Monday, February 07, 2005

All Right, You Punks....



He actually played his instrument, he actually sang the damned songs, he hit his notes right on the money, and "Drive My Car" rocked way harder than even the original, which kicks major ass. Plus, Hey Jude should be the goddamned national anthem. So just shut up. Extra props to Sir Paul for having my main man Jason Falkner on guitar, too.

Some Context

XXXIX 2005 Paul McCartney
XXXVIII 2004 Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake
XXXVII 2003 Shania Twain, No Doubt
XXXVI 2002 U2
XXXV 2001 Aerosmith & NSYNC
XXXIV 2000 Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton
XXXIII 1999 Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
XXXII 1998 Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, Temptations, Queen Latifah
XXXI 1997 Blues Brothers - Dan Akroyd, John Goodman, James Belushi, ZZ Top, James Brown
XXX 1996 Diana Ross
XXIX 1995 KPatti LaBelle, Tony Bennett, Arturo Sandoval, Miami Sound Machine
XXVIII 1994 Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna & Naomi Judd
XXVII 1993 Michael Jackson
XXVI 1992 Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill
XXV 1991 New Kids on the Block
XXIV 1990 Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Irma Thomas
XXIII 1989 South Florida-area dancers and performers
XXII 1988 HChubby Checker, Rockettes & 88 grand pianos
XXI 1987 Southern California-area high school drill teams and dancers
XX 1986 Up With People
XIX 1985 U.S. Air Force Band: "Tops in Blue"
XVIII 1984 University of Florida and Florida State University Bands
XVII 1983 Los Angeles Super Drill Team
XVI 1982 Up With People
XV 1981 Helen O'Connell
XIV 1980 Up With People
XIII 1979 Ken Hamilton, various Caribbean Bands
XII 1978 Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain & Al Hirt
XI 1977 Los Angeles Unified All-City Band & Crowd Participation
X 1976 Up With People
IX 1975 Mercer Ellington & Grambling University Bands
VIII 1974 University of Texas Band
VII 1973 University of Michigan Band & Woody Herman
VI 1972 Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt & U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team
V 1971 Anita Bryant & The Golden Eagles Marching Band from Southeast Missouri State College
IV 1970 Carol Channing
III 1969 Florida A&M University
II 1968 Grambling University Band
I 1967 Universities of Arizona & Michigan Bands

4 comments:

Employee of the Month said...

No wonder I was Hopelessly Drunk during Superbowl XVI - Up With People were the entertainment.

Bobby Lightfoot said...

Johhhhnnnn would've shown his bum. He's much more advant-guaaaaaaaard. He even rotted before Paul did.
Pauuuuul's still walking around with _skin_. That's so 80's.
Johhhn would've shown his bum.

Anonymous said...

Sorry, not Jason Faulkner. Brian Ray: http://www.brian-ray.com/bmain.html

Neddie said...

Absolutely correct you are, sir. I feel like such a fool, especially after all the groundbreaking work he did with Queen over the years.