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“Somewhere there’s music/How faint the tune/Somewhere there’s heaven/How high the moon…”

Guitarist and music innovator Les Paul passed away at the age of 94 yesterday, as you may have already read by now, and I honestly can’t add anymore to what’s already been written on the Internets and blogs except that the more reading I do on Paul, the more fascinated I become with the man’s… Continue reading “Somewhere there’s music/How faint the tune/Somewhere there’s heaven/How high the moon…”

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It Don’t Get No Better Than This

Laura at Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings mentioned in a post sometime back in mid-July about a new country single that’s been released by Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers, Johnny Cash is Dead and His House Burned Down. I got an opportunity to listen to it this morning (downloaded it in mp3 form) and I have to say it’s a… Continue reading It Don’t Get No Better Than This

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He was a contendah…

It wasn’t my intention to start this out with something facetious (like the above comic strip panel) but I included it because there’s more than just a kernel of truth involved—more and more I find myself learning of those individuals who’ve left this mortal coil through Facebook posts. However, it is reassuring to know that some… Continue reading He was a contendah…

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More from the Archives

NY Classic Movies Examiner Cliff Aliperti—a man who, surprisingly enough, is not ashamed to admit that he follows this blog on Facebook even at great risk to his professional reputation—has an article up on the latest additions to the Warner Archives, including some films that are personal favorites of mine. The one that I would really… Continue reading More from the Archives

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“Hey, baby…we’re gonna go to Vegas…”

Sure, I could have used a lyric from the Faith Hill tune Let’s Go to Vegas—but as I was rummaging around in the Big Honkin’ Music Warehouse that I lovingly refer to as my computer, I found an mp3 of country legend Bobby Bare’s Vegas (sung back then with wife Jeannie) and decided to go with that (the… Continue reading “Hey, baby…we’re gonna go to Vegas…”