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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Get Michael Pineda out of Yankees rotation right now | New York Post

Get Michael Pineda out of Yankees rotation right now | New York Post
I totally agree with the Post writer , as a matter of fact , I thought this was necessary after Pineda\s last start !
One other thing about him , he always appeared to me to be a Bad - Ass kinda guy but those guys are grinders and work their way out
of jams. Pineda gets pissed-off at the whole stadium and seems to go into ,I don't give in I give up mode. Yes he does have the potential to be great but its a game of Talent and you want to win you need HEART too. And as the writer pointed out TRUST and Pineda is not earning it , in any way shape or form.Nor is he playing with heart in my opinion.I think the MONEY may go to some player's heads , Who knows if he can regain it from Joe and others ; but its June and its getting too late to keep trying to see him turn it around !

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

VIDEO - Connecticut Woman Mistaken for Transgender and Harassed in Walma...

My Dad was from N.Carolina , and never spoke bad about People , he felt there were only 2 kinds of people , Good or Bad , and nothing else should matter on how we should judge others ! You did Good Girl , glad you shared how dumb some people can be !

Friday, May 20, 2016

Reefer Madness (1937)

]\The BIGGEST LIE ever told to AMERICA & THE WORLD , and a Hate Crime Law enacted to enslave Black Americans and all people of color By Anslinger , Hearst and the DuPont Family,! This should be a HATE CRIME in the form of a LAW , which is BS !!!

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The Wizard's "Cinco de Mayo Party" Playlist - 2016

Dedicated to Selena this year  ! I also think all America should celebrate with our great neighbors in Mexico , and screw the Donald ! So plan your celebrations for next month !

May the 4th before your Cinco de mayo Party !

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The Showmen - 39 21 40 Shape

A treat just before I left for NOLA these guys were a Va.Beach Favorite , but , even tho they were from NOLA , which happened in the 70;s , a great time for Music there for me , I never saw them there that I recall ? Strange , I looked too !

Friday, April 22, 2016

Paul Pena - Jet Airliner (The Original)

The Wizard loves the fact that he still is learning something new every day @69, although not as frequently as when I was in my youth ! I like many people out there never knew this bit of Trivia , that Stevie Guitar Miller did not pen JET AIRLINER ! So here is the Original , with a interesting story behind it , A real shame this guy's music was not released ,especially this his 2nd Album with this huge hit by Steve Miller.

Monday, April 18, 2016

The Wizard's "Cinco de Mayo Party" Playlist - 2016

Dedicated to Selena this year  ! I also think all America should celebrate with our great neighbors in Mexico , and screw the Donald ! So plan your celebrations for next month !

Monday, April 11, 2016

Beaters & Mancini

The Sax Player Lon Price , who played with Billy & the Beaters and was one of the USA premier Sax players, going on to play with Al Jarreau & Joan Armitradind and session work with many more greats : living and playing with a great Band called Sugardaddy in NOLA .at The Ivanhoe on Toulouse and Bourbon 70s when I met him and got to sing 2 songs mostly Mustang Sally & St. James Infirmary Blues ,Your Father's Mustache style vocally and SUGARDADDY belting out the Blues with awesome Musicians like Steve Howard on Trumpet, Dave Watson and Kenny Renthro who was as good as a Texas Bluesman you could find ; or Marshall Cyr , Johnny Winter and some other great memories of my NOLA dayze, like Joe Cocker's falling out of the Ivanhoe , but that's a good Joe memory for me and but another story for another time !

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Medical Cannabis and Its Impact on Human Health a Cannabis Documentary (...

Someone should sue this LAW , first its racist intention is proven by Prison racial differences to Population of Country ! and 2nd , too many people who have used it for illnesses it helps , category1 is a lie as science already has proven and I myself have diabetes 2 and weed gets my leg inflammation to retract , which anti-inflammatories in pill form give no help !

