Daily Archives: June 26, 2009

More ghosts from the 70s: Lou Rawls

The 1970s are popping up alot this week, it seems. Besides MJ and Farrah, there is this film clip from the new Ice Age movie (Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs) that features the hit classic “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” from the great Lou Rawls.

When I was growing up in the 70s, there was a morning radio show that I swear played this song every morning before school for…I dunno….months, at least. (Along with an advertisement for chainsaws, so now, when I recall going to school, I think of Lou Rawls and chainsaws).  That aside, it IS a great song. And if you want to see it done by Mr. Rawls himself, it’s here:

Very 70s — the song is from 1976 — but Lou Rawls is smooth in any decade.

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The Inventiveness of Michael Jackson

Of the many things being written about Michael Jackson, this one caught my attention. According to this CrunchGear post:

“some of the equipment he used was so creative as to warrant a patent”

If you go here, Michael Jackson, king of pop and.. inventor?, you can get the details, including a link to the patent (with his name on it). Also,  you can see an embedded video with showing the patent in action. Very cool.