Yet another weekend passes into oblivion even before it’s over

Howlin’ Wolf – Don’t Laugh At Me

Today’s Quote: “People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.” — Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)


Music Trivia Quiz:
1. This group recorded Walk Like an Egyptian. A) The Bangles B) The Go-Gos C) Culture Club
2. What is the name of Elvis Presley’s 14-acre estate? A) Biltmore B) Circle C) Graceland
3. On a guitar, what is the name of the steel pieces that your fingers go over when you play? A) Frets B) Bridge C) Pads
4. What instrument is an ancestral “father” to the guitar? A) Lyre B) Harp C) Lute
5. Which actor is leader of Tenacious D? A) Kevin Bacon B) Keanu Reeves C) Jack Black


The new episode of Mythbusters this coming Wednesday looks interesting. Apparently, they’re going to attempt to paint a room using dynamite. That should be quite interesting although I’m sure there must be better ways to paint a room. My curiosity has been aroused so I’m going to have to watch.


Music Trivia Answers:
1. A) The Bangles [This was the biggest hit for The Bangles, but it’s one of their least favorite songs. (Songfacts.com)]
2. C) Graceland [Paul Simon’s album and single, Graceland was named for Elvis’ home. (Songfacts.com)]
3. A) Frets [Actually, your fingers do not go over the frets. When forming chords, the fingers are placed behind the frets, which shortens the length of the string and raises its tone by pressing the string against the fret.]
4. C) Lute
5. C) Jack Black

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Author: Rick

I'm a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe.