Two takes on US Black History Month:
- Early 20th century black historian Carter Woodson: Teaching black history is essential for the physical and intellectual survival of the race – “If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it [...]
Because you all know Amadeus never rocked out like this!
Cross-posted at Guy Andrew Hall
Back in the early 90′s, after I’d been fired from my factory job and had managed to find a job driving for a treatment center, I stumbled upon KJJO 102 FM, Minnesota’s first alternative music station. I would listen to it as I drove from the treatment center, which was just outside Pine City, MN [...]
Sometimes the cover is better than the original. And this proves that technical prowess and virtuoso is nothing compared to telling a story with emotion. Johnny Cash exceeded at both.
If you’re not close to crying after listening to this, you’re heartless.
This is cross-posted from Guy Andrew [...]
Listening to Johnny Cash on Spotify right now. I’m really glad I decided to pay the $10 something a month for the service. I’ve found some great music that is not playing on the radio in my market.
What are you all listening to?
Thanks to the Cosmopolitan for the idea: Just the Right Amount of Wrong. (Yes, some comped nights would be nice!)
With a nod to Sochi 2014:
Feeling bad Stormy Weather – Ethel Waters
NYT on Seeger’s death
There was never any doubt which side Pete Seeger was on.
“It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.” And make no mistake about it: Pete Seeger fought all his life. [...]
Songs you pair- from or to anything that comes to mind. Plenty of time to repent before Valentine’s Day
Bob Dylan, king of cads- “Don’t think twice!”
oh, those pictures:-)
Richard Thompson, “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” ———————————————————————-
Post ‘em if you got ‘em. Any kind, any style.
Jimmy Cliff – “Many Rivers to Cross” Mature and assured , Cliff takes a little freedom with the song near the end,as well!
Chicago and The Music Man entertain while each show tells an important truth. Wisdom and Broadway don’t often belong in the same sentence. But in this case, the shows have a clear vision of how things work.
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CHICAGO – Razzle Dazzle – The late Jerry [...]
In tribute to the late Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers, who died today in California,’musical harmony of any kind rules the Jukebox this Saturday.
(As usual,post whatever hits you, even if it’s off topic)
Why we must keep fighting…
“Bachfest” is wkcr.org ( Columbia University) student radio’s annual Bach festival.
Why not listen and chill, in whatever dose your mood prescribes, to Bach streaming over the internet 24 hours a day from December 21st at 9:00pm – New Year’s Eve at 11:59PM… The festival will commence with The St. Matthew Passion.
A schedule [...]
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