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A 40's Night Out at Blackpool Tower & A Broken Arm at the Dodgems!

A couple of weeks ago, a conversation about our grandchildren’s class projects developed into an intergenerational reminiscence about Blackpool Tower.

The class had been given different geographical monuments to research: our grandson’s was… 1,608 more words

Gutted Jukebox

Hull of old memories,

Bebop and slow dances,

Soda-shoppe sundaes

After school, you-

DJ’d them all

With a quarter request

And the push of some buttons. 66 more words

Waves releases Electric 200 Piano Plugin

When Wurlitzer created its 200 electric piano, it probably didn’t expect that it would go down in lore as the instrument for many beloved musicians, appearing in works by mavens such as… 223 more words

Instruments & Tech

You’re Not Just Seeing Things

My husband explains harmonics
to my mother. She keeps mishearing him
and he repeats himself.
Several vodkas make him patient.

“It’s more complex, but at the same time, mellow,” 74 more words


Donny The Great

On a cold January night in 1979, Donny Hathaway unhinged the window in his Essex House hotel room and leapt to his death. There was no note, no phone call. 143 more words


The Cotton Club & Other Distractions

Of all the nightclubs made famous in the Roaring Twenties, none were quite so famous as Harlem’s Cotton Club. Frequented by many celebrities, the club was a whites-only establishment even though it featured many of the most popular black entertainers of the day including Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. 402 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

The Burbs: Hidden Treasures

It’s the first Saturday of the month, we’re driving down 26 mile in New Baltimore we turn onto N Bay Dr, cars flood one parking lot in particular, we don’t need to see the address to know it’s the… 957 more words