Five Star Fridays: Hooker Songs Edition

Friday, July 27th, 2012

ZZ Top’s hard rockin’ ode to the Chicken Ranch, the famous and long-lived brothel in La Grange, Texas which was also immortalized in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.  For the lyrics to this and three more songs from Tina Turner, Cher and Nick Gilder, see my column of September 4th, 2011.

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4 Responses to “Five Star Fridays: Hooker Songs Edition”

  1. #1 |  Cappy | 

    Tom Waits – A Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktCocv-bBDg

  2. #2 |  BamBam | 

    sorry for the interruption to this thread …

    http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/07/27/why-dogs-chase-laser-beams-and-why-it-can-drive-them-nuts

    “Never getting a reward for their vigilance “makes dogs loopy,” he explained. Along the same lines, trainers of bomb- and drug-sniffing dogs have found that their dogs become psychologically disturbed if they never find bombs or drugs, so they must occasionally be taken on dummy missions.”

    Think about that last sentence. It seems that the false hits on people on the street would be a good way to give these dogs a release. Is that release in the same manner as cops needing to kill things, so they shoot dogs and people for no reason other than “I needed an ejaculatory sociopath release”?

  3. #3 |  WillyT | 

    ZZ Top Mexican blackbird

  4. #4 |  Son of the Agitator « The Honest Courtesan | 

    […] Law”, which appeared on this blog in March of last year; my “Five Star Friday” video was ZZ Top’s “La Grange”, and today I shared pictures of my dogs Shasta and Lassen.  As usual, I also posted three link […]

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