Once again it’s Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead, except in this case the figure is already dead because they were the inspiration for the recurring segment. It’s Prince with Erotic City: Continue reading
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Another installment of Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead finds Balladeer’s Blog giving a shoutout to the Black Crowes and their song Hard to Handle.
It’s Balladeer’s Blog’s Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead, featuring the Mighty Mighty Bosstones with their song The Impression That I Get.
Adam Ant (Stuart Leslie Goddard) was the very first figure featured in Balladeer’s Blog’s Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead segment last year. For the first time in months here he is again with Razor Keen.
Balladeer’s Blog’s segment Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead returns with Elvis Costello’s Pump It Up:
The New Monkees are remembered as the most pointless re-launch of a band in history AND as one of the worst television shows in history. I’ve never listened to their one and only album so I can’t say if they make it a Hat Trick with one of the worst albums in history, too.
The premise sounds like a comedy sketch from the glory days of SCTV but unfortunately this thoroughly bizarre attempt to recapture the flukish charm of the original Monkees was 100% real.
Here’s the debut episode of The New Monkees‘ 13 episode run in 1987. Everything you’ve heard is true: We get Rocky Horror Picture Show lips voiced by a black lady, a weird sci-fi mansion home for the title foursome, a built-in diner and their annoying butler, Manford.
The laugh track does NOT go off during the few things that seemed funny, like a couple of apparently ad-libbed jokes by the New Monkees during their screen test footage, but instead goes off during lame, obvious jokes that not even small children would laugh at. Continue reading
Balladeer’s Blog’s Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead returns with a shoutout to the Bangles with their song In Your Room.