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This is from 1944! Long before there was Bill Haily, Elvis Presley, or Jerry Lee Lewis, there was Harry “The Hipster” Gibson. As you listen, keep in mind there is no bass or drums backing him up; this is just one man, playing his heart out on the piano. (Thanks to Bill Griffith for the …
In my experience, most people are quite happy to talk about things other than the Dallas Cowboys, those idiots in Washington, and the Kardashians. But they’re waiting for you to bring it up. Zippy the Pinhead is on the web HERE.
Another excerpt from On The Road by Jack Kerouac, ©1955: I went out to the cemetery and climbed a tree. In the tree I sang “Blue Skies.” Terry and Johnny sat in the grass; we had grapes. There are certain passages in this book that sound like they’re straight out of Zippy the Pinhead.