A Must-Watch YouTube Series: Defunctland

I’m sure most of us have fond memories of amusement parks, whether it be at the Happiest Place on Earth, school field trips to Camden Park, or thrilling visits to Cedar Point or Kings Island. Recently, my brother and fellow Mid-American Culture contributor Chase introduced me to a YouTube channel that produces videos about various amusement park attractions that are no longer in operation, or cease to exist entirely. That channel is called Defunctland, ran by Kevin Perjurer, and I’ve been watching tons of those videos lately, so I thought I’d share some of them with you all today.

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The Weirdest Amusement Park Ride Ever

The Moody Blues were a rock band from the 1960’s and 1970’s that had reasonable success. They didn’t have the fame of Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd, but they still had fame. Arguably their most famous track was none other than “Nights in White Satin” from their record Days of Future Passed. It had a cool vibe, and it was all together a nice little prog rock song that predated bands such as King Crimson and Rush.   Continue reading “The Weirdest Amusement Park Ride Ever”