Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Forgotten Classic Video of the Week

Yeah, I'm still mad at Prince. I thought about trying to find an old, unauthorized video of his on YouTube to post here this week just to spite him, but I changed my mind. I'm not giving him any free publicity! I swear, he can be such a jerk. It's just like that time when Wendy and Lisa gave him their "Purple Rain" demo tape and he acted like a big baby and said he didn't do other people's music, but he was too proud to realize that his music only made sense to himself. Then his dad tried to kill himself and he finally realized that "Purple Rain" was an awesome song, no matter who wrote it. So, what will it take to make him realize that this fight against YouTube is as pointless as Graffiti Bridge? Does someone have to take a lead pipe to Jerome Benton's head?

Anyway, since Wendy and Lisa totally knew what they were talking about, they will provide this week's video. See if you remember "Waterfall" from the gals' 1987 self-titled debut.

11 comments:

Alice said...

dude, i don't even know who this is. is wendy and lisa the name of the band?? why did i live under a rock in the 80s? WHHYYYYY?

Blowing Shit Up With Gas said...

Nope, never heard it. But the water-piano thing was kinda cool.

An80sNut said...

Gotta love Wendy and Lisa. Their theme for Heroes isn't too bad either. Sad about Wendy's brother, though. Beautiful women and great talents.

Malcolm: said...

Nice "Purple Rain" references Beckeye. After The Kid realized what a great song "Purple Rain" was, do you think he finally let Wendy and Lisa ride his motorcycle?

I had forgotten about Wendy & Lisa's "Waterfall" until I saw the video on VH-1 Classic a couple of years ago. I've played it a few times on my show (once when I did a spotlight on duos). Great tune!

Beth said...

I bet Prince's bared ass is smarting right now.

Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

I forgot how hot they were.

Chris said...

Geeze, you know, I've seen Purple Rain, like five times. Totally boss flick, man.

But (and this is true) I never really knew it had a plot. The 80s are kinda blurry...

My work verification is "ndair." Kinda fits the whole 80's theme in a way...

Barbara Bruederlin said...

It's not easy to rock the guitar on the couch in your pyjamas like that either!

Writeprocrastinator said...

Whoa, somebody else bought their album besides me?

Cheesy said...

I completely forgot about this song. I wonder what ever happened to them?

LoraLoo said...

Ooops - the comments from "Cheesy" are mine. Used the wrong gmail account!

 

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