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Welcome back, my friends, to the "Battle" that never ends.
We're so glad you could attend. Come inside! Come inside!


This is
'BATTLE OF THE BANDS' ('BOTB') where you listen to different recordings of the same song and vote for the one you like best. Two "Battles" per month, on the 1st and 15th. Six days later (the 7th and 21st), I place my own vote, tally 'em all up and announce the winner.

Friend? Foe? Stranger? No matter, ALL are welcome. So pull up a chair, pour yourself 24 oz. of 'DOG BITE High Gravity Lager' (or the poison of your choice) and turn it up to Eleven!

[NOTE: Links to the first year of 'BOTB' (#1 - #24) can be found at the very bottom of this page.]

Monday, May 25, 2015

THEY CAN PUT A MAN ON THE MOON BUT THEY CAN'T... PUT A MAN ON THE MOON (The Musical)

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'TRUTH AND SHADOWS' is a blog I've been following for a couple years now. They do some damned good, in-depth analysis of controversial events such as 9/11, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the Sandy Hook school "shooting".

The other day, they posted an article with the sad title 'Dave McGowan Battling Aggressive Cancer: Wrote 9/11 Was A Lie On 9/12'. Some of you who used to follow my 'Ferret-Faced Fascist Friends' blog might recognize that name.

Back when I posted my 2-part series 'They Can Put A Man On The Moon But They Can't... Put A Man On The Moon' (probably my best blog bit title ever), I mentioned and linked to Dave McGowan's great (and sarcastically funny!) article 'WAGGING THE MOONDOGGIE'. Unfortunately, barring a miracle, Mr. McGowan likely won't be with us much longer. He will be missed by many.

In honor of his research and sarcastic sense o' humor, I wanted to post a little sumpin' here at my new blog about N.A.S.A. ("Never A Straight Answer") and the "Moon Walks".

But first... a song:

The fluidity of Buck Dharma's guitar playing on the track, 'Moon Crazy', is almost Danny Gatton-esque and it's a good example of why I've often referred to him as "the most underrated guitarist of the Classic Rock era". Buck Dharma didn't just play the guitar, he painted with it! You could call his work "Soundscapes".

'MOON CRAZY' - BLUE OYSTER CULT 
(from the album 'Mirrors')



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwL6yZQdHZM

The 'Truth And Shadows' blog bit (see link in second paragraph) quoted from McGowan's 'Wagging The Moondoggie' article and I am going to paste some of that below in red.

Although Uncle Sam (or "Uncle Scam" as I like to call it) engaged in earlier and more disastrous scams prior to the fake Moon landings and Moon walks, I tend to think of the Moon bullcrap as the "granddaddy" of U.S. Government hoaxes.

The 1913 Federal Reserve Act scam was the biggest and most universally detrimental "crime" of Uncle Scam. We, as a nation, will literally NEVER recover from that one.

But I think the one that scares people the most (and even made some of my longtime readers nervous when I addressed it at 'F-FFF') is the fake Apollo Moon landing program. Why? Because once a person researches THAT and becomes suspicious (less than one hour's worth of time needed), then follows up with a little more detailed OBJECTIVE study and concludes that we never really put any men on the Moon and returned them to Earth (about an additional one or two hours of time necessary) and that the U.S. Government lied about it then and continues to lie about it today, that person will then come to the frightening realization that there is nuttin' Uncle Scam wouldn't do and lie about if it served his purposes.

The more astute and spiritually-minded objective researchers will also be ultimately led to the fact that the U.S. Government is in bed with, and doing the work of, "the father of lies". (Google it if you're not familiar with the term.)

I think we need another song here to lighten the mood:

OK, this next song is from 1977's criminally forgotten 'Night After Night' - one of my favorite live albums.

'MOON TEARS' - NILS LOFGREN 
(from the album 'Night After Night')



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz_OPOqVfLU

Alright, let's read a few snippets from Dave McGowan's wonderful multi-part article 'Wagging The Moondoggie'...

There was much about the Apollo flights that was truly miraculous, but arguably the greatest technological achievement was the design of the lunar modules. Has anyone, by the way, ever really taken a good look at one of those contraptions? I mean a detailed, up-close look? I’m guessing that the vast majority of people have not, but luckily we can quickly remedy that situation because I happen to have some really good, high-resolution images that come directly from the good people at NASA.

