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  1. > {quote:title=misswonderly wrote:}{quote}pturman, thanks for the Elliot Smith song. You mention its use in Wes Anderson's *The Royal Tennenbaums*. Are you a Wes Anderson fan, and if so, have you seen his latest, *Moonrise Kingdom* ? > It's very good, funny and sweet without being in the least sacharine or cloying. With the trademark Wes Anderson "quirkiness". But not annoying "quirkiness", as is sometimes his weakness. > > A terrible sad end for Elliot Smith, why would someone so talented wish to end their own life? A question, I suppose, that has been asked repeatedly wheneve
  2. Aprapo of nothing, Check out this hauntingly beautiful sequence from Wes Anderson's masterpiece THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS. The singer/songwriter is the great 90's grunger Eliott Smith. Google him (Eliott Smith) to learn why this scene is especially poignant given his (Smith's) personal bio.
  3. This is from his move ONE TRICK PONY that was his love song to musicians everywhere, famous or not.
  4. Looks like we're both in a 70's mood tonight, Eugenia!
  5. I was 13 when this song came out. Ah, what a cornucopia of imagery & possibility this song presented to a boy just becoming a teenager.
  6. Cranberry sauce http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cG2gNvqGJVU
  7. I am just a poor boy though my story's seldom told . . .
  8. {font:Calibri}Levon Helm{font} {font:Calibri}(1940-2012){font} {font:Times New Roman} {font} {font:Calibri}I’m convinced that The Band were almost as big an influence on rock music as the Beatles or the Stones. The Band’s first album, MUSIC FROM BIG PINK, came out right in the middle of the psychedelic period of the late 60’s. And it’s not an understatement to say that every rock musician at the time was influenced by it. It was a watershed album that changed music.{font} {font:Times New Roman} {font} {font:Calibri}Everybody, and I mean EVERYB
  9. I met a girl who sang the blues . . .
  10. No one left alive in 1985. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCG-4vi7M1Y
  11. Even though St. Paddy's Day is over, here's a couple of Irish songbirds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUiTQvT0W_0
  12. Actually, Baker, Newman & Sarandon were in a movie together: TWILIGHT (1998). But let's pretend they weren't. Susan Sarandon was in ATLANTIC CITY with Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster was in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY with Jack Warden Jack Warden was in THE VERDICT with Paul Newman Next: Stan Laurel
  13. Yeah, casablanca, your song was most people's introduction to Chicago at the time. And Terry Kath's solo on it is one of the best guitar solos ever recorded in rock. Period. Funny you associating Chicago with your dad. I also associate Chicago with my dad but from the other end of the spectrum in a way. Cause he loved Chicago. The first memory of listening to music I have is when I was about five or something & dad listening to Chicago in the living room on his "hi-fi." In particular, this song is the first song I ever remember listening to. I coulda done a helluva lot
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