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Fun song for Friday…

May 28, 2010

I’ve been listening to some new Podcasts, and this morning, while listening to Slate’s Culture Gabfest, I happily came across a critique of Janelle Monae’s brand new album, and was pointed in the direction of this youtube video of her performance on David Letterman. She’s got some fun funk going on here, with a huge hat tip to James Brown. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

6 Comments leave one →
  1. May 28, 2010 9:08 am

    Great song! I love Friday!

    • episcopalifem permalink*
      May 28, 2010 9:19 am

      Glad you like it too..and yeah..Friday is pretty dang cool! Especially the Friday before a long weekend!

  2. Susan s. permalink
    May 28, 2010 10:31 am

    She’s good, but I don’t know what the hell she’s singing about. But the BAND is the best part.

  3. June 3, 2010 5:59 pm

    Pretty good!
    I used to dress like that bass-player, back in 1980. I always wore a white shirt (usually British tab), black pants, skinny black tie, and red Chuck Taylor All Stars. Heck, I even mowed the lawn in that get-up.

    • episcopalifem permalink*
      June 4, 2010 2:48 pm

      And that, Dear Padre, is why we love ya so much!

  4. June 17, 2010 9:44 am

    I really wish music like this got more airplay. Instead, we get the same old tired pop tunes where people don’t really sing.

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