So The Daily Beast (it’s Tina Brown‘s new site. Have you heard of it?) has stumbled across some early recordings of Madonna. Clips of her singing and talking to some dude named Ed are interspersed with the speech she gave when she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and it’s a fairly striking picture of pre-weird-as-all-hell Madonna. She sounds playful and fun and not at all like the sinewy, Sarah Palin hater she is today.