Saturday, August 25, 2007

Sesame Street: the Duets

Perlman and Telly

Yo Yo Ma and the Honkers

Debbie Harry and Kermit

Buddy Rich and Animal

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Some Sims Music Videos

A very funny trailer-trash classic:

A Sims “Streets of London” with a poignant ending:

A Sims “Romeo and Juliet” (Dire Straits):

The Sims hyper-sentimental version of Manilow’s “Mandy”:

Thursday, August 16, 2007

JC, LA and JR on YT

Here are Louis Armstrong and Johnny Cash recreating “Blue Yodel No. 9”, which Armstrong had recorded with Jimmie Rodgers in 1930:

And a young Satchmo performing “I Cover the Waterfront”:

And the singing brakeman himself sings an ironic lament about being persecuted by a brakeman:

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Jake Thackray Documentary

Update: May 9, 2008

Unfortunately, the documentary has been withdrawn from YouTube by the copyright owner. Here are some Jake videos that are still available:
"On Again"

"Sister Josephine"

And, in an entirely different vein, here is an excellent cover version of Thackray’s Christmas song, Remember Bethlehem: