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Johnny Depp Joke

So, I was standing at my host stand at the Downtown Lobster Pound last summer in Bar Harbor and a thirteen-year-old girl approached me. She seems very excited and had her camera out and was wearing a Johnny Depp t-shirt. She asked me, “I heard Johnny Depp was in town and I was wondering if you know where he is”, I replied, “He died”. She started sobbing and sobbing. Tears came pouring out. She yelled, “Don’t ever ever tell a teenage girl that Johnny Depp died like that!!!!”, I wondered, how I’m I suppose to tell her that Johnny Depp died. Is there like a manual for breaking celebrity death news to a teenage girl? She says, “There’s a way to tell young girls that their favorite celebrity died. First you say, ‘He’s on the roof’, so then I’m just worried like is he depressed or did he get a divorce, then next day you say, ‘He jumped and broke his legs, but the doctor says he’ll more likely make a full recovery’, so that way i’m still worried, but there’s still hope for me, then the third day you say, ‘I’m sorry, but he didn’t make it’. So that gives me three days to be prepared for the really bad news of Johnny Depp dying, so never ever say, ‘He died!!’ straight out like that”. The girl walked off sobbing.

Couple weeks later, I heard Justin Bieber was in town and that same girl came by my host stand with a camera and a Justin Bieber t-shirt. She was humming one of his hit songs and even brought a nice ring. I think she was gonna propose to him or something. So, anyway, she asked me, “I heard Justin Bieber is in Bar Harbor, do you know where he is??”, I replied, “Yeah. He’s on the roof”. 

Linda Ronstadt. 

Linda Ronstadt. 

rootsnbluesfestival:

Son House

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carolinahope:

Adam Sandler “The Chanukah Song”

classicmenofcolor:

Nat “King” Cole with daughter Natalie.


SOOO CUTE!!!!!! :D 

classicmenofcolor:

Nat “King” Cole with daughter Natalie.

SOOO CUTE!!!!!! :D 

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Will Smith, Debbie Gibson and DJ Jazzy Jeff, 1989

Will Smith, Debbie Gibson and DJ Jazzy Jeff, 1989

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true-believer:

Johnny Adams

true-believer:

Johnny Adams

A day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie Chaplin (via girlwithoutwings)

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afro-art-chick:

“Jazz music is a language of the emotions.”

“That sound in tune to you? Sounds sharp to me. Sounds like I’m playing sharp all the time. My singing teacher told us you should do that. Maybe I got it from her. She said singers when they grow old have a tendency to go flat. So if you sing sharp as a young person, as you get older and go flat, you’ll be in tune. In other words, it’s never thought good to be flat. It means you can’t get to the tone.”

“Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”

“Good jazz is when the leader jumps on the piano, waves his arms, and yells. Fine jazz is when a tenorman lifts his foot in the air. Great jazz is when he heaves a piercing note for 32 bars and collapses on his hands and knees. A pure genius of jazz is manifested when he and the rest of the orchestra runaround the room while the rhythm section grimaces and dances around their instruments.”

I’m trying to play the truth of what I am. The reason it’s difficult is because I’m changing all the time.”

“Just because I’m playing Jazz I don’t forget about me. I play or write me the way I feel through Jazz.”

Happy 90th Birthday to  jazz musician, composer, bandleader and civil rights activist Charles Mingus Jr. (b. April 22, 1922 – d. January 5, 1979)