Music Video Links For 04/25/2011

Django Reinhardt - Sweet Georgia Brown
I always like to hear a classic song played by master guitarist Django Reinhardt.

Django Reinhardt

Memphis Minnie - If you See my Rooster (Please Run Him Home)
I don't think Memphis Minnie gets enough credit for her Blues guitar playing, song writing and performing talents.

Memphis Minnie

Art Tatum - Jitterbug Waltz (1955)
The great piano player Art Tatum covers the Jitterbug Waltz.

Art Tatum

The Maytals - Monkey Man
This song covered by many groups including The Specials and Amy Winehouse was written as a jab at their producer Leslie Kong.

Toots & the Maytals

Skatalites - Simmer Down
More great ska.  This was the first single released by the Wailers and accompanied by the Skatalites.  It was also Bob Marley's first hit as a songwriter.

Simmer Down

The Mothers of Invention - Big Leg Emma
This hilarious song was on one side of the last 45 that I ever bought.  On the other side was "Why Don't You Do Me Right".   Both songs are now included on the Absolutely Free CD.

Mothers of Invention

The Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes (1971)
This song was originally recorded by the Temptations in 1971, but became popular with the recording done by the Undisputed Truth later in the same year.

The Undisputed Truth

A Taste of Honey - Sukiyaki (classic) 1981
This is an interesting English cover of Sukiyaki - Ue wo muite arukou by Kyu Sakamoto.  Taste of Honey, as you might recall, did Boogie Oogie Oogie in 1978.

A Taste Of Honey

Joy Division - She's Lost Control (Live)
This is a classic alternative song by the short lived Joy Division.

Joy Division

The Cure - Lovesong
I've always liked the Cure's music, and like the title indicates, this is on of their classic love songs. 

The Cure

Modest Mouse - Float On
Another good band from Portland, OR.

Modest Mouse

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