Michael Winslow Does Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love”

For those who don’t recall, Michael Winslow played the crazy, weird voices and sound effects making “Larvell Jones” character in all those “Police Academy” movies back in the 80s and 90s. Well, would you believe he’s still going strong? Just check out this little performance, with folk pop-musician Odd Nordstoga, on Norway’s “Senkveld med Thomas og Harald” (Late Night with Thomas and Harold) TV show!

Led Zeppelin – Thank You…

From the 1969 “Led Zeppelin II” album, “Thank You” was the first Led Zeppelin song with lyrics written entirely by singer Robert Plant – as a tribute to his then-wife Maureen. It was also the song that signaled to guitarist Jimmy Page that Plant could now handle the majority of the lyrics writing for the band’s songs…

For The Love Of Music

“Music may be the activity that prepared our pre-human ancestors for speech communication and for the very cognitive, representational flexibility necessary to become humans.” – Daniel J. Levitin

Happy Halloween!

“It was a dark and stormy night…” Whether in words or in visuals, many of our favorite Halloween horror tales begin with some variation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s often mocked and parodied phrase. But that’s precisely what makes my area’s “warmer than usual but stormy as hell” Trick-Or-Treat weather forecast so “horribly” appropriate – unless, of course, you’re among all those parents and kids who’re gonna be stuck out there in it! 😯 At any rate, I’ve put together this “small” collection of images and music videos as my way of wishing you all a very happy and safe Halloween. 😀

Except for the third, the music videos are only intended as “background ambiance” as you view the images…

Soothing That Inner Rage

After catching up on as many of your comments as I could, I sat down to enjoy some very cathartic television on AMC. First up was the movie Open Range, starring Robert Duvall, Kevin Costner, and Annette Bening. I really liked that movie, and the shootout against the “bullies of the range” at the end…

Stairway To Heaven

I have heard a LOT of really great songs over the years, but there are those, like Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven, that just plain stand out… There’s a lady who’s sure all that glitters is gold And she’s buying a stairway to heaven When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all…