Playing music for the joy of it? What a radical thought!

Good musicians — good young musicians — are making fine music these days, even if it’s sometimes hard to get noticed in this hyper-fragmented media world. You may have heard a song or two from tonight’s group, the Lumineers, out of Colorado, (this one has become an ad soundtrack) but they’re consistently good, and they play because they just love the music.

Just watch. It’s infectious.

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Georgia

October 26th, 2012
3:33 pm

Taylor Swift is on Katie playing “Name that Taylor Swift Tune”. Who needs Frankenstorm to destroy our country?

Georgia

October 26th, 2012
3:34 pm

Stay firsty my friends.

Georgia

October 26th, 2012
3:35 pm

Perhaps if I point out that Taylor Swift is the new Marilyn Monroe?

Georgia

October 26th, 2012
3:37 pm

Okay….then Taylor Swift just admitted she’s a couch potato.

Georgia

October 26th, 2012
3:38 pm

Katie is actually being really cool with Taylor.

josef

October 26th, 2012
3:43 pm

“Just watch. It’s infectious.”

If you say so…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITEpwqwZ8NU

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

October 26th, 2012
3:43 pm

What have they been smoking ?

JamVet

October 26th, 2012
3:45 pm

A very Beatles-like start to that piece…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sH8iXhnj_0

saywhat?

October 26th, 2012
3:47 pm

I suppose its better than Milli Vanilli who got into music for their love of mime.

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

October 26th, 2012
3:52 pm

JamVet:

Previous thread at 3:39

JamVet

October 26th, 2012
3:55 pm

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
3:55 pm

There is a lot of good music being made out there. Unfortunately it doesn’t make it to the mass markets via commercial TV and radio.

http://youtu.be/lCMsUQmS0Bo

stands for decibels

October 26th, 2012
3:59 pm

There is a lot of good music being made out there.

there always is. There always will be.

Long time ago, I debated with myself which single year I’d pick, if I could only pick music from year to take with me on that Desert Island to listen to. And I came to realize, it’d have to be this year. Because you can never catch up to it in real time–it always takes a while to absorb just how great this or that band/artist really was, doesn’t it?

/soapbox

/drive-by

indigo

October 26th, 2012
4:04 pm

“playing music for the joy of it”

So, I guess making a ton of money doesn’t interest them.

USMC

October 26th, 2012
4:07 pm

“Playing music for the joy of it? What a radical thought!”–JAY BOOKMAN

Well, well, well, the Rightwing Radical lunatic fringe WING of your blog was getting worried that you were about to Meltdown A LA Chris Matthews with the last few titles of your opinion pieces.
” blah blah blah republicans and last two marbles, etc.”
“blah blah blah Right wing & John McCain going nuts, yada yada yada, etc”

Nice to see Jay is calming down and letting go of his RAGE and Hatred of Conservatives. :lol:

The Mitt Robme Trio! (Penny Loafers required)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZBSGaWrEn4

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

October 26th, 2012
4:08 pm

JamVet:

“0311, not interested. Maybe next week.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq9c8s7PQNI

Not interested. Maybe next week.

josef

October 26th, 2012
4:10 pm

somebody downstairs wanted to know if Jay was a weatherman…you don’t need one…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsgeTNnYywg

oh, well it is music for the fun of it… :-)

josef

October 26th, 2012
4:11 pm

USMC

Okay, the link redeemed you! :-)

USMC

October 26th, 2012
4:23 pm

“Okay, the link redeemed you!”

Thanks Josef, man the weather over here is incredible.
Are you still up at the school?

