Daily Archives: May 13, 2020

Music Recommendation: The Black Flamingos — “Speedway”

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “Speedway” from the album THE BLACK FLAMINGOS PLAY SPEEDWAY AND OTHER HITS Artist: The Black Flamingos Artist Location: Asbury Park, New Jersey Info: All songs by Black Flamingos except “Malibu Run” (Richard Podolor), “Black Swan” … Continue reading

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David Bruce: The Funniest People in Music, Volume 2 — Names, Opera, Parties

Names • Jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker was known by the nicknames “Yardbird” and “Bird.” One story about how he got the name was that he enjoyed eating chicken, a bird that ran loose in many yards and was therefore called a … Continue reading

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