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Sunday, January 8th open thread: ‘Holiday’

January 8, 2017

  open-threadHere is the open thread for Sunday, January 8th. Please feel free to post links to interesting articles and to discuss whatever issues arise during the course of the day. Nothing is off-topic here.

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  The musical selection this week is one of my favorite Green Day songs. Here is the band’s anti-war anthem entitled “Holiday” as performed live in 2005.

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. January 8, 2017 9:34 am

    Hello Steve I like Lately Your Choice In Music, It’s The Old Time Back Again..

    Liked by 1 person

    • January 8, 2017 9:09 pm

      Thanks SDL and I love your choice as well. I had not heard this before but I loved it!

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  2. petermac3 permalink
    January 8, 2017 9:56 am

    Hey there Swiss, I love the Ramones but today belongs to Elvis. Today is his 82nd. Long live the king!!!!!! 🍾

    Liked by 2 people

    • January 8, 2017 10:14 am

      The King Is Dead… Long Live The King!

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      • petermc3 permalink
        January 8, 2017 10:22 am

        Greatest ever Johnny Cash cover is Lyle Lovett’s rendition of Tennessee Flat Top Box from 1999 in New York City.

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      • January 8, 2017 7:58 pm

        Didn’t know he could do that! haha

        Liked by 1 person

    • January 8, 2017 9:11 pm

      Did not know today was Elvis’s birthday. Happy Birthday to one of the greats.

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  3. petermc3 permalink
    January 8, 2017 10:31 am

    Andy’s 68th is this January 17th.

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  4. January 8, 2017 6:56 pm

    Our buddy Trey:

    Fake Moon Landing | As Seen On TV

    Bet you haven’t heard this one for some time – some young-ies won’t even know it!
    A unique version:

    Like

    • petermac3 permalink
      January 8, 2017 7:28 pm

      Even better than an over produced Whiter Shade of Pale would be their entirely ignored and overlooked “A. Salty Dog” from their first album with a full orchestra.

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      • January 8, 2017 7:37 pm

        I’d forgotten about them – but I did really like some of their songs (w/ orchestra)!

        Liked by 3 people

    • January 8, 2017 7:33 pm

      Might as well toss this one in the mix too:

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      • petermac3 permalink
        January 8, 2017 7:41 pm

        I still have the album. Another favorite of mine is The Devil Went Down To Kansas.

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      • January 8, 2017 7:47 pm

        Bet you hadn’t been it backdropped like this!

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    • January 8, 2017 9:15 pm

      I love that Gowdy vid! I have not heard Whiter Shade of Pale in some time, you are right about that, in fact it took me awhile before I recognized it. A great version, thanks for sharing!

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  5. petermac3 permalink
    January 8, 2017 8:19 pm

    Good one Zip. I never saw that cartoon/video before.

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