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Good morning. It is Saturday (it IS Saturday, right?), November 29, 2014. One more day left in November.

Did you know that Jackie Chan’s parents tried to sell him to the doctor that delivered him? 1,544 more words

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November 29 in history

800 – Charlemagne arrived at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.

939 – Edmund was crowned King of England as his half-brother Aethelstan died. 669 more words

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John Mayall and the strange man who thought he might want to retire

John Mayall, the dean of British electric blues, turns 81 this week, but when  I asked him during his current British tour whether this might be it, he looked at me as if I were from another planet.   382 more words

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John Mayall–The Barbican, 29/10/14

I saw John Mayall at The Duchess back in 2009 and, after five years, hadn’t expect to see him back in York again. When I saw from the listings that he would, indeed, be back, albeit at the bigger, more prestigious and, let’s face it, more expensive Barbican I was in two minds as to whether to go along or not. 1,286 more words

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