Category Archives: music

Robert Stacy McCain Versus Rock And Roll

Robert Stacy McCain (pictured) began blogging about Brett Kimberlin in 2012 at the instigation of Ali Akbar of National Bloggers Club “fame.” At Akbar’s ViralRead website, McCain uses a 1996 quote of Brett Kimberlin in the Washington City Paper to accuse him … Continue reading

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You’re So Vain, You Probably Think This Blog Is About You

You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht Your hat strategically dipped below one eye Your scarf it was apricot You had one eye on the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte And all the girls … Continue reading

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Election Music

Presented without comment.

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Morning Awful: Doc is Dead

In memoriam, here is the very first Doc Watson track I ever heard. One of the greatest musicians in American history died yesterday at 89. He earned eight Grammy awards, the last in 2006, and had a permanent impact on … Continue reading

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We Hold The Right To Party to be Inalienable

I know it’s horribly white of me to say that the Beastie Boys were my favorite R&B group, but, well – they were. And it’s just plain horrible that just last week, that wasn’t a “were,” but an “are.” Rest … Continue reading

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We the People

If you’re seriously thinking about voting for Romney, or voting Third Party or not even voting (both of which are tantamount to voting for Romney), you seriously need to listen to The Boss. Emphasis on the “we.” We the people. … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Nickelback Nugent Irony

The noon post is still cooking, and the subject matter has me listening to music matching the mood it inspires. As much as I despise Chad Kroeger, he does come up with catchy hard rock tunes; so given a choice … Continue reading

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Friday Night Open Thread: Best Worst Song

Matt has stated that the Drive-By Truckers are the greatest band in the world. I would like to offer this as a counter-argument. In this thread: your favorite catchy song that know is terrible but that you still listen to.

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A Song to Woo Independents

My humble suggestion to the President for his campaign: Use this as one of your campaign songs, targeting independent voters. It simply fits.

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Megadeth Sucks and So Does Dave Mustaine

In case you haven’t heard, the Megadeth front man came out against gay marriage and for Rick Santorum. He’s also said some really retarded stuff about the president. He can’t make excuses, either, because he claims to have cleaned up … Continue reading

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The Civil Wars on Jay Leno

I’m a big fan of John Paul White and Joy Williams, who got a well-deserved Grammy for Best Folk Album Sunday for Barton Hollow. (Yes, it’s available for download in that widget below on the right.) They appeared on Jay … Continue reading

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