Tuesday, December 14 2010
Episode 139: Happy Crimble
Recorded Wednesday, December 8 2010 (10:00 PM - 11:30 PM) at Zodiac Racquet Club, Southgate MI
“Scott, Mickey, Mike, and Schmoe review Peter Mayer’s Goodbye Hello album, only about thirteen months after its release; and the concert roundup is from the October 16 Mountain View CA show. (Cameo by Jennifer.)”
01:18 - sorry about talking with my mouth full; I was finishing off the pizza.
01:48 - audio taken from one of the many versions on YouTube
03:05 - “Behind Cosell’s Announcement of Lennon’s Death, from New York Times
06:40 - Double Fantasy was released on November 17 1980 (US)
07:27 - Scott is reading from “Death of John Lennon” on Wikipedia
07:53 - John Lennon: The Life by Philip Norman [Amazon link]
08:28 - Hud used to drive me (and Mike’s sister) to high school
09:32 - Peter Mayer’s Goodbye Hello [Little Flock Music link]
11:02 - “Photos from Jimmy’s Appearance in Nashville”, at Buffett World
11:14 - “Videos from Andy Roddick Foundation Charity Gala”, at Buffett News
11:27 - setlist for the Andy Roddick Foundation gala, from Buffett News
11:37 - “Use Me” clip at YouTube, via Buffett News
11:50 - “Videos of Jimmy with Allen Toussaint at NOAAHH”, at Buffett News. Jimmy’s third appearance was a private show in Houston for American Express platinum cardholders.
12:28 - “Jimmy Buffett Announces Australia Concerts on Today Show”, at Buffett World
14:02 - Outsourced, at NBC.com
14:57 - refers to a U of M football Top Ten List in the Detroit Free Press and its “One Particular Harbaugh” listing. For more information on Jim Harbaugh, e-mail Schmoe. You’ll learn more than you ever wanted to know about University of Michigan football coaching.
15:34 - Mike’s shopping suggestion: the cordless Frozen Concoction Maker on sale at Buy.com
17:01 - our 2009 Christmas wishlist
17:26 - my insistence in making fun of Schmoe had me taking a clip from the end of the recording and jamming it here, hence the difference in sound
18:02 - unfortunately I failed to record this concert — the only one I missed this year — and had to use SunLover‘s MP3s from Buffett News. Note: there was no pre-show interview this night, Jimmy and Mac played through what would’ve been the intermission, and apparently Jimmy’s cold was why he sang “Margaritaville” so badly.
28:01 - specifically, Coverville #723 The 7th Annual Thanksgiving Double-Shot Beatles Cover Story
30:40 - hey! Scott set off a new alarm!
32:09 - “Shoot me” is what John Lennon repeats during the beginning of “Come Together”
34:17 - The Beatles remastered box set at Amazon: stereo and mono
36:20 - pistoning the forearm, much like the Irish Drinking Songs seen here
35:51 - St Mary’s in Rockwood MI
37:30 - Michele, by complete coincidence, will show up in Episode 140
38:12 - I seriously have no idea why I’m saying “frenchified” so much. I don’t know what came over me.
38:49 - an inside joke. Schmoe completed the Detroit marathon (as almost seen here) on October 18; Mike ran the half-marathon, and we won’t let him forget it.
44:40 - Nadirah Shakoor’s Nod to the Storyteller, which we reviewed in Episode 94
57:12 - Faygo Pop, a local pop company. [Warning: page loads with music.]
58:27 - get the “Love Theme from Wastin’ Away on the North Coast” at iTunes (US) and Amazon.com
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Thursday, December 2 2010
“It’s Sipping Good”
Mike, Scott, and Schmoe try out Roger Clyne’s new Mexican Moonshine tequila. Recorded Wednesday, October 27 2010, at Zodiac; with cameos by Joe Maj, James, and Jennifer. (Video might not be quite up to snuff; it was recorded on a cellphone.)
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