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April 2011

Monday 04/25/2011

Art Links For 04/25/2011

Jungle Girls
You have to love these scantily clad Jungle girls in distress.


Jo-Jo #18, Page 1 August 1948 - Tanee is the girl's name.

Rieko Sakurai
I love this image by Rieko Sakurai.  It would look great in my new place.  More images by Rieko Here.

Lars of Mars
According to the article, there were only two issues of Lars of Mars.  At least they didn't call it Jars of Mars. It also interesting to note that this comic was published by Ziff Davis, who went on to publish all of the computer magazines, e.g., PC Magazine.


Cover by Murphy Anderson (1951)

Silk And Polkadots
I love this photo.  It has everything going for it.  The colors are wonderful, the setting is serene and the girl is beautiful.

The General, Buster Keaton, Russian Movie Poster via Akubi Zone
This is an amazing Russian poster of Buster Keaton's great silent movie - The General made in 1926.  According to the Wikipedia: "The film was a box-office disaster at its original release, but is now considered by critics as one of the greatest films ever made.".


The General (1926)

PinkParasol's deviantART Gallery
I like these paintings, which are done in a Pre-Raphaelite style.


The Pond


Catfish

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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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Monday 04/18/2011

Art Links For 04/18/2011

Nguyen Thi Chau Giang


I Don't Want To Be Like Them (2010)

New Painting Exhibit From Rin Nadeshico


Rin Nadeshico Website

Hata Eriko


Evening in B minor (2010)

Catherine Deneuve Flickr Set


Catherine Denevue

Guitar Heroes (MET)


Antonio Stradivari -The Rawlins (1700)
 

Castle Of Frankenstein (1962 - 75)


Castle Of Frankenstein

Lucifera


Lucifera

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Music Video Links For 04/18/2011

John Lee (Sonny Boy) Williamson - Hoodoo Man

 
Sonny Boy Williamson I

Sarah Vaughan - Lullaby of Birdland

 
Sarah Vaughan

Wayne Shorter - Footprints


Wayne Shorter

Soy Califa - Dexter Gordon

 
Dexter Gordon

Siouxsie & The Banshees - Cities In Dust [Music Video]

 
Siouxsie & The Banshees

The Pixies - In Heaven

 
In Heaven

The Ditty Bops - Wishful Thinking (Video)


The Ditty Bops

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Monday 04/11/2011

Art Links For 04/11/2011

Stella Im Hultberg
It's been a few years since I last blogged Stella.  Her work just gets better and better.  I was reminded of Stella when I saw her work for sale on eBay for Artists Help Japan.


Untitled (2011)

Tony Fitzpatrick
The last time I blogged Tony was way back in 2004.  His work only seems to get better over the years.  BTW, I was reminded of Tony's work on Facebook via Amy Crehore.


The Tiger Koi (2011)

Yoskay Yamamoto
I saw Yoskay's artwork on the same eBay Ema auction.


As you disappear between the seasons (2010)

Pop-Up Book - Il était une fois...
I'd love to have a copy. :)

 
Benjamin Lacombe - Il était une fois

Di Lifeng Redux
More Di Lifeng here.

Paintings from India


Bharat Mata (Mother India)
 

Walter Schnackenberg - The Sleepwalker (1956)
After doing a little research, I see this image was originally posted by A Journey Round My Skull about a year ago.  I don't know how I missed it.


Walter Schnackenberg - The Sleepwalker (1956)

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Music Video Links For 04/11/2011

Frank Zappa - Peaches En Regalia

 
Frank Zappa

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Suzie Q
This is my favorite song by this group.

 
CCR

Yondo Sister - Bazoo
Soukous!


 

Kool & The Gang - Jungle Jazz (1975)

 
Kool and said gang

The Flaming Lips - She Don't Use Jelly

 
The Flaming Lips

The Phenomenal Handclap Band - You'll Disappear  (Live in NYC) via Motel de Moka

 
The Phenomenal Handclap Band

David Wax Museum - Born with a Broken Heart via NPR

 
David Wax Museum

The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow - Music Video

 
The Civil Wars

The Avett Brothers - I And Love And You

 
The Avett Brothers

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Tuesday 04/05/2011

Artists Help Japan: Amy Crehore Ema
This is a really cute work of art by Amy and open for bidding on eBay until 4/10.  I'm definitely watching it.


Ema

Monday 04/04/2011

The Robert Lesser Pulp Art Collection Images


Harold McCaully - Fantastic Adventures (1941)


Huge J. Ward - Spicy Mystery Stories (1942)


Norman Saunders - Speed Adventure Stories (1943)


Harry L. Parkhurst - Spicy Adventure Stories (1937)


Frank R. Paul - Golden City of the Titans (1941)

New Britain Museum of American Art

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Music Video Links For 04/04/2011

Bessie Smith - Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out (1929)


Bessie Smith

Ethel Waters - Stormy Weather (1933)

 
Ethel Waters

Helen Humes - They Raided The Joint

 
Helen Humes

Lotte Lenya - Mack the Knife Sung 

 
Lotte Lenya

Jack McVea - Inflation Blues

 
Jack McVea

Marilyn Monroe - I Wanna Be Loved By You

 
Marilyn Monroe

The Doors - Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) Live

 
The Doors

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