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1 week ago1w

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKEarth is suddenly spinning faster, making June 29 the shortest day in history - Deseret News
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World Music
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Marionville
Today we’re in Scotland with the Fergus McCreadie Jazz Trio performing a track from their latest album Forest Floor - titled “Law Hill”. This album has just been named as one of the nominees for The Mercury Prize, a prize awarded for the ...
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Music Fans
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by puff
Jazz lives. Ed Have to click on link to watch through youtube, dunno why.
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Libertarians Worldwide
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by SpikeTalon
Jazz Shaw makes a good point there. From the article- "Are we really about to watch the Senate GOP make this issue into the hill they want to die on? When the Democrats are making wild claims about all of your evil plots, including banning ...
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by snytiger6
LINKCreflo Dollar Who Once Asked Congregants to Help Buy $65M Jet, Now Admits He Misled Them About Tithing
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World Music
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
Live-streamed from The Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland on Friday night…1st July 2022 a-ha In Concert. Tonight they will be performing at Scarborough in Yorkshire, England and on Tuesday at Cardiff Castle in Wales. This new song, which will ...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
As most of you probably know, I was disappointed last month when the a-ha concert I’d travelled to Oslo to attend was cancelled at very short notice, due to lead singer Morten Harket losing his voice with laryngitis. Subsequently it was confirmed ...
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Music Fans
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
I’ve just finished listening to a-ha - live-streamed, performing in concert from Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland tonight, so feel I just have to post as my bedtime post this song which they included on tonight’s set-list. The one I’m ...
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World Music
Jul 1Jul 1

Posted by Marionville
We’re off to the Caribbean today…with some Cuban music from Musica Cubana Salsa Jazz Funk….with PALO! “Al Monte”….
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World Music
Jun 30Jun 30

Posted by Marionville
The Montreux Jazz Festival…an annual event since 1967, is currently on in Switzerland at the present …tonight’s line-up includes my favourites a-ha…but have no fear Roger, it’s not them I’m posting here today. No, It is in fact from ...
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World Music
Jun 29Jun 29

Posted by Marionville
Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg’s ‘Peer Gynt’ Suite is a favourite of mine…so today I’m posting Solveig’s Song performed in concert by Bel Canto Choir, Vilnius, Lithuania…soloists Lina Dambrauskite and jazz pianist Arturas Anusauskas. ...
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Music Fans
Jun 15Jun 15

Posted by Ray13
To celebrate what would have been his 101st birthday: jazz pianist and composer Erroll Garner, born in Pittsburg on June 15, 1921. Here he is playing his own composition in 1955...Misty, lyrics were added later by Johnny Burke. What amazing dexterity...
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Music Fans
Jun 13Jun 13

Posted by Marionville
Time to say goodnight…so here is one last song…from Lisa Stansfield. - All Woman….live at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London.
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 1Jun 1

Posted by St-Sinner
Bill Maher attacks Noah's story savagely
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Instrumentals
May 28May 28

Posted by chalupacabre
DJENT JAZZ FUNK Quite the range of sound. 8-string. That's different!
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Online Dating: The Reality
May 26May 26

Posted by LiterateHiker
On Fitness Singles, I replied to a man (62) in Portland, OR. Called him last evening. An extrovert, I enjoy talking with people. “What’s that background noise?” I asked. “I’m playing guitar. Is it bothering you?” It’s distracting, I ...
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Music of the Movies
May 23May 23

Posted by Ray13
From the 1947 film The Man I Love: I'm posting a video with the opening credits (you can see the film's music is by some famous composers of the day), plus the opening performance by real jazz musicians lead by American guitarist-singer Tony Romano ...
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Music Fans
May 14May 14

Posted by Marionville
After a great day out I am home now and going to bed with a nightcap and a song from Nina Simone….her classic - Ain’t Got No, I Got Life….
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Broken Hearts Club
May 12May 12

Posted by Mooolah
LINKI Will Survive - Vintage '40s Jazz / Latin Ballroom Style Cover ft. Sara Niemietz - YouTube
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
May 5May 5

Posted by Marionville
QUINTESSENCE. - Noun…1) the most perfect embodiment of something; the most typical example of a quality or class “he was the quintessence of political professionalism”. Synonyms; epitome, stereotype, exemplar, essence, spirit, ethos. 2)...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 17Apr 17

Posted by Marionville
VAMP. - Noun…1) (in jazz and popular music) a short, simple introductory passage, usually repeated several times until otherwise instructed “the title track has an overlong vamp”. 2) the upper front part of a boot or shoe “stylish ...
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Apr 16Apr 16

Posted by Secretguy
Generally, if i have to listen to a singer, it will be a jazz singer. Here is the exception. I've adored Angie since I first heard her. I still put her records on the tabe...esp. the first two, before she went so commercial. ...
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Music Fans
Apr 11Apr 11

