Friday, May 4, 2012

Brass monkey

  • As you likely know by now, Adam MCA Yauch of the Beastie Boys died today after a three-year battle with cancer.
  • (Riverfront Times (blog))
  • Since theres really no better accessory than a cocktail in your hand, each week Jackalope Ranch brings you a tasty adult beverage from one of our favorite drinking establishments, complete with recipe.
  • (Phoenix New Times)
  • The music Yauch created with the Beastie Boys stretched far and wide.
  • (CNN)
  • Several songs by the Beastie Boys, who rose to prominence in the 1980s with titles such as (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) and Brass Monkey, took a more spiritual turn in the 1990s with Yauchs influence.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Paul Revere, Brass Monkey and a number of other tunes from that album are now considered hip-hop classics.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • The Brass Monkey was filled to the brim with punters sitting down to dinner, wine and a side of Gossling on Sunday night. Hayden Calnin began the proceedings with a beautiful solo set that showcased his incredible vocals.
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  • The Beastie Boys burst on the music scene in 1986 with the album Licensed to Ill, which included hits such as (You Gotta) Fight for the Right (to Party), Brass Monkey and No Sleep Till Brooklyn.
  • (CNN)
  • Maria Tworek owns and runs the Brass Monkey Sports Bar in Omaha, Nebraska. It takes a lot of electricity to keep her business going, a commodity whose price just seems to rise.
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  • and the No. 48-peaking Brass Monkey. Other tracks from that monumental set also saturated radio, such as Fights B-side Paul Revere, Hold It Now, Hit It, Its the New Style and No Sleep Till Brooklyn.
  • (Billboard Business News)
  • David Wright requested Brass Monkey, a song he has used as his at-bat music in the past. • Lucas Duda and Mike Nickeas were both much better Friday, according to manager Terry Collins, after battling flu-like symptoms for most of this week.
  • (Major League Baseball)

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