In honor of today’s visit to Philly to play Pairings on the Parkway at Sister Cities Park.
It’s simultaneously hilarious and touching—you know, the passage of time? (Plus, “Labrador” rules.) First, to refresh your memory, watch this classic:
And then this:
As part of a perhaps ongoing series of sweet videos that didn’t cost a goddamn fortune to make. Apart from renting a Rolls. Thunderegg’s update of this would have a Honda Odyssey in the foreground.
Looking at the list of past Thunderegg shows, I remembered someone telling me that there were clips from co-headliner and old friend Jason Morphew‘s March 24, 2009, set at NYC’s Parkside Lounge floating around YouTube. Sure enough, here’s “Homeless Honeymoon”…with accompaniment on the guitar that I bought from a mutual friend before class one day in spring 1994. (That ax, a ’79 “The SG,” is also responsible for a good 90 percent of the electric parts in Thunderegg’s twenty years of recordings.)