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Now THAT’s Talent!

Go check out Lawrence Beaman on America’s Got Talent.  This man sings from the depth of his soul.  Last night, he was put through to the top 40.  I’m glad–sometimes the judges make decisions that boggle my mind, but this time they made the right choice in Beaman.

I can’t embed the video on this blog, you’re gonna have to click on the link to see him perform.

The Dark Horse

To “Idol” fans out there: whad’you think of last night’s outcome?

Read here for some thoughts on why Kris Allen won.
I’ve been a Lambert fan since I started watching (top 5…late, I know), so I was definitely surprised, but a friend of mine put things in perspective for me–Allen connected more at a soul level with folks. Lambert had more vocal talent (in my humble, yet always correct expert opinion), but it’s all about the connection.

HT: The Boomer

Musical Stats


And now one that the under 25 crowd will get:


Hat Tip:  Just Whatever


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Top 10 Misheard Lyrics

Who can forget the infamous “please excuse me while I kiss this guy” misheard lyric from Jimmi Hendrix’s Purple Haze, or “there’s a bathroom on the right” from CCR’s Bad Moon on the Rise. There are a ton of misheard lyrics out there. Here is my top 10 list. Feel free to add your own:

10.) We built this city on the wrong damn road.


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Real lyric: We built this city on rock and roll (Starship: We Built This City)

9.) I left my brains down in Africa

Real lyric: I bless the rains down in Africa (Toto: Africa)

8.) Here we are now, in containers

Real lyrics: Here we are now, entertain us (Smells Like Teen Spirit: Nirvana)

7.) You made the rice, I made the gravy, but it just may be some tuna fish you’re looking for

Real lyrics: You may be right, I may be crazy, but it just may be a lunatic you’re looking for (You May be Right: Billy Joel)

6.) Ken touched this

Real lyrics: Can’t touch this (Can’t Touch This: MC Hammer)

5.) I’ve got flu, rickets, and parasites

Real lyrics: I’ve got two tickets to paradise (Two Tickets to Paradise: Eddie Money)

4.) My anus is the center hole

Real lyrics: My angel is the centerfold (Centerfold: J. Geils Band)

3.) Might as well face it, you’re a d**k with a glove

Real lyrics: Might as well face it, you’re addicted to love (Addicted to Love: Robert Palmer)

Thought he was talking about Michael Jackson there for a minute….anyway, I digress.

2.) Kick a chicken with it

Real lyrics: Gettin’ jiggy with it (Gettin’ Jiggy With It: Will Smith)

1.) Racked up like a douche I knew their runner every night

Real lyric: Revved up like a deuce another runner in the night (Blinded by the Light: Manfred Mann’s Earth Band)

Anybody wanna tell me what the heck the *real* lyric means on that one? I have no clue.

Some of these are better than the real lyrics.

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