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    ^^ Groucho to the cabin boy as he reaches into...

    ^^ Groucho to the cabin boy as he reaches into his pocket, "Do you takes tips?"

    Cabin Boy: "Why Yes."

    G: "Do you have two fives?"

    CB: "Yes, I do," reaching into his own pocket.

    G: "Well,...
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    Next Tuesday, it's Marx Brothers from 6 am until...

    Next Tuesday, it's Marx Brothers from 6 am until mid-afternoon on TCM.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFu0KyrNAAA
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    Short notice, but "The Uninvited" (1944) is on...

    Short notice, but "The Uninvited" (1944) is on TCM at 8pm tonight.

    Maltin gives it 3-1/2 stars. I give it three.

    I'll be watching (and hopefully enjoying) baseball, instead.

    "The Haunting"...
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    You're correct.

    You're correct.
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    I know an Andrzejewski. I wonder if he's related.

    I know an Andrzejewski. I wonder if he's related.
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    I will say that Pat Benetar should have gotten in...

    I will say that Pat Benetar should have gotten in long before Joan Jett. I'm no fan, but she has some pretty good numbers.

    from wiki:

    Patricia Mae Giraldo (née Andrzejewski; born January 10,...
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    I think if we look at some live performances,...

    I think if we look at some live performances, we'll have a better chance of uncovering more of these songs. I recall Boston had a tune titled "Television Politician." I know I have it on a cassette...
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    The superstar has great impact on the team, from...

    The superstar has great impact on the team, from eating up payroll and, thus, hurting the chances of building a solid team with staying power, to creating more revenue through merchandising. I guess...
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    How about Pink Floyd's "The Man & The Journey"...

    How about Pink Floyd's "The Man & The Journey" suite? I know some of those songs did get released, but did they all?

    There's a Hendrix song titled "Black Gold" that was talked about for years. I...
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    Yes, it was. The only complaint I had about an...

    Yes, it was. The only complaint I had about an otherwise fantastic show was the Frank impression. I'm sure I made that point before, but it's unnecessary.
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    Fists up? :huh Slight over-reaction, maybe?

    Fists up? :huh

    Slight over-reaction, maybe?
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    MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark All the...

    MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
    All the sweet, green icing flowing down
    Someone left the cake out in the rain
    I don't think that I can take it
    'Cause it took so long to bake it
    And I'll...
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    While I was never a fan of Kraftwork, I would...

    While I was never a fan of Kraftwork, I would suspect the argument would be that they were influential, like many of the inductees who aren't rock.
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    I didn't realize great depth was required.

    I didn't realize great depth was required.
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    An example of The Beatles would be, "I'll be on...

    An example of The Beatles would be, "I'll be on My Way," a nice hidden gem, the only recording of which was done for the BBC:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8ZVRT90R8Y
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    Whatever. The topic was about unreleased songs. I...

    Whatever. The topic was about unreleased songs. I mentioned The Beatles. You focused on Apple.
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    Looks like tonight's game in The Bronx has been...

    Looks like tonight's game in The Bronx has been postponed. No day off between games 5 and 6.
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    "Bad to Me" Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas...

    "Bad to Me" Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas reached #1

    "Goodbye" by Mary Hopkin reched #2

    "World without Love" by Peter & Gordon reached #1

    Al of those songs were better than "Come & Get...
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    Beatles had quite a few, most of which they gave...

    Beatles had quite a few, most of which they gave away.
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    Yikes. Here, the highest prices here are $60.00,...

    Yikes. Here, the highest prices here are $60.00, but that is still general admission. But, it gets you in early and you can eat dinner.
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    Congrats to the Nats.

    Congrats to the Nats.
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    And so it is! Two miles from my house in a great...

    And so it is! Two miles from my house in a great small venue!
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    I was going to post the lyrics to Steve Miller's...

    I was going to post the lyrics to Steve Miller's "Abracadabra," but reading them once to verify their shittiness was more than I could stand.

    Consider yourselves spared.
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    Yep, I was thinking the same thing. I'm guessing...

    Yep, I was thinking the same thing. I'm guessing the ump heard it hit the plate and thought it was the bat.
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    There has been talk about this not being the same...

    There has been talk about this not being the same ball that was used during the regular season. I think Verlander made such a claim, but wasn't concerned because everyone is using the same ball.
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    Never should have gone that far.

    Never should have gone that far.
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    I think it is.

    I think it is.
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    Looks like the Nats are trying to make some...

    Looks like the Nats are trying to make some history of their own by putting the Cards' backs against the wall.

    Yanks got the one win they needed in Houston. Hoping they get a bit greedy tonight...
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    Then we agree.

    Then we agree.
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    If you were suggesting that they can be dismissed...

    If you were suggesting that they can be dismissed for what they did under any circumstance, I'll have it disagree.

