5 Responses to “Flight Of The Bumblebee”

  1. Arthur 30 May 2008 at 3:08 pm #

    Good stuff. I still think piano might be my favorite (outside of the beat-boxing flautist, which is just in a world by itself).

    This always reminds me of the scene in Shine where he busts out Flight of the Bumblebee in that restaurant after the dude says, “Play us a tune Liberace…” or something making fun of the guy. Then he’s like, “I got your tune right here, beeeeooootch!” And he plays the heck out of that song and everyone’s all stunned.

    Aw heck, after all that, I just went and found the Youtube video: Shine

  2. The Gimcracker 30 May 2008 at 4:24 pm #

    I need to see that movie. I saw that on Youtube and I was going to watch it but I forgot to.

    I love how in old movies everyone’s always smoking and it’s completely normal, but in movies today the only characters ever smoking a cigarette are either villains or tough guys. Maybe it’s because cigarettes kill you…

  3. Bradjward 2 June 2008 at 9:11 am #

    Here’s another one, from one of my Butler Bloggers this year:

    The instrument is a Marimba. Or so I’m told.

  4. The Gimcracker 3 June 2008 at 11:11 am #

    Wow that deserved to be in the list. Wish I would’ve put that in there. Thanks for the link!

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