Thursday, August 13, 2009
The Little Rockabilly Prince
Chugging on out of the station. Today’s recording is another track from the ONE “T. Scot Bottom & the Rockabilly Funhouse” tape I have been able to locate. Unfortunately its fidelity is bad and it cuts in and out terribly. Despite this—we still get the feeling of what was going on. I like that you can actually hear people clap and sigh on the track. The song is Jerry Lee’s rockabilly fundamental, “Whole Lotta Shakin.” The year was 1981. Our dear friend, Mark Houseal, is slamming on keyboard.
Today’s artwork is another piece about music--on music. I have titled today’s entry, “The Little Rockabilly Prince.” This come from the title of a painting Scot did way back in the eighties—a painting of a sweet little guy who looked just like the Little Prince, but with a great big pomp. This piece is another India ink piece on musical score, “Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K.488, by?