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The 99th Post!

With all that is going on in America. I want to put out something positive. SO here it goes:

Music: Lady Day and John Coltrane

They’ll wash your troubles,
Your troubles, your troubles
Your troubles away!

Musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron was unlike any artist of the modern era. He is a jazz artist identified as a “godfather of rap” (he rejected that), his song… 239 more words


New Project: Chapter 11

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An unknown author recently said, “In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act.” Liking yourself… 1,458 more words

Destiny Allison

Musical Poetry

Welcome to my first post :) I decided to post about musical poetry. Music in itself can be seen as a form of poetry because it is a form of creative writing. 254 more words


Too Many Negroes on Fox for Me

Next month Damon Wayans of the landmark show In Living Color will star with somebody else in Lethal Weapon based on the movie series on Fox. 525 more words

674. Winter in America - Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson

Brief Background: Winter in America is the third collaboration between vocalist Scott-Heron and musician Jackson. It was recorded in the Fall of 1973 and released in May of 1974. 269 more words