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Timeless Tom Joad: From The Mind Of John Steinbeck.

Posted on December 7, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

n John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath”, Tom Joad is the main character who moves with his family from Oklahoma to California after losing their farm during the Dust Bowl of the Great Depression. 257 more words


Ghost of Tom Joad: Peter Van Buren's Book Readings in the DC Area

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Retired FSO Peter Van Buren is back in the DC area this week with a couple of book readings from his new work, the… 131 more words

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Don't Listen To Music

School turns people into socialists, they tell me,
Don’t go to school.
Music makes people rebellious, they say,
Don’t listen to music.
Don’t read books, 59 more words


Rest in Peace Pete Seeger

Today musical legend Pete Seeger died at age 94.

Here is him and Bruce singing “The Ghost of Tom Joad”.

And here is a picture of Seeger with Bob Dylan.

You’re Welcome.

Review: Bruce Springsteen's "High Hopes"

Bruce Springsteen has always used the concert stage to rediscover and restructure songs from his studio albums. On his latest studio release, High Hopes, he brings the process full-circle. 1,665 more words


The New Springsteen Album

Now I flew out to Australia on Monday, and so, even though I’d pre-ordered the new album and should have listened to it on Monday, this was not possible, but I don’t mind this time, I’m in Australia. 1,343 more words