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Bring it. Starting off with none other than the breakout hit "Mooo!" by Doja Cat. WARNING: EXPLICITLY EXPLICIT! Not for vegans! Something to offend everyone!

 

 


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Next up, 3 great performances of a classic! "Cow Cow Boogie was a hit in it's day!

 

Starting with the hit version. More elegant than MQA:

 

 

Here's a lovely, lively Soundie from 1942, starring the multi-talented Dorothy Dandridge! Soundies were the music videos of their day!

 

 

Finally, my personal favorite:

 

 


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21 minutes ago, Superdad said:

Well here's Martha Stewart (yes, that Martha Stewart) posing with a cow in her modeling days.  I imagine it could be for a music band--or at least for an album cover. x-D

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showing good taste, as always!

 

Here's another classic, celebrating the idyllic sense at the heart of Americana:

 

 

This was an inspiration for so many songwriters!

 

 

Not a dry eye in the house.


"If works of art were judged democratically--that is, according to how many people like them--kitsch would easily defeat all its competitors,"  Thomas Kulka, Kitsch and Art

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...something for audiophiles:

 

 

Facturd: The Black Cow has been a historically important beverage for Wisconsin and for cows generally (sassafras on udders!)


"If works of art were judged democratically--that is, according to how many people like them--kitsch would easily defeat all its competitors,"  Thomas Kulka, Kitsch and Art

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The whole album is IMO worth checking out if one is cow mu-sic(!) lover..

 

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The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night, and his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music.

                                                                          ―  William Shakespeare.

 

 

 

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Milk Cow Blues: a classic!

 

A little background: "Milk Cow Blues" is a blues song written and originally recorded by Kokomo Arnold in September 1934. In 1935 and 1936, he recorded four sequels designated "Milk Cow Blues No. 2" through No. 5. The song made Arnold a star, and was widely adapted by artists in the blues, Western swing and rock idioms. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milk_Cow_Blues)

 

The version Willie covers begins at 3:15:

 

 

 When Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys cover it in 1946, it's gone through a musical makeover:

 

 

Elvis covered it as "Milkcow Blues Boogie" in '55. It is full tilt rockabilly.


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Now to thicken the plot, there were other versions of Milkcow blues floating around in the 20s and 30s. Chief among them is Sleepy John Estes 1930 song:

 

...which is covered by Robert Johnson in '36 as "Milkcow's Calf Blues":

 

 

...which is covered on Eric Clapton's tribute to Robert Johnson album.


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Richard Strauss - Eine Alpensinfonie IX. Auf der Alm - 15:20

Mountain pasture scene complete with cowbells, stipulated by the composer in the score:

 

 


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On 9/13/2018 at 1:58 PM, christopher3393 said:

Bring it. Starting off with none other than the breakout hit "Mooo!" by Doja Cat. WARNING: EXPLICITLY EXPLICIT! Not for vegans! Something to offend everyone!

 

Do you play this when you go out "cow-tipping"?! ?

 

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Good question. Debunking Time:  https://modernfarmer.com/2013/09/cow-tipping-myth-or-bullcrap/

 

Volkswagen Beetle tipping? Another story. Different music.

 

Doja Cat is for trips to DQ. I never go to DQ...Never.


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