Midday Music Thursday: William Shatner performs ‘Rocket Man’

Could it be anything else as far as music? This performance, which is a tribute to Bernie Taupin, was at the 1978 Saturn Awards ceremony. The odd performance has been discussed for many years (“Was he goofing? Was he serious?”) and has been spoofed by animated characters over time. Anyway, what better way to cap off Star Trek month than William Shatner performing “Rocket Man?” Or … Continue reading Midday Music Thursday: William Shatner performs ‘Rocket Man’

Tuesday Tune at Noon: The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

“The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins” is from Leonard Nimoy’s second album Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy, released in 1968. [amazon_link asins=’B00WNEEZBG,B00JC0TR1M,B00WNEFAKQ’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’zoom08a-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’880bff6a-a23a-11e7-b055-fdb91286566b’] Continue reading Tuesday Tune at Noon: The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

Midnight Art #6: Star Trek’s Lt. Ilia

Press Khambatta, who died at the young age of 49, plays Lt. Ilia in “Star Trek the Motion Picture. ” [amazon_link asins=’B000HZHBIM,B016OLA17U,B00DB97LW2,B00005JKHP,B000JW6AP8,B0015TA708,B06X9WFSLS,B002BUA282′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’zoom08a-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’c7846ebc-94c6-11e7-a8d7-09276b3a0a50′] Continue reading Midnight Art #6: Star Trek’s Lt. Ilia

Midday music Thursday: Leonard Nimoy does ‘Highly Illogical’

Leonard Nimoy’s title song for the album “Highly Illogical.” Very, late 60s in its sound. [amazon_link asins=’B00C9QP59O,B071L175N6,B000W281Z2,B0000072KN,B00WNEF0O2,B01K8QDTZS’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’zoom08a-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’de1015bf-94ca-11e7-8af2-a9c2ca9ec04f’] Continue reading Midday music Thursday: Leonard Nimoy does ‘Highly Illogical’