Category Archives: history

Billboard – Google Books

Billboard – Google Books: “In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world’s premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest … Continue reading

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Blue Yodel No. 9

A recreation of the Louis Armstrong and Jimmy Rodgers session July 16, 1960, this time with Bill Walker on piano and J.R.Cash on guitar, vocals and yodels. And I don’t care what you may have heard, no, it is not … Continue reading

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Songs of Christmas

Alan Lomax Collection – Songs of Christmas: “Some of these rhymes, bits of plays, songs, dances, etc go back hundreds or thousands of years. I wouldn’t really want to listen to this album a lot, but it’s fascinating to hear … Continue reading

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Forensics casts doubt on Bach

Forensics casts doubt on music of Bach: Australian forensic anthropologist Martin Jarvis of Charles Darwin University “‘My forensic work reveals that our current understanding of Anna Magdalena’s role in the life and musical output of Johann Sebastian Bach cannot be … Continue reading

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The end of music (reprise)

8tracks – the end of music: “‘Many people in our society now go around the streets and in the buses and so forth playing radios with earphones on and they don’t hear the world around them. They hear only what … Continue reading

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Brain-Juice Brain-juice is the premier internet site for information about 20th century art, film, history, literature, and music. Initially, brain-juiceā€™s core content will consist of top quality biographies on the most influential artists, filmmakers, politicians, writers, and musicians of the … Continue reading

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Albert Hofmann Departs

Vale Albert Hofmann 1906 – 2008: inpirator of the 21st century, has passed on, age 102. Not only inspiring the counter-culture of the 1960s, but also breakthroughs and cutting edge creations by scientists, technology pioneers, musicians and artists: DNA researchers … Continue reading

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