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Month: July 2012 (Page 1 of 2)

Midweek Makeover: Bruce Highway Edition

So, there was this original, by Bob Dylan.  Secret?  I'd never really paid attention to it, before 2009.

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It's great, isn't it?  But in that weird way that makes the first time you heard a song stick as the original, I'll always associate this with the Whitlams.  I was rolling north on the Bruce Highway in Australia when I first heard it:

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Bonus Bruce Highway music -

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Weekend Music: A Distant World Edition

Outkast - Git Up, Git Out

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 Curtis Mayfield - Diamond in the Back

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Sly and the Family Stone - Family Affair

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Boston

Boston from the air

Dubai

Weekend Music: Rewind Edition

Camera Obscura's Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken:

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Beirut's Postcards from Italy:

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Continuing the postcard theme (ever heard of Postcrossing?), here's Jens Lekman's Postcard to Nina:

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By the time I get to Arizona . . .

As an Arizona- born native?  I think Gov. Jan Brewer and these law enforcement clowns should be ashamed of themselves.  You'd hope that they'd want to do something useful with their lives.  But, no. The guy in this video?  Helps illustrate what a bunch of halfwit clowns they are:

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Bermuda

Kahaluu, O’ahu, Hawaii

Home.

Marine Drive, Mumbai

Marine Drive, Mumbai, India

Weekend Music: ODB Edition

Shimmy shimmy ya . . .

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Me and Mariah . . .

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Hey, Dirty, baby I got your money . . .

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