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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

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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

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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

On September 15, 1965.

On September 15, 1965, “Stax Records” released third Otis Redding studio album “Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul”. The album was recorded from April 19 and July 9–10, 1965, at the “Stax Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee and was produced by Jim Stewart, Isaac Hayes and David Porter. 195 more words

On the road to Gundy

After a late night charging iPhones, iPads, an iPod, camera batteries and clearing off SD cards from four cameras (necessities for a camping holiday these days apparently), and stopping to grab our last great coffee for a month, we amazingly got away from Brisbane mid morning; destination Goondiwindi. 219 more words

On August 30, 1968.

On August 30, 1968, “Columbia Records” released The Byrds sixth album “Sweetheart of the rodeo”. The album was recorded with the country rock pioneer Gram Parsons, together with participation of famous session musicians, including Lloyd Green, John Hartford, JayDee Maness and Clarence White, between March 9–15 at the “Columbia Studios”, Nashville, and April 4–May 27, 1968, at the “Columbia Studios”, Hollywood, and was produced by Gary Usher. 137 more words

Happy #FranklinDay and interview with 'Franklin's Mother' Harriet Glickman

Happy Friday MMT Family! For those who follow us on our social media sites, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook, you know we’ve been celebrating #FranklinDay today – which marks the 47th anniversary of the introduction of Charlie Brown’s best friend, Franklin Armstrong, into the beloved Peanuts comic strip. 746 more words

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