Archive for ‘Various Re-post-ions’

December 12, 2011

Various Re-post-ions: The Coasters

Our good friend Jason Sheeley runs The Hillbilly Beast, and on occasion we’re going to let you know about his most recent musical musing and super cool song pick.

This isn’t Jason’s most recent pick, but it’s the one we’re feeling right now.  It’s the lesser known Coasters song “What About Us” and is warming us up on this cold day.  Check it here.

December 7, 2011

Various Re-post-ions: May Booker & Thin Lizzy

Our buddy Ben Bussell posted this on his Facebook page, and it was just too good to not repost.

In 1982 May Booker, a 70 year old, wrote to the BBC and said she’d like to play with her favorite band, Thin Lizzy.  The band thought that was awesome. They were right.

 

December 5, 2011

Various Re-post-ions: Burning Love

Our buddy Bharat who runs the henryskene tumblr hipped us to this entertaining video.  Someone needs to teach the children of early Henry Rollins style, and the guy from Burning Love seems up to the task.

August 14, 2011

Various Re-post-ions

Country music fan Reginald Spears was arrested over the weekend for merchandise tampering at a Super Walmart. Reginald was arrested for shoplifting, but what he was actually doing was opening up mainstream Country CDs (like Rascall Flatts and Taylor Swift) and replacing the discs with older Country discs from his personal music collection. Fresh out on bail, Mr. Spears explained. “I didn’t shoplift nothin’. I told the cops they could find all that country pop bullshit in the Rubbermaid garbage cans in home wares… where that crap belongs,” said Spears.

Oh yes, this man is a hero and so is our very own Virgil Dickerson (beer lover and owner of Suburban Home Records). Virgil has an amazing post about Mr. Spears act of bravery and an equally amazing offer of gratitude. Check it out here.

June 9, 2011

Various Re-post-ions: James Sheeley

Our good friend Jason Sheeley runs The Hillbilly Beast, and on occasion we’re going to let you know about his most recent musical musing and super cool song pick.

We can always count on Jason to bring to light a cool track that we were otherwise oblivious to, but this post from last year just might take the cake on that. A recording of Jason’s grandpa James listening to a tape of himself singing a Jimmie Rodgers song and commenting on it and about the woman he was dedicating it to, Loraine. A fascinating little slice of real americana and the way old songs stay with us and get passed down.  Check it out here.

May 27, 2011

Various Re-Post-ions

Our good friend Jason Sheeley runs The Hillbilly Beast, and on occasion we’re going to let you know about his most recent musical musing and super cool song pick.

As usual, Jason has turned us onto another hidden classic, this time “Straight Tears” by Paul Burch.  Check it and an amusing story of mistaken identity over at the Beast, found here.

April 26, 2011

Various Re-post-ions

Our good friend Jason Sheeley runs The Hillbilly Beast, and on occasion we’re going to let you know about his most recent musical musing and super cool song pick.

As stoked as we usually are to hear what Jason is digging on, today’s re-post is especially sweet, not just because the song “Sorry You’re Sick” by Ted Hawkins is a great song (which it is) but also because it reminds us of our pal Langhorne Slim, who on occasion would segue way into it from one of his own songs live. Check it out over at The Beast.

March 30, 2011

Various Re-post-ions

Our good friend Jason Sheeley runs The Hillbilly Beast, and on occasion we’re going to let you know about his most recent musical musing and super cool song pick.

Jason continues to remind us of the good stuff.  This time with his favorite Devil in a Woodpile song of all time.  Find out what it is, and check it out in the finest of internet hi-fi right here.

March 9, 2011

Various Re-post-ions

Our good friend Jason Sheeley runs The Hillbilly Beast, and on occasion we’re going to let you know about his most recent musical musing and super cool song pick.

Today’s re-post-ion is a nod to Mardi Gras with the Wild Tchoupitoulas and their song “Meet De Boys On The Battlefront.” Check it out over at the Beast here.