Archive for February 23rd, 2011

February 23, 2011

This Day in Music History

Our pals over at History.com informed us that it was this day in 1940 that Woody Guthrie wrote the classic “This Land is Your Land.”  As Bruce Springsteen puts it in this totally sweet, glistening, clip from 1985 – it’s pretty much the greatest song ever written about America.

Dedicating this one to everyone fighting for the rights of the working class in Wisconsin, here in Indiana and everywhere else.  Maybe one day this song will be a celebration song instead of a protest song.

February 23, 2011

Where the Internet Took Us

Last week we were rocking our vintage non-ironic Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Destruction (greatest rock record of the 80’s in our opinion) t-shirt and frolicking in the sunshine.  This week we’re back to snow in the forecast.  So this song from Mr. Tom Waits is for all of you in the same frustrated boat.

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