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The Mighty Bomber - "Jagabat Women"

From the RCA compilation Top Calypsonians (1963).

A calypsonian, originally known as the chantwell is a musician, from the anglophone Caribbean, who sings songs called calypso.

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Of Kings, and Popes, and Abortions, and the Environment

I do these posts periodically on Nebraska Energy Observer simply to clear out stuff that for one reason or another I’m not going to do a full post on. 831 more words


Why Are Americans So Fascinated with the Monarchy?

Members of Republic, the lobbying group calling for the abolition of the British monarchy and its replacement with an elected head of state, often express bewilderment over the American fascination with the Royal Family. 653 more words

Jim Langcuster

Three cheers for The Sun!

Lot of flack against The Sun today in the UK, as the tabloid publishes a 1933 footage showing members of the royal family, a then 7 year old Elizabeth II included, cheerfully throwing “nazi salutes” into the air. 834 more words


Oaths that define a political regime

All regimes have loyalty oaths for citizens and those who work for the regime. These oaths are important political symbols as they explain what the regime holds most dear. 3,190 more words


Photo 101: Day Fourteen: Scale & Observation

Photo 101: Day Fourteen: Scale & Observation

Observe your scene before pressing the shutter, considering how all the elements in the frame interact with one another. 37 more words