I meant to link this last weekend. Nice find by Slate’s Jack Shafer: Dillard and Clark covering the Beatles’ “Don’t Let Me Down.”
The next one is different: while looking for recordings of Gershwin songs featuring a simple voice and piano arrangement, I ran across a YouTube video of Frances Gershwin (George and Ira’s sister) singing three songs, including “Someone to Watch Over Me.” My dad was a big Gershwin fan, and I know he would have loved this. Only 45 views? Crazy!
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Picking things up: “New Tokyo” by The Stereo:
UPDATE: Another good one: the Posies doing “Solar Sister” live on KEXP:
As everyone knows, celebrities have to put up with a lot. Not only do they sometimes get SWATted, but they also are often the recipient of mean tweets. Here are some celebrities reading mean tweets to them:
Wow. Talk about feeding the trolls. These trolls have been fed enough to make Michael Moore reject dessert.
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