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Real Good Looking Boy

"Real Good Looking Boy" is a song written by the guitarist of the British rock band The Who, Pete Townshend. It was released in 2004 on the compilation album Then and Now, was one of two new songs on that album, the other being "Old Red Wine". Together, they were the first new songs released by the, it was released as an edited single backed with the aforementioned song. "Real Good Looking Boy" was performed in the 2007 rock musical The Boy Who Heard Music. The song was a tribute to Elvis Presley. During live performances, Roger Daltrey gives a short introduction to the song, describing it as a song about "a man that changed my life at the age of 11. I saw Elvis Presley live at 11. Thank God I did, I loved him because everybody under the age of 20 thought they were Elvis and dressed like him. Everybody over 20 hated them and, good enough for me." The piano intro borrows from the Elvis song "Can't Help Falling in Love", one of the verses in "Real Good Looking Boy" uses lyrics from the first verse of the Elvis song.

The first part of the song is about Pete Townshend growing up and realizing that he was not a good looking boy, that he was not part of the cool good-looking group of boys his age and the trials, tribulations that everyone goes through in life. The second part is where the Elvis tribute comes into play and where the song speaks of falling in love; the third part is where Townshend pays homage to finding true love and being made to feel like a "real good looking boy". Guitars, backing vocals: Pete Townshend Lead vocals: Roger Daltrey Bass guitar: Greg Lake Drums: Zak Starkey Piano: John "Rabbit" Bundrick Additional guitars and keyboards: Simon Townshend Producer: Simon Townshend at Eel Pie Oceanic Studios, London c. Nov. 2003 Engineers: Bob Pridden and Myles Clarke "Old Red Wine" was written for The Who's former bassist John Entwistle, who died two years prior to the release of "Then and Now". The riff at the end of the song predated the actual song by a few years, being played at the end of some versions of "My Generation" from the 2000 tour.

The riff was played in a performance of the same song during Entwistle's last show, at the Royal Albert Hall on 8 February 2002. Portions of the song were played sometimes after "My Generation" on the band's 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 tours. Guitars, backing vocals: Pete Townshend Lead vocals: Roger Daltrey Bass guitar: Pino Palladino Drums: Zak Starkey Hammond organ and additional piano: John Bundrick Producer: Simon Townshend at Eel Pie Oceanic Studios, London c. Early 2004 Engineers: Bob Pridden and Myles Clarke

List of musicians from British Columbia

This is a list of musicians from British Columbia. Tommy Alto Carolyn Arends Doug Bennett Barney Bentall Art Bergmann Geoff Berner Kim Bingham Claire Boucher Dean Brody Chad Brownlee Michael Bublé Louise Burns Kathryn Calder Torquil Campbell Allison Crowe Excision Stephen Fearing Jon-Rae Fletcher Roy Forbes Frazey Ford David Foster Nelly Furtado George Kauffman Hannah Georgas Jody Glenham Matthew Good Tim Hecker Bill Henderson Veda Hille Jacob Hoggard Chris Hooper Tom Hooper Paul Hyde Joshua Hyslop Ingrid Jensen Carly Rae Jepsen Vincent Jones Kevin Kane Joey "Shithead" Keithley Geoffrey Kelly Brad Kent Diana Krall Kyprios Tom Landa Sook-Yin Lee Alex Lifeson Suzanne Little Brian MacLeod Madchild Dan Mangan John Mann Carolyn Mark Sarah McLachlan Hugh McMillan Carey Mercer Mae Moore Scott Morgan Bob Murphy Bif Naked Nardwuar the Human Serviette Darryl Neudorf A. C. Newman Oh Susanna Neil Osborne Brandon Paris Daniel Powter Prevail Josh Ramsay Bob Rock Kristy Thirsk Philip J. Thomas Devin TownsendTazilla Shari Ulrich David Usher Daniel Wesley List of bands from British Columbia

Talk Dirty to Me (film)

Talk Dirty to Me is a 1980 pornographic film written and directed by Anthony Spinelli and starring Jesie St. James, John Leslie, Richard Pacheco, Juliet Anderson, Sharon Kane. Spinelli plays the role of "Herbie"; the film is considered one of the seminal films of the latter part of the Golden Age of Porn. The film was followed by more than a dozen sequels into the 2000s, though beyond the first five films, relevance to the original film and Leslie's character disappears. One sequel, Talk Dirty to Me Part III, is notable for featuring an early role by Traci Lords. A self-proclaimed ladies' man brags to his somewhat dense buddy that he can seduce any woman he wants to. To prove it, he sets his sights on a beautiful blonde that they have both met. Jesie St. James as Marlene John Leslie as Jack Richard Pacheco as Lenny Juliet Anderson as Helen Sharon Kane as Rose Talk Dirty to Me won several awards, including four AFAA Awards in the categories of "Best Film", "Best Actor", "Best Supporting Actor" and "Best Editing".

