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Saturday, June 25, 2016

"The Real Thing" by Russell Morris - Australian Classic 60's Pop Song

Two film clips for the same song, one simply shows Russell Morris singing; the otber video, containing some rather disturbing imagery (the song is about peace, war, celebration, upheaval and change) but definitely worth checking out.

Great Aussie Classic of the 60's.

Includes original & updated scenes. This video contains some disturbing images.

George Harrison - Give me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)

A beautiful, uplifting song by a very talented songwriter and musician.
"Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)" is a song by English musician George Harrison, released as the opening track of his 1973 album Living in the Material World. It was also issued as the album's lead single, in May that year, and became Harrison's second US number 1, after "My Sweet Lord". In doing so, the song demoted Paul McCartney and Wings' "My Love" from the top of the Billboard Hot 100, marking the only occasion that two former Beatles have held the top two chart positions in America. The single also reached the top ten in Britain, Canada, Australia and other countries around the world." (wikipedia)

The Beatles "Octopuse's Garden' video clip...

Check out this interesting animated version of the wonderful Beatle's song, sang by Ringo. Below the Beatle's video, is a book trailer for "Octopus's Garden", a brand new picture book version of The Beatles' classic song, written by Ringo Starr and illustrated by Ben Cort. Publishing on 24th October in hardback, the book contains a CD featuring a reading of the story by Ringo, and a never before heard version of the song.





The Fast And The Furious (1955) complete

The Fast and the Furious is a 1955 film starring John Ireland and Dorothy Malone. It was the first film produced by American International Pictures production company. The black-and-white movie was co-directed by the film's leading man, John Ireland. The story was written by Roger Corman and the screenplay by Jean Howell and Jerome Odlum. (public domain film)

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Fabulous dance song from 1986! "Hungry Town" by Big Pig

Not like today's "dance" songs, but definitely a song to get you up and dancing! Enjoy!

"The General" Starring Buster Keaton 1926 (complete film)

"The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists. Inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862, the film stars Buster Keaton who co-directed it with Clyde Bruckman. It was adapted by Al Boasberg, Bruckman, Keaton, Paul Girard Smith (uncredited) and Charles Henry Smith (uncredited) from the memoir The Great Locomotive Chase by William Pittenger.

At the time of its initial release, The General, an action-adventure-comedy made toward the end of the silent era, wasn't well received by critics or audiences, resulting in mediocre box office (about a half million dollars domestically, and approximately one million worldwide) but has since been reevaluated, and is now considered by critics as one of the greatest films ever made. However, because of its then-huge budget ($750,000 supplied by Metro chief Joseph Schenck) and failure to turn a significant profit, Keaton lost his independence as a filmmaker and was forced into a restrictive deal with MGM. In 1956, the film entered the public domain (in the USA) due to the claimant's failure to renew its copyright registration in the 28th year after publication.

In 2007, The General was ranked #18 by the American Film Institute on their 10th Anniversary list of the 100 best American movies of all time."

Thursday, January 7, 2016

"Teardrop" by Massive Attack - Fantastic Song, Amazing Video!

Song Video Duration: 5 minutes - "Teardrop" by Massive Attack appeared on their 1998 album Mezzanine. It was released as a single on 27 April 1998. The song became another UK hit for the group, peaking at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart. The song features vocals by Elizabeth Fraser of the Cocteau Twins.

In the United States, the song is best known for its use as the theme song of the medical television series House. The instrumental portions of the song at the beginning and the end which feature a bass drum beat reminiscent of a heartbeat are used in the opening theme.

The song's music video featured a plastic foetus in the womb, lip-synching the song. It was directed by Walter Stern.[1] The single peaked at #16 in Australia.[2] It placed number 22 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of All Time in 2009, and number 23 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 1998, the year of its release.



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