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Day 126 of 365 Days of Song

Day 126 – The Cramps – Human Fly

I can’t believe it was only last year that I finally heard anything by The Cramps. This song was it. 35 more words

365 Day Song Challenge

A song to start your week : ? and The Mysterians - 96 Tears

Apologies for missing the last few weeks, but I am sure you’ve all managed to start your weeks successfully without me. This week’s song to start your week takes us back nearly 50 years. 132 more words

Songs To Start Your Week

Human Fly

“Human Fly”, here.

Or at least referring to a tuneful rockabilly slouch into immorality, sonic irritation, and mortal decay as the kind of groovy cross-over hit befitting, sure– of both Lydia’s gothic doom and “the will to party” with Beetlejuice. 225 more words

Scads of Humans Watching the 'Fly'

According to the Vancouver dailies of the time, there were 10,000 people watching as Harry Gardiner, the “human fly”,  climbed the exterior of the World Tower (later, the Sun Tower) without any special climbing equipment, wearing street clothes and his bifocal spectacles. 55 more words


From the PIX11 archives: ‘Human Fly’ George Willig scales World Trade Center in 1977

NEW YORK (PIX11) — It’s been 38 years since a climber from Queens scaled the South Tower of the World Trade Center in a feat that captivated the country. 264 more words