Tag Archives: The Byrds

Alan Lomax

Have you ever wondered how primitive folks and world songs in the pre-phonograph era survived?  Well you can thank Alan Lomax.  An early day Indiana Jones, if you will, for going to parts unknown; logging and recording these songs for posterity. Without these recordings Leadbelly, The Byrds or The White Stripes  might not have discovered “Take A […]

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Martin Luther King Playlist

Here’s a playlist for you inspired by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: U2 “MLK” Stevie Wonder “Happy Birthday” Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On” Queen “One Vision” The Byrds “Chimes Of Freedom” Pete Seeger “We Shall Overcome” James Brown “Get It Together” This James Brown is the first song played on April 5, 1968 […]

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Father’s Day Mixtape

So the recession is hitting you hard this year and you don’t have anything for dear ol’ Dad?  Well fear not, here is an hours worth of father-themed music, some obvious, some not so much, some looking from the father’s perspective, some from the child’s. All are classic songs are just a right-click away.  Maybe […]

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