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Belgian and French Geniuses.

Belgian maestro Jacques Brel seemed to set new standards for utterly authentic, heartfelt intensity, every time he took the stage; he seemed possessed, magical. He also created some of the greatest songs of the last century. He served, lastly, as a huge influence to aspiring songwriters/performers…not least of all, Scott Walker. {I included Scott doing “Fils de” at post’s end} A true titan.

Gilbert BΓ©caud. Monsieur 100,000 volts. A truly powerful performer, few {none}{Brel…??} could outdo The Creator. On the above Seul, Gilbert gives an intimate, and increasingly euphoric, reading, culminating in {playful} pianist-shoving and back-slapping, and finally, in blissful embrace, of himself. Monsieur 100,000 Volts was a marvel.

Jacques Dutronc.
Claude François.
Mr. Rod McKuen.
McKuen! “Natalie”.
McKuen! “Come, Jeff”.
Scott Walker: “Sons Of” {Fils de}

Revised: Massively. 7/6/2019.

Titans of Belgian, French, and American Performing. Jacques Brel. Gilbert Bécaud. Jacques Dutronc. Claude François. And, of course: The Rod McKuen.

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Roger Federer

The Roger Federer.

 

8x10 2004 US Open 2007 Aussie Final 2010 Aussie Open 2 Switzerland's world number one Roger Fed fed 2007 Australian fed french open final fed us open 2005 2 fed us open 2005 Fed Wimbledon 2005 Fed Wimbledon TENNIS-GBR-WIMBLEDON

 

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Ravenous.

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Brilliant actor Robert Carlyle, and the extremely weird, uneasy cult masterpiece Ravenous (1999). Directed by Antonia Bird.

 

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The Tom Noonan.

“A”
“A+”
“A+”
“A++!” THE Look.
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Heino!

Paloma Blanca!

Heino, born Heinz Georg Kramm, is a legendary, iconic figure in the world of German music. Rousing pop versions of traditional songs became his trademark. And…he has a certain…something, all his own.

{Note: Revised 7/7/2019}

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Anton Chigurh

Anton Chigurh.





Anton Chigurh I

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Cecil Taylor Hand Usage Jazz music videos photography Poetry

The Cecil Taylor.

1) D Trad, That’s What.
Indent: Second Layer, part 2.
1) Bemsha Swing.
Live, in Bologna.
Azure.
Chinampas. Track 5.
After All.

The astonishing Cecil Taylor.

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Wolfen

The Wolfen.






Tom Noonan I - Wolfen
Albert Finney VI

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Jazz John Coltrane

The John Coltrane.

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Coltrane - First Meditations

 

Other Village Vanguard Tapes I
Transition
coltrane-live-in-seattle

So What {Live in Copenhagen}.

Transition.

Spiritual.

All Blues {Live in Stockholm}.

So What {Live in Stockholm}.

Out of This World.

Cosmos.

Compassion.

Liberia.

Equinox.

Naima {Live}

Amen.

Mr. P.C.

Your Lady.

 

Miles and Coltrane Stockholm 1960

 

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John Coltrane - Live at Birdland

John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound

 

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π‘‡β„Žπ‘’ π‘€π‘œπ‘›π‘‘π‘¦ π‘ƒπ‘¦π‘‘β„Žπ‘œπ‘›. π‘ƒπ‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘‘ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ πΉπ‘–π‘Ÿπ‘ π‘‘.

Most {well, all…} of these videos were wiped from the face o’ the earth, or at least from YouTube, semi-recently. It has been one of my ambitions to reinstate them, preferably in even better quality. These absurdist geniuses must be made available!! {7/21/2019}

And so…as Kevin Phillips-Bong stoically accepts the somewhat-less-than-one-might-want voting numbers, this concludes this, the first installment of re-Montying the planet. These pioneering wonders must—and shall be—well, you know what I mean.