Animals In Your DNA

July 27, 2021

We humans share DNA with many animals stretching back four billion years through the evolutionary web of life. A Domain of Science video by Dominic Walliman.

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Window Seat on a Model Train

July 26, 2021

Jason Shron built a replica of a passenger train car in his basement, and found a way to simulate a train ride by strapping a tiny video camera to his model railway.”

More:

“A Tiny Video Camera Lets This Train Enthusiast Ride Along on His Incredibly Detailed Model Railroad,” Andrew Liszewski, Gizmodo

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The Dark End of the Street

July 25, 2021

“The Dark End of the Street,” written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman, recorded by Linda Ronstadt, 1974.

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Needles And Pins

July 25, 2021

“Needles And Pins,” written by Sonny Bono and Jack Nitzsche, recorded by Jackie DeShannon, 1963. This is the original recording of the tune.

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Love With a Feeling

July 25, 2021

“Love With a Feeling,” written and recorded by Eddy Giles, 1967-ish.

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The Bartender

July 25, 2021

“The Bartender,” written by Kellys Collins, Liz Hengber, Tammy Rogers, and Jerry Salley, performed by The SteelDrivers, 2020.

The SteelDrivers website

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Tear Your Kingdom Down

July 25, 2021

“Tear Your Kingdom Down” (aka “Satan, We’re Gonna Tear Your Kingdom Down”), recorded by Shirley Caesar, 2013.

Shirley Caesar website

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Can’t Run From Yourself

July 24, 2021

“Can`t Run From Yourself,” written by Marshall Chapman, recorded by Hanne Boel, 2004. Paintings by Fabio Calvetti.

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps

July 24, 2021

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” written by George Harrison, performed by Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne, Prince, et al., at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, 2004, re-edited by director Joel Gallen to focus on Prince’s astounding guitar solo.

More:

“Director’s cut of Prince blowing minds on ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ now has more Prince,” Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times

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Play It Again

July 24, 2021

“Play It Again,” written by Eddie Singleton and Ahmet Ertegün (as “Nugetre”), recorded by Pat Lundy, 1962.

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