Sunday, April 29, 2012

Eddie Vedder - Skipping - Abe's Song of the Month May 2012




Eddie Vedder's unreleased track from the upcoming "Every Mother Counts" compilation cd started by Christy Turlington



Eddie Vedder




Ukulele Songs


Thursday, April 19, 2012

Happy Birthday Ashley Judd











Only gets better with age.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Abe's Top Pearl Jam Studio Albums

Or as some might call this. Pearl Jam's discography

Ten (1991)


Ten



Remember watching the Unplugged version of "Alive" and was "Who is this band? And what a great voice on that singer.



Vs (1993)


Vs.



Proving their debut album was not a fluke



Vitalogy (1994)


Vitalogy



Still couldn't find a better band.



No Code (1996)


No Code



Pretty much sealed the deal for me as my top band



Yield (1998)


Yield



Came out with a cool video for "Do the Evolution" and produced "In Hiding"



Binaural (2000)


Binaural



Tried to downplay the success of "Last Kiss" by releasing "Nothing As It Seems" as the albums first single. Didn't work, album still rocked.



Riot Act (2002)


Riot Act



I think you get the idea.




Pearl Jam (2006)


Pearl Jam



Also known as Avocado



Backspacer (2009)



Backspacer



On their 18th year still producing hits




Lightning Bolt (2013)





Honorable Mentions

Merkinball

In the time when I had no internet it was a nice surprise finding this while browsing the P section of the record store.



Lost Dogs

Who could be "Sad" about this collection of B-Sides and rarities?










Monday, April 9, 2012

Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion

The popular phone sharing app has been purchased by the sometimes loved mostly hated Facebook. Many if not all Instagram users are not happy about it. With worries the social network giant will ruin the app that has grown in popularity over the year.



Instagram - Burbn, Inc.
Instagram - Burbn, Inc.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Abe's New York Yankees 2012 Prediction

107 win 55 Losses

Batting
                                         AVG.   H  HR  RBI  R   OBP  SLG
Derek Jeter SS                    .302 179 12     88   109 .352  .383
Curtis Granderson CF         .281 161  38   125  129 .361 .570
Robinson Cano 2B              .319 200  33   117  117 .389 .592
Alex Rodriguez 3B              .307 188  35   129  105 .380 .585
Mark Teixeira 1B                .270 171  29   104   95  .369 .559
Nick Swisher RF                 .289 168  28   104   91  .370 .539
Raul Ibanez DH                   .237   71  13     34   24  .298 .331
Russell Martin C                  .264  132 15     74   71  .327  .471
Brett Gardner LF                 .308  183 12     51  101 .389  .380





Pitching                                W   L    K    BB    SO   CG     ERA
CC Sabathia                        20  9    241    89       3      5      3.74
Hiroki Kuroda                     13  11  148     74       0      0      4.98
Phil Hughes                         19  8    201    51        2      4      3.14
Ivan Nova                           14  10   174    84       0      0      4.27
Freddy Garcia                       8   5      99    39       0      0      4.51
Andy Pettitte                       11   5     124    51      0      0      4.21
Michael Pineda                     9   4      117    41      0      0     4.10

Mariano Rivera                39 Saves

These are based on my gut and is subject to change. Not taking into account injuries.