Friday, September 23, 2011

The Wallflowers - "I'm looking Through You" and "One Headlight"




A cover by the Wallflowers from one of the most popular of the Beatles' tunes, off their "Revolver" LP.

(from Wikipedia) "The Wallflowers are a rock band from Los Angeles, California, fronted by Jakob Dylan. Formed in 1989 and originally known as The Apples, the ensemble has gone through numerous personnel changes with Dylan the only constant.

"They have released five studio albums, one compilation album and have had various songs on television and movie soundtracks. They have won two Grammy awards for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Rock Song for their song "One Headlight" in 1998."




The clips here are from the 2000 film, "Billy Elliot". The film is about a working-class boy who aspires to be a ballet dancer while his family is torn and his town beset by an miner's strike in northern England. The "One Headlight" official video is in the comments section below.

9 comments:


  1. A great movie too thanks for the share, enjoy the weekend my dear love from me Rosiex

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  2. The Grammy winning "One Headlight":

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  3. Definately a great film in a lot of ways, Rosie. You too have a great weekend.

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  4. A very, very good, tight band, The Wallflowers. A solid piece of music, this.

    Thanks for the trip down Alzheimer's Lane, Doug. I needed it today.....

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  5. Interesting to have lived long enough to see a dynasty emerge, his Dad was 24 when I first saw him live more than 3 years before Jakob was born, good sounds anyway from this chip off the old block, not an easy act to follow, his old man, so bravo...well done Jakob. Good choice Doug, thanks.

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  6. Ha! Yes, it's amazing how fast the time has flown isn't it?

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  7. Yes, I was glad I could bring music that had connections to both The Beatles and Bob Dylan, AA. In modern popular music you can;t get much better I reckon. You're most welcome.

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  8. this is truly a tremendous song of Douglas.

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  9. I'm surprised more bands haven't recorded it Jack.

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