Friday, March 26, 2010

Forgotten Classic Video of the Week

I was checking out MTV's Video Music Yearbook for some inspiration this week, despite the fact that MTV has nothing to do with music or videos anymore. Luckily, it hasn't forgotten its history.

As I was going through the yearly lists, most of the videos I found weren't in any danger of ever being forgotten. But then I came upon this gem from 1984: "Wonderin'," from Neil Young and The Shocking Pinks' album Everybody's Rockin', a collection of rockabilly originals and covers.

I haven't heard this in about a zillion years, so I was really happy to find it again. Although I didn't pay that much attention to anything that wasn't pretty and British back in those days, I even liked the song as a kid. However, the video, which I find quite amusing now, was not a favorite back then. I guess Neil Young kind of scared the shit out of the 11-year-old me. And I think most of this generation's kids would agree that he really does come off as some kind of Craigslist creeper in this vid.


words...words...words... said...

I like Neil Young. Without him, Crosby Stills and Nash are just three old men.

Barbara Bruederlin said...

Neil Young as Craigslist creeper. Hmmm, you may be onto something.

Lee Ann said...

Happy Spring :)!
Lee Ann

ÄsK AliCë said...

I can completely see the craigs list creeping now...

Scope said...

Looks like that wierd substitute PE teacher we had once.



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