Friday, August 15, 2008

In the News

The Saturday Morning News Capsule for kids, circa the 70s. Listen to that theme music!

Two Guys!

Ah, Two Guys...I think about this department store often. I can't imagine I went there with any frequency, but there it was -- an aspect of the economy of my youth. Mostly I recall, and occasionally hum, the theme song...naturally!

Star Spangled Banner/Miami 2017 - Billy Joel at Shea Stadium

Chills! What a show this must have been! Jimmy B said it was great! This opened the show. this song is so friggin' great. I'm full of Long Island pride (yes, there is such a thing!)

Sunday, August 10, 2008

"In the News" - Rock Tragedy (1979)

From the most influential news service of my generation, Saturday morning's "In the News" segments...

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Oh Joy! Tom Waits in Concert!

From the fine folks at NPR, Tom Waits live from his Glitter & Doom tour! Over two hours of Tom Waits at Atlanta's Fox Theater on July 5, 2008.

Stream it here. Or download it from iTunes (for free) here.

And read his interview with himself here.

On a related note, learn about the "Glitter & Doom: German Portraits of the 1920s" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.