Posts Tagged: Moondog

Moondog’s century

Happy hundredth birthday to the Viking of 6th Avenue

Moondog’s century

Happy hundredth birthday to the Viking of 6th Avenue

The Viking of 6th Avenue

Moondog makes it to the movies! (with your help…)

The Viking of 6th Avenue

Moondog makes it to the movies! (with your help…)

Moondog on film

I’m convinced that there is footage of Moondog out there which hasn’t yet been digitalised, but in the meantime I recently came across these two tantalisingly short feature film extracts from the 1960s.

Moondog on film

I’m convinced that there is footage of Moondog out there which hasn’t yet been digitalised, but in the meantime I recently came across these two tantalisingly short feature film extracts from the 1960s.

Birds’ lament

Birdsong is said to have inspired humanity’s earliest attempts at music-making, so is it some portent of their own demise that these songsmiths – Alkan, Tchaikovsky, Berners and Moondog – imagine when they see Polly talons-up at the bottom of the cage?

Birds’ lament

Birdsong is said to have inspired humanity’s earliest attempts at music-making, so is it some portent of their own demise that these songsmiths – Alkan, Tchaikovsky, Berners and Moondog – imagine when they see Polly talons-up at the bottom of the cage?

Dress-down Friday: Moondog

What appeared at first to be the flamboyant gesture of a harmless eccentric served a very definite purpose. His arresting outfits were a way of distinguishing himself from others who also lived off the largesse of passers-by.

Dress-down Friday: Moondog

What appeared at first to be the flamboyant gesture of a harmless eccentric served a very definite purpose. His arresting outfits were a way of distinguishing himself from others who also lived off the largesse of passers-by.