Archive for June, 2010

Council Submissions June 30, 2010

Tweet Last week, I featured the Monkees’ “Daydream Believer.” “Daydream Believer” was written by John Stewart. Stewart had been a member of the Kingston Trio (though he joined late, well after Tom Dooley, which was based on true story), but later had a hit with Gold. As with some other songs on his comeback album, […]

The Council has Spoken 062510

Tweet Then he destroyed a bomb factory, nobody was glad The bombs were meant for him. He was supposed to feel bad Neighborhood Bully – Bob Dylan Getting away from my musings about pop music, this week’s video is apropos of both Bookworm Worm’s winning post as well as her non-council winning submission, the latter […]

Council Submissions June 23, 2010

Tweet The six-o’clock alarm would never ring Daydream Believer – The Monkees I wouldn’t have minded sleeping later today. Would you? Anyway here are this week’s Watcher’s Council nominations. Council Submissions Joshuapundit – Barack Obama’s Oval Office Speech – The Fiction Cracks The Colossus of Rhodey – I wonder if the folks at Newsweek really wonder […]

The Council has Spoken 061810

Tweet Now you’re walking ’round like you’re front page news. (I’m not your) Stepping Stone – The Monkees Mike Nesmith of the Monkees wrote “Different Drum,” that was made famous by Linda Ronstadt (and the Stone Poneys.) He is widely credited with developing the music video. Nesmith inherited a fortune from his mother who invented […]

Council Submission June 16, 2010

Tweet We’ll both live a lot longer If you live without me Different Drum– Linda Ronstadt Who wrote “Different Drum?” 1) He was a member of a musical group 2) His inherited a large fortune from his mother who invented an office product used daily 3) He is credited with pioneering the music video Council […]

The Council has Spoken 06/13/10

Tweet The council has spoken! In honor of the delusions discussed by this week’s winners, I present you with … I’ll be happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats They’re coming to take me away – XIV Napolean This week’s winning council submission Helen Thomas,Jew Hatred And Its Polite Acceptance […]

Council Submissions June 9, 2010

Tweet My smile is my make-up I wear since my break-up with you Tracks of my tears – Linda Ronstadt OK, last week I wrote about Smokey Robinson’s version of Tracks of my tears. I have to admit that though I like the song a lot, I much prefer Linda Ronstadt’s version. I much prefer […]

The Council has Spoken 060410

Tweet Coz the billion bucks in aid won’t buy their basic needs Like some cheese and missiles for the kids We con the world – The Flotilla Singers  I know that you were probably expecting another oldie, but given the many submissions this week dealing with the flotilla, today’s main video is this hilarious spoof. I […]

Council Submissions June 2, 2010

Tweet Although she may be cute She’s just a substitute Because you’re the permanent one.. Tracks of my tears – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles I was just listening to a CD with some great Motown hits, including the original, Tracks of my Tears. Smokey Robinson is a great songwriter and I say that because […]