Category Archives: Music

Genesis – Mama (music video)

“Mama” was the first single off of Genesis’ 1983 self-titled record. It’s a pretty bad ass song, especially for a Genesis song. It’s got that creepy laugh thing Phil Collins does, plus he does a lot of screaming at the … Continue reading

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Bill Withers – Hope She’ll Be Happier (Live in Zaire in 1974)

Except for maybe the Nixon resignation in August, the Foreman-Ali fight in Zaire – “The Rumble In The Jungle” – was the event of 1974. And Don King made sure it was an Event. A whole cadre of musicians came … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones – Miss You (music video)

“Miss You” has always been one of my favorite Rolling Stones songs. And what we have here is the “official promo video” for “Miss You”. Which must be what they called music videos before MTV.

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Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls (music video)

I’m taking us back to the 80s today. 1986, to be exact. That was the year “West End Girls” was released as a single (for the second time), and reached number one in both the UK and the US. I’ve … Continue reading

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Tom Waits – Way Down In The Hole (live music video)

I think this version of “Way Down In The Hole” is from Tom Wait’s concert video Big Time, but I’m not sure. Whatever it’s from, it’s awesome. I love the album version, but Waits injects even more emotional gravitas into this … Continue reading

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Gov’t Mule – Since I’ve Been Loving You (Live in 2013)

I know what you’re thinking. “That’s odd. He usually doesn’t post two Gov’t Mule videos in the same week.” Well, we’re breaking all the rules this week. Why? I’m going to see The Mule on Halloween – Mule-O-Ween – in … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan – Oh, Sister (Live in 1975)

This is a find. Bob Dylan, playing with the same group of musicians with whom he had just recorded Desire. Filmed on a PBS soundstage just a few months before the album was released. If you watch all the way … Continue reading

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