Posted by Marionville
Good morning…it’s Monday and the start of a new week which I hope will be a good one for everyone. Let’s get it started with Talk Talk - it’s My Life.
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50s +
Apr 7Apr 7

Posted by glennlab
Darwin took his toll on the dumb ones.
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Music Fans
Apr 2Apr 2

Posted by Marionville
At bedtime tonight I’m posting this Jazz standard - How High The Moon, which was written in 1940 by Morgan Lewis for the Broadway revue Two For The Show…here it’s sung by Mel Torme…of the velvet tonsils
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General & Hellos
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by Ryo1
A Member Of The Harlem Hellfighters (369th Infantry Regiment) Poses For The Camera While Holding A Puppy He Saved During World War 1, 1918 The Harlem Hellfighters was a regiment made up of decorated black soldiers who fought as part of the French ...
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Foreign Film Fans
Mar 14Mar 14

Posted by Ray13
Il Bidone (The Swindle) : a 1955 Italian Language film by Federico Fellini, with Broderick Crawford leading the cast as a con man often posing as a priest to swindle money. Has an excellent jazz score by Italian composer Nino Rota.
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Posts
Mar 11Mar 11

Posted by prestonw1243
THE MODERN JAZZ SEXTET JOHN LEWIS, DIZZY GILLESPIE, SONNY STITT, SKEETER BEST, PERCY HEATH, CHARLIE PERSIP BLUES FOR BIRD>
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Mar 7Mar 7

Posted by creative51
Popular jazz song from the 1930's "If you are a Viper"
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World Music
Mar 7Mar 7

Posted by Marionville
Today I’m bringing you another one from Brazil, from Antonio Carlos Jobim. This time he’s performing his composition - Wave - with Herbie Hancock at the São Paulo Jazz Festival in 1993.
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World Music
Mar 6Mar 6

Posted by Marionville
Tatiana Eva-Marie is a Swiss born singer now based in Brooklyn in New York, where she moved to from Paris. In Brooklyn she formed the Avalon Jazz Band with violinist Adrien Chevalier, and performs with them as vocalist. Here they are with Besame ...
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Cheesy Jokes
Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by Zealandia
Just found two lumps on my car battery. Got them tested, one came back positive. I hope it's not terminal.
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Libertarians Worldwide
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by SpikeTalon
A new problem arises as Russians capture Ukrainian nuclear power plant-
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 26Feb 26

Posted by MichaelSanchuk
Teaching Shiquana how to know when to clean the restroom.
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Music of the Movies
Feb 14Feb 14

Posted by Ray13
Here is a clip in which the choreography is more the subject than the music: an early 2-process color sequence in the 1930 musical King of Jazz.
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Music Fans
Feb 9Feb 9

Posted by RhondaShotwell
Love these older videos! The Four Seasons--Sherry
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News & Links
Feb 8Feb 8

Posted by snytiger6
LINKA Second Defendant In The Michigan Kidnapping Case Has Flipped
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Music Fans
Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
Canada Post unveils stamp honouring jazz legend Eleanor Collins Canada Post has revealed its new stamp honouring trailblazing jazz singer Eleanor Collins. The stamp depicting the "Canadian First Lady of Jazz" was unveiled at a virtual...
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Music Fans
Jan 17Jan 17

Posted by Marionville
As it’s my bedtime again…I’ll leave you tonight with another 80s Classic, but still sounding great live in 2017…...Shattered Dreams. - Johnny Hates Jazz.
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World Music
Jan 13Jan 13

Posted by Mitch07102
From the Japanese turntable-ist DJ Krush, master of Trip Hop. Here are the notes from YouTube: enre: Trip Hop / Jazz Hop Artist: DJ Krush & Toshinori Kondo Album: Ki Oku Release Date: August 8, 1996 (Japan) January 26, 1998 (Overseas) What can be ...
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World Music
Jan 10Jan 10

Posted by Marionville
Silje Nergaard is a very successful jazz vocalist and songwriter from Norway, who enjoys a big following in the jazz metier around Europe and the world. She travels extensively to perform and here she sits on an Italian beach and sings of the ...
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World Music
Jan 8Jan 8

Posted by Marionville
It’s David Bowie’s birthday today...he’d be 75 now. He was a remarkably talented artist…a singer and songwriter who will go down in the annals of the Rock n’ Roll generation of the latter half of the 20th century as one of the genre’s ...
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World Music
Jan 3Jan 3

