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Heard about a sled in New Orleans…

April 23rd, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 30 Comments

Funny, and worth the click. (Sorry, can’t embed.)

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30 responses so far ↓

  • 1 RemmieBarrow on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    Oh, liver.

  • 2 RemmieBarrow on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    …Oh, by the way…I do not remember the Sixties beacause I was not born until the Seventies.

  • 3 Remmie Barrow on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    One more thing…Does he have epilepsy?…Is that why he is shaking all over?

  • 4 Erica on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:59 pm

    That was classic… never thought I’d be able to say the words “I saw a leather-clad Fred Flintstone.”

    He may sing drunk gibberish but he has quite a voice. I never noticed but as the Rat Pack would have said (well, maybe not about Joe Cocker….) he really wailed. Perhaps it’s sort of a stoned, tie-dyed soul answer to scatting.

  • 5 NavarezElectro on Apr 23, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    I can never hear this without seeing Joe Cocker and John Belushi doing this song together. It’s brilliant and funny and we were so spoiled by talent back then…

  • 6 Dustin Jenkins on Apr 23, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    Uhmm…Fred Flintstone pretty much ONLY wears leather…that’s what that skin toga thing he’s wearing is…dead animal skin (i.e. leather.) No meanness meant, just saying.

    However, I love Joe Cocker! And think the vid. is GREAT! Thanks Mike for sharing this!

  • 7 Darth Chimay on Apr 23, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    Sweet auditory pareidolia.

    Now, excuse me while I kiss this guy.

  • 8 Wesley Stamper on Apr 23, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    This is so true. I don’t think it’s even possible for me to see Joe Cocker in ANY context without thinking of Belushi. The two are forever, inextricably linked in my mind.

  • 9 Joyless Prole on Apr 23, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    I don’t usually click on links posted by other guys with the word cock in it, but this was pretty good.

  • 10 Invisible NanoGhost on Apr 23, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    He was such a trailblazer, so far ahead of his time. To this day, I try not to sing on a Kia. And predicting hoggify, years before Harry Potter was written!

  • 11 Dan Noutko-Kennedy on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    I love Joke Caulker and his Mat Togs and Ink Lick Mint

  • 12 Erica on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    Well… if you saw the leather outfit I meant, then no, he doesn’t “pretty much always” where that. No meanness over here either.

  • 13 Erica on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    Please also don’t be mean about the “where” vs “wear.” I’m just tired and felt a rush need to defend myself.

  • 14 rebisaz on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:56 pm

    It is true, he had a lot of foresight. Kias can be very slippery.

  • 15 Erica on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:06 pm

    PS – I miss the wax figures

  • 16 James Shearhart on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:16 pm


    Also: Friends don’t let friends grow muttonchops. Ever.

  • 17 Wesley Stamper on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    Are you talking about Joke Hawker and his Mod Hogs and Unguentine? ‘Cuz I got some choice bootlegs of their show in Medicine Hat if you’re interested.

  • 18 Abe Froman on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    Well, I live in New Orleans, but I haven’t heard about that sled. Guess I’ll keep drinking and looking for it.

    ps. I am the sausage king.

  • 19 R.A. Roth on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    Thank you for the new word. That makes at least fifteen I know.


  • 20 R.A. Roth on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:33 pm

    I once went as Joe Cocker for Halloween. All night long people kept putting a wallet under my tongue. Or should I say, “All my bong papal kep putting a valet unner ma gong.”


  • 21 MonkeyCheezPants on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    That may be the most people ever watching somebody play air-guitar.

    Metal mondegreeens are the best:

  • 22 randommanthefirst on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:46 pm

    This explains so much. Joe Cocker was an epileptic, time traveling, advertising guru who came from the future to implant subliminal jingles for products that didn’t even exist yet in his songs.

    No wonder I’ve had random cravings for Probiotics all these years.

  • 23 randommanthefirst on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:48 pm

    I KNEW Jimi Hendrix was gay!

  • 24 Rubicon on Apr 24, 2009 at 2:38 am

    I enjoyed Joe’s foresight into the inevitable challenges in Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche’s relationship. He certainly wasn’t afraid to take on a lot of controversial topics in four minutes.

  • 25 Sparkys Girl on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:05 am

    That was enlightening! I never knew he could see into the future…. he’s like the Nostradamus of music.

  • 26 awfulgoodmovies on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Awesome! Thanks!

  • 27 CrowTeeRobot on Apr 24, 2009 at 5:12 pm

    (In my best James Lipton voice) Wonderful! That was absolutely inspiring. Now, do you feel a deep emotional connection to Fred Flinstone?”

  • 28 Earl Fando on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    He was playing two air guitars at the same time.

    And an air accordion.