And four Critics' Adult Film Award, in the categories of "Best Movie", "Best Director", "Best Actor" and "Best Supporting Actor". Roger Feelbert from Pornonomy gave the film a B rating. Talk Dirty to Me generated; the film stars John Leslie and Richard Pacheco, playing their characters Jack and Lenny and was directed by Spinnelli. Talk Dirty to Me on IMDb

Zhangye National Geopark

The Zhangye National Geopark is located in Sunan and Linze counties within the prefecture-level city of Zhangye, in Gansu, China. It covers an area of 322 square kilometres; the site became a quasi-national geopark on April 23, 2012. It was formally designated as "Zhangye National Geopark" by the Ministry of Land and Resources on June 16, 2016 after it has passed the on-site acceptance test. Known for its colorful rock formations, it has been voted by Chinese media outlets as one of the most beautiful landforms in China; the park is located in the northern foothills of the Qilian Mountains, in the counties of Linze and Sunan, which are under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhangye, Gansu province. The main areas of Danxia landform are in Baiyin townships; the core area of the park, Linze Danxia Scenic Area, is located 30 kilometres west of downtown Zhangye and 20 kilometres south of the seat of Linze County. It is the most visited part of the park. A second scenic area, located on the north bank of Liyuan River, was inaugurated on 3 August 2014.

Binggou covers an area of 300 square kilometres, its elevation ranges from 1,500 to 2,500 meters above sea level. A third area, Sunan Danxia Scenic Area, is located in Ganjun, south of Linze. Zhangye Danxia is known for the unusual colours of the rocks, which are smooth and several hundred meters tall, they are the result of deposits of other minerals that occurred over 24 million years. The result, was tilted by the action of the same tectonic plates responsible for creating parts of the Himalayan mountains. Wind and time sculpted extraordinary shapes, including towers and ravines, with varying colours and sizes. In 2005, Zhangye Danxia was voted by a panel of reporters from 34 major media outlets as one of the most beautiful Danxia landform areas in China. In 2009, Chinese National Geography magazine chose Zhangye Danxia as one of the "six most beautiful landforms" in China; the area has become a top tourist attraction for Zhangye. A series of boardwalks and access roads have been built to help visitors to explore the rock formations.

In 2014, 100 million yuan was invested to improve the facilities in the Binggou area. Zhangye Danxia is featured as a natural wonder in the video game Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, it was added in the Fall expansion. China Danxia World Heritage Site Candy Cane Mountains Seven Coloured Earths GSJW. 张掖丹霞国家地质公园. Gansu Provincial Government. Retrieved 12 September 2014. Yong, Cao. "张掖丹霞国家地质公园冰沟丹霞景区正式揭牌". Phoenix TV. Chapple, Amos. "Picture gallery: Colourful rock formations in the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park". Telegraph. Retrieved 11 September 2014. Zhangye Danxia Geopark on TripAdvisor

Robert E. Laws

Robert Earl Laws was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. Laws joined the Army from his birth city of Altoona, Pennsylvania in July 1942, by January 12, 1945 was serving as a Staff Sergeant in Company G, 169th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division. On that day, in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he single-handedly destroyed a Japanese pillbox. Despite being wounded, he led an attack on enemy rifle positions and engaged a Japanese soldier in hand to hand combat. For these actions, he was awarded the Medal of Honor eight months on September 10, 1945. Laws left the Army while still a staff sergeant, he participated in the 1952 unveiling of the PRR's World War II memorial statue located in 30th Street Station, Philadelphia. He died at age 68 and was buried in Blair Memorial Park, Pennsylvania. Staff Sergeant Laws' official Medal of Honor citation reads: He led the assault squad when Company G attacked enemy hill positions.

The enemy force, estimated to be a reinforced infantry company, was well supplied with machineguns, ammunition and blocks of TNT and could be attacked only across a narrow ridge 70 yards long. At the end of this ridge an enemy pillbox and rifle positions were set in rising ground. Covered by his squad, S/Sgt Laws traversed the hogback through vicious enemy fire until close to the pillbox, where he hurled grenades at the fortification. Enemy grenades wounded him, but he persisted in his assault until 1 of his missiles found its mark and knocked out the pillbox. With more grenades, passed to him by members of his squad who had joined him, he led the attack on the entrenched riflemen. In the advance up the hill, he suffered additional wounds in both arms and legs, about the body and in the head, as grenades and TNT charges exploded near him. Three Japs rushed him with fixed bayonets, he emptied the magazine of his machine pistol at them, killing 2, he closed in hand-to-hand combat with the third, seizing the Jap's rifle as he met the onslaught.

The 2 fell to the ground and rolled some 50 or 60 feet down a bank. When the dust cleared the Jap lay dead and the valiant American was climbing up the hill with a large gash across the head, he was given first aid and evacuated from the area while his squad completed the destruction of the enemy position. S/Sgt. Laws' heroic actions provided great inspiration to his comrades, his courageous determination, in the face of formidable odds and while suffering from multiple wounds, enabled them to secure an important objective with minimum casualties. List of Medal of Honor recipients List of Medal of Honor recipients for World War II This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History. "Robert E. Laws". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-01-15. "Medal of Honor recipients - World War II". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-01-15