Mar 3, 2021
The twins talk about the importance of capturing ideas when they show up, Chris' stamp collection, practicing music in vacant rooms at The Magic Hotel (now Magic Castle Hotel) in the 70s, questioning authority and much more - including another original song from the archive...
And what did Uncle Roger do with his verkykers...
Above: Yale Brothers at Magic Hotel Front Desk
0:00 - "Camelia" by Chris Yale
3:04 - About the song
4:14 - Capturing ideas / Roger's blog post, "Embrace the Flashes"
Verkykers - Afrikaans for "Binoculars"
6:40 - Dad and Uncle Rog used to tell secrets in Afrikaans so we couldn't understand - and more about their accents. How many of our relatives in South Africa remain who knew Dad and Uncle Roger - or are the original Yale Brothers anecdotal now...
9:47 - Chris' stamp collection / "Philatelist" sounds nasty
13:44 - Magic shows with Chris Gillette, son of Anita Gillette
14:20 - Roger's ventriloquist dummy, "Corky"
15:05 - Roger's comics - Marvel KISS Super Special
15:55 - Purification
16:51 - Playing music in vacant rooms at the Magic Hotel (Now Magic Castle Hotel) in Hollywood - and more
18:29 - Bla Bla Cafe
19:28 - Can we borrow a reel-to-real player?
20:36 - "Aud calls" at Hollywood Professional School
21:35 - Messing up songs at gigs and learning songs
24:52 - Prescription drug names sound so stupid.
25:30 - Street drugs should have disclaimers.
25:59 - COVID-19 Vaccines
31:51 - Splintering churches, protestantism and more
32:41 - Steve Jobs getting canned at Apple