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William Bell: the passion and stoicism of a quiet man!

There is little in life as impressive and convincing as the voice of a quiet man telling the truth.

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William Bell a sage songwriter and stoic soul balladeer told us heartfelt, hard won truths about the eternal trials of love in an incandescent series of records issued from Memphis in the 1960s on the mighty Stax label which still resonate. 1,322 more words

Music

Faulty

In 1761, William Bell, a corporal in the Household Cavalry panicked thousands of Londoners into believing that their city would be destroyed by an earthquake on April 5th. 502 more words

British And Brilliant

Taking Kenneth Gentry to Task

On February 8th 2016, Dr. Kenneth L. Gentry Jr. posted an article on his blog entitled Are Preterists Really Futurists? and shortly thereafter, the Two Guys and a Bible… 1,679 more words

Church History

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRAX-STAX-VOLT 45PRM RARITIES 1964-1968.

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRAX-STAX-VOLT 45PRM RARITIES 1964-1968.

Just like Picasso, the Stax and Volt labels had a blue period. In Stax and Volt’s case, this began in 1964, and lasted until mid-1968. 2,074 more words

Ace Records

Alabama Politicians Get Into Brawl During City Council Meeting

Birmingham, Ala. Mayor William Bell and Councilman Marcus Lundy were involved in a fistfight during a city council meeting on Tuesday morning.

Bell and Lundy were at odds over a city matter that turned personal, according to  511 more words

National

When dales children were taught by the Madras System

A gazetteer of the North Riding of Yorkshire for 1840 reported that the 80 free scholars of Fremington School in upper Swaledale were taught by the Madras System. 286 more words

Swaledale History