Eine Kleine Nichtmusik

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Monday, August 29, 2011

Egypt....Egypt....let me tell you 'bout Egypt

A couple of Egyptology-themed musical clips. First, a distinctly ahistorical look at Tutankhamun:



He's recently re-recorded this with his bluegrass band but all the clips I can find have either too little of it (beginning missing), too much else (buried in a lonfg clip) or are out of focus. Heigh ho.

Here is a rather more accurate (though equally funky) Egptological ditty by Richard Thompson (from "between the two Memphises"):



And finally a classic song about Egypt that has nothing to do with Egyptology. Until putting this post together I'd totally forgotten this one:

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