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In a never ending quest for context, I felt I had to hear Billy Bragg speak. In a quick search I heard him give a great quote: “the real problem comes not as being labelled a political song writer but being dismissed as a political song writer —” “—it’s not all politics, life isn’t all politics but it’s part of it and I’m going to talk about it.” 467 more words
Last month, we learned about the first arrival of tobacco and its immense popularity in Joseon. Today, we will discover the problems it caused and how the practice of smoking changed over time in accordance with the social stratification of Joseon dynasty. 1,670 more words
Song number twenty-eight on this young list is a non-album single from Stourbridge, England’s finest, The Wonder Stuff.
These guys were one of my favourite bands through the 1990s, having picked up on them almost by accident in the very early days of my music explorations. 494 more words
Plymouth singer songwriter and folk artist Jacob Riddall is my newest find. I have already listened to some of his songs and sure am moved by them…….after following one of my top favorites Ben Howard of the same genre, Jacob Riddall according to me will be hugely successful in creating his unique style of folksy acoustics with his lovely voice. 39 more words