While what is depicted in the images may initially appear, to the untrained eye, to be some kind of mock-up that someone cobbled together in their backyard to make fun of NASA, I can assure you that it is actually an extremely high-tech manned spacecraft capable of landing on the surface of the Moon. And incredibly enough, it was also capable of blasting off from the Moon and flying 69 miles back up into lunar orbit! Though not immediately apparent, it is actually a two-stage craft, the lower half (the part that looks like a tubular aluminum framework covered with Mylar and old Christmas wrapping paper) being the descent stage, and the upper half (the part that looks as though it was cobbled together from old air conditioning ductwork and is primarily held together, as can be seen in the close-up, with zippers and gold tape) being the ascent stage.

The upper half, of course, is the more sophisticated portion, being capable of lifting off and flying with enough power to break free of the Moon’s gravity and reach lunar orbit. It also, of course, possessed sophisticated enough navigational capabilities for it to locate, literally out in the middle of fucking nowhere, the command module that it had to dock with in order to get the astronauts safely back to Earth. It also had to catch that command module, which was orbiting the Moon at a leisurely 4,000 miles per hour.

But we’ll get to all that a little later. I think we can all agree for now that such a sleek, stylish, well-designed craft would have no problem flying with that kind of power, precision and stability.”

Yes, this is a real lunar module – courtesy of NASA.

Another related website I like can be found here: http://www.aulis.com/nasa4.htm. And that's where I got the following photos:

AS17-134-20437-20443 top composite & AS17-147-22494-22521 lower composite 
(notice the US flag is missing)

The astronaut got to that spot before the Lunar Module did? 


Truth has been eclipsed by United States Government lies:

'ECLIPSE' - PINK FLOYD
(from the album 'Dark Side Of The Moon')



"There is no dark side of the Moon, really. 
Matter of fact, it's all dark."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIC5MtVVzos

Best wishes to Dave McGowan for a full recovery.

~ Stephen T. McCarthy

Thursday, May 21, 2015

THREE DOLLAR BILL

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'THREE  DOLLAR  BILL'
[written by Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack;
performed by Maria Muldaur] 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKbdk349_qE 



You catch 'em on the fly
And you leave 'em high and dry
Oh, but I'm up on your game, baby
And your two-bit alibi

But you just won't quit
And you don't even wanna try
You're living out of your suitcase
And the rat-race will run you dry.

You're just a three dollar bill
You're just a three dollar bill

Telling your traveling salesman jokes
Like a politician kissing babies, hustlin' votes.
Bet you're just a three dollar bill.

You're weak for the young girls
You love 'em and you leave 'em
Your favorite hobby is seduce 'em and deceive 'em.

But one day you'll get caught
Messing up in the wrong room
And then you'll be diggin' a shotgun wedding
As a twelve-gauge groom.

You're just a three dollar bill
You're just a three dollar bill

Baby, you've just been a-wasting my time
A three dollar bill ain't even worth one dime.
Bet you're just a three dollar bill.

You're just a three dollar bill
You're just a three dollar bill

Baby, you're kinda fit and you're phony
You come around here so full of baloney
Bet you're just a three dollar bill.

You're just a three dollar bill
You're just a three dollar bill

You ain't nothing, baby, but a three dollar bill
I can't use it, I don't want it.
I can't spend it, I don't need it.

Bet you're just a three dollar bill.



 ~ Stephen T. McCarthy

Friday, May 15, 2015

2015, MAY 15: BATTLE OF THE BANDS (Or, PAUL SIMON VERSUS THE B-52s)

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Republican Vs. Democrat, Male Vs. Female, War Vs. Peace, Light Vs. Dark, Good Vs. Evil, Man Vs. Machine, Love Vs. Hate, Dog Vs. Cat, Sun Vs. Moon, Brain Vs. Brawn, Oscar Vs. Grammy, Angel Vs. Demon, Laurel Vs. Hardy, Beer Vs. Wine, TV Vs. Radio, Pitcher Vs. Batter, Paper Vs. Plastic, Reality Vs. Fantasy, Yeshua Vs. Beelzebub, Conservative Vs. Liberal, You Vs. Me, House Vs. Senate, Offense Vs. Defense, Kramer Vs. Kramer, Spy Vs. Spy, Fischer Vs. Spassky, W.C. Fields Vs. Sobriety, Harold Gimpy, Jr. Vs. Sheldon J. Pismire, Rock Vs. Paper Vs. Scissors, Islam Vs. Everything, Singer Vs. Singer, Band Vs. Band...
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THE BATTLE OF THE BANDS! (‘BOTB’)
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Shoop-Shooby –
Shooby-duh-Dooby-Doop-Dooby-Dooby-Doo-Wah –
Buh-Doo-Wah!
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Yes, it’s time once again for ‘Battle Of The Bands’ (‘BOTB’), and...

