Chance Meeting on a chameleon's birthday of an emperor and a crook Pictured: a CONservative who abused his power, lied, got caught, was threatened with impeachment, resigned, then was nepotistically pardoned. It's like déjà vu all over again.
Dave Gunter - Synthesizer Themes - Parry Music Library - 1978
Paul Kass(Johnny Hawksworth) - Landscapes - Parry Music Library - 1985
|The self-proclaimed "Norton I, Emperor of the United States" died January 8, 1880. Joshua Abraham Norton held no actual position of power but was well liked enough in San Francisco to get away with it.
Based in Los Angeles, the short-lived Emperor Norton label released many excellent electronic and soundtrack recordings.
|Take Me Higher|
Mellow feat. Alison David - CQ Motion Picture Soundtrack - Emperor Norton - 2002
|Neon Lights (Cha-Cha-Chá)|
(Senor) Señor Coconut Y Su Conjunto [orig. Kraftwerk] - El Baile Alemán - Emperor Norton - 1999
Golden Boy With Miss Kittin - Or - Emperor Norton - 2002
Bruce Haack & Esther Nelson - The Way-Out Record For Children / Listen Compute Rock Home (The Best Of Dimension 5) - Dimension 5 / Emperor Norton - 1968 / 1999
|Playground Love (Vibraphone Version)|
Air - The Virgin Suicides OST - Emperor Norton - 2000
Paul Kass (Johnny Hawksworth) - Landscapes - Parry Music Library - 1985
|David Bowie was born today in 1947 and died two days after his 69th birthday. He is joined on this recording by Iggy Pop and Brian Eno.|
|What In The World|
David Bowie - Low - RCA - 1977
|On this day in 1973, the trial began of seven men accused of illegal entry into Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate in Washington DC. It's been almost 50 years and the same tricks are being pulled by this generation of CONs.
Where have you gone, Gil Scott-Heron?
Our nations turn its lonely eyes to you
|Rockin' Funky Watergate|
Fred Wesley & The New JB's - Breakin' Bread - People - 1974
Dickie Goodman - 7" - Rainy Wednesday - 1973
|Watergate---Don't Bug Me!|
Weldon Irvine - Time Capsule - Nodlew Music - 1973
The Right Attitudes - 7" - Rare - circa. 1974
Frances Ruffino - Rhythmic Patterns - Parry Music Library - 1980
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Winter In America - Strata-East - 1974