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Medical Marijuana Has Just Been Legalized On The Entire Continent Of Australia! - Higher Perspective

Medical Marijuana Has Just Been Legalized On The Entire Continent Of Australia! - Higher Perspective:
Good News for my Aussie Buddies but the USA needs to lead , so they can get the money into our Infrastructure, Medical & Educational Programs , which will create lotta Jobs and more taxes collected from more employees , who also are spending monies in their town .Plus when we cover enough , we will need to import somethings from say Thailand or Jamaica and hopefully Mexican Oaxacan Sinsemilia  and Acopolco Gold they were very special herbs in the '70s , must be even crazier nowadays , with choices for what ails ya BUD !!
Please share to educate the Naysayers who don't know it was another LIE by their Fed.Govt. ! It started when Prohibition was repealed ! Not for any real problem but just like on 9/11 , the fear of Weed came from a Movie made to associate Mass Insanity and Hell raising and Murdering POT Heads , all the lives ruined for over 60 years , so they could get Payoffs from Big Pharma, whoever got them to condemn hemp which doesn't get you high but looks similar I guess a relative , but now u know why paper was replaced with Plastic for Payoffs too ! During WW2 was allowed to be grown for War effort , hemp was ok'd then back off after the War , So Dumb ! 
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Thursday, March 03, 2016

The Wizard's St.Patrick's Day Playlist 2016 - March 17th

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I consider all my playlists are great for Music minded people to know the Greats of the Past , in all Genres of Music !
This List is Dedicated to Jim Monoghan my Boss in NOLA at Molly's Irish Pub 1975-'77 , who taught me to have a appreciation for Irish Music, on St.Patrick's Day !
No copyrights belong to The Wizard and all music in my playlists are just for Fun !
All the Music is meant to be a Green with envy Good Time Party , NO POLITICS are meant to be played ,although there maybe a song or two that are , No Offense intended !
It's what I grew up in Neighborhoods listening to on their Juke Boxes , yes on something Called a Record of 45 Rpm ! 
So ,have another Guinness and Erin go Brah !

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Donald Trump (HBO)

The War on the Donald ! Brilliant piece on his real name?

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A Valentine's Day Playlist or I LOVE YOU More today , then Yesterday !

The Wizard follows Mardi Gras with his Playlist for Valentine's Day  , coming up Feb. 14 th and next month my St. Patrick's Day Playlist for that one day  we all turn Green , Some places even the Draft Beer !

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Rolling Stones 1964 Pt 1,

Eric Clapton -Turning 71 in March ! Promise Land (Official Live Video)

Eric jumps to 71 next month but here's a great duet with another great Sonny Landreth ! Amazing how many people who did LSD in 60s are still truckin' and why are Baby Boomers not changing bad Politicians ? Surely there are still enough of us alive to make a difference in elections ???

Monday, January 11, 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016

WATCH LIVE: Times Square New Year’s Eve hosting one million - NY Daily News

WATCH LIVE: Times Square New Year’s Eve hosting one million - NY Daily News When I see The Ball Drop , I feel like the New Year arrives , must be my Heart is and will always be on NY Time , born in the City ,raised in Brooklyn ! Happy New Year Flo&BB

Thursday, December 31, 2015

A New Year's EvE 2016 - Rockin' Dance Party with Over 10 Hours of Music !

The Wizard's Playlist for NYE 2016 , only a few hours to go here in Thailand , may we all have a Safe & Peaceful 2016 , with any luck at all!

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Tom Waits Waltzing Matilda live 1977

Wizard Got to see him live @Good Time Charlie's in the 70s in New Orleans French Quarter , hard to believe how talented this guy really is . Later he was brought to my bar I was tending @ Molly's Irish Pub and he ordered a Guinness Stout ,I asked him Room temp or chilled , he chose room temp . It's the way he said room temperature please , it was so poetic , really !

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The Wizard's Halloween Party Playlist of Spooky Tunes!

Just a reminder for TWOR&R'S HALLOWEEN Playlist for Your Halloweenie Roast , bring thy own Stakes & Ribs All you Cool Ghouls , and all you Barbie Dolls & Friends Welcome ! Donations accepted , only Body Parts will do !

Saturday, October 17, 2015

The Wizard's Halloween Party Playlist of Spooky Tunes!

The Wizard has added many new Spooky  Halloween related tunes to 

make your Dragon's Vampire meets The Zombies Ball for 2015 , ,a 

frightening event for years to come !!!

