two great tastes that go great together

There were two very cool things waiting for me in my email when I got home from work this evening. The first was this link to the contents of one of Andy Warhol’s time capsules (from Kez), and the second was a link to a site full of pre-1930’s 78 RPM recordings (from Collin)… If it weren’t for the repeated trips upstairs to quiet the screaming baby (who can’t seem to sleep more than five minutes in a row), I think I’d be in a really calm, happy place right now.

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  1. Posted June 4, 2005 at 11:48 am | Permalink

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  3. mark
    Posted June 4, 2005 at 1:31 pm | Permalink

    Did I hear that incorrectly, Dave, or was he saying that those elephants were playing Beethoven and Hank Williams tunes?

  4. mark
    Posted June 4, 2005 at 1:33 pm | Permalink

    And “Total Eclipse of the Heart” is fucking brilliant. Where’d you find it?

  5. Posted June 4, 2005 at 10:09 pm | Permalink

    Yeah. He said Beethoven and Hank Williams. I like the scene where he is conducting the elephant while another guy tugs the elephants ear to get it to move left or right. I don’t know too much of Beethhoven’s or Hank William’s work, but I think it is safe to call bullshit on that.

    I found the videos at this videoblog:

    Here is another one that is pretty nice:

  6. Ken
    Posted June 4, 2005 at 10:16 pm | Permalink

    Dave, you crack me up. I thought that Total Eclipse was a bootleg of Monkey Power Trio. I thought Mike the Troll was the guy beating on the ovens.

  7. mark
    Posted June 5, 2005 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Not many people know this, but they used to have to tug on the ear of Hank Williams to get him to end songs when playing live.

    He was a drunk.

  8. mark
    Posted June 5, 2005 at 10:14 pm | Permalink

    Check this out.

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