Episode 379: Rockin’ the French Horn Redux

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July 2, 2018

Music:

  • Badly Drawn Boy “The Shining” The Hour Of Bewilderbeast (Twisted Nerve, XL Recordings) 2000
  • The Shins The Past And PendingOh, Inverted World (Omnibus) 2001
  • Kanye West All Of The LightsMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Roc-A-Fella Records) 2010
  • The Last Shadow Puppets The Meeting PlaceThe Age Of The Understatement (Domino USA) 2008

Where credit is due: Thumbnail photo by Flickr user rodrigoferrari (licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license).

Notes:

Patrick is back, and is joined by Dan Gursky! While Jim continues to take some time off, they decide to revisit the use of the French horn in popular music.

FUN FACT: The French horn is actually not french. It’s actually German! According to Normans Musical Instruments, the International Horn Society declared, in 1971, that the “French horn” should simply be called a “horn” when used in English. Obviously, this declaration did not catch on.


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