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What Was Verifiably Great About America: Fragments Of A Memoir Set To A Musical Soundtrack

by Phil Rockstroh

Having been born in a coal and steel company town but destiny delivered, as an adult, to reside, during extended intervals, in the East and West Coast cities of Los Angeles and New York City, and, at present, the continent of Europe, I have come to conclude, people born into situations providing economic advantage, both liberals and conservatives alike, experience difficulty, more often than not, envisaging the lives of those born into a labouring class existence. 1,900 more words

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Bloodied Faces and Fireflies at the Long Beach Folk Revival Fest

His tall, 78-year-old unstable body rocked and jerked as he playfully crooned “That’s What She Said Last Night” to the crowd. With a bloodied face, the Texas country music singer and songwriter Billy Joe Shaver looked me right in the eye as I snapped a photo. 432 more words

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The Washington Post on Outlaw Country Inventor Billy Joe Shaver

In my humble opinion, we focus far too much on the world’s huge success stories. Those stories provide a false sense of what life is really like. 122 more words

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