Posted by RhondaShotwell
French jazz pianist, Michele Petrucciani, was here and gone before I ever knew he existed, but he made some great music in his short life. This is September Second.
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Health & Happiness
Dec 12, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by LiterateHiker
My father died at Christmas at age 51.
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Instrumentals
Dec 9, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by chalupacabre
Sofiane Pamart - SOLITUDE Solo ft. Montreux Jazz Festival
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Dec 8, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by prestonw1243
Count Basie, Zoot Sims, Cleveland Eaton, Duffy Jackson, and Roy Eldrige. From a Special in 1979. The video quality is not the greatest, but man can these cats swing!! Have you ever seen a drummer enjoy playing as much as Duffy ...
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Posts
Nov 26, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Totally random?
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Feline Fanatics
Nov 23, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by bobwjr
Giving in to pressure
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Politics
Nov 20, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Willow_Wisp
Today I realized what I hear when someone starts ranting against "Black Lives Matter", what I hear is "White Lies Matter." Remember, cruelty is the point for these people.
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Nov 1, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Secretguy
Just heard of the passing of Jazz Guitar great Pat Martino. RIP
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This Day In History
Oct 6, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Marionville
6th October 1927…🇺🇸 The First “Talkie”: The Jazz Singer, directed by Alan Crosland, starring Al Jolson and May McAvoy, is released; first film with a soundtrack (Honorary Academy Award 1928).
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Music Fans
Oct 5, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
From: The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle: Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis, the funk music pioneer and formative musical director for James Brown who grew up in Rochester, died Sept. 23 at age 80. Mr. Ellis, a saxophonist, co-wrote two of Brown's signature ...
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Music Fans
Oct 5, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Today I read the obituary for PeeWee Ellis in the Rochester newspaper. I had no idea he grew up here. I hope the city will honor him with a plaque or memorial somewhere in the city. Come to think of it, we have a lot of musicians, Son House, PeeWee ...
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Music Fans
Sep 24, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Appleriver
Feelin' Alright - Joe Cocker
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Music of the Movies
Sep 20, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Ray13
A jazz soundtrack from the opening titles of the 1959 crime-drama Anatomy of a Murder composed by Duke Ellington.
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Posts
Sep 11, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by bobwjr
Nice picture
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Memes R Us
Sep 2, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by glennlab
My understanding is that there is not penalty for false or misleading "tips"
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World Music
Sep 2, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by FrayedBear
THE GLOBAL UNDERGROUND SHOW 82 BROADCAST 29 AUG 2021
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World Music
Sep 2, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Marionville
Can’t keep away…yet another Norwegian artist, this time Oystein Sunde, one of Norway’s best known folk-singers who is also a very accomplished high speed banjo and guitar player, performing with many jazz combos and Dixieland bands over the ...
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Music of the Movies
Aug 29, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Marionville
Another post I’m making due to something I’ve just watched on TV…this time it was an old Albert Finney interview which discussed the genre of B & W British films of the 1960s called “kitchen sink dramas”..including the 1961 movie A Taste Of...
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Aug 26, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by prestonw1243
CHARLIE WATTS' JAZZ CHOPS.
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World Music
Aug 18, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Marionville
Astor Piazolla is probably one of the best known 20th century composers and proponents of music for the Argentine Tango. He composed Libertango, here being performed by The Russian Philharmonic & Moscow City Symphony’s Phonograph Jazz Band - ...
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Memes R Us
Aug 8, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Heffster
He really is a good actor though
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COVID-19
Aug 3, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by UrsiMajor
I'm amazed we have any health care workers left.
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News & Links
Jul 30, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by xenoview
Donald Trump's tax records to be released, damaging memo disclosed on DOJ's orders
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The Best of Late Night & News
Jul 26, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
Farron Balanced - Here's Proof Trump's Election Challenges Were A Grift From The Start
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Photography
Jul 16, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Boomtarat03
Discovery Bay, Hong Kong 🦋 📍 the white " triangle thing" is a church but I don't have any idea what kind of church is that.🙃😅 📍 Tilt your phone for better pictures 📍 Tilt your head if you are using computers 😅🥰
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News & Links
Jul 16, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKWhy Trump's response to Gen. Milley makes an awful story worse
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Music Fans
Jul 11, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
(I did this combo as a Response to a Meme a few days ago. I thought it would work here just as well & get more appreciation!) Paul Simon - Still Crazy After All These Years (Audio) Ray Charles - Still Crazy After All These Years - ...
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Music Fans
Jul 10, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by kmaz
I can't figure out from looking around for a few minutes if there is a guideline or rule for this group as to which genre to go for on which days, but this song came to mind as part of another conversation and I wanted to share. It's a favorite ...
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Posts
Jul 8, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by bobwjr
From Neil Degrass Tyson a little humor
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COVID-19
Jul 8, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by UrsiMajor
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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Instrumentals
Jun 28, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
When You Touch Me · Jazz 4
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World Music
Jun 18, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Mitch07102
A jazz festival I've always wanted to attend.
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Music Fans
Jun 17, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Marionville
For my teatime treat today I’m posting something that was ahead of it’s time in the 1970’s …the experimental fusion of rock and jazz that was Mahavushnu Orchestra ..and such a line-up of talent…John McGlaughlin, Jan Hammer, Jerry Goodman, ...
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Posts
Jun 12, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by UrsiMajor
Interesting.
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Jun 12, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Happy birthday, Chick Corea Some jazz in Burghausen
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Posts
Jun 11, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by mistymoon77
Can't forget about that floppy disk..
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Posts
Jun 5, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by SnowyOwl
Respect for yourself comes before respect for others and learning to love yourself allows you to love others in a healthy and respectful manner. That's how the Staple Singers put it in their song from 71'.
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Conservative Atheists
Jun 1, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by granny
This just about explains the reason those stupid sheep voted for an incompetent nitwit.
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News & Links
May 29, 2021May 2021