It's me, it's me,
It's Stephen T.
The Captain Ninja
Of BOTB!
(At least that's what FarAwayEyes called me.)
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Before I pull the lever and let this BOTB installment dangle, I have a li'l sumpin' to say:

We have three new 'Battle Of The Bands' participants joining us beginning with this May 15th round. I'm pleased to introduce, present and announce DEBBIE D. from the blog 'THE DOGLADY'S DEN', CHERDO from the blog 'CHERDO ON THE FLIPSIDE', and MICHELE TRUHLIK from the blog 'ANGELS BARK'. Please be sure to visit them and make them feel welcome. (And if any of them ever uses a Tiny Tim song, make certain you report that to me ASAP so I can take immediate action against them;-)

Alright, let’s get on it...
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EUGENE  MARTONE  VS.  JACK  BUTLER
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And now for something completely different, as promised (or threatened). Some of you will remember when I BOTBed Tiny Tim versus Richard Cheese in a "Lounge showdown". They were doing different songs ('Stairway To Heaven' and 'Another Brick In The Wall'), so instead of the SONG being the common denominator, it was actually the "Lounge" style that provided the theme of that contest.

This time, just for the halibut ("No anchovies, please!"), I'm again using two different songs, rather than the traditional "same song, two different artists" approach. There IS a method to my madness, although it won't be readily apparent. It's not like I've just randomly chosen two songs and put them up against each other. No, sir, there's a "theme" here - there's a reason I've selected these two particular songs and artists, and I will explain the hidden meaning behind it when I post my own vote and the final results in this blog bit's comment section on May 21st. (If anyone already knows WHY I'm using these two songs against each other, you may say you know the secret, but please don't let the cat out of the bag. Please let me do that on the 21st. Thanks!)  

The idea for this BOTB match-up came to mind about 2 or 3 days after I moved to Reno. I'll 'splain that when I cast my vote and announce the winner.

After this 'Battle Of The Bands' installment, I will be going back to the regular margaritas BOTB format. (I only have one more non-traditional BOTB contest in mind, and if I do it at all, it won't be for awhile.) 

 GOODNIKS  VS.  NO-GOODNIKS

OK, your job in this BOTB blog bit is simply to listen to the two songs below and vote in the comment section for which song you like best (for whatever reason). Please tell me, if you can, why you prefer the one song over the other.

"And now here's something we hope you'll really like"...

'ONE-TRICK  PONY'  by  Paul  Simon



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SN3GXj4r_1s
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GODZILLA  VS.  KING  KONG
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'ROCK  LOBSTER'  by  The B-52s



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VCCiY17hKw
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RIDDLER  VS.  BATMAN
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Alright now, “you know the gig”... I welcome EVERYONE to vote for their favorite of these songs in the comment section below. And feel free to tell us WHY you chose one song over the other. 

After voting here, I suggest - actually I insist - you pop over to the blogs of the other 'BATTLE OF THE BANDS' participants to see which songs they have chosen and vote there also. (If their ‘BOTB’ blog bits aren’t posted yet, pour yourself two shots of ‘Grand Marnier’ over ice – do it twice – and then return to their blogs to vice your voice ...vote your vice ...voice your vote.)

Voice Your Vote @ ‘FAR AWAY SERIES’ by clicking HERE.
@ ‘TOSSING IT OUT’ by clicking HERE.
@ ‘YOUR DAILY DOSE’ by clicking HERE.
@ 'BOOK LOVER' by clicking HERE.
@ 'MIKE'S RAMBLINGS' by clicking HERE.
@ 'CURIOUS AS A CATHY' by clicking HERE.
@ 'THE SOUND OF ONE HAND TYPING' by clicking HERE.
@ 'DCRELIEF - BATTLE OF THE BANDS' by clicking HERE.
@ 'THIS BELLE ROCKS' by clicking HERE
@ 'SHADY DELL MUSIC & MEMORIES' by clicking HERE
@ 'THE DOGLADY'S DEN' by clicking HERE.
@ 'CHERDO ON THE FLIPSIDE' by clicking HERE
@ 'ANGELS BARK' by clicking HERE.

