Thursday, March 11, 2010

Theme Thursday - Hat

Well, you could probably guess this was coming, given the theme. So here are some portraits of hats in my collection.




For videos this week, I entered "hat" into YouTube's search engine, and right at the top of the list was this gem by Joe Cocker, "You Can Leave Your Hat On". Heh, heh! That oughta give a kick-start to your day!


Not too much farther down the list was a song by an artist I hadn't heard of before - Ingrid Michaelson. The song is "The Hat", which is obviously a fan favorite. I like, too, and this is somebody I'm gonna need to check out in more depth. In any case, here she is live at Easy Street Records in Seattle. Enjoy!


Photos & text © 2010 by A. Roy Hilbinger

13 comments:

  1. A nice vintage fedora is on my "must find" list. It's hard to find one that fits my head nicely, since heads were so much smaller back then. You know I love your collection, Roy. Beautiful hat racky thing in your portraits.

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  2. you have the most amazing hats...

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  3. 幽默並不是諷刺,它或許帶有溫和的嘲諷,卻不傷人,它可能是以別人,也可以用自己為對象。........................................

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  4. I have a theory. I believe that the downturn in our society was when men stopped wearing hats and women stopped wearing foundation garments. :)

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  5. very cool.....I love your study of hats. You've got a great collection.

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  6. Now somebody has to say it: Hat's Off To You!!

    Fedora's rule.

    (and with all that baldness out there, more men might consider how good they look in a hat....)

    jus' sayin'....

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  7. Great hats, and a great Cocker song. :)

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  8. Somehow Roy, you wouldn't be you without your trademark hats! You wear them well and they really suit you so yep, you can keep your hat on but . .please take your socks off.

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  9. very fetching hats!! you have style!

    re gladys comment - foundation garments, now really! I am restraining myself from going off on a feminist rant, but roy if you want to, by all means do!!

    only thing missing is a straw version of your hat! what do you wear when the temperatures get above 80???

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  10. You do have style and you can definitely wear hats. Funny coincidence, I was tying to listen to a French podcast today at the gym, but I pushed the wrong button and 'You Can Leave Your Hat On, came on instead. I decided that Joe Cocker was really much better for working out than language lessons, so after that I listened to Joe Cocker for the rest of my workout. (I like his rendition of 'She came in through the bathroom window.')

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  11. roy--hands down you win the hats competition!! such style--love the collection (beautiful brims)and the music!

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  12. Love the Cocker song. It's on one of the mixes my sister made for me.

    Marvelous headgear, man!

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  13. Good lookin' hats, and good choice of videos. Any reason to hear Joe is a good one, and that Ingrid chick is pretty good, a discovery for me, too.

    Thanks Roy!

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