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Portrait of a Woman Holding a Fan
A Very Sexy Cleopatra
Three Beauties (1793)
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Ryan Heshka’s Electroladylux
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Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)
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Video Links For 08/25/2008
Otis Rush: I Cant Quit You Baby (Live) [Lyrics Legendary Blues guitarist Otis Rush plays his hit song from 1956.
Otis Rush [ ]
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Quintet / The Blues Walk This is one of my favorite cuts from one of the best Jazz albums (Daahound) ever recorded. Clifford Brown was one the best trumpet players in the history of jazz!
Clifford Brown and Max Roach [ ]
Republica – Ready To Go (U.S. mix/rock version) [Lyrics This is a great song by Saffron.
Republica [ ]
Feist – My Moon My Man [Lyrics I like this song and surreal video of Fiest in the Airport.
Feist [ ]
Venus Hum – Hummingbirds [Lyrics I like this song.
Venus Hum [ ]
Shivaree – “Goodnight Moon” [Lyrics I like Ambrosia Parsley’s voice.
Shivaree [ ]
Delerium – Aria [Lyrics These guys remind a little bit of Dead Can Dance, and the women in Delerium are gorgeous.
Delerium [ ]
Joy Division – Transmission (Live) [Lyrics Joy Division was the precursor to the band New Order.
Joy Division [ ]
Radiohead – Ceremony (Live) [Lyrics Radio Head my favorite modern rock band pays tribute to Joy Division and New Order. Check out this recent version of the song by New Order – Live At Finsbury Park 9th June 02, 2007
Radiohead [ ]
These are some beautiful Shin Hanga woodblock prints.
Mount Fuji in the Spring (1938)
Shojin Lake (1934)
Evening at Ushigome (1936)
Tsuchiya Koitsu – Hanga Gallery
Tsuchiya Koitsu – Ohmi Gallery
Video Links For 08/18/2008
John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom (Live 1966) [Lyrics This a great version of Boom Boom by this former Ford factory worker and Blues legend.
John Lee Hooker [ ]
Charles Mingus – Flowers For A Lady (Live 1974) The great Charles Mingus live.
Charles Mingus [ ]
The Dresden Dolls ‘Shores of California’ music video [Lyrics I like this band duo from Boston. This song is a parody of David Lee Roth’s Video – California Girls.
Dresden Dolls [ ]
The Killers – Read My Mind [Lyrics This song by the Killers kind of grows on you.
The Killers [ ]
Lauryn Hill – Turn The Lights Down Low (Live) [Lyrics Lauryn Hill covers Bob Marley.
Lauryn Hill [ ]
Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music [Lyrics Do you like good music?
Arthur Conley [ ]
Low vs Diamond – “Heart Attack” [Lyrics I read an article in the LA Times about these guys. Not bad at all. Here’s their Wikipedia entry.
Art Links For 08/11/2008
Frank Cadogan Cowper (1877-1958) Via Art Deco The painting below by this late English Pre-Raphaelite is absolutely gorgeous. I’m in complete awe of this watercolor. There are more Cowper images: ArtMagic and Humanities Web
Molly, Duchess Of Nona (Maurice Howlett’s ‘Little Novel Of Italy)– 1905 [ ]
William Blake, Pity (c. 1795)
Jean Baptiste Bertrand, Ophelia [ ]
Colleen Moore and Colleen Moore on Flick See also Eye exercises, Colleen Moore and Movie Legends – Colleen Moore
Colleen Moore [ ]
The Chuck Wagon Gang of Four [ ]
Video Links For 08/11/2008
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine (Live) [Lyrics This is one of my favorite songs by Bill Withers. Also check out these live songs by him too: Lean On Me, Use Me and Grandma’s Hands
Bill Withers [ ]
Groucho Marx – Lydia the Tattooed Lady [Lyrics This is a great clip from At The Circus with Groucho singing his signature song.
Groucho Marx [ ]
Pharoah Sanders – Thembi This is a nice jazz number by Mr. Sanders.
Pharoah Sanders [ ]
A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie (Live) [Lyrics I don’t know why, but I’ve always liked this song. The singers are pretty cute too!
Taste of Honey [ ]
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes – Intro Song [Lyrics A little campy humor is always welcomed here.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes [ ]
Jr. Walker & The All Stars – Shake And Fingerpop [Lyrics Put on your wig, woman!
Jr. Walker & the All Stars [ ]
Katy Rose – I Like (Video) [Lyrics] I’ve never heard of her before
Katy Rose [ ]
Video Links For 08/04/2008
Ol’ Man River by Paul Robeson on Showboat 1936 [Lyrics This a great scene with the amazing voice of Paul Robeson singing and acting. Here’s the original recording by Robeson from 1928. I like to see a well produced Hollywood movie made about Paul Robeson’s fascinating life. There are documentaries out there. I put Paul Robeson: Here I Stand in my Netflix queue.
Paul Robeson [ ]
John Coltrane Quartet – Afro Blue (Live) This is a nice live number by St. John.
St. John [ ]
Albert King – Born Under a Bad Sign (Live in Sweden 1980) [Lyrics This is an excellent video of Albert King playing and singing his trademark song.
Albert King [ ]
T-Rex – Children of The Revolution [Lyrics] This is a very unique and interesting song from the early 70’s.
T-Rex – Children of the Revolution [ ]
Chic – Le Freak (Live) [Lyrics And then there was disco.
Chic – Le Freak [ ]
Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music [Lyrics Back to modern times.
Rihanna [ ]
The Daily Show: McCain touted his accomplishments-missed by media: Oh, and the Hiltons might want their money back John has fun at McCain’s well deserved expense.
John Stewart [ ]
Gergen: McCain Using Code Words To Attack Obama As “Uppity” David Gergen is right on the code words used by McCain and his Rovian minions.
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