows their drummer holding a copy of The Basement Tapes, while another band member displays a painting of Ronnie Spector. On their debut single, they covered "Good Feeling" by the Violent Femmes, and "Big Bird", a soul tune written by Eddie Floyd and Booker T. Jones.

In 2006, the Duke Spirit issued an EP entitled Covered in Love which featured two songs by Arthur Lee ("A House Is Not A Motel" and "A Message To A Pretty") as well as a gauzy dream pop version of Desmond Dekker's reggae classic "007 (Shantytown)" and North Mississippi blueswoman Jessie Mae Hemphill's "I'm So Glad". All three artists (Lee, Dekker, and Hemphill) died in mid-2006, and the EP represented a tribute to them.

The Duke Spirit participated in a few cross-marketing efforts. Fashion designer Alexander McQueen's clothing line for Target included a Liela Moss t-shirt (her profile photo from Neptune), and a Duke Spirit compilation CD was released for Target shoppers. That compilation included one track unavailable anywhere else, a cover of Alex Chilton's "Baby Doll".

A promotion for shoe manufacturer Dr. Martens featured the Duke Spirit's version of Sham 69's "If The Kids Are United", played as a slow ballad. The band matched the intensity of Motorhead's "Damage Case" for the SEAT Music video series, and did an acoustic version of Robyn's electropop hit "Dancing On My Own" for Billboard's "Mashup Mondays". Last but not least is a recent cover of Echo and the Bunnymen's "Killing Moon" performed by Liela Moss and Toby Butler's duo Roman Remains. Enjoy!

1. Good Feeling/ 2. Big Bird/ 3. A House Is Not a Motel/ 4. A Message To A Pretty/ 5. 007 (Shantytown) 6. I'm So Glad/ 7. Baby Doll/ 8. If The Kids Are United 9. Damage Case/ 10.Dancing On My Own/ 11. The Killing Moon

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(Scott): Fantastic share Jonder, just incredible.....I will do my best to get the link you requested to you this weekend, the covers of the Love tracks are just too amazing.......thanks for your work, and as I said, I will try to send you a link for the WOXY set in the next couple of days, THANKS!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

hey..big weekend ahead.....

Just tellin ya the new job has cha aged things, but we are stil chill. Get it ?

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Brian brings more to the table

Myself and Brian's relationship is a strange one, I will say upfront.......he had a blog of his own, awhile  back, that had very little traffic.......after he and I became friends, I would, at his request, publish his stuff on my more "established" blog, in an attempt to get him "out there"......we hit a snag a while back as he is an expert on recorded comedy (I am NOT), which evidently is monitored more closely than music (why? DO NOT ASK ME).......anyway, Brian still operates a great blog, Rustbeltoutpost, on which he features some GREAT eccentric stuff......as my 53 year old ass has recently had to go back to that "work" place, I am thrilled that Brian, along with my other "team" members continue to assist with submitting stuff to this site, keeping it alive and etc..........thanks, and I hope I hope I forget no one, to Brian, Jonder, Cliff, DaveSez, MrDave, Jose, and (sorry if I forgot you I am drunk)......this blog I HOPE is different than the others, it is REALLY about SHARING, NOT about being an arrogant ass (such as some other blogs) that seem to exist sorely for the purpose of purposing to YOU that they have more music than YOU do........that's not WE are about here.



OK, HERE is some of my buddy (and fellow BUCKEYE)'s latest posts, you can check them out HERE or at HIS site (rustbeltoutpost)........matters not a BIT to me, nor, I think, to him, WHERE you the stuff from, just so you GET IT, what we are trying to do is SHARE the stuff we have, so EVERYONE can enjoy the great music that we have in our stashes.........tomorrow, hopifully, I will get back on my Stranglers "Mega" post, there is a good bit of material still there to share, but at the same time, I don't want to let my homies down.............so, check for tomorrow for some more Stranglers, if you've been digging it......for NOW, take it away Brian, I am GRATEFUL that you have become a "team member" and whether or not I have told you so, a DAMNED valuable one.......rule #1 is WE ARE ALL ON  THE SAME TEAM HERE.......please, NO ONE, EVER forget that!\

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(SCOTT): First up from the Brian collection is this wonderful album from Negative Trend.......I won't go into it much as I am an OLD TIME punk-guy, but you don't wanna miss this, let us just say....

