Jennifer Viegas at Discovery has an excellent piece on first use of the term Rock-N-Roll and the first Rock-N-Roll song. “That’s All Right Mama” by Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup is the world’s oldest rock and roll song, according to Southeastern Louisiana University rock historian Joseph Burns, who also thinks this song could contain the . . . → Read More: You Can Thank Mariners for Rock-N-Roll
Hat tip to the awesome Scicurious!
My new #1 hit from KZed Studios in the Dub-town, NC. Lyrics under the fold: . . . → Read More: Black Tide Is Rising
From CoML’s YouTube page: Original song inspired by the Census of Marine Life (www.coml.org). Written and produced by singer/composer Maryann Camilleri, musician Jerry Harrison (formerly of the Talking Heads), and engineer David Dennison (responsible for numerous recordings of Jerry Garcia), the song also features an accompanying video produced by National Geographic Television/Digital Studio. The . . . → Read More: Census of Marine Life Inspires Song
The sea slug Elysia chlorotica I first discovered Dr. Pat Krug when he gave a talk at Scripps and revealed that he had named a new species of sea slug after Willow from Buffy the Vampire Slayer in order to “capture the spirit of sexual flexibility.” Now Dr. Krug is back with a great interview . . . → Read More: The Slug Song, and more from Dr. Krug the slug drug lug
Biffy Clyro’s new single, The Captain, takes place aboard some kind of 19th century tall ship with cages and pistols. Sweet. (Thanks, Kirsten!)
This is of course meant as an educational offering, you know… us being a top science blog and all… Everything Poops by Kevin Zelnio Lyrics under the fold . . . → Read More: Everything Poops
Words cannot even express the pure genius contained in this video…
This masterfully composed and performed song sums it up for me at the end of Day 91. Electrified trumpet solo was epic, and their message is right on point.