Posts Tagged ‘cars’

The Rise And Fall Of Cadillac

April 30, 2020

Irene Kim outlines the the rise and fall of Cadillac, once America’s 4-wheeled measure of luxury and success. A Business Insider video.

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Goofy’s Freeway Troubles

April 25, 2020

“Goofy’s Freeway Troubles,” a 1965 Disney Studios theatrical cartoon directed by Les Clark. Written by William Bosché, with music by George Bruns. Animation by Ray Aragon, Jack Boyd, Bill Layne, Bob McCrea, Cliff Nordberg, Walt Peregoy, and Robert W. Youngquist. Narrated by Paul Frees. Goofy is voiced by Pinto Colvig, his last appearance in a role he created.

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Tech Breakthrough: The Prescription Car Windshield

April 1, 2020

This UK tech breakthrough means you’ll never drive with eyeglasses again. Announced April 1, 2010.

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Low Rider

January 5, 2020

“Low Rider,” recorded by War, 1975.

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Heavy Chevy

January 5, 2020

“Heavy Chevy,” written by Alabama Shakes, and performed by them at SiriusXM, 2012.

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Roadrunner

January 5, 2020

“Roadrunner,” written and recorded by Jonathan Richman, backed by the Greg Kihn Band, in 1974, re-released in 1977. Apparently Mr. Richman’s dad owned a Plymouth Roadrunner.

More:

“The car, the radio, the night – and rock’s most thrilling song,” Laura Barton, The Guardian

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Lord, Mr. Ford

January 5, 2020

“‘Lord, Mr. Ford,” written by Dick Feller ( Deena Kaye Rose) and recorded by Jerry Reed, 1973.

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Christian’s Automobile

January 5, 2020

“Christian’s Automobile,” written by Ira Tucker, and performed by him with his quartet, the Dixie Hummingbirds, 1957.

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Bust Your Windows (Out Your Car)

January 4, 2020

“Bust Your Windows (Out Your Car),” written by Deandre Way, Salaam Remi Gibbs, and Jazmine Sullivan, recorded by Amber Riley for the TV show Glee, 2009.

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Cars

January 4, 2020

“Cars,” written and recorded by Gary Numan, 1979. Gary Numan (vocals, Minimoog, Polymoog, synthetic percussion), Paul Gardiner (bass guitar), Chris Payne (Minimoog, Polymoog), Cedric Sharpley (drums, tambourine).

Gary Numan website

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