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Record Bin Roulette
Taming the Forces of Nature with Music
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It was a dark and stormy night when we set out to conquer the Forces of Nature. We’ll spare you the songs about Earthquakes, Lightning and Floods and jump right to The Wizard of Oz, where we found Dorothy Gale, singing about the tornado that sent her house careening into Munchkinland:
Our needle then dropped in 1943 for Lena Horne and her forecast for “Stormy Weather”:
This is the song that put Martha and the Vandellas on the weather map. From 1963, it’s one of Motown’s first hits:
The spooky thing about this spooky song is, it’s the last song Jim Morrison recorded before he died. Spooky.