Posted by barjoe
LINKCalifornia cafe owner charges customers $5 fee for wearing masks
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News & Links
May 27, 2021May 2021

Posted by Dyl1983
Ooooh!!! Big man!!! Gov. Greg Abbott says he'll fight Joe Biden's energy and climate agenda
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Music Fans
May 26, 2021May 2021

Posted by Marionville
Tonight at bedtime I bring you ....The Boy From Portmanteau. - Beautiful tribute to acclaimed Jazz Saxophonist Bendik Hosfeth by Morten Harket (vocals) with Hakon Kornstad (saxophone)...absolutely wonderful!
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
May 25, 2021May 2021

Posted by gsiamne
Sharks use Earth’s magnetic field like GPS, study suggests:
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World Music
May 24, 2021May 2021

Posted by GipsyOfNewSpain
From Japan "UFO", short for "United Future Organization". With Guest Singer: American Jon Hendricks. The Jazz Classic "I bet you thought I never find you". Of all versions my Favorite. And since My EX wife is My Landlord.... I play it every time ...
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News & Links
May 18, 2021May 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKIn England, COVID Death Rates Were Much Lower for People With “No Religion” | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Michiganders
May 17, 2021May 2021

Posted by creative51
Detroit Jazz - Yusef Lateef - "Russell and Eliot" (streets in Detroit)
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Music Fans
May 8, 2021May 2021

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
Take On Me (A-Ha Jazz Piano Cover) - Scott Bradlee
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News & Links
May 4, 2021May 2021

Posted by barjoe
LINKDerek Chauvin Legal Files For New Trial Alleging Juror Misconduct
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World Music
Apr 30, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Marionville
Im sure most of us already know that the origin of American Gospel, Jazz, Blues and Rock n Roll music is rooted in the “Negro” Spiritual or African American Slave music. I found this to be very interesting, it’s an excerpt from a PBS ...
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Music Fans
Apr 20, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Marionville
Hello and good morning on this Tuesday a.m.....I thought we could do with something optimistic and uplifting....so here’s Johnny Hates Jazz, with....Spirit Of Love.
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Music Fans
Apr 19, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by nicestuff
The Grand Wazoo Frank Zappa
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Music Fans
Apr 15, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Sierra4
Angela by jazz artist Bob James was used in the opening sequence for one of the best TV sitcoms ever. TAXI
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World Music
Apr 14, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Marionville
As a natural thought extension of my Spanish guitar post of yesterday and @Frayedbear’s one of the European Travellers or “Gipsies”.....today I’m posting The Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra performing Shalom Alechem , live. They are a ...
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Posts
Apr 9, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by AlanCliffe
Revolutionary Road. An ironic title if there ever was one. Paris? Shoot, the unhappy couple should have just moved to the Village. (Although to be fair, or realistic, I'm not sure how or where two or three young children would have fit into Village...
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Music, Movies & Books
Apr 9, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by AlanCliffe
Revolutionary Road. An ironic title if there ever was one. Paris? Shoot, the unhappy couple should have just moved to the Village. (Although to be fair, or realistic, I'm not sure how or where two or three young children would have fit into Village...
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Music Fans
Apr 5, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
(There was a "Paint It Black" cover over on that other Music Group {it's ok, that one is @Marionville 's, too!}, so I figured I'd do another here...original first, then cover. Enjoy (hopefully!) Cage The Elephant - Ain't No Rest For The Wicked ...
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Memes R Us
Apr 1, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Lorajay
I don't know whether to put this one under memes or jazz. Since it's a picture I'll put it under memes.
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Music Fans
Mar 31, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Here is a little Jazz Gumbo.
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Quotes
Mar 30, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by altschmerz
Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong. Oscar Wilde
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