June 23rd, 2008

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The Songs meme

from halfmoon_mollie. Here are the instructions:

1. Reply to this post and I'll assign you a letter.
2. List (and upload, if you feel like it) 5 songs that start with that letter.
3. Post that to your journal with these instructions.

My letter was "W". Here are the songs, with links to YouTube:

Willow Weep for Me - a standard; this version by Chad & Jeremy

Walk, Don't Run - The Ventures (featuring the legendary Nokie Edwards)

Waiting Game - Swing Out Sister (featuring the extraordinary Corinne Drewery)

Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim (here w/Toninho)

Waltz for Debby - Bill Evans
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RIP George Carlin

From his early days:



This bit made me want to be a comedian more than anything. Wonder what happened to those days?

For some reason which I can't figure, I wasn't with my family the night they went to Milwaukee's Summerfest to hear George Carlin. That was the night he got arrested for using the Seven Words You Can't Say on Television...

My favorite bit of his (besides this one and "Class Clown") was him comparing himself to Richard Pryor: Collapse )

Rest in peace, George.