Category Archives: Music
You’ll enjoy this more if you’re old enough to have actually had a broken record. Full lyrics HERE.
I’m sure I’ve posted this before, but it’s such a happy song I’m posting it again. If you only know Hugh Laurie as an actor, you’re in for a treat. Full lyrics HERE.
Jerry Lewis said that comedy always has an element of sadness to it. Knowing the life that Townes Van Zandt led, characterized by mental illness and drug dependency, I think the tragedy overwhelms the comedy this time: Now this man down at the used car lot Tried to sell me four wheels and a trunk. …
“We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness…. We are monkeys with money and guns.” ~Tom Waits (source) And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.
I was surprised this was never covered by the Grateful Dead. Jerry Garcia’s voice lends itself to this type of song, and the San Francisco connection makes it a natural choice.
The lyrics are selfish and misogynistic, but I do enjoy a good flute solo: Full lyrics HERE.
From the album Shatner Claus. It’s hard to tell how serious he’s being, but my guess is Not Very. If you like William Shatner, you won’t be disappointed:
This is Deadhead (and former Senator) Al Franken’s favorite version of Althea: Full lyrics HERE.
Full lyrics HERE. Old Jerry had a much more expressive voice than Young Jerry. (And poor Phil looks like a sixth-grader in gym class in those oversized blue shorts.)