As I've done in the past, I will continue to return to my 'BOTB' blog bits on the 7th and 21st of each month to post my own votes and announce the winners in the comment sections.

~ Stephen T. McCarthy


Friday, May 8, 2015

THE SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE (Or, INTRODUCTION - Blog Bit 2)

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My first installment in this series (begun by my good friend Robin the Girl Wonder) was titled 'The Soundtrack Of My Life (Or, Prelude To An Introduction - Blog Bit 1). Well, if I don't now provide an "Introduction" I will have made a liar of my first blog bit, and dogged if I'm gonna make a liar of my first blog bit! (What kinda guy d'y'all think I am, anyway?)

This Introduction is essentially a statement of where I think I probably am, musically, today. In my future 'The Soundtrack Of My Life' (TSOML) blog bits, I will show you how I got to this point by starting at the beginning and working my way back to here.

I have been a lifelong Beach Boys fan. Brian Wilson and Company created some of the most beautiful songs (and THE BEST harmonies) I've ever heard. Unfortunately, most people only think of their Sand, Surf & Sun (and car) songs when the Beach Boys get mentioned, but they were far more musically and lyrically complex than just that!

If there is one person that I have to select as a living genius of pop music, I would choose Brian Wilson.
~ George Martin, The Beatles' Producer

But let me tell ya something: Brian's brother, Carl, was no slouch either! In fact, he was primarily responsible for one my very favorite B.B. songs, 'LONG PROMISED ROAD'.

I'll guess that it was 2004 when I purchased the album 'THE BEACH BOYS: Best Of The Brother Years - 1970-1986'. The disc contained a number of songs I'd not heard previously. (Incidentally, the album comes with my highest recommendation. You get the deep 'Til I Die', and 'Surf's Up'; the complexity of 'The Trader'; the loveliness of 'Add Some Music To Your Day'; the gorgeous 'Disney Girls', and 'Good Timing'; and the catchy as all get-out 'Sail On, Sailor' and 'California Dreaming'. And, of course, you get the powerful... 'Long Promised Road'.)



I had put the album on "Repeat" and just let it play through over and over while I was doing some writing. 'Long Promised Road' didn't immediately leap out at me because it was surrounded by a number of other unfamiliar songs. But after several playings, the meaning and the power of it just came crashing into my consciousness, and I realized this is one of those songs that should be played with your volume cranked "up to eleven".

I also realized that 'Long Promised Road' was a personal anthem. Today, it is unquestionably one of my all-time favorite Beach Boys songs, and it speaks to me where I live. I have a few anthems because, let's face it, I have a few not-so-subtle facets to my personality. 'Long Promised Road' does an exceptional job of lyrically and musically illustrating that "serious" side of my nature - STMcC the "philosopher" (so to speak), but simultaneously STMcC the "fighter".

Despite all the "Jocularity! Jocularity!", THIS is principally where I "am" today, and when it reaches the climax of blaring horn and ripping guitar, I'm pretty much outta-my-seat and cheering!

So hard to answer future's riddle
When ahead is seeming so far behind
So hard to laugh a child-like giggle
When the tears start to torture my mind
So hard to shed the life of before
To let my soul automatically soar


But I hit hard at the battle that's confronting me, yeah
Knock down all the roadblocks a-stumbling me
Throw off all the shackles that are binding me down


Sew up the wounds of revolution
And the Now starts to get in my way
So what if life's a revelation
If the mind speaks of only today?
So real, the pain of growing in my soul
Of climbing up to reality's goal


But I hit hard at the battle that's confronting me, yeah
Knock down all the roadblocks a-stumbling me
Throw off all the shackles that are binding me down


Long promised road
Trail starts at dawn
Carries on to the season's ending
Long promised road
Flows to the Source, gentle Force, never ending, never ending


So hard to lift the jeweled scepter
When the weight turns a smile to a frown
So hard to drink of passion nectar
When the taste of life's holding me down
So hard to plant the seed of reform
To set my sights on defeating the storm


So I hit hard at the battle that's confronting me, yeah
Knock down all the roadblocks a-stumbling me
Throw off all the shackles that are binding me down


Oh, yeah...

