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Dick Gaughan, “Stand Up For Judas”

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"Wall Of Death," R.E.M., Richard and Linda Thompson cover

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“When You Were Mine,” The Blue Rubies, Prince cover

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"Lay Down Your Weary Tune," Greg Hansen, Bob Dylan cover

It’s anybody’s guess which is the more productive activity.

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"Dear Mrs. Roosevelt," Bob Dylan and The Crackers (The Band), Woody Guthrie cover. FDR died in office on April 12, 1945.

He took office on a crippled leg, and he said to one and all
"You money changin’ racket boys sure ‘nuff got to fall"

Got 2:14? Treat yourself to Chris Christie getting so rattled by Joy Behar’s bridge scandal jokes at a comedy roast (“When I first heard that he was accused of blocking off three lanes on the bridge, I said, ‘What the hell is he doing, standing in the middle of the bridge?”) he tries to grab her note cards. “Don’t bully me!” the View panelist tells Christie. “I really don’t know about the presidency. Let me put it to you this way, in a way that you’d appreciate: you’re toast.” Video (and the backstory) by Ryan Lizza.

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"California Cottonfields," Merle Haggard

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"Mama Tried," Merle Haggard. Happy 77th birthday!

I don’t even know what to say about this awesome “Big Yellow Taxi” cartoon video, delightfully set to the Bob Dylan version, except watch it! Don’t it always go to show, you never know what you got ‘til it’s gone.

See, Glenn Greenwald wrote this piece for The Dodo about how he can’t stop rescuing dogs…

You’re drunk, Kerry, go home.

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"You Can’t Go Home Again," Nanci Griffith

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