Sunday January 17, 2016
go even more north from Carlisle and you hit the first village in scoot-land, Gretna Green, famous for "runaway marriages"; I have DNA matches in the Lake District AND lowland Scotland, so it must be Mcbees and Darlings, dad's side, right...also in the lake district: wild Fell Ponies! very cute, "sturdy, feathered legs" (no relation to my centaur relatives!). Blowfish had me grok Iron Butterfly live at the galaxy 1967 with the HEAVY lineup; we were geekin; OUT on various Iron Butterfly lineups, but there ARE facebook pages etc., so lemme mention musical steals from "Iron Butterfly Theme"! Kim Kane ADMITTED stealing that triad for "buzz stomp" and I stole the scraping noises for "any kind of fish you like"! (solo was too much coffee playing along with History of Eric Clapton tryin' to play like Eric Stumpo!) and HERE'S a site: die in battle and go to Valhalla; attn. Vikings! with my dad's Scandinavian DNA matches, I guess he did"....
Monday January 18, 2015
a bit o' 'istory, then: www.smuggling.co/uk/gazeteer ; a poor bloke was BEHEADED by smugglers and there's a photo of the poor rotter's tombstone; this was 11 april 1814 minster, Kent. I KNEW Minster was familiar: Charles Grant married Elizabeth Stringer in minster 23 June 1804 and Elizabeth Grant born minster 23 march 1820. She was a governess, married Thomas Highland when she 19, he 31, taught him how to read and write after he signed x on marriage certificate, sailed from London 1845....on this site: "do you have smuggling ancestors?" and you can search....TAZMANIA!!!!! but my lot seem like poor, honest folk and the isle of sheppey land was pretty sparse, i also read....again, watch Disney's the scarecrow on youtube for 'ow loif was and you kin figger out whoi oi em, th' woi oi 'em!"....
Tuesday January 19, 2015
besides someone phoning in that he went to mars with a young Barack Obama (maybe I'm still trippin' from diary of a teenage gurl?), George Noory DID mention death of Glen Frey. But WAIT! HIS O. Rex career in Michigan was good; he just got worse later, moving to LA! (richer too, but "mister you're a better man than I")...www. Michigan rock and roll legends . com sez NORTON/BILLY MILLER released a comp Friday night at the hideout! so Glenn Frey's GOOD records: Four of Us covering "feel a whole lot better", "Burned" by the Mushrooms (both sides written by Bob Seger!) and singing on "ramblin' gamblin' man" back when Seger was good! sadly, by the tyme I made MY first album, Frey and Seger were doin' musak for Teenage Girl's mom and her sleazebag boyfriend! but enuff tazzin', Frey was from Royal Oak, which is 37 miles from south lyon, where Mitch Ryder lives and I have four generations of Highlands and Jacobuses buried; a graveyard I visited before I recorded first Gizmos! and my Jacobus ancestor left NJ and Yonkers NY coz he knew that Ken's Kaiser ancestor (a tailor, already! of schmutzig!) was landing in New York (the Highlands had already landed from London and travel overland to salem Michigan, same county as the Stooges!). RIP glen frey AND buffin and chuck berry still alive at 89!"....
Wednesday January 20, 2015
I was messing with find-a-grave and found my great-great-grandmother ellen elva yost mcbee's 1874 grave; she died in childbirth, basnettsville, WV, I went there in 2009 and am now glad I have a photo! so my granddaddy had an uncle CAM whom blacksmithed and coalmined; one of his daughters married a Vincent (Sonny? Gene?) (he was actually a Craddock) and so dad's second cuzzin is buried in Madison Park WV, Boone county, same cemetery as Hasil's uncle Basil Adkins! whole shitload of Adkins buried there but looks like I have a third cuzzin, a Vincent, army sgt. in 'nam and only four years younger'n Hasil Adkins! gonna research these newfound kin more but having a geographical link with Hasil PLUS Fred "Sonic" smith born 1949 leet WV; that's southwest of Huntington WV (Kill Slug played there in '87!) and north of matawan! (great movie!). also from find a grave; hasil's dad was Wid adkins but his granddaddy was William "butcherknife" adkins! someday I need to take a greyhound to Charleston WV!".....
Thursday January 21, 2015
"so my granddaddy Mcbee had an uncle Cam, who was both a blacksmith and a west Virginia coal miner; THIS CAM more prone to Blacksmithing and BLACK lung than Black Soul...(ahahahahahaha!)...he's listed as Ellis Cambien Mcbee OR Ellis Cameses McBee...and since I read the dictionary for fun...Cambien is Spanish for "to change"; "half-human, half-demon...known as the anti-Christ-a"...the mythology of supernatural; Nathan Robert burns; books.google.com . decolonial. wordpresss. com has CAMBIEN in TAINO names of the Caribbean\! this Spanish origin (in west Virginia mountains?) COULD explain dad's Iberian peninsula family tree DNA matches! in the 1843 the history of etruscia (ye'd think oi'm bluidy Jimmy Page with these obscure books, all now on-line!) says "after Janus, Queen CAMESE (CAMESES is almost like RAMSES for you enytymologists!) what IS my point? uncle cam's great-grandson buried in same west virginny graveyard as Hasil's uncle Basil Adkins.."to change' from Spanish to "changeling' (Doors b-side!) to a Hasil Hyland toon waitin' to be wrote!"....
Friday , January 22, 2016
"WRCA 1330 AM was surely rockin' last night in a '50s way:
Time Machine (like it on facebook!) played Lil Richard's "long
tall sally"; recorded 10 feb 56, released march 1956 (I was
In Utero BUT 12 years later bought The Beatles Second Album, rainbow
label, stereo and heard Sir Paul's cover, fan for life!); also peter
sheinfeld Rockin' at night (like him on facebook!)
Saturday January 23, 2016
researching my great-grandaddy McBee's confederate uncle Doctor Fielding Youst, captured at Rich Mountain (served under ole Bob Lee!). youtube footage of reenactors etc. but here's some Haunted Highland facts!
Ida May: yes, the battlefield's haunted, they all are, lissen to the Byrds "I come and stand at every door"...
item B: on the Yankee side was Ambrose Bierce, whom Jim Condon (RIP) was interested in coz of his book 'bout de debbil...ironic that my dad's uncle way back fought AGAINST him...
meantyme, 0300 about, Coast to Coast AM had on the Haunted Housewives! Besides talkin' 'bout ghosts at Gettysburg etc., they talked about ghosts that would try to deceive you (e.g. Satan/Apple type deception)...SO the haunted Housewife sez "you can talk to this ghost who sez he's the ghost of a little boy named Kenny...but he's not!" when I cracked my head open protecting Snap, Crackle and Pop from the Boogyman in kindergarten camp lejeune, NC spring '62, hitting my head on a metal footlocker used as toy chest (now THAT is a Marine BRAT!!!), did I actually die and come back in manasass Virginny in '63, askin' questions at the Bull Run battlefield (I WAS told I was a Rebel soldier that died and hadnt "passed over", though I HAVE "passed GAS!")...kenneway, "ghost of a little boy named Kenne"...though here's another dead person fact: in chelan washington, dad's mother had a second cuzzin born 1916 name ELTON HIGHLAND, who, sadly, only lived a couple hours...and plenty of infant Highland mortalities in south lyon, michigan cemetery...didnt know I had an uncle Frank Highland died young or there was ANOTHER Byron Highland died young...ok, tyme to geek out on graves and lissen to Creedence's "tombstone Shadow"!".....
Sunday January 17, 2016