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  • chris 4:18 pm on October 30, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , come, parlophone, , quarry, , , , U.K.   

    Come on! come on!
    please please me was the first major single by the Beatles for Parlophone records in the U.K.
    previous to there success with please please me… both the single and British album of the same name,
    they went by such names as:
    the quarrymen
    Tony Sheridan and the Beatles
    The Silver Beatles

  • chris 12:59 am on October 30, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: pale, procol harum, , , shade,   

    the Miller told his tale…..

  • chris 4:39 pm on October 26, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Cancer, censorship, , , Map, Miller, , , Tropic   


    Tropic Of Cancer -Henry Miller

    “Only a historic court ruling that changed American censorship standard…. -Goodread review, click on image.
    Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropic_of_Cancer_(novel)


    Tropic of Cancer

  • chris 7:59 pm on October 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , San-Fran, , , zone   

    ‘Luvy I say, why are they storming the beaches of… San Francisco??’

  • chris 7:56 pm on October 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Albert, bloody, , , McCartney, Ram, , , Uncle,   

    We haven’t done a bloody thing all day…
    Hands across the water
    Mc Cartney, Paul from the album RAM

  • chris 5:36 pm on October 24, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , obviously, releases, ,   

    Obviously five believers
    Bob Dylan from Blonde on Blonde Released 1966

  • chris 3:06 am on October 22, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , up-side-down   

    Cross of Saint Peter…


    St. Peter Cross

  • chris 9:14 pm on October 21, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: action, , , , Gi, grunt, Joe, , straight, swivel   

    G.I. Joe grunt.


    G.I Joe Grunt

    source of image: http://www.gijoeclub.com/forums/
    One the first things I collected as a child was G.I Joe Action figures… Dolls for boys.
    A lot of the kids in the neighbourhood also collected them, we played war together on the porches

    They took a lot of wear and tear… and when they fell apart we simply glued them back together.
    Back then, the most exiting thing is when G.I Joe action figures came out with “Swivel Arms”. collectors know the difference : “straight arm” Gi Joe and Swivel arm G.I Joe Action Figures…

    and now for something completely different.

    The term “grunt” is used in the military as a general term for someone who’s MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) is “Infantry”. In the Marine Corps all MOS’ preceeded by the number “03” are Infantry. About as “grunt” as you can get in the Corps is “0311 – Basic Rifleman”.
    As I was told, the term is a slang that comes from when a infantry soldier takes his pack off and takes a break for marching. WWII

  • chris 6:07 pm on October 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , constitution, handcock, , preample, , , , signature   

    School House Rock. The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

    We the people:
    the U.S. constitution can be found at:


    Handcock’s Signature

  • chris 2:56 pm on October 19, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: addiction, Heroin, , Reed, , , , spike, surrender, , Velvet   

    Addiction… Surrender, self-destruction , disconnection, ambivalence confusion , frustration surrender..
    A candid song by the velvet underground from the insiders perspective of a Heroin Junky..

    written by the velvet underground 1965 released in 1967

  • chris 9:29 pm on October 18, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , D, D-Day, , , , Juno, , Omaha, OO, Overloard, Sword,   

    Invasion of Normandy… D day. 6 June 1944

    Normandy Landing June 6 !944

    Normandy Landing June 6 !944

    Operation Overlord’s first day invasion was divided into 5 beaches
    Utah – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_Beach
    Juno – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_Beach
    Gold – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_Beach
    Omaha – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omaha_Beach
    Sword – -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sword_Beach

  • chris 3:59 pm on October 17, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 3:16, Attitude., Austin, , , Heel, , , Stunning, ,   

    Austin 3:16
    According to what I read,
    “Stunning” Steve Austin was looking for a name to get his persona over as a heel in the WWF (today WWE) His British wife mentioned that the Tea they were drinking was “Stone Cold”…
    The rest is wrestling entertainment history, Stone Cold Steve Austin became hugely popular in the “Attitude ” period of WWF / WWE… both as a Heel and as an anti-hero face.
    One of Austin famous quotes came from a story between Stone cold and Jake the Snake Roberts…
    the man in the black tights:

  • chris 5:24 pm on October 15, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , crew, , , , , Pacific, , Torpedo,   

    WWII veteran and President John F Kennedy with crew on his PT-109 Motor Torpedo boat.


    Lieutenant John F. Kennedy, USNR, (standing at right) with other crewmen on board PT-109, 1943.

    The crew aboard PT-109 on her last mission:

    John F. Kennedy, Lieutenant, junior grade (LTJG), Commanding Officer (Boston, Massachusetts). Became 35th President of the United States.
    Leonard J. Thom, Ensign (ENS), Executive Officer (Sandusky, Ohio).
    George H. R. “Barney” Ross, Ensign (ENS) (Highland Park, Illinois). On board as an observer after losing his own boat. Attempted to operate the 37 mm gun but suffered from night blindness.
    Raymond Albert, Seaman 2/c (Akron, Ohio). Killed in action 8 October 1943.[26]
    Charles A. “Bucky” Harris, Gunner’s Mate 3/c (GM3) (Watertown, Massachusetts).
    William Johnston, Motor Machinist’s Mate 2/c (MM2) (Dorchester, Massachusetts).
    Andrew Jackson Kirksey, Torpedoman’s Mate 2/c (TM2) (Reynolds, Georgia). Killed in collision, listed as missing by National Geographic account.[27]
    John E. Maguire, Radioman 2/c (RM2) (Dobbs Ferry, New York).
    Harold William Marney, Motor Machinist’s Mate 2/c (MM2) (Springfield, Massachusetts). Killed in collision, manning turret closest to impact point.[28]
    Edman Edgar Mauer, Quartermaster 3/c (QM3) (St. Louis, Missouri).
    Patrick H. “Pappy” McMahon, Motor Machinist’s Mate 1/c (MM1) (Wyanet, Illinois). Only man in engine room during collision, was badly burned, but recovered from his wounds. Only member of the crew besides Kennedy mentioned by name in the song.
    Ray L. Starkey, Torpedoman’s Mate 2/c (TM2) (Garden Grove, California).
    Gerard E. Zinser, Motor Machinist’s Mate 1/c (MM1) (Belleville, Illinois). Erroneously called “Gerald” in many publications.

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