20 July 2006

Off to Save the Grammar World

I'm teaching another writing class this morning and won't have time to post ... so entertain yourselves today with John Lee Hooker and Van Morrison's glorious duet of "Gloria."

John Lee Hooker was. So. F*cking. Cool. As is Mr. Morrison.

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At 7/20/2006 09:57:00 AM, Anonymous HollyC said...

Beth! That was incredible..but I do LOVE Van Morrison (if you ever hear of him coming to town, let me know)and Mr. Hooker DEFINES cool, thanks for sharing

At 7/20/2006 02:41:00 PM, Blogger patrick said...

loved this song since you gave me the mp3. video's good. thanks babe.

At 7/20/2006 03:21:00 PM, Blogger haahnster said...

Man. As in Van "The Man", man.

And, you just about couldn't go wrong with John Lee Hooker, either.

"Gloria" is clearly one of the greatest songs ever written, man.

Van "The Man"...rules!

At 7/20/2006 05:10:00 PM, Blogger Keith Kennedy said...

Very cool. I went to "share this video" after it played and the first one listed on the page was a duet between Van "the man" and Bob "the real man" Dylan singing "Crazy Love".

I'm having a great day.

Thanks for sharing.

At 7/20/2006 06:20:00 PM, Blogger Dale said...

Excellent choice Beth. Funny that the other day MellowLee did a post and put up the video for Patti Smith doing the song on SNL.

At 7/20/2006 09:17:00 PM, Blogger Beth said...

HOLLYC: I checked his tour dates. He's not coming to Atlanta or the Southeast any time soon, but I'll keep an eye out for us.

PATRICK: My role in this great universe is the spread the gospel of great tunes. Glad you're still enjoying that MP3.

HAAHNSTER: From Them's original ... to Patty Smith's incredibly angry cover ... to this one ... yep, it's one great song.

KEITH: Isn't it wonderful how a great song or two can make a day a great one?

DALE: I'll have to check it out! You know how I love Patty's version! Must be a "Gloria" kind of week.

At 7/20/2006 09:43:00 PM, Blogger Dale said...

Next thing you know Laura Branigan's ghost is going to pop up.

At 7/21/2006 04:04:00 PM, Blogger Beth said...

Not yet, Dale. Guilty Pleasures week is next week. Enjoy yourself as I embarrass myself with music and viewing confessions.

At 7/21/2006 05:11:00 PM, Blogger haahnster said...

Guilty pleasures week???

This should be goooooood...

At 7/21/2006 10:00:00 PM, Blogger Dale said...

Sounds like fun!

At 7/22/2006 02:02:00 PM, Blogger Benny said...

I'm waiting for VM's version of "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" to come to iTunes. I don't want to buy any of his albums, but I love that song to bits and I love his version almost more than Bob Dylan's.


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