The Wizard's Halloween Party Playlist of Spooky Tunes!

The Wizard has added many new Spooky  Halloween related tunes to 

make your Dragon's Vampire meets The Zombies Ball for 2015 , ,a 

frightening event for years to come !!!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Voice 2015 Battle - Celeste Betton vs. Mark Hood: "Ain't No Mountain...

One of the Best Duets ever , re-done almost as Good and The Wizard should know seeing marvin & Tammi do it at a Murray the K Show at the B'Klyn Fox in NYC in the 60s , as a Young R&R Fan in my Teens !!!!!

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

You're Watching Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 2 Episode 30

You're Watching Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 2 Episode 30

John Oliver is quickly becoming a Comedic Ralph Nader as each week he gives us incredible stories on things in this World , that just ain't right ! I do kn ow he takes a lot of flack ,for commenting on USA based stories , the nerve of a POME telling US Yanks , that something in our Country isn't Kosher ! 
Just Sayin" , I'm a NY Brooklynite and even I will tell you that this guy is hitting the Nail right on the Head ! At least with some of our problems and the rest of the polluted World too ! This Week , John tells us about where ISIS buys its Favorite Transport or the Oil Biz in N.Dakota , un-real , not at all ! Deja Vu , for sure !!!

Friday, October 09, 2015

2016 Induction Ceremony | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

2016 Induction Ceremony | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
The Wizard is just sayin' :
There are 5 Nominees who have no Business in this Nominations for 2016 , when you still have no Nominees named  Jethro Tull or the Moody Blues Inducted ... or How about The Doobie Brothers or Charlie Daniels who pioneered Rock Country Music over 40 years ago. On all my social places the people think the R&R HoF is a joke. Instead of deserving Bands , you nominate from All Genres to expand your audience , not to Hail ,Hail Rock and Roll , the Generations now growing up saying , why is Grandpa or Grandmas Music so much better then today's ! That's why these Bands you fail to induct , have people thinking you have sold out the Hall to try to expand your visitations at the Hall and get bigger Audiences for the Induction Ceremonies on TV , to make Money !
    If these Five Bands are over-looked and one Artist as either a Solo or Band , and the other Non-R&R Nominees get inducted , as the only thing R&R Lovers liked about Janet Jackson , was her TiT popping out at the Super Bowl Halftime Show , years ago ! The Spinners were great , but it wasn't R&R but I liked it! 2016 YES ,Chicago ,Deep Purple , Cheap Trick and the Cars but I 'm not sure if Steve Miller is up Solo or as the Steve Miller Band.
    You will be losing People as long as you keep ignoring what so many people are saying about your Nominating this year : Janet, Chaka Khan and NWA a rapper group ! Los Lobos deserving but Nine Inch Nails what's the rush ! Poor Joe Cocker's Rolling Over not Stoned in his grave , as you passover him , the guy everyone loves singing With a Little Help from My Friends , better then Ringo's Beatles version ...its just a great song and Joe made us all feel him ! As he did on all his hits and duets ! Cocker was a Soul Man ! Well , I will copy this and pass ,I mean Post it around !
So pls share this and maybe the Hall of Shame will Shake ,Rattle and Roll , then wake up Little Susie and They will, They will ROCK YOU !
Sorry my Meds are kicking in on my 68th , also John Lennon's Birthday too !

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The 25th Anniversary Rock And Roll Hall 2009 full

The Wizard Got to see Smokey Robinson& The Miracles, when his wife was also part of the Miracles on back-up vocals , they were so Good ! I did see Little Stevie Wonder doing Fingertips #1 and # 2 , both were performing in Brooklyn at # MurraytheKR&RRevues #TheBrooklynFOX ! Then the #BritishInvasion shook everything up big time ! It also got more recognition for Black Artists especially with the Brits who all wanted to be Bluesmen , turning on the youth of the World onto Many greats like #BBKING , then #Slowhand or #EricClapton if you prefer and he goes Big Time with #Cream and
#Derek&The Dominoes . Most people may never heard of Hendrix if he had not gone to England and as they believe , discovered Jimi !

