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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

I did not know that the term wifi was created by marketers and I find it bizarre that a corporation owns the tooth fairy! I love all your head shakers Paul!

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Such a fun brain dump!!

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

I remember the Lorne Michaels/Beatles offer at the time! Here's a short video with a recreation, plus actual audio interviews with a couple of the principals, as well as a surprise ending with Lorne and one of the other Beatles! At the time, the live TV ask by Michaels included this hilarious line (paraphrased): "That's $3,000 for all four of you.....if you wanna give Ringo less, that's up to you!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL3Foo7ZokY

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Great find! Look at George, that greedy...

Lol!

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I added the video and a link to your page, Brad. Thanks bro.

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Golly....thanks, Paul! One of my favorite rock-love moments....when a famous, beyond-wealthy rocker can poke some good-natured fun at him- or herself, roll with the punches, and do some self-deprecating humor!

A few months later (1978). lest we forget, George and his Monty Python cohorts were all over the uproarious "The Rutles" send-up!!! And, don't you think that much of the inspiration for Rob Reiner and gang to concoct "This is Spinal Tap" came from "The Rutles"?

"Yes" is the correct answer!

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No way

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

It was certainly on Reiner's radar...had to be.....should-a been!! BTW, the folks who were in Spinal Tap were once in an L.A.-based comedy/skit troupe called The Credibility Gap.

I had their 1971/2 album, "A Great Gift Idea"! High-larious! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Credibility_Gap

Here's the brilliant Harry Shearer (he voiced virtually all the non-Simpson voices on "The Simpsons") and David L. Lander in a rare televised skit by the Gap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ludCVowT-DE

One of my favorite tracks from the Gap album:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tN2F3Lj0FR0

and another:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLD1rywXMJk

Enjoy!

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Wow! Great list of wows. πŸ’ͺ🏻

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Paul - Where is 42 on the list of random numbers chosen between 1-100? Also, thanks for all the fish!

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Hey Michael. Sorry I didn't the get the whole list. But 42 is probably up there. Thanks for commenting!

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Sometimes the best written songs, poetry, etc. are ones that have required very little labor! Thanks for sharing, Paul!

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True. Sometimes we think too much...

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

The last one about the mole made me laugh 😁 Imagine the embarrassment when they found out?

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Sometimes you just have to shake your head and go Β―\_(ツ)_/Β―.

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May 6Liked by πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…› πŸ…œπŸ…πŸ…’πŸ…šπŸ…ž

Go Adriano Celentano!

His song makes as much sense as a lot of β€˜real’ English lyrics we hear these days πŸ˜‰

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That's about what I hear when I listen to rap music, LOL!

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