    Unless, I misunderstood your post.
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    When the still sea conspires an armor And her...

    When the still sea conspires an armor
    And her sullen and aborted
    Currents breed tiny monsters
    True sailing is dead!

    Awkward instant
    And the first animal is jettisoned
    Legs furiously pumping...
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    Interesting. I have only ever heard "I buried...

    Interesting. I have only ever heard "I buried Paul," as the alleged line.
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    In no way, whatsoever.

    In no way, whatsoever.
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    There are a number of outtakes where john plays...

    There are a number of outtakes where john plays with some mumbling after that refrain, including the one in the middle of the song. That simply appears to be a remnant. I'm pretty sure it's not...
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    Yeah, if you're doing your own website or going...

    Yeah, if you're doing your own website or going cheap with whom you hire, this kinda stuff happens. But, there are usually bigger problems on the back end that novices don't even consider. Even if...
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    Those are great lines; some of the best of the...

    Those are great lines; some of the best of the song, IMO. They perfectly illustrate how radio compromised their integrity by playing games and having contests to keep listeners, instead of focusing...
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    You have to listen for "Cranberry Sauce."...

    You have to listen for "Cranberry Sauce." Otherwise, you'll hear what was planted in your brain. John said that at the end, because he preferred cranberry to strawberry.

    They might not have...
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    A company with one of the worst reputations,...

    A company with one of the worst reputations, especially on the service side. So lucky I don't have to deal with their monpolistic BS. We have a local cable provider that does a great job, has stellar...
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    The underdog, of course.

    The underdog, of course.
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    More than one. Their logo is missing, too.

    More than one. Their logo is missing, too.
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    I was just thinking of this song the other day.

    I was just thinking of this song the other day.
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    Looks like some images are missing.

    Looks like some images are missing.
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    I've never heard that. It sounds like a confusion...

    I've never heard that. It sounds like a confusion about "cranberry sauce" at the end of "Strawberry Fields Forever."

    That one was a nice example of how the power of suggestion made people hear,...
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    Perhaps, but it was better when he was alive and...

    Perhaps, but it was better when he was alive and touring.
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    But they are so accurate! ------- Speaking...

    But they are so accurate!

    -------

    Speaking of the lord:

    Hosanna
    Hey Sanna Sanna Sanna Hosanna
    Hey Sanna Hosanna
    Hey JC, JC won't you smile at me?
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    A CLASSIC!! The best of the Hammer Dracula films,...

    A CLASSIC!! The best of the Hammer Dracula films, IMHO. That's on TCM October 24, BTW.
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    Anything can happen; it's baseball. I wouldn't...

    Anything can happen; it's baseball. I wouldn't bet on any team, although I'll root for one of them.

    I'm guessing Houston will be the favorite. All it takes is one crack in that starting rotation....
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    I hear ya. Great movie. I just watched "The...

    I hear ya.

    Great movie.

    I just watched "The Black Cat." It's been a long time and it was a lot of fun. I do think Maltin was a bit generous giving it 3-1/2 stars. I give it 3.
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    He had white horses And ladies by the score All...

    He had white horses
    And ladies by the score
    All dressed in satin
    And waiting by the door

    The horses were dressed in satin?
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    Absolutely. I still cannot fathom how he got in...

    Absolutely. I still cannot fathom how he got in the R&RHOF. (Well, actually, I can.)


    How about "Cat Squirrel"?

    Alright Alright Alright Alright Alright Alright

    Alright Alright Alright...
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    The only thing is that it took Ringo four years...

    The only thing is that it took Ringo four years to write that song. That line may have actually preceded Paul's "death."
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    Let's go Rays ... for one more game.

    Let's go Rays ... for one more game.
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    Kaplan.

    Kaplan.
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    Phillies just fired Gabe Kapler.

    Phillies just fired Gabe Kapler.
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    too many to offer,but this one tends to come to...

    too many to offer,but this one tends to come to mind:

    Hoo-hoo-hoo, billy Mack is a detective down in Texas
    You know he knows just exactly what the facts is
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    ^^ Yep. But, just to be clear, I'm not one of his...

    ^^ Yep. But, just to be clear, I'm not one of his staunch advocates.
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    ^^ I've never seen it.

    ^^ I've never seen it.
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    Some people deny that pitching in the post-season...

    Some people deny that pitching in the post-season (or even certain cities) is different. I'm not one of them.



    A-Rod was a key to the 2009 championship. But, aside from that, your point is...
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    Can't go wrong with Keaton.

    Can't go wrong with Keaton.
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    Anyone ever notice how the 50-Foot Woman's...

    Anyone ever notice how the 50-Foot Woman's clothing also grew, but the Amazing Colossal Man's didn't, so he had to fend for himself?

    ...
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