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This Week: Yardbirds and Ladies

A look back at The Yardbirds and songs by and about women are on tap this week on “The Grooveyard” and the “Saturday Soiree”.

Thursday night at 9 PM, host Alan Seltzer will play an hour of your favorite girl groups along with songs featuring girl’s names.  96 more words


3.11.2015 Letter From Siberia

A nice playful movie, though I feel like Marker carries the film more than the subject.

Post 719: many moons ago...

I’m the little guy holding the pug. Her name was Ladybelle, and she was very spoiled! The other dogs are Laddie (black and white dog) and Queenie. 120 more words


Knapp Farm Barn

The second half of the 1950s was a time when wartime austerity was ending, we’d ‘never had it so good’ and it was time to get rid of old fashioned things and replace them with new. 201 more words


Two works in B-flat by Johannes Brahms

Piano Concerto No. 2 op.83
Otto Klemperer, Vladimir Ashkenzay
New Philharmonia Orchestra
01/28/1969, London

Haydn Variations op.56a
Otto Klemperer
Concertgebouw Orchestra
02/07/1957, Amsterdam


The Chevy small block V8 engine first appeared as a 265 cubic inch version in model year 1955.  Over the years it has powered automobiles, trucks, and boats in many configurations.   112 more words