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Late Nite FDL: Mining for YouTube Gold

Hi my name is Jane and I am a YouTube addict.  I have all manner of things I need to be doing that are not getting done because I can’t stay away from searching YouTube for music clips.  The other night Brian Jacobsmeyer recommended this clip from 1971 of the Faces doing their boozy bar band anthem Stay With Me and it has become a total guilty pleasure.

I don’t know the politics of it and can’t imagine that at some point the music industry won’t charge in and start screaming bloody copyright murder, and policing the situation is probably going to be an ongoing matter, but in the interim the crazy things and odd treasures you can find on YouTube are marvelous.  The downside is their search function is for shit, but I suppose that is to be expected when people are putting really random tags on the stuff they upload.

So come on, all you YouTube addicts raise your hands and pony up with your faves.  I’m embarassed to admit that I’ve viewed more than one from this particular list (just Spacemen Three and Bomb the Bass …really…no Men Without Hats, I swear…).

Oh the shame. 

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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