Observation for Now

It has always seemed to me that the human race needs more things to wonder about, rather than less.

-- Gregory L Reece

Thursday, January 14, 2016

MA-14 - A Saucerful of Songs: Space-Age Pop Music







1        Two Little Men In a Flying Saucer      Joe Loss & His Orchestra    1949
2       Rollicking Man From Mars     Scotty MacGregor 1955
3       The Fang  Nervous Norvus           1956
4       The Little Blue Man  Betty Johnson      1958
5       The Little Space Girl Jesse Lee Turner 1958
6 Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll    Love Brothers    1958
7 Martian Love Song Pete Seeger 1958
8 Santa Claus Meets The Purple People Eater Sheb Wooley 1958
9 Take us To Your President Conried-Pearce 1959
10 I'm The Little Space Girl's Father Jesse Lee Turner    1959
11 We Get Messages Jimmie Haskell 1959
12 Flying Saucers   The Mell-o-Tones 1960
13 The Fall of the Planet Earth The Moonbillies 1960
14 The Screemin' Meemies From Planet X Merv Griffin 1961
15 Fireball XL5 Theme Don Spencer 1962
16 That Martian Jubilee Rodd Keith 1964
17 Cockeyed Ballad Mollie Thompson 1966
18 Beautiful Zelda Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band 1968
19 Space Odyssey The Byrds 1968
20 The Moon Bug    Delsu and the Smarts1969
21 Spaceman Harry Nilsson 1972
22 UFO Larry Norman 1972
23 Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft Langley Schools Music Project 1977
24 Ain't No UFO Gonna Catch My Diesel Joe Dolce 1981
25 Flying Saucer Brave Combo 1995
26 Music Man from Mars Rodd Keith 1996
27 Alien Abduction Background 2000
28 Let Me Fly Your UFO Frank Smith 2005
29 Spaceman The Killers 2008

MA-14 - A Saucerful of Songs-- updated link January 2017


Amongst many fun tunes, #23 is of interest.  It was created in wish fulfillment that some of this wonderful Space  Brothers would deign to show their advanced science and morality to us poor Earthbound types.

This is a fairly typical device used by people who reject the idea of God, but still feel inclomplete without a high-five from somebody or something Out There.  But as a couple of guys observed,



            And what may be winking at us from the other side is not likely to be anything benevolent.
            -- Nelson S Pacheco and Tommy R Blann

 See you Monday.
  

Monday, January 11, 2016

A Guide to Yoda-Speak, It Is! Hrmm!

Courtesy of our friends at Grammarly.com, here's a nice little infographic about how to emulate one of our favorite talking-backwards guy.  You know, that fellow with the big ears who's NOT a Vulcan.


This message has been brought to you by our friends at Grammarly.  They have grammar-checking tool, anti-plagiarism tips, vocabulary info, and other nifty stuff.

Much improved your writing shall be, hooo-hrmh!

Next time see me you shall, urrr!

 
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