Saturday, July 11, 2009

Bonus Flashbacks

Dori, who's with the kids visiting her Dad in Florida, called me an hour ago, gazing with wonder at the Gulf of Mexico with Kathryn. On speakerphone, they described the panorama. Through the eyes of battle, Dori had a view she won't soon forget.

Meanwhile, back at the Hall of Justice, I'm hanging with Pepper, listening to tunes. I've come across some great ones, enough to offer you some goodies across the retro spectrum. Don't say those last two words fast cause it may sound sorta dirty.

A few years before she went breakin' your heart, the very talented Kiki Dee found the rhythm.

And you thought we were struggling for material. Here's a stellar tune from Seattle grunge. Darker, yes, but fantastic. Just as powerful is Pat Benatar's You Better Run. Some songs aren't meant to be played on low volume.

The movie Risky Business had some excellent moments, but none better than when Joel saw the light on that train before he went to Princeton. Same tune, different video.

Here's Elton again. I miss Soul Train, the way it was.

1 comment:

ChuckEastNashville said...

Jim, I forget the singer but once on "American Bandstand" the production crew played a record for the artist to 'lip-synch'. Record needle jumped about halfway through song and repeated. Like a pro the singer picked up skip pattern and matched that faux pas.