Thoughts On The Dead

Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

BAH Bah Dah!

New theory: everything’s not connected to the Dead, it’s all connected to Ronnie Tutt.

Stop being weird.

Nothing weird about loving the Tutt.

True. You just phrase your compliments so oddly.

Yeah. Anyway, it’s the King singing Neil Diamond, with King Tutt on the drums. Of note is the song’s length: a little over two-and-a-half minutes. Elvis got bored if a song lasted three minutes, and would start doing karate. Also, like all of Elvis’ Vegas arrangements, the tune doesn’t end so much as it stops. It’s great regardless.

Plus, the sound of Ronnie Tutt’s drums is “thrump.”

Good call. Well-spelled.

3 Comments

  1. hell, he did karate even when the song was under three minutes

  2. And it still feels a chorus too long.

  3. When I watched that Elvis documentary a few years back, The King communicated to me telepathically from the Great Beyond, TotD style. With his very Voice. These were his words:

    “They all want a piece of me, man.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

*