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2.10.2008

Random Grammy Thoughts



I've had the show on in the background tonight and will occasionally glance up:

- Made me smile when I saw Morris Day and The Time reunite for Jungle Love. (Although Rihanna jacked it up with that dang Umbrella Ella Ella Ella Ella song spliced in the middle of it.)
- Hannah Montana (or whatever her real name is) presented with Cindy Lauper. Unstable.
- Cher, from what I could see, looked great.
- Tina Turner (who is extremely overrated - how many times can you sing "Proud Mary"?) came out and beat us down with a montage of songs. And...get this....she was wearing pants. Those legs may have finally given way to old age.
- Beyonce is the hottest gal that just happens to be black I have ever seen. Then, again, I don't see people in color.
- I wonder about the back up dancers. Who are they? Is this their biggest moment ever? What else do they do for a living?
- I like a couple of the Foo Fighters' songs but, for the love all things sweet and clean, do you have to scream into a mic?
- George Lopez is not, and never will be, funny.
- Most uncomfortable moment of the night: Kayne West was rambling on like an idiot, the music comes up to let him know he needs to rap it up, he gets mad, he then starts talking about his dead mother and announces it would be "in good taste" to turn the music off.
- Aretha Franklin is a big as an SUV.
- Greatest line of the night was directed toward the pompous Kayne West by Vince Gill (who was given the award for Best Country Album by Ringo Starr): "I just got handed an award by a Beatle. Have you had that happen to you yet, Kanye?"
- I think they had to medicate Amy Winehouse so she could perform.
- You know, I'm just a bumpkin from who grew up in the country, but I stop down every time I hear Andrea Bocelli sing.
- Jerry Lee Lewis is alive? But I'll give the guy credit, he belted out "Great Ball Of Fire" like a born showman.

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33 comments:

Anonymous said...

If Aretha gets any fatter she's going to need her own zip code.

Jarhead said...

R&R has a picture of Aretha on her blog.

woof

bigcatdaddy said...

Barry....leave the Foo Fighters alone....they are the Shizznit.

Rock out!!!!

Anonymous said...

Kanye West is an asshole.

Anonymous said...

Kanyea West is the reason Bush hates the black folk.

Anonymous said...

I wish they would've turned the music up on Kanye.

Right on Vince.

Anonymous said...

I wish I had 3 dancing monkeys.

junefncleaver said...

You know, Barry, that picture of Cyndi Lauper sure looks ALOT like Cristina....ALOT.

mzchief said...

Amy Winehouse is WAAAAYYYYYY overrated.

Anonymous said...

Amy Winehouse is way over medicated.

Anonymous said...

whinehouse is the shiznitt

Anonymous said...

troops are dying in iraq

winehoouse cant leave the country

....and according to the WCM, goats are causing rioting in boyd.

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SAVE THE GOATS!!! SAVE THE GOATS!!!

Anonymous said...

do any of you blues lovers remember GATEMOUTH BROWN? A friend recently sent me a collection of his music. AWESOME.

Anonymous said...

BARRY YOU CANT FIND GEORGE LOPEZ FUNNY, JUST LIKE I CANT FIND LARRY THE CABLE GUY FUNNY ITS A CULTURE THING.

Anonymous said...

i like george and larry both. It's Barry who ain't funny.

Anonymous said...

Clarence Gatemouth Brown got his start when T-Bone Wilson came down with a flu during a performance in Houston;when T-Bone had to leave the stage Gate stepped on and started playing. That much is true but, it may be urban legend that as a result they got in a fistfight.

Anonymous said...

Thank God for Vince Gill! He said what I was thinking.

Since Barry doesn't see the singers in color, me thinks the singers with the dark tans, could buy a lot of computers for darker tanned kids with the $$$$ they spent on the diamond studs in their ears.

Vince Gill for president!

Anonymous said...

I wish Aretha Franklin would just sit on Amy Wino and Brit Brit...put those girls out of their misery and put good use to Aretha's excess poundage.

Kanye West is and always has been an idiot that obviously hates the white people.

The Foo Fighters rock. Dave Grohl makes greasy hair sexy.

Anonymous said...

Michael Buble is waaay better than Justin Timberlake any day!!!! He was robbed. Andrea Bocelli is amazing, as is Josh Groban, and I still don't know an Amy Winehouse song. What station plays her music?

Silicone Alley said...

I missed it all.
I can’t stand Kanye! “Wah, Wah, I grew up in the ghetto and all the white kids made fun of me, Wah, Wah, now my mom is dead, Wah, Wah, my life is so damn hard with all my millions.”
He is way over-rated and has to be one of the biggest racist out there along with Oprah!

Anonymous said...

I thought Jerry Lee's dentures were gonna come flying out.

Anonymous said...

They play Amy's songs on 89.9 KRAK

Anonymous said...

barry , i appreciate your comment that you don't see people in color.
its a shame that idea is not widespread.

Anonymous said...

If he doesn't see people of color, why did he say she was the best looking black girl?

Gorilla said...

What happened to rock-n-roll? Are the Foo Fighters all that's left?

Anonymous said...

George Lopez lack of funniness isn't a "cultural thing" on the contrary part of his appeal is supposedly his ability to cross cultural barriers. He just isn't all that good and if you need proof go to his website which we'd assume should show some of his 'best of the best' type material and if you so much as grin you need to get out more often esay'.

Fighterforthefoo said...

Foo Fighters rule!

Anonymous said...

that whole thing looks like a bunch of pointless humans worshiping themselves

Mr. Mike Honcho said...

Sad to see the Foo winning for that song. Loves "The Colour and Shape" but pretty convinced they haven't done much creative since... well, with the exception of Learning to Fly.

Wish we could have heard more of Brad's picking on "Ticks". That guy can tear a guitar up.

Totally on board with everyone's assessment of Kayne. This guy has an ego bigger than Aretha's... um... well, Aretha.

Winehouse winning for "Rehab" is so appropriate. Good song, but not really groundbreaking... just took some old 60s R&B and retooled it for the 90s. And so fitting of a crack head.

betty boop said...

The best moment of the night was Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban's duet...they are amazing!

I just don't get Amy Winehouse, she reminds me so much of the character Bette Mideler played in The Rose, which I understand was loosely based on Janis Joplin's life.

Tina Turner looks amazing for a 68 year old, and still sounds pretty darn good too. And Beyonce moves like Tina used to...she's also amazing.

I LOVE Vince Gill!

And talk about overrated...Kanye West...

I hope Miley Cyrus doesn't end up like Britney Spears...

mzchief said...

To Betty Boop...
You are spot on about EVERYTHING in your 8:46.

Heck, I hope I am moving and shaking it as well as Tina when I am 50. The woman is AWESOME.

Condoleesa said...

Halle Berry is way more attractive and classy than Beyonce.

Anonymous said...

Where's Barry?