29. July 2010 · Comments Off on Read Online · Categories: Read Online

8:50: I am currently listening to “Pretty Ballerina” by The Left Banke because Bondy, our columnist, became obsessed with the use of the oboe in rock songs. He did some intense research to find some songs where the oboe is featured and then borrowed my transcribing headphones to listen. What kicked this off? Well, “I Got You Babe” is the song featured on the Mets’ KissCam and Filip was yammering about how the oboe is played in that song. “I bet it’s the only song with one,” he said. Then he looked it up. Quite a good song, too. “It’s an elegant, minor-chord song,” Bondy says. The Left Banke also sang “Walk Away, Renee,” if you recall. Anyway, the 2-1…..

I read it here, where a reporter was “live blogging”.

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