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9134. wabbit - 2/13/2017 12:13:08 AM

RIP Al Jarreau

Seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau has died. His passing comes two days after an announcement was made on his website that he was retiring from touring due to exhaustion.

Jarreau had been in a hospital in Los Angeles and was "slowly recovering," according to a statement posted on Thursday. He was 76...

9135. judithathome - 2/13/2017 2:24:32 AM

OMG...when we lived in Japan, we had "geckoes" that lived in our apartment...it is considered good luck if you had house geckoes.

One night, we were watching the military TV station and it was an Al Jarreau concert...our TV was in the bedroom and suddenly we heard this weird chirping sound...looked down on the floor and saw 4 geckoes all lined up, looking up at the TV, and chirping right along to Al...

9136. wabbit - 2/14/2017 12:34:15 AM

Hey, geckos know good music when they hear it!

9137. judithathome - 2/14/2017 12:56:33 AM

No shit!!

9138. arkymalarky - 2/14/2017 4:42:23 AM

My most favorite Happy song that I belt out in my car on the way home from work on a sunny spring day is Al Jarreau's mornin'. The geckos knows..

9139. wabbit - 4/15/2017 1:27:26 PM

Arturo Di Modica, get over yourself. If you think you still own the Charging Bull, feel free to take it away. But stop whining about how Fearless Girl, a commissioned sculpture, is infringing on your rights. You gave up your rights when you dropped the bull off in front of the NYSE uninvited - it didn't stay there, it was moved to a new location, were you crying about that? Either accept that it is a public piece of art, or reclaim it and put it in your backyard. But shut up already.

Marcel Duchamp is having a good chuckle somewhere.

9140. Ms. No - 5/30/2017 7:29:22 PM

And we've lost another:

R.I.P. Greg Allman

9141. arkymalarky - 6/11/2017 11:11:59 PM

Great great talent. I've managed to see them several times since I was a teenager, and they never disappointed.

9142. arkymalarky - 8/12/2017 5:36:20 AM

RIP Glen Campbell.

9143. arkymalarky - 8/12/2017 5:36:51 AM

Buried at home in Delight, Arkansas.

9144. wabbit - 8/12/2017 1:35:23 PM

I wish the news would stop playing "Rhinestone Cowboy" and play one of his other hits. The only other one I've heard anyone play is "Wichita Lineman". He was such a good guitar player. I didn't realize he was from the Delight 'burbs.

9145. arkymalarky - 8/12/2017 3:54:05 PM

I loved his old songs and his show. It's amazing where all his guitar playing is thst no one realizes who they are hearing is Campbell.

Sorry for the tortured syntax. Fortunately I'm not teaching English until Monday.

9146. wabbit - 9/4/2017 12:25:20 AM

RIP Walter Becker

9147. arkymalarky - 9/9/2017 6:20:57 PM

Love Steely Dan. Consistently enjoyable Duo through the decades. I can't think of anything I heard by them I didn't like

9148. Ms. No - 9/10/2017 1:52:28 AM

Brings back fond memories of Dr. Wu -- the band I sang with for a couple years in L.A.

9149. arkymalarky - 9/10/2017 2:07:14 AM

I remember that. I thought at the time that must have been such a great thing, because their music seems like it would be so fun to do.

9150. Ms. No - 9/11/2017 6:37:00 PM

It was a blast, and there wasn't a single song we performed that I didn't like, although there were a bunch that I wanted to do that we didn't get to.

Fire in the Hole is still one of my absolute favorites-- off Can't Buy a Thrill --. Not really a "band" song, though. Just Fagin at the piano and some drums.

9151. wabbit - 1/26/2018 11:57:56 PM

Am I understanding this correctly? A fictional 20 year old Crock Pot causes a fictional fire that kills off a fictional character on a TV show, and people are posting videos online showing themselves throwing away Crock Pots?

Holy crap, people get stupider every day.

9152. Ms. No - 1/30/2018 8:07:06 PM

As if the election of a reality TV con-man to the White House weren't evidence enough. Sheesh.

I'll start telling my kids not to worry too much about getting a job - clearly, the world is full of morons, so the applicant pool will be shallow.

9153. arkymalarky - 2/3/2018 7:57:16 AM

Maybe it's my state of mind, but this is the most beautiful video I have ever seen. This is how and where I want to live when I retire :

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