All posts for the month April, 2012

Something Learned From Monty Python

The other morning I could overhear my wife telling the kids “sit down and eat your breakfast”. She must have said it 10 times before they finally understood. It reminded me of one of my favorite clips from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekO3Z3XWa0Q] In the clip the king orders the guards to do […]

The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down – Fare Thee Well

Just a quick post to remember the great Levon Helm – one of the most distinct voices in music and the best drummer/ singer (apologies, Phil Collins) in rock and roll history. In 1994 I got see him up close in Nashville at 328 Performance Hall. He still had it. He played with Bob Dylan, […]

Writers Block, a Monte Carlo and Music Videos From My Teen Years – Part Three

Here are my final videos for your consideration. I found that most of these are still visually powerful in helping  frame a time and place from my past, and maybe your past too. I added an honorable mention section at the bottom. Enjoy and let me know what yo think by replying to the post! […]

Writers Block, a Monte Carlo and Music Videos From My Teen Years – Part Two

The list continues. These videos mostly come from 1984 and are “concept videos” – the video interprets a visual story of  the song. Rock Box – Run DMC,  1984 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GND7sPNwWko] Well, this one might be a stretch as a concept video, but it was different. It was rap. It was metal. It was good. If […]