It appears we are really struggling for content on this post-inaugural work day, so Tiny Dictator insisted we make my last comment on yesterday's post today's content. Does that sentence even make sense? Ah, who knows, or cares. It also allows me to toy around with the blogger poll widget, which you will find at the bottom of the right nav bar. Enjoy, donkeys.
Better "Jacob's Ladder": the Huey Lewis tune or the creepy Tim Robbins film?
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The song "Jacob's Ladder" was a hit for Huey Lewis and the News, but it was written by Williamsburg's own Bruce Hornsby, and Bruce does a fine version of his song himself.
Another, more popular Bruce did a version of the traditional folk song "Jacob's Ladder" (that was popularized in part by Pete Seeger) on his recent Seeger Sessions album.
Pete Seeger also popularized the song "Little Boxes," a cover of which was recently recorded by Elvis Costello and aired on the Showtime show Weeds.
Elvis Costello's first edition of his Attractions backing band was comprised mainly of the musicians in the band Clover, which was . .
wait for it . . .
Huey Lewis's first band.
Let's see someone do that kind of six degrees thing with the Tim Robbins movie...