Sartain was bitter -- he insulted Joplin and everything Joplin-related over and over, complaining that he hadn't taken in enough from ticket sales to even pay the Will Rogers Turnpike tolls back to Tulsa. And 1971 was proving no different — a lot of familiar tunes in this concert; songs which became a staple in the diet of just about every Rock station in the country, if not the world, at the time. Busey always has been a piece of work. Beware Of Darkness — 04:41 Bonus Tracks 12. This stopover was in Stockholm and recorded by the venerable Sveriges Radio on November 26th of that year. Stranger In A Strange Land 3:58 02.
Sartain reached out toward Judy, supposedly to brush off a small piece of food or some other debris that she was not aware was on her face, but she slapped his hand away. Maybe he performed this very song. . The Ballad of Mad Dogs and Englishmen Lyrics4. Of Thee I Sing — 04:27 03. The show began around midnight or 12:30 on Saturday nights -- after the local news at 10:30 and the late movie. The Ballad Of Mad Dogs And Englishmen 3:55 08.
Home Sweet Oklahoma — 03:27 06. Of Thee I Sing Lyrics22. Crystal Closet Queen 2:57 05. This concert comes before his mega multi-country tour of 1972 and is most likely a warmup. Possibly because other concerts from around this period were issued, this additional one would have been overkill.
This one features the band which also played on his Leon Russell And The Shelter People release of earlier that year featuring Carl Radle on bass, Don Preston on guitar. It's living history and it's timeless. Play loud Gordon Skene, two-time Grammy Nominee and archivist runs The Gordon Skene Sound Archive and this website, which is dedicated to preserving and encouraging an interest in history and historic news, events, and cultural aspects of our society. Donations through Fractured Atlas help keep this project alive. I once met an old Miami Vice stuntman who had worked as a stuntman on one of Busey's movies, and he reported that Busey was just as crazy as everyone said. She Smiles Like A River 2:56 10.
That was before we got cable. Crystal Closet Queen Remastered 95 Lyrics3. I also remember him as a regular on The Cher Show in the mid-1970's. The album that followed, 1972's Carney, is an introspective piece which holds up a little better from a songwriting standpoint, but this album does a better job at bearing his proficiency as a well-rounded musician. Since the rules are that each post on this blog starts off with lines from a song I like, a Leon Russell song seemed like a good choice for this one. Leon Russell and the Shelter People during their whirlwind European tour of 1971. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue Remastered 95 Lyrics21.
He kept reaching for her face until she became so upset that she bit off his entire index finger and spit it out on to the table they were sitting at. Less attention is afforded its predecessor of the year before, his second solo release. Seven-Up was a sponsor, as was the Der Wienerschnitzel fast-food chain and a local store called Rebel Jeans. But the reason we watched were the extended skits and live commercials that Sartain and his sidekicks the best known of whom was Gary Busey did during breaks in the movie. Stranger In a Strange Land Remastered 95 Lyrics15. Leon Russell and the Shelter People is the second solo album by the singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
But he also appeared in a number of major motion pictures -- including The Buddy Holly Story he portrayed the Big Bopper, while his Mazeppa pal Gary Busey was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of the title character , Mississippi Burning a drama about the 1964 murder of three civil-rights workers that starred Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe , Robert Altman's Nashville, and the neo-noir film The Grifters where he had a memorable sex scene with Annette Bening. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry 3:47 09. In Byron's poem, Mazeppa is punished for becoming involved with a Polish count's wife by being tied naked to a horse that was sent galloping across the Polish plains -- an ordeal that almost killed him. It's a Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall Remastered 95 Lyrics13. Six of the original 11 tracks were Russell originals, and two more co-written with one of the guitarists on the disc, Don Preston.
The severed hand fell into a wastebasket, but with the help of some crude special effects soon thereafter crawled out and started following the woman around the house. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry Remastered 95 Lyrics10. Sartain and Judy Judy were sitting together on the Mazeppa set when the film ended, pretending to speculate as to what would happen in the next installment of the film. Of Thee I Sing Remastered 95 Lyrics16. He even passed the hat -- I recall that some wisenheimer contributed a comb. Eventually, I would awaken thanks to a painfully full bladder , half-blind from the combination of the bright lights I had left on and my failure to remove my contact lenses before beginning to slumber.
Past Daily is the only place on the Internet where you can hear a Nixon speech, listen to an interview with John Cassavettes or play a broadcast of Charles Munch rehearsing the Boston Symphony in 1950, all in the same place. This is just a preview! This 1971 gem shot to 17 on the Billboard album charts. Home Sweet Oklahoma Remastered 95 Lyrics19. Home Sweet Oklahoma 3:25 06. On the whole, Leon Russell and the Shelter People is an entertaining and more importantly, revealing exposition of Russell's music when he was in his prime. Sweet Emily Remastered 95 Lyrics9. Artist: Leon Russell Album: Leon Russell And The Shelter People 1971 Track: 1 How many days has it been since I was born How many days until I die Do I know any ways that I can make you laugh Or do I only know how to make you cry When the baby looks around him It's such a sight to see He shares a simple secret with the wise man He's a stranger in a strange land Just a stranger in a strange land Tell me why he's a stranger in a strange land Just a stranger in a strange land How many miles will it take to see the sun And how many years until it's done Kiss my confusion away in the night Lay by my side when the morning comes And the baby looks around him And shares his bed of hay With the burrow in the palace of the king He's a stranger in a strange land Tell me why, he's a stranger in a strange land Just a stranger in a strange land Just a stranger in a strange land Well, I don't exactly know what's going on in the world today Don't know what there is to say About the way the people are treating each other Not like brothers Leaders take us far away From ecology With mythology And astrology Has got some words to say about the way we live today Why can't we learn to love each other It's time to learn a new faith To the whole world wide human race Stop the money chase And Lay back Relax Get back on the human track Stop racing toward oblivion Oh, such a sad, sad state we're in and that's a thing Do you recognize the bells of truth when you hear them ring Won't you stop and listen to the children sing Won't you sing it children Won't you come on and sing it children He's a stranger in a strange land Whoa, sing it one more time, I didn't hear ya Just a stranger in a strange land He's a stranger in a strange land Just a stranger in a strange land.
Sartain and his fellow cast members did all the show's commercials live. Of Thee I Sing 4:21 03. The camera moved in quickly for a nice, tight close-up of the severed digit -- if memory serves, it was the index finger. She Smiles Like A River — 03:00 10. She Belongs To Me Lyrics6.