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Support Solstice Shorts - come to a folk song workshop!

Technically this is part of Solstice Shorts. We are running a workshop on Saturday 28th November, and profits will go to help pay for the main event on 21st December, so the more the merrier – we have room for another 10 people. 134 more words


My best scientific presentation

On the 10th of October 2015, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, with support from Cancer Research UK and The Wellcome Trust, put on an evening of storytelling and music where researchers from the Centre, the Jenner Institute, and Cancer Research UK came together to tell stories about their lives as scientists, with live musical accompaniment from Oxford-based folk band “ 647 more words

Age gap doesn’t diminish strong Celtic connection between correlative music acts

One, based out of Edmonton, would appear to be the younger, and thereby perhaps not as attuned to deep Celtic roots.

The other two, based in the East Coast, are celebrating 30 years together as a popular duo. 868 more words


Songs to Grow Up With: Alice's Restaurant

Many people have favorite Christmas songs, but few have favorite Thanksgiving songs. But there’s one song that has been part of my Thanksgiving since I was very little: Arlo Guthrie’s… 943 more words


God On Our Side 1965

It was a different time …

Joan Baez – With God On Our Side (1965)


"Fleetwood Mac ~ Stevie Nicks GYPSY!! on YouTube

Fleetwood Mac ~ Stevie Nicks GYPSY!!

“Gypsy” is a song by the rock group Fleetwood Mac. Stevie Nicks wrote the song originally circa 1979, and the earliest demo recordings were recorded in early 1980 with Tom Moncrieff for possible inclusion on her solo debut Bella Donna. 437 more words


Observations and Music Merchandise

Photo Credit: Death to Stock Photos

I had the privilege of working the merchandise booth recently for a friend, and I observed some things that made me a think a little deeper about the sales and the point of purchase.   476 more words

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