Hit hard at the battle that's confronting me, yeah
Knock down all the roadblocks a-stumbling me
Throw off all the shackles that are binding me down


 Whoa yeah...

Hit hard at the battle that's confronting me, yeah
Knock down all the roadblocks a-stumbling me
Throw off all the shackles that are binding me down


I'd love to see you
I'd love to see you
I'd love to see you
I'd love to see you
I'd love to see you




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBTTnIsO8ws

Alright, in my next TSOML blog bit, I'll go back to my musical beginnings and 'splain how we got HERE.

Please visit 'The Soundtrack Of My Life' founder Your Daily Dose

~ Stephen T. McCarthy

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

THE BONEHEAD BLOG HOP

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In my time, I have made a couple BIG BONEHEAD decisions. Those essentially ruined my life. And since there isn't even the slightest patina of humor there, we won't go there.

I have also made a number of small bonehead moves, and since this is 'The Bonehead Blog Hop', I have decided to tell the story of how I once dated my sister, 'Bonehead'.

First, I suppose I should tell you how she got that nickname.

My sister's real name is Sherrie, and it's pronounced the way Stevie Wonder sings the name in this song...



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0Gu-CyE-NQ

Go ahead and click 'Play' - it'll give you some nice music to listen to while I tell "the rest of the story".

When we were all very young, my Ma used to call my sister Sherrie Bonet ("Bo-nay"), playing off the French sound of her first name. Well, being young bratty boys, my brother and I began calling her "Bonehead". That was in the mid-1960s and... we're STILL calling her "Bonehead" today.

Now, on to the story of how I once dated Bonehead...

When it came to dating, I was not one to risk facing a whole lot of rejection, so I rarely asked a woman out until I was already fairly confident that she was going to say “Yes.”

I recall the night I dated Janna. This was probably in 1982. Janna was one of the few girls who possessed enough courage to hang out with the boys and me ('The League Of Soul Crusaders') from time to time. Gradually, I got to thinking that Janna was nice looking and not too talkative and that she might agree to go out with me, so I asked her. She said yes.


Human intellect cannot estimate what we owe to woman. She gives us good advice, and plenty of it. She soothes our aching brows, she bears our children – ours as a general thing. … What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce. 
~ Mark Twain


I took Janna to dinner one night, and everything was going well. I was pretty much having to carry the bulk of the conversation, but then I had expected that, so it was OK.

She was sitting there across from me in the restaurant, and the waiter had just barely introduced our plates to the table when... it suddenly came crashing into my mind that – DOH! – Janna looked just like my sister, Bonehead!

I kid you not, the whole night I couldn’t get it out of my mind that I was dating my sister. Well, I say “the whole night” like this was an A-list date that lasted all night, but the truth is, the moment I realized how much Janna looked like Bonehead, I couldn’t wait for the date to end. I ate quickly and I drove her straight home, said goodnight, and then found where the boys were drinking and I started playing 'Catch-up'. All I wanted to do was scrub that memory out of my mind with some 80-proof cleanser.

I never asked the po’ girl out again and she never knew the reason why.

You think I was being unreasonable, don’tcha? You think I was exaggerating, making a mountain out of a molehill, right? Oh yeah? Well, take a look for yourself! Here’s a photo of Janna. She’s on the right in the colorful pastel blouse:
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And now here’s a picture of me with my sister, Bonehead, in the back of my old Chevy Luv truck:
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[Bonehead in my truck. Just my luck!]

Hey, who’s the wiseguy who wrote “Uhp! Your [sic] an idiot!” across the side of my truck? ...Well, if the slur fits, wear it.

[The bonehead story above was excerpted and expanded from my old blog bit I GOT THEM 'BAD LUCK WITH WOMENS' BLUES]

To find the blog bits of other 'Bonehead Blog Hop' participants, go to Doctor Cherdo's blog by clicking HERE. 

~ Stephen T. McCarthy 
(aka D-FensDogG, aka Bonehead's Brother)

Friday, May 1, 2015

2015, MAY 1: BATTLE OF THE BANDS (Or, RON DAVIES VERSUS MARIA MULDAUR)

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Republican Vs. Democrat, Male Vs. Female, War Vs. Peace, Light Vs. Dark, Good Vs. Evil, Man Vs. Machine, Love Vs. Hate, Dog Vs. Cat, Sun Vs. Moon, Brain Vs. Brawn, Oscar Vs. Grammy, Angel Vs. Demon, Laurel Vs. Hardy, Beer Vs. Wine, TV Vs. Radio, Pitcher Vs. Batter, Paper Vs. Plastic, Reality Vs. Fantasy, Yeshua Vs. Beelzebub, Conservative Vs. Liberal, You Vs. Me, House Vs. Senate, Offense Vs. Defense, Kramer Vs. Kramer, Spy Vs. Spy, Fischer Vs. Spassky, W.C. Fields Vs. Sobriety, Harold Gimpy, Jr. Vs. Sheldon J. Pismire, Rock Vs. Paper Vs. Scissors, Islam Vs. Everything, Singer Vs. Singer, Band Vs. Band...
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THE BATTLE OF THE BANDS! (‘BOTB’)
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Shoop-Shooby –
Shooby-duh-Dooby-Doop-Dooby-Dooby-Doo-Wah –
Buh-Doo-Wah!
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Yes, it’s time once again for ‘Battle Of The Bands’ (‘BOTB’)
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Before I go any further, I want to say I'm pleased to announce that we have a new 'BOTB' participant. So, here goes...
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I'm pleased to announce that we have a new 'BOTB' participant.
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This nice gentleman is named Shady Del Knight and he's the administrator of the blog 'Shady Dell Music & Memories'. So, please be sure to visit his 'Battle Of The Bands' installment and vote there prior to May 7th. Thanks!
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Alright, let’s get on it...
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EUGENE  MARTONE  VS.  JACK  BUTLER
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In my previous 'BOTB' blog bit, I used a very famous song that has been recorded by every singer and their two-legged uncle. One recording of it even won 'Record Of The Year' at the 1966 Grammy Awards. 

This time, I'm going in the opposite direction. I'm using a song that was never a hit for anyone, and it may be unfamiliar to many of you voters. The song is titled 'LONG HARD CLIMB'. It was written by Ron Davies and released on his second album 'U.F.O.'. Let's hear the original...

'LONG  HARD  CLIMB'  by  Ron  Davies



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_d5AF7i1tM 
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GODZILLA  VS.  KING  KONG
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In 1973, Maria Muldaur released a cover version on her eponymous debut album.

'LONG  HARD  CLIMB'  by  Maria  Muldaur



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYTsA0h4Tqw
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RIDDLER  VS.  BATMAN
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Alright now, “you know the gig”... I welcome EVERYONE to vote for their favorite of these songs in the comment section below. And feel free to tell us WHY you chose one song over the other. 
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After voting here, I suggest - actually I insist - you pop over to the blogs of the other 'BATTLE OF THE BANDS' participants to see which songs they have chosen and vote there also. (If their ‘BOTB’ blog bits aren’t posted yet, pour yourself two shots of ‘Grand Marnier’ over ice – do it twice – and then return to their blogs to vice your voice ...vote your vice ...voice your vote.)
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Voice Your Vote @ ‘FAR AWAY SERIES’ by clicking HERE.
@ ‘TOSSING IT OUT’ by clicking HERE.
@ ‘YOUR DAILY DOSE’ by clicking HERE.
@ 'BOOK LOVER' by clicking HERE.
@ 'MIKE'S RAMBLINGS' by clicking HERE.
@ 'CURIOUS AS A CATHY' by clicking HERE.
@ 'THE SOUND OF ONE HAND TYPING' by clicking HERE.
@ 'DCRELIEF - BATTLE OF THE BANDS' by clicking HERE.
@ 'THIS BELLE ROCKS' by clicking HERE
@ 'SHADY DELL MUSIC & MEMORIES' by clicking HERE.
@ 'ALEX CAVANAUGH' (when BOTB falls on a Mon., Wed., or Fri.) by clicking HERE.
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As I've done in the past, I will continue to return to my 'BOTB' blog bits on the 7th and 21st of each month to post my own votes and announce the winners in the comment sections.
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~ Stephen T. McCarthy
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