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Zepherin Saint - Know My Name (Tribe Records)

Tribe Records co-founder Zepherin Saint acting like an ethnomusicologist, on the footsteps of the late Alan Lomax who, from an early age, followed his dad, recording chants, songs, music from all over the place (and eventually abroad), eventually givin’ birth to one of the most unvaluable libraries in the history of music. 106 more words

First Listen

On December 29, 1969.

On December 29, 1969, “Capitol” label released “Grand Funk”, the second Grand Funk Railroad’s studio album. “Grand Funk” was produced by Terry Knight and became band’s first album to be certified with a gold record award by “RIAA”. 66 more words

December 7th Memories

It was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt who called December 7 “a date which will live in infamy” in his address to Congress the following day. Congress declared war against Japan and World War II began. 200 more words

Research

Alan Lomax Collection Sampler

CD Review

You know what I hate, upitty software that criticizes my writing style and offers no help on how to fix it. It’s frustrating I tell you. 1,034 more words

Writing

All Day Singing

Sacred Harp singing in Haworth,
Nov 14, 2015

It literally blew my mind, both musically and spiritually, as about a hundred people, young and old, children and adults, sang their heads off for six hours (with breaks for a shared lunch and coffee/tea). 711 more words

Folk

All Day Singing

Sacred Harp singing in Haworth, Nov 14, 2015

It literally blew my mind, both musically and spiritually, as about a hundred people, young and old, children and adults, sang their heads off for six hours (with breaks for a shared lunch and coffee/tea). 710 more words

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