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A Particular Place To Go

Chuck Berry’s swimming pool, 1957

Chuck Berry was not the retiring type. In 1957 he opened Berry Park, a grand leisure resort built in his honour that boasted a golf course and a nightclub. The star attraction, aside from Berry himself, was a swimming pool built in the shape of a guitar. It has since been filled in, but set a trend for hotels

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Video On Damoned

been thinking a lot about the Gorillaz these (demon) days.  praying that album #4 happens.  if so, here are our suggestions for collaborators, and inspirations from their catalog

Chuck Berry, ‘Come On’

Robyn, ‘I’m In Love With The Robot’

Chris Difford from Squeeze, ‘Take Me I’m Yours’

Biz Markie, does he have any other songs?

Gaz Coombes of Supergrass, ‘In It For The Money’

Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Cappadonna, ‘Daytona 500’

Donovan, ‘Cosmic Wheels’

Lady Sovereign, ‘Hoodie’

Jason Lytle of Grandaddy, ‘AM 180’

Erick Sermon from EPMD, ‘Da Joint’

Jill Cuniff of Luscious Jackson, ‘Naked Eye’

Jack White, ‘What Goes Around’

Ya Kid K from Technotronic, ‘Get Up’

the two faux lezzies from t.A.T.u., ‘Nas Ne Dogonyat’

and in a huge sign of letting bygones be bygones, how about Liam Gallagher??? ‘D’You Know What I Mean?’


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