Negative Trend
Negative Trend Download

Negative Trend were a California punk band in the late 70's. They only released one album before disbanding. Members Steve DePace and Will Shatter would go on to form the mighty group Flipper.

This is an essential lost 7 inch of the punk era. This was really rare until it was put out for a few years on Henry Rollin's record label. It's out of print again now. This is one of those records that really feels like a link between The Stooges and first-wave punk. "Mercenaries" is savage and relevant, "Black and Red" is a great grinding dirge. "Meathouse" and "How Ya Feelin?" are great burning punk tracks.

Essential. You can thank me later.
 
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(SCOTT): Ok, next up, without checking I don't know of I've ever done a post on Sonny Sharrock or not.......I am thinking NOT, and if you are a rock n roller such as myself, you are CHEATING YOURSELF by missing out on these great albums....as I said before, I am DRUNK AS FUCK so I am not going to review them for you, but trust me, these are some of the greatest albums you are missing (If, of course, you ARE missing them!)
 
 

Three Albums By Sonny Sharrock
Avant-garde/free jazz has very few guitarists. And in this field, Sonny Sharrock stood tall. He was capable of throwing jagged shards of sound off of his guitar. He started out playing with Herbie Mann, then moved into his own solo career, and later played in Peter Brötzmann's terrifying Last Exit quartet. What you're getting here is his first two albums, from 1969/70, and then his amazing album Guitar from 1986. The link is at the end of the post.
On the first two albums, Sharrock plays with his wife Linda, and her vocals are at the forefront. Her singing is what one would definitely call free. Some might want to compare it to Yoko Ono's voice, but that wouldn't be fair. Yoko's voice was tuneless emotion; Linda's voice - whether she's singing, shrieking, or moaning - comes from a musical (and much more feminine) place. I find it fascinating.
On the title track she just soars, with Sonny strumming underneath, building tension that's never resolved. "Peanut" goes a little freer. "Bialero" is a lovely track - reminds me of Sun Ra. "Blind Willy" is a thrilling acoustic piece; whether you'd call it jazz or rock I don't know. It would later show up on Guitar in a very different form. "Portrait Of Linda In Three Colors" features the group's most unhinged and inspired playing.
This album is even freer. Sonny lays out for some of it, but when he does dig in and play, like on "Soon", it's great stuff. The title track features free percussion and some almost African singing. If the first album was the Freedom Now Suite, this one is Plastic Ono Band. Lovers of musical extremity, dig in.

Sonny's solo album Guitar is his crowning achievement. With use of delay and overdubbing, he plays accompanying himself. There's jagged guitar workouts (Devils Doll Baby), moody contemplative pieces (Broken Toys), even distortion-heavy blues workouts (Black Bottom). There's also the multi-part "Princess Sonata", which is full of both frenzied and nuanced playing.

Enjoy these. Definitely not run of the mill stuff.

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(SCOTT) OK, next up we have something whcih was unfamiliar to ME ( amazing, right?)...."The Low Road: by the Beasts of Bourbon" (ca 1991)........this is a great album, PERIOD, if you need to know details etc, LOOK EM UP , after all, this is not an exclusive to MY blog..........BUT lemme tell ya, THIS is a GREAT album, an unknown classic, JUMP, NOW!

The Beasts Of Bourbon - The Low Road
"I brought back a souvenir, all the way from Kampuchea.
A plastic bag up my ass, soon the goods will all come to pass"

Anyone familiar with the Beasts Of Bourbon? I don't know too much other than that they were a bit of an Aussie supergroup. This album was released in '91, which I believe is when B.O.B. blew away Nirvana at the Big Day Out fest in Australia. And this is just a great, sleazy rock record!
The Low Road Download

The album opens with the amazing "Chase the Dragon", which has to be the best rock song ever written about being a drug mule. "The Low Road" is both mournful and rocking. "Just Right" and "There's A Virus Goin Round" are good sleazy numbers. "Straight, Hard & Long" rocks like a bastard. "Goodbye Friends" is a great album closer.

