Category Archives: Music

The Beastie Boys – Live At PJ’s (Live on Letterman in 1992)

This is an amazing clip. It’s the first time the Beastie Boys were on Letterman, and this guy – Porkys82 – sliced up the show and pulled all the Beastie Boys bits Letterman did before they played “Live At PJs” … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City (Live in 1975)

Bruce and the E Street Band rock “It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City” like it’s never been rocked in this 1975 video clip. Bruce does some great guitar work here. You don’t often get to see that. … Continue reading

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Sly & The Family Stone – Stand! (Live in 1974)

“There’s a midget standing tall / And a giant beside him about to fall” I believe Sly meant to say “little person.” In any event, the sentiment is positive. And this is a funky version of “Stand!”. Worth a viewing.

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Bob Marley & The Wailers – Slave Driver (Live in the studio in 1973)

Today is Bob Marley’s birthday. He would be 70 today if he was still with us. In his brief 33 years on this planet, he changed the face of music. There are few artists that can claim the level of influence … Continue reading

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The Notorious B.I.G. – Juicy (music video)

I was just reading this interview with Pusha T where he makes the case for The Notorious B.I.G. being “the greatest rapper who’s ever lived.” He makes a pretty good case. This, of course, got me thinking about some of my … Continue reading

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Warren Zevon with Neil Young – Splendid Isolation (Live at the Bridge School Benefit in 1993)

“Splendid Isolation” is from Warren Zevon’s 1989 record Transverse City. Neil Young played on the record, and he joins Warren on stage to lend his vocals, harmonica, and guitar to the track. It’s pretty sweet.

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Sly and the Family Stone – Higher (Live at Woodstock in 1969)

I recently picked up the Sly and the Family Stone box set Higher!, so I’ve been listening to a lot of Sly lately. It got me thinking about my first introduction to Sly and the Family Stone, which was when … Continue reading

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