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Friday, February 19, 2010

Friday Music Selection

Boom, Like That, off the Shangri La album.

 

 

Seriously, who but Mark Knopfler would write a song based on Ray Kroc’s autobiography, Grinding It Out*

It’s songs like this that are the reason I love Knopfler’s music.


 

*Kroc, just in case you don’t know, is the guy who turned the McDonald brother’s hamburger stand into the McCorporation it is today – and in the process screwed the brothers right into the ground.  His philosophy was if your adversary is drowning, you “put a hose in their mouth and turn on the water.”  Grinding It Out is a damned interesting read.

3 comments:

  1. You want fries with that fire hose?

    Well do you?

    Dr. Phil

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  2. I adore anyone who has put enough time and talent into something that the hard things look effortless and the impossible things look easy. Knopfler does that. And intelligent lyrics? Oh yeah.

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  3. Interesting... since I am playing catch up on SKS, it's more than two years since you posted this. The link now has a pop-up that says "This video has content from UMG. It is not available in you country." WTF?

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