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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Flares - better in trousers than ceilings

And did anyone else notice that "Funky Claude", immortalised in the lyrics of Smoke On The Water, if not in real life, died a couple of weeks ago?

3 Comments:

At 13 February, 2013 16:52, Blogger JoeinVegas said...

Gee, looking at the live videos, remembering long hair and funky hats -

 
At 14 February, 2013 13:35, Blogger Persephone said...

Yep, I did! Furthermore, he was part of the "In Memoriam" section of the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

Ah, "Smoke on the Water"... Great riff --- lame lyrics. Best lyrics I ever heard to this tune were based on my favourite mondegreen "Slow Talkin' Walter, that fire engine guy". Way more interesting than the original, but I think Deep Purple's lawyers must have got wind of it; I haven't seen or heard it since.

 
At 14 February, 2013 22:03, Blogger Rob said...

LOL! Hadn't heard that one before, Persephone!

 

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