Have You Had Some Bryan Ferry Today?

No? Hmmm. Let’s fix that.

There. Don’t you feel better now?

19 Comments on “Have You Had Some Bryan Ferry Today?”

  1. cherylmmorgan – science fiction critic, ebook publisher, energy economist, rugby & cricket fan, foodie. She/Her
    Cheryl

    John, scarcely a day goes by without my having some Bryan Ferry, but thanks all the same.

  2. Well, that was a bit short — kind of a tease, really…

    By the way, if you’ve seen the youtube of Bill O’Reilly going ballistic on the set of Inside Edition, check out this homage (not safe for work). Kind of a Nine Inch Nails O’Reilly…

  3. Jeanne – I'm a reader, a writer, a mother, a wife, an ailurophile, a Writing Center Director, and a PhD in English Literature (specializing in Rhetoric and Composition and literature of the Eighteenth Century).
    Jeanne

    John, I just discovered your books and your blog, and am recommending both of them to everyone I know. If you like to read absolutely gushing reviews, check out my post for today at necromancyneverpays.blogspot.com.

  4. This time and last, I got a little banner from http://www.imeem.com, saying “Uh-oh! It looks like the song you are looking for is not available, please double-check that the embed information is correct. 404”

    Using Firefox 3b5 on an Intel Mac Pro running 10.5 Leopard, if that is useful to anybody.

  5. I saw Ferry in concert a few weeks ago in Tallinn, Estonia.

    The dude still has it. Best show I’ve seen in a couple years.

  6. Hmm… a bit jarring [1], as I’ve usually heard this performed as a smoky/bluesy/Ray-Charles-meets-Van-Morrison number [2], but a good listen all the same. Thank you!

    ____
    [1] Rather like hearing Billy Idol crooning Christmas carols…
    [2] Shout out to Brian James, right here in MtV.

  7. One of the biggest disappointments I’ve ever had was when the Southgate House in Northern Kentucky advertised that Bryan Ferry would be playing in their ballroom several years ago. I was ecstatic, and bored my husband to tears with the number of times I listened to “Oh Yeah” the week leading up to the show–

    Imagine my disappointment when the night of the show, there was a sign up that read, “Tonight: Northern Kentucky folksinger Bryan Ferry. We apologize if you were expecting Roxy Music Bryan Ferry.”

    I did not stay for the folk singer.

  8. Chris Meadows – Indianapolis, Indiana, United States – TeleRead Editor and Senior Writer Chris Meadows has been writing for TeleRead--except for a brief interruption--since 2006. Son of two librarians, he has worked on a third-party help line for Best Buy and holds degrees in computer science and communications. He clearly personifies TeleRead's motto: "For geeks who love books--and book-lovers who love gadgets." Chris lives in Indianapolis and is active in the gamer community.
    Robotech_Master

    This is the only song I was previously aware of by Brian Ferry, coming as it does at the end of (the American version of) one of my favorite movies…

  9. Chris Meadows – Indianapolis, Indiana, United States – TeleRead Editor and Senior Writer Chris Meadows has been writing for TeleRead--except for a brief interruption--since 2006. Son of two librarians, he has worked on a third-party help line for Best Buy and holds degrees in computer science and communications. He clearly personifies TeleRead's motto: "For geeks who love books--and book-lovers who love gadgets." Chris lives in Indianapolis and is active in the gamer community.
    Robotech_Master

    Oh, that’s no fair. He can embed an iMeem in his post, but I can’t in the comment? Fooey.

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