Tag Archives: Music

(Video) Veteran’s Day playlist: Dire Straits, ‘Brothers in Arms’ (with bonus track)

This is a very old song, which I first heard way back in the day at the close of an episode of “Miami Vice” — must have been in junior high school. If you’re not old enough to remember “Miami … Continue reading

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Friday video vault: Camp Lo, ‘Luchini’

This one’s brought to you by 1997, the last year of the hands-down best decade in hip-hop:

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(Video) Common performs poetry at the White House; world doesn’t end **UPDATED with full text of Common’s poem**

You might want to tell any senior citizen Fox News viewers to leave the room before clicking. Meanwhile…

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Saturday video vault: Outkast, ‘Bombs over Baghdad’ (B.O.B.)

But wait … there’s

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Friday video vault: Fleetwood Mac: ‘Landslide’

This song has been in my head for two straight days, so now I’m putting in yours. I absolutely love Stevie Nicks (OK Lindsey Buckingham is no chopped liver either.) And Fleetwood Mac was one fantastic group. Here’s “Landslide” as … Continue reading

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Friday video vault: Special AKA feat. Elvis Costello: ‘Free Nelson Mandela’

From 1984, a song that’s fitting on this day for two reasons: the fruition of the Egyptian revolution and the 21st anniversary of this song’s title actually coming to pass (also on this date in history: the original Iranian revolution. … Continue reading

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Saturday Video Vault: ‘Radio Ga Ga’ by Queen

It kind of goes without saying that music videos made in 1984 were heavy on the Orwellian symbolism, at least for those artists who were savvy enough to see the sybological potential of music video. And there was no savvier … Continue reading

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Saturday late night video vault: Curtis Mayfield: ‘We People…”

… Who are Darker Than Blue” – Vintage video from a two-song performance (the other song is “Give Me Your Love”) by classic soul artist Curtis Mayfield. Enjoy!

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(Video) John Legend, ‘Imagine’

R.I.P. John Lennon, killed 30 years ago today …

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Saturday video vault: Ray Lamontagne remake, ‘Crazy’

Great song, great remake:

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