Kamchak ~ Thug from the Steppes

October 26th, 2012
4:28 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
4:30 pm

USMC

Oh, no…had a round of doctor sh*t this a.m. and took the day off…had work to do at home on the computer so did’t get the chance to get out in it, but have had the doors and windows open letting as much of it in as possible…Unmentionable, lucky bastid, got to really enjoy it outside…

getalife

October 26th, 2012
4:31 pm

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:32 pm

USMC

October 26th, 2012
4:32 pm

“Unmentionable, lucky bastid, got to really enjoy it outside…”–josef

I notice that “Unmentionable”, that lucky bastid, ALWAYS gets to really enjoy it!
What’s up with that? ;-)
(He must be a great guy)

JamVet

October 26th, 2012
4:36 pm

This is the mystery of the quotient
Upon us all a little rain must fall.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4v-_p5dU34

USMC

October 26th, 2012
4:37 pm

We all need to meet down in Little 5-points at the Yacht Club or Brewhaus and have a few beers! :-)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPrAHCOsNBQ

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:37 pm

Jam

Going down to Valdosta this weekend for the Thunderbird’s AF 65 yr anniversary show.

http://www.moody.af.mil/moodyairforcebaseopenhouse.asp

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:40 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
4:41 pm

K’chak

His best album and my favorite cut…an amazing talent, he…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1OGmCX9X-4

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:41 pm

St Simons

October 26th, 2012
4:41 pm

another beautiful day ends,
one day closer to the end of the old calendar & the old ways
enjoy this sunset
don’t hate cons – its so unattractive
change your ways & come wit us into the new age, mon
now lets go to spanky’s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUu_Kxc4UU0

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
4:43 pm

Because you can never catch up to it in real time–it always takes a while to absorb just how great this or that band/artist really was, doesn’t it?

I agree. I have friends that listen to nothing but “classic rock” or “oldies” music because they say the music today sucks. While I’ll agree a lot of it does (to me) it will be classic one day.

My satellite radio bill for next year came in the mail yesterday. While scraping up the $200 is kinda painful right now, that’s the place (along with FNM) that I get exposure to new music and artists.

pogo

October 26th, 2012
4:43 pm

For you Jay. And all of your manic lefterds.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0GFRcFm-aY&feature=related

It’s OK man. “It’s life and life only”.

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:43 pm

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:45 pm

godless

Good stuff to hear on satellite radio for sure

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:46 pm

moonbat betty

October 26th, 2012
4:46 pm

or you could make music with power tools:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sFK0-lcjGU

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
4:47 pm

Going down to Valdosta this weekend for the Thunderbird’s AF 65 yr anniversary show.

Awesome. Love to see the Thunderbirds. Don’t let them “get you” with that solo sneak attack. ;)

Drive safely and toot the horn for gh and kayaker when you breeze through Macon.

If you have time stop at the Big House ABB museum on your way through.

JamVet

October 26th, 2012
4:47 pm

I’d love to go to that, TBS.

Both myself and the USAF were just kids when I got off of a bus in San Antonio, forty years ago this month…

Aim high.

josef

October 26th, 2012
4:49 pm

He’s retired…told me to tell the uppity Buckhead wannabes that I’ve got “a live in housekeeper, chef, yardman, laundress, and chauffeur…so, top that!”

And back atcha:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLocKzC80gk

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:51 pm

For godless

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzESHZxX6yk&feature=related

________________________________

I’ve seen the Blue Angels several times but never the Thundebirds. Looking forward to it.

My gf wasn’t down for the cause. So my dad, brother in law are going with me.

Get to Valdosta in time to check in the hotel and finding a watering hole for what is probably going to be my Dawgs getting beat down then do the Sunday show at Moody.

As big of an ABB fan as I am, I have yet to make it to the museum.

Need to put that on my list.

Georgia

October 26th, 2012
4:52 pm

Brad Pitt will be 50 next year. Ellen has Halle Berry on her show. By the way, to every person reading this, I have taped a copy of the mohammed video underneath your seats as a gift……

Which brings up the idea that maybe there was an Oprah gift underneath the empty chair that Clint Eastwood talked to. Did anyone check? Would it have been a copy of Romney’s economic plan, or a dog whistle.. but then I repeat myself.

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:55 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
4:56 pm

He-ne-ha…

Since we’re jumping about with let the Sp-rit move ya, go up to @ 4:50 on this one and check out our little buddy in the orange shirt..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAt29_BW8jM

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:57 pm

Jam

They are having a show tomorrow and Sunday. I believe it starts at 11 o’clock each day.

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
4:58 pm

anyone else having issues with the youtube search box? When I enter something I get a screen full of characters like when you used to try to print a graphic to a text printer.

