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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Mekons' Rocketband

Check out a recent episode of This American Life that centers around the Classifieds in two Chicago papers. Particularly enjoyable (and relevant to this blog?) is an assemblage of a band of unfamiliar musicians by Jon of Mekons fame to record Bernie Taupin / Elton Johns' "Rocketman".

"Everybody likes Elton John a little bit".

Compelling version by William Shatner:

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