Category: Monday Night Music

A Little Monday Music, Russian-Style

A Little Monday Music, Russian-Style

| April 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Once upon a time, I did a occasional post on Monday nights called, appropriately enough, Monday Night Music.  I never made a regular feature of it (though I did consider doing so, briefly) but I do like to return to it once in a while. And so I shall today! Over the weekend, while looking [...]

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“Oh, du schöne. Oh, du schöne…”

| September 17, 2009 | Comments (0)

WARNING! EARWORM* AHEAD! I miss “The Animaniacs”. Really I do. The show was juvenile and had burp jokes, but it was also a very smart show. If you weren’t careful, you could learn something. For example, I learned a little bit of German from the International Friendship Song (which, a few years ago, I got [...]

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Monday Night Music…on Tuesday!

| November 25, 2008 | Comments (0)

I know that Monday was yesterday, but I feel like sharing some good music tonight. After the jump are three great cover tunes from a group I know next to nothing about except that they have some serious rock and roll chops. The trio call themselves Stereophonics and they’ve apparently been around a while. Oh [...]

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Monday Night Music

| July 28, 2008 | Comments (1)

If all the political stuff is wearying you, and I must admit that I spent a couple days last week in a malaise over all of it, then The Anchoress has just the antidote. She’s unearthed a couple golden gems from the 90s out of YouTube that ought to get your feet tapping and your [...]

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Monday Night Music – Edwin Starr

Monday Night Music - Edwin Starr

| July 14, 2008 | Comments (3)

I love old-school R&B with the kind of love that could only build in the heart of a suburban white boy who grew up listening to the local oldies station and wanted very much to be a trombone player in a horn band Of course, that dream of being the bone player for Earth, Wind, [...]

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Monday Night Music – Bill Withers

Monday Night Music - Bill Withers

| May 12, 2008 | Comments (2)

For my money, there hasn’t been a soul singer to rival the power and passion of Bill Withers. Interestingly, he didn’t come from stereotypical soul stock. He was born in a West Virginia coal-mining town and lived much of his early life in Beckley, WV. He served for nine years in the US Navy. When [...]

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Monday Night Music – Traveling Wilburys

Monday Night Music - Traveling Wilburys

| April 28, 2008 | Comments (7)

In 1998 1988 (oops), George Harrison, looking for a “B-side” to go with the single release from his new album Cloud Nine laid down a track in Bob Dylan’s recording studio. Along with Dylan, Harrison corralled Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, and Roy Orbison. None of them were in their musical prime. Indeed, all of them [...]

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