Posts from 12th November 2000

Nov 00

Is no musical sacred?

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Is no musical sacred? Now playing on the Philadelphia Top 40 station: a song that has lifted the melody for its chorus (“Let’s make love and dance the night away”) wholesale from “Hernando’s Hideaway,” which, a Google search tells me, is actually from “The Pajama Game.” I eagerly await the girl-group shout-out to empowerment set to the “Pippin” dance music that ripped off the music from “Vampyros Lesbos.” No, really.

The Heartbreaks You Embrace

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Mazarin And My Indie Conscience

Hands plunged in pockets to keep the cold out; a rueful smile and a toss of the hair; a tumble of drums and a clotted voice –

Hold on!