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The Devil Went Down to Georgia

On July 21, 1979, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” hit the Billboard pop chart at #3  and stayed there for twelve weeks.  Charlie Daniels fiddled, and he and the band sang about Johnny winning a gold fiddle from the devil in a heck of a fiddle contest.  95 more words

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Sexualidade e subalternidade na música contemporânea: uma aproximação comparativa entre cumbia, tango, e funkie

En este panel se discutieron estudios de caso de músicas populares de las periferias en Argentina y en Brasil, específicamente de la cumbia, el tango, y del funk carioca (funkie), considerándolas músicas populares en cuestión de clases (clases populares). 1,594 more words


Crowdfunding Campaign Underway to Save the Reels of Owsley Stanley

A campaign is underway to preserve the reel-to-reel recordings of Owsley “Bear” Stanley.

This is going to be a huge endeavor as there are over 1300 reels and they’re kind of racing against time at this point before the reels degrade. 64 more words

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Real to Imitation Cacophony

Is it just me, or does Simple Minds‘ “Real to Real Cacophony” . . .

. . . sound a whole lot like Kraftwerk… 17 more words

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Patrick Macnee (1922-2015)

Farewell, Mr. Steed, of The Avengers, the real The Avengers:

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Interview with Lucy Green by Gareth Dylan Smith

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An Interview with Lucy Green

Lucy Green, Professor of Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and author of… 343 more words


Mister Tambourine Man

On June 5, 1965, Bob Dylan’s song, “Mister Tambourine Man“, performed by The Byrds , hit number one on the Billboard charts and stayed there for ten weeks.  111 more words

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