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
4:59 pm

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
5:01 pm

moonbat betty

October 26th, 2012
4:46 pm

I’ll never get that 4:12 of my life back.

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
5:01 pm

Jay

October 26th, 2012
5:02 pm

As a kid I think I probably saw the Thunderbirds almost annually. Never got bored with it either.

Jm

October 26th, 2012
5:09 pm

Cocktails + bad weather = fun :)

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
5:10 pm

JamVet

October 26th, 2012
5:10 pm

Zooks, I’m getting way behind!

Oh well, so much great music, so little time…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0C8-xrE5wY

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
5:12 pm

St Simons

October 26th, 2012
5:14 pm

josef – hahahaha that must be some tsalagi sign language for ‘there’s
something in my nose’

it really is a beautiful language, as opposed to muscoge, which only
about 400 people still speak (we don’t).
Have you heard of the perfessor (in Oklahoma i think) that has proposed
that Muscoge and Old Welsh are similar & possibly related?
Could that be true in your opinion? and would open a can of worms, too

josef

October 26th, 2012
5:15 pm

ZamVet

@ 5:10

That’s what Saturday morning’s for before the day gets good and started…

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
5:19 pm

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
5:20 pm

As a kid I think I probably saw the Thunderbirds almost annually. Never got bored with it either

And they were in bi-planes then,

They BOTH suck

October 26th, 2012
5:21 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4v-_p5dU34

Everyone have a great evening and an even better weekend…………

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2015S3A-lg&feature=related

PEACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jay

October 26th, 2012
5:26 pm

Good one Godless!

St Simons

October 26th, 2012
5:27 pm

Its Ga/Fla weekend here. All the Thunderbirds are gone.

I looked. The grape, the strawberry, sold out man.

josef

October 26th, 2012
5:27 pm

He-ne-ha

I see you caught the booger fishing, too! Priceless…

As for the languages being related, not so much that linguistically speaking from structure, syntax and grammar so much as from vocabulary. Madoc, Madog ab Owain Gwynedd (Maddox) according to both Welsh and Muscogee and Cherokee tradition sailed to America in the 1100s with several boat loads of colonists. The tradition holds that they were welcomed and mixed with the locals, peacefully. The genetics (DNA) testing going on tends to buttress this. While the skeptics claim that the Welsh strain is a product of the post Columbian, the interesting thing, to me anyway, is that the gene for red hair, common among the Celts, is recessive. Yet, very shortly after the arrival of the “second” wave of Celts in the 17th and 18th Centures, CE, little papooses started popping out their little red-headed selves in numbers worthy of mention…the “new blood” seems to have triggered the recessive and, surprise! Even today the Cherokee are among one of the few groups of people still producing large numbers of red heads…

I’ve been working on this early mixed blood tradition which, should you care to read, the Imam can put us in touch and I’ll share…

Jm

October 26th, 2012
5:28 pm

“Zooks, I’m getting way behind!”

Sounds like jamvet’s catching up. :)

Sorry it was too easy…. :)

josef

October 26th, 2012
5:36 pm

He-ne-ha

And as far as me and Unmentionable are concerned. this is what we’re all about…so says we both…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQW7I62TNOw

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
5:42 pm

Candy may be dandy but Sandy won’t rot your teeth.

Jam: Dust off that air guitar for this classic.

http://youtu.be/7KxiEjPCXA8

St Simons

October 26th, 2012
5:56 pm

that is wild, josef. I would love to read that. Good Host has our emails.

i know she’s from a different group, but mrsstsimons (illinois shawnee)
has a little red tint at the end of her dark hair,
but those wimmens…were…um…got around genetically…traded….
…um…were very popular….um prized beautiful women. yeah thats it.

George P. Burdell

October 26th, 2012
6:17 pm

They actually made plenty of bad music along with the Classic Rock. We’ve just had several decades to sift through and keep only the good stuff. There is always plenty of good music being made and I always enjoy the journey in seeking it out.

Jm

October 26th, 2012
6:23 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:24 pm

GEORGE

Much agreed with that…I had written the 90s off as a lost decade, but in revisiting it, there was some really good stuff, the crap sifted out…

the smaller the club, the bigger the party...

