..and now for something completely different..
One tired 'ol cowboy, diagnosed a year ago with pancreatic cancer but still hanging in.
I didn't know he was still alive.
The Specials Ska version of Guy Lombardo's song 'Enjoy yourself , it's later than you think'
[so far all I see is i-tunes 'buy this song' links ]
Did find the original big band recording: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHKCPorcBvk
When I close my eyes, I see you. No matter where I am, I can smell your perfume through these whisperin' pines...
I guess a little gypsy jazz couldn't hurt here...
Just an excellent Django Reinhardt cover. Lots of his fans in these forums I'm finding. Here's the man who played with three fingers (his third and fourth fingers were paralyzed after an injury in a fire):
In honor of the big lizard thread
What all music videos should aspire to.
I'm a fan and he's not in many people's listening purview. I'm a hack rock guitarist. Played the circuit here in NYC for 25 years and I'm just done. I'm aspiring to curmudgeonly zen at this point.
Here's a guy influenced by Django Reinhardt among others. I believe he plays with Boots Randolf on this one.
And yeah, my taste varies a little as well.
Just to mix it up a bit... easily one of the best live bands in the world right now; it's nice to see that some remember how to pull off arena rock. Big shoes to fill: