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Thursday, February 15, 2007

MY FAVORITE THINGS I

Favorite movie: "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein" (1948).
Favorite TV show: "Leave it to Beaver" (1957-1963).
Favorite animated series: "The Flintstones" (1960-1966).
Favorite actor: Boris Karloff.
Favorite Boris Karloff movie: "Targets" (1968).
Favorite comedy team: Laurel and Hardy.
Favorite Laurel and Hardy film: "The Music Box" (1932).
Favorite Christmas movie: "Scrooge" (1951) starring Alastair Sim.
Favorite band: The Rolling Stones.
Favorite album, traditional: "Exile on Main Street" (1972) by the Rolling Stones.
Favorite album, modern: "Perfect Strangers" (1984) by Deep Purple.
Favorite Johnny Cash album: "Unchained" (1997).
Favorite Bob Dylan album: "Nashville Skyline" (1969).
Favorite song: Studio version of "Under My Thumb" by the Rolling Stones.
Favorite singer: Paul Rodgers.
Favorite guitarist: Paul Kossoff.
Favorite pedal steel player: Pete Drake.
Favorite pianist: Nicky Hopkins.
Favorite organist: Jon Lord.
Favorite bassist: John Entwistle.
Favorite drummer: Ringo Starr.
King of Rock 'n' Roll: Jerry Lee Lewis.
Would the aforementioned eight musicians make a great band? Probably not.
Favorite concert: A.R.M.S. at Madison Square Garden (1983).
Favorite theatrical performance: "Jesus Christ Superstar" at the Mark Hellinger Theater (early '70s).
Favorite book: "The Complete Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Favorite author: Arthur Conan Doyle.
Favorite actor as Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone IS Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else PLAYS Sherlock Holmes.
Favorite actor as Dr. Watson: Nigel Bruce. (Expletive) all you Conan Doyle purists.
Favorite Sherlock Holmes movie: "Sherlock Holmes in Washington" (1943).

2 Comments:

Anonymous AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA said...

Gee....favorite pianist.... does Liberace ring a bell?

11:55 AM, February 27, 2007  
Blogger Mark Voger said...

Liberace could pound the keys, no doubt, but he might have clashed with the pedal steel on "Exile on Main Street."

8:35 PM, March 01, 2007  

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