1877 – ClassicBand.com
Thomas Edison devises a telephone design that becomes the basis for his later claim to the invention of the microphone.
1877 – ClassicBand.com
This week we look back at a great LeRoy/Hickman tune from Johnny’s Palmhenge album. The video is a simple tribute to their friend, Bob Kjorverstad, who met Chris the first day of kindergarten, and founded The Dangers, the band that got Johnny and Chris together.
Bob was killed by a train five years ago but [...]
Rocking songscripting from the Cracker family
Half of what I say is meaningless
Julia, Julia, oceanchild, calls me
Her hair of floating sky is shimmering, glimmering
Julia, Julia, morning moon, touch me
Friday, March 26, 2010
Three for third grade
Third grade is an exciting time for readers. It’s the stage in which many children begin their foray into chapter books, or junior novels. Here are three great ones:
White, E. B., Garth Williams, and Edith Goodkind Rosenwald. Charlotte’s
Even arachnophobes can’t help but [...]
Listening Theme 28 – 70’s Glam Rock (Revisited)
About this time last year (the exact date lost in the mists of time) I had my very first Listening Theme – 70’s Glam Rock. It lasted a few days and only resulted in a couple of recommendations. I thought I’d mark this 1st anniversary by revisiting [...]
Please Please Me
Recorded: September 11, 1962; November 26, 1962; February 11, 1963 (Studio 2, Abbey Road Studios, London, England)
Here is our friend David Mirabella with The Rationales live.
A great pop band… Check um out at http://www.facebook.com/pa..ges/The-Rationales/7712186..
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Here are 2 short and breezy chapter booksfor grades 4 and up:
Urban, Linda. A
Zoe dreams of being the next Vladimir Horowitz and playing Carnegie Hall. She has one major setback, though–she doesn’t own a piano.
López, Diana. Confetti
DARK MAN (for Mark Linkous and Vic Chesnutt)
Another dark manOut in the jet streamAnother great planAnother dark dreamJust ask his cell phoneAsk his advisersWhen it’s all overWho was the wiser?Another dark man
They’re coming overThey have the car keysThey have agendasThey are the enemyJust ask his hangers on Ask his baptizersWhen its all overWho was [...]
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