Posts Tagged ‘michael jackson’

My New Favorite Thing…

August 19, 2011

OK, here’s where I kill my cool cred.

(But Gordon, how can you lose something you never had?)

Touche.

From time to time I’ll scour YouTube looking for sweet acapella songs.

(Really?)

Yes, really. I also talk to myself.

Back to my original point, from time to time I’ll scour YouTube looking for cool acapella songs. Today I found this sweet mash-up of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” and Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison” from a group called “Straight No Chaser.”

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Five Music Videos That Creeped Me Out When I Was a Kid

August 9, 2011

The other day I was on YouTube watching Billy Joel’s “Pressure” video…

Oh wait, why would I be doing that? Because I’ll be singing “Pressure” this Saturday at Wilmington, Delaware’s Baby Grand Theater as part of The Joe Trainer Trio presents the Music of Billy Joel. If you’re in the area you should totally check it out. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

Anywho, two things occurred to me…

A. Music videos are awesome. I don’t want to be the billionth person to jump on the MTV-was-better-when-they-showed-music-videos-instead-of-softcore-pornography bandwagon, but scoot over and make some room.

B. A lot of the early music videos were really dark. As in, trouble-sleeping-at-night-because-visions-of-the-Piano-Man-being-tortured-are-a-little-too-much-for-my-adolescent-brain-to-handle dark.

So, here are some music videos that gave me the willies when I was a young-un…

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