We had a bonus FNV on the fourth to make up for my missing last week but now we’re back to Fridays where the series belongs :). And what an installment we have! This week’s Friday Night Videos is a showcase of some of my all time favorite songs. Why? Well because it’s my birthday on Sunday, that’s why! And, as per my understanding of international laws regarding such things, a birthday weekend should be all about moi. So I’m going to look back, get nostalgic, tell some stories, and listen to some great music! Continue reading
A “Weird Al” Yankovic Fan For Life…and PROUD Of It!
My brother David is an incredibly talented musician. He’s played the guitar for years. He sings. He writes his own songs. And recently he decided to teach himself the drums. Turns out he’s a great drummer too. He plays a few set open mic gigs around town each week. I’m always impressed to see not just him but all the local musical talent we have spend the night jamming together on originals and covers. Recently one musician performed his rendition of the Kink’s “Lola.” The crowd was digging it and the bar was singing along…only every word I sang came from “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Yoda” instead. “Lola” is one of those songs that’s completely lost to me. Al’s version is the only one in my heart and mind. And I wouldn’t have it any other way! Continue reading