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One Hit Wonders #3: LONG, LONESOME HIGHWAY by Michael Parks (MGM Records, 1970)

Did you know the late actor Michael Parks (1940-2017) once reached #20 on the Billboard charts with the song “Long, Lonesome Highway”:

Parks was appearing at the time in the NBC-TV series THEN CAME BRONSON, a sort of ROUTE 66 on two wheels, riding his Harley across America in search of meaning. 171 more words

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One Hit Wonders #3: LONG, LONESOME HIGHWAY by Michael Parks (MGM Records, 1970)

Did you know the late actor Michael Parks (1940-2017) once reached #20 on the Billboard charts with the song “Long, Lonesome Highway”:

Parks was appearing at the time in the NBC-TV series THEN CAME BRONSON, a sort of ROUTE 66 on two wheels, riding his Harley across America in search of meaning. 171 more words

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North Sea Hijack (AKA ffoulkes / Assault Force) (1980, dir. Andrew V. McLaglen)

Oil rigs are held to ransom; an unconventional adventurer has a solution. Quirky and at times campy terrorist/siege flick with unusual premise. Talky, but with good moments and a great cast at play.

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Top 5 Michael Parks Characters

Sadly passing away last week, Michael Parks was a character actor cherished by fans of the often off-kilter films he featured in.

His stare heightened his presence, and he stole every scene he was in, turning supporting roles into characters more memorable than their marketable counterparts. 513 more words

Film

Music to Make Horror Movies By: Michael Parks

He was marketed as the ‘60s heir to such rebels as James Dean and Marlon Brando. Despite multiple credits, the truly eclectic Michael Parks didn’t really find true fame until a role in… 134 more words

Entertainment

Twin Peaks “Laura's Secret Diary” Episode 12

When I designed the time machine in my novel I wanted the interior to look like an old, worn down office with decade’s old perforated ceiling tiles, dented filing cabinets and water coolers that were so old that the water tasted like tobacco smoke and charity shop clothes. 2,586 more words

Michael Parks & Geoffrey Bayldon: Rest in Peace

The movie world has lost two incredible character actors this last week. While neither of them were household names, the characters they played over the years gave us many unforgettable performances. 350 more words

Rest In Peace