October 26th, 2012
6:28 pm

Jm

October 26th, 2012
6:31 pm

Frankenstorm is a wimp

If people freak out…. Well Yankees are wusses

Jm

October 26th, 2012
6:32 pm

Josef

Why are yanks freaking out?

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:36 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:36 pm

Jm

They skeered… :-)

Jm

October 26th, 2012
6:37 pm

Freddie couldve killed half of NYC

That nutjob wouldve been toast the first time he violated someone’s “castle” in the South

Frankenstorm schmakenstorm

A little wind and rain

Jeez

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:41 pm

And for our cousins Up Nawth…

As our blue collar comedian would put it…”it ain’t the wind, it’s what’s IN the wind…” :-)

Jm

October 26th, 2012
6:41 pm

Josef

Methinks you are right

They wouldn’t drive a NASCAR car either

Chickenpoops

That’s how they roll

Best reason ever for ending the megabanks :)

(just kidding on the last part)

Sort of

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

October 26th, 2012
6:43 pm

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

October 26th, 2012
6:45 pm

Headline: “Petraeus Throws Obama Under the Bus (?)”

“Breaking news on Benghazi: the CIA spokesman, presumably at the direction of CIA director David Petraeus, has put out this statement: “No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate.”

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/petraeus-throws-obama-under-bus_657896.html

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:47 pm

Ah, and coming in at 78 and 79 tonight, our FNM t*rd in the punchbowl!

wet wiccan

October 26th, 2012
6:47 pm

Dixie Chicks

October 26th, 2012
6:49 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:52 pm

and more rain songs…for Lucy…

And BROSEPHUS, when you come in, YOU know what I’m thinking… :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCca5mPMp9A

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
6:53 pm

our FNM t*rd in the punchbowl!

Slipping.

When November storms come early.

http://youtu.be/hgI8bta-7aw

JamVet

October 26th, 2012
6:54 pm

Friday night gabfests on the phone, Jm. That’s my excuse and I’m sticking with it!

I can always count on good old heathen and BOTH to play some of the most monster stuff.

Played this earlier, but what the hey…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRB81pHwmcs

Katy Perry

October 26th, 2012
6:56 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
6:57 pm

speaking of Africa, we’re all looking for someone…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irphUZGt7UE

Frankenstorm

October 26th, 2012
6:58 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
7:00 pm

GORDON fans…

For our family in harm’s way…just remember…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JhqdwXkOBs

josef

October 26th, 2012
7:07 pm

okay, y’all’ve sent me off on a GL

“…let us pray, for the ones they call the children of today…L-rd abide, let us stem the tide…”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1YHnAZ4ihU&feature=related

Man in the Mirror

October 26th, 2012
7:07 pm

Jm

October 26th, 2012
7:10 pm

Jamvet

Yes it is hard to keep up via phone

Sandy is a wuss

Jm

October 26th, 2012
7:12 pm

Off topic

But “sweet tard”

Foreign Affairs has a great new cover essay

And the Economist article about Xi this week is great

josef

October 26th, 2012
7:14 pm

wiccan…

Nahn! Had it pulled up earlier just to listen to…but, back atcha with the other one…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbq4TFa9Zd4

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

October 26th, 2012
7:15 pm

Jm:

Rather than have 90 dead terroists laying around the Consulate from the results of a Specter Gunship, they left our boys out there on their own.

Dispicable !

godless heathen

October 26th, 2012
7:15 pm

50 years ago this week Americans had serious concerns that the world may really go up in a nuclear sizzle before they woke up the next morning.

Very chilling to think how close we were. Saw on TV special this week that USSR subs had nuclear tipped torpedoes that the sub skipper could launch without any higher authorization. Just damn.

http://youtu.be/NFK2PBD4_TE

getalife

October 26th, 2012
7:18 pm

Georgia on my mind...

October 26th, 2012
7:19 pm

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Georgia on my mind...

October 26th, 2012
7:20 pm

josef

October 26th, 2012
7:20 pm

wiccan

And for our FNM family…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4GqB1t4PBA

and one of top five of hers…had my own Richard…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igj20M84hbo&feature=related