Pigeon Camera

Music is great
when the purpose is to educate!  (repeat and cheer)

Maybe you found yourself listening to The Tragically Hip’s “Pigeon Camera” and wondered..hmmm…

From http://publicdomainreview.org/

In 1908 Dr Julius Neubronner patented a miniature pigeon camera activated by a timing mechanism. The invention brought him international notability after he presented it at international expositions in Dresden, Frankfurt and Paris in 1909–1911. Spectators in Dresden could watch the arrival of the camera-equipped carrier pigeons, and the photos were immediately developed and turned into postcards which could be purchased. – See more at: http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/dr-julius-neubronners-miniature-pigeon-camera/#sthash.YG5Y0fFC.dpuf

Let’s just say the vacation is over for my bird.  He is going to start pulling his weight around here. 

He photo-bombed this selfie.

And after all that training

Something we could no longer contain

The hair years of The Tragically Hip. Thanks to Glen Gratto for this youtube video.

About Spool Going Round

If you like my blog and have access to programming and would like to do a radio/internet show together, please contact me. spoolgoinground@yahoo.com My name is Mike. I am an on-air radio DJ. I fell in love with radio in Chicago and then took that passion to someplace where I could actually get on the air. My travels took me to Seattle, WA, Eugene and Portland, OR and Washington D.C., where I was able to have my own morning show. I've had crab cakes with Warren Zevon, sat backstage and interviewed Sting, had Melissa Etheridge sing to me from the front row and I loved every minute of it. That passion for music still burns strong in me and I love to talk music and be turned on to music. Sharing new music with people is what got me interested in radio in the first place. It is wonderful to be able to talk music with you. "Go ahead you're on the air..." Read more: http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/spool-going-round/about-spool-going-round.html#ixzz1Bfx7V0ug
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  1. Pingback: Great News for HIPsters | Spool Going Round

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