RIFFS 2006

Published September 13, 2006
It's In The History

Beloveds, we hip Thee to another gasser of a riff emanating from the far out land of YouTube.

In the fall of 1956, His Lordship did a turn on "You Bet Your Life", Groucho Marx's hilarious game show. Buckley and Groucho, both seasoned Vaudevillians, cut up the rug, the walls and the audience, as they "improvise" their way through a brief review of Lord Buckley's life, his current endeavors and a serious of musical knowledge questions. The repartee is marvelous as these two veterans have a ball with each other. Buckley even performs a touch of the "Hipsters, actually gets in the groove with Willie the Shake.)

YouTube, that phenomenal binary paean to democracy is, as of this publishing date, hosting the video described above. By all means, sisters and brothers, make the scene by clicking on the link to the left.

Many thanks to Michael Gross, Jim Wilson and Brian Cutean for hipping us to this rif