We begin this week's irreverent collection of religious themed tunes with a groovy cover of that golden oldie The Lord's Prayer by Sister Janet Mead followed by Don Ellis's take on Superstar from Jesus Christ Superstar. Then it's a rare track from the late Beach Boy Dennis Wilson, Paul Williams'Faust from The Phantom of Paradise, The Year 2000, a dark futuristic spiritual from Estelle, Jake Thakray's Remember Bethlehem, The Fool's Reincarnation, Doo Wop'ers The Velveteens Please Holy Father and we close with Half Man Half Biscuit detailing many of the Lord's strange and wonderful gifts to man in God Gave Us Life.
'I’m sure you’ve heard about it, but have you heard it?
You’ve wondered, you’ve almost picked it up as a joke at the Thrift Store, but even 50 cents seemed too much. Besides, your friends tolerated the Donny and Marie’s “Goin’ Coconuts!” purchase, but they would never understand this..."
As the nation, well the continent really, celebrates the start of the baseball season (Go Mets!) here's a vintage sports comic I picked up in the newsgroups a few years back...
Baseball Thrills #3 (page 15 is sadly missing) (view with CDisplay or open as a Rar) (thanks to original scanner!) Edited by Bob Feller Featuring "The Clipper Bows Out: The Real Story of Joe DiMaggio" and "Three Million Cried: The Home Run that Killed Brooklyn"