Friday Smash-Up: I Get Along

You Libertines fans already know this one, so I guess this is mostly for the rest of you.  Great song.  Notable about video is the absence of their co-frontman, the notoriously drug-addled Pete Doherty.  Off on a bender, I guess.  If you like it, check out performance of same song below on Letterman.

51 Years Ago Today

Check out today’s Google Doodle. Anybody happen to see Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

On this date, September 21, 1967, 51 years ago, Fred Rogers walked into the television studio at WQED in Pittsburgh to tape the very first episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which would premiere nationally on PBS in February 1968. He became known as Mister Rogers, nationally beloved, sweater wearing, “television neighbor,” whose groundbreaking children’s series inspired and educated generations of young viewers with warmth, sensitivity, and honesty.

Today’s stop-motion, animated video Doodle celebrating Mister Rogers was created in collaboration with Fred Rogers Productions, The Fred Rogers Center, and BixPix Entertainment. Set to the iconic opening song of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (“Won’t You Be My Neighbor”), the Doodle aims to be a reminder of the nurturing, caring, and whimsy that made the show feel like a “television visit” between Mister Rogers and his young viewers.