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Tag: John Denver

Political trivia time

Political trivia time

Funny Stuff
What has less balls than a hockey game? What makes John Denver sound like 50 Cent? What makes deafness seem like a nice alternative to hearing? What makes Watergate look like a minor lapse in judgment? What will have you wishing the Internet was never invented? "Hillary4U&Me", that's what. I can't decide if this video, ostensibly produced to get you to vote for Hillary Clinton, is a sadly misguided attempt to rally hearts and minds to her cause, or a fiendishly clever Barack Obama campaign strategy.
1974 – It was a very good year (for music)

1974 – It was a very good year (for music)

Music
According a recent piece on cnn.com, 1974 was a really bad year for music. Like, really bad. As some examples, the author cites the following examples of musical craptasticity: Terry Jacks' "Seasons in the Sun," Cher's "Dark Lady," Ray Stevens' "The Streak," Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods' "Billy, Don't Be a Hero," John Denver's "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" and "Annie's Song," Paper Lace's "The Night Chicago Died," Paul Anka's "(You're) Having My Baby," Olivia Newton-John's "I Honestly Love You" and Carl Douglas' "Kung Fu Fighting." Looking at that list, I would be inclined to agree with the author's assertion that 1974 was a dry, rocky place where the seeds of quality could find no purchase. But the problem with the article is this - there was PLENTY of great music being produced in 19...