CeeLo Green - "Robin Williams" [Official Audio]

The Wizard feels this was a great Tribute to Robin and some fellow Comedians , that many people may not have heard ! Even tho it ain't R&R..... I liked it !

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Crosby, Stills and Nash - Almost Cut My Hair - Madison Square Garden, NY...

Best version of this Classic of the Hippie Lifestyle and Long Hair I think The Wizard has ever heard CS&N do , better even the recording ! But when your peers are watching you , no matter what your gig is , everyone tries a little bit  harder ! In this Case,  David Crosby reared back on his vocals and put a whole lotta soul into it ! At the Shameful R&R Hall of Fame 
25th Anniversary Show ! So many greats as yet not inducted , its a crying shame , as some say who cares ! As Aretha sang it
 R-E-S-P-E-C-T !
 But when has R&R and its followers ever been respectful ! I say from the beginning of it all , and I was there.....we may not have behaved well all the time , but allot of the bad Behavior was provoked , granted by drugs , sometimes , but many time by Police in the audiences. I saw that more then once in a while.
     I just cannot believe Deep Purple , Yes , The Moody Blues , Jethro Tull , Chicago and The Doobie Brothers , just to mention a few Bands who the inmates at the R&R HoF have not inducted . especially , those that are still touring ! Yet Abba , Rappers and Madonna inducted, too mention a few ,  WTF are they , they ain't R&R to me !

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Watch Desperate Journey (1942) rip avi

Watch Desperate Journey (1942) rip avi One of Ronald Reagan's and Errol Flynn's Best Movies , portraying a Bomber Squadron who are dodging Nazis and ...just watch it great flick !

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Froggy the Gremlin and Lecturers

All of us who grew up on the early days of TV , will never forget the Geniuses of Children's programming in the 50s & 60s. We heard from a Howdy Dooty fan , but Crusader Rabbit and Rags the Tiger and Winky Dink & You ! , also were fun . Then there was Shari Lewis and LambChop or Paul Winchell & Gerrry Mahoney , ventriloquists and who could forget Farfo & Jimmy Nelson , Nestles Chocolate commercial ! Then Clarabell magically became Captain Kangaroo with Tom Terrific and Manfred Mann the Wonder Dog's Adventures. Then the Villains like Crabby Appleton ,The meanest man in the World or Mister Phineas T Buster the tight wad , not even to mention Kukla ,Fran & Ollie. I'm sure you will find some of these great characters from those days way back when, here on YT ...Its not really becoming a 2nd Childhood for us Seniors but never finishing our First ! I still love Good Animation and Classic Cartoon Character , What's up Doc? !

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

West Side Story - Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra

I listen to every Version of this Overture or whatever version of Music it is released in. I have to say this is a Brilliant rendition of one of my all - time Favorite Musicals , and I feel the power in their hearts playing this terrific rendering of incredible Music from the 1950s Beat Generation to not even 10 yrs. later becomes Hippies in "HAIR - The American Tribal Rock Musical" , one was Jazzy from the West Side Story and one was the East Village and Washington Square being Rocked & Rolled , and I got to see them both ! This is incredible and well Conducted !

Yes - Live 12/8/1999 Beacon Theatre NYC "The Ladder" Tour

Don't get The Wizard wrong , I still love the Music , and I cannot explain it , but w/o Jon Andersen on Vocals , it just hasn't got a Good Energy Feeling and the pace of this replacement guy guy on leads now-a-days feels too slow a pace .....anybody out there have the same feeling , listening to them w/o Anderson? I really hope they will get into the R&R Hall of Fame or Shame , if u please ! Especially with founding member Chris Squire 's Departure to The Next Life having occurred just a few months ago ! RiP ! I do hope YES just keeps replacing members and touring , for as long Fans go listen,as just like the Classical Composers Music is played by big Orchestras all over the World , will we go to see performances of the bands like YES , MOODY BLUES , JETHRO TULL and many more great R&R Bands who will be going up to R&R Heaven ..... or Down to R&R ' Hell' Z -a- Poppin' , and u better cum'-a- Rockin' ! !

Friday, September 11, 2015

The Wizard likes his Women , off their Rockers !
Well I will be 68 soon and I need a Granny who ain't in a WC
like The Wizard of R and R !