Their choices of cover songs on here are really good. Their version of the Rolling Stones' "Cocksucker Blues" is drug addled and spooky, while their cover of "Ride On" manages to the rock a even more than AC/DC's original, and that's a comment from me.

Definitely check this out. Some great rock from Down Under.
 
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(SCOTT) As I've said before, I am no expert on recorded comedy, but Brian certainly is, so, here is some recordings from the great George Carlin, I'll say nothing at all, deferring to "Comedy expert" Brian
Comedy - Carlin Part 1
This is a repost of my big project from before. Not doing any info on each release, just giving you the albums. Contains everything George did between 1963 and 1978. Links are right here. Two of the files contain two albums each.


Here's everything you're getting:


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(SCOTT): OK Brian has been posting so much great stuff that you REALLY oughta just go check out his site (rustbeltout.come),and I will boost some more of his stuff tomorrow....BUT I couldn't go to be without passing this one along........The 1988 "Hairspray" soundtrack, is one that I have long enjoyed, and perhaps you have forgotten about, but this is a FANTASTIC album, a great soundtrack to a great film.......Check Brian's write up for full details, but this is a WONDERFUL disc YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS.....PERIOD.....
 
Hairspray. It's been a favorite movie of mine since I was a kid. Understand, I am not talking about the Broadway musical or the 2007 remake. I have no interest in hearing original songs or seeing John Travolta in drag, OK? People forget about the original film, and they shouldn't; it was the only thing close to American Graffiti that the 80's gave us. And it was both goofy and sweet. Hard to believe it was a John Waters film. And check out Ric Ocasek as a beatnik!

The movie is full of 60's pop, R&B, soul, and dance songs. It's a perfect snapshot of that era between the 50's rock and roll explosion and the British Invasion of the early 60's. It was a time when dance crazes were all the rage, so we've got songs like the Twist, the Bug, the Bird, the Roach, the Mashed Potato, and the Madison. Girl pop also ruled, so there's songs like "You Don't Own Me", "Mama Didn't Lie", and "I Wish I Were A Princess". And Toussaint McCall's "Nothing Takes the Place Of You" is one of the greatest slow-dance heartbreakers I've ever heard.
The original 1988 soundtrack LP only had 12 songs on it, not even half of what we got here. Some nice lady on a blog had compiled this album for her daughter. I added two more songs to the soundtrack that she had missed, so now we have truly the complete soundtrack to the film. It's also sequenced to follow the order in the movie. I usually don't do track lists, but it's necessary here. If you like 50's/60's rock and roll comps, this is a perfect addition. Enjoy.
Hairspray Soundtrack Download

1. Rachel Sweet - Hairspray
2. Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
3. Dee Dee Sharp - Gravy
4. Five Du Tones - Shake A Tailfeather
5. Little Peggy March - I Wish I Were A Princess
6. Chubby Checker - Dancin' Party
7. Ray Bryant - Madison Time
8. Chubby Checker - Pony Time
9. Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity
10. The Dovells - Do the New Continental
11. Gene Chandler - Duke Of Earl
12. Barbara Lynn - You'll Lose A Good Thing
13. Jane Bradley - Momma Didn't Lie
14. The Champs - Train To Nowhere
15. Chubby Checker - Lets Twist Again
16. The Dutones - The Bird
17. Bunker Hill - Hide and Go Seek (Part 1)
18. Chubby Checker - The Fly
19. Lafayettes - Life's Too Short
20. Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
21. The Ikettes - I'm Blue (the Gong Gong Song)
22. Toussaint McCall - Nothing Takes the Place Of You
23. Pia Zadora - Day-O
24. Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
25. Gene & Wendell - The Roach
26. The Knightcaps - The Bug
27. The Flares - Foot Stompin'
28. The Bracelets - Waddle Waddle

NOTE: When you upload this into your library, not all of the songs have the album name on the files, so you'll have to do some editing.
 
 
(SCOTT): John Watters fucking rules, now, always and forever......period!