Archive for the 'Music' Category

Bob Dylan interview: ‘Passion is a young man’s game, older people gotta be wise’

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Bob Dylan interview: ‘Passion is a young man’s game, older people gotta be wise’ UK exclusive: Folk legend on why he’s taking a turn as a crooner for his latest album Robert Love on the Independent website on February 7, 2015.

A freewheelin’ Bob Dylan has restored life to old standards

Unpacking a trunk of new Soviet Yiddish songs: A self-interview

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Unpacking a trunk of new Soviet Yiddish songs: A self-interview by Eric A. Gordon on the People’s World Website on January 13, 2016.

Click Here to Read and Listen to: Lyrical Tuesday: Yiddish Songs on this website.

David Bowie Dies at 69; a Chameleon in Music, Art and Fashion

Monday, January 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Beat Godfather Meets Glitter Mainman William Burroughs, say hello to David Bowie By Craig Copetas in Rolling Stone Magazine on February 28, 1974.

Click Here to Read: Nothing Remains: David Bowie’s Vision of Love By Simon Critchley in The New York Times on January 11, 2016

Click Here to Read: David Bowie’s “Lazarus” Video Is a Haunting Farewell by Carey Dunne on the HyperAllergic blog on January 11, 2016.

Click Here to Read: David Bowie Dies at 69; a Chameleon in Music, Art and Fashion By Jon Pareles in the New York Times on Janary 11, 2016. (more…)

60 Years Later, A Wild, Baffling Recording Finds A Modern Spark

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: 60 Years Later, A Wild, Baffling Recording Finds A Modern Spark By the Editor on the WCQS website on  January 9, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Lyrical Tuesday: Yiddish Songs on this Website.

Lulu: A new production of a challenging 20th century opera

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Lulu: A new production of a challenging 20th century opera By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on January 4, 2016.

Alban Berg, drawing by Emil Stumpp (1926)

Fireman Shostakovich

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Fireman Shostakovich by Anna Aslanyan on the London Review of Books blog on January 2, 2016.

The year in popular music

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The year in popular music on the World Socialist Web Site on December 30, 2015.

Chris Stapleton [by CAWylie]

An interview with performer, educator and archivist of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: An interview with performer, educator and archivist of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein By Barry Grey on the World Socialist Web Site on December 23, 2015.

Frank Sinatra Born December 12, 1915

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Frank Sinatra’s lesson in loyalty By Bob Greene on the CNN website on July 17, 2011.

Click Here to Listen To:  Frank Sinatra Singing My Way on YouTube.

Click Here to Read and Listen to: Lyrical Tuesday from Jane Hall: Frank Sinatra on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Frank Sinatra: A Hundred Years On, the Voice Resonates Still by Stephen Holden in The New York Times on December 11, 2015

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John Lennon Died on December 8, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Click Here to View:  John Lennon Playing Give Peace a Chance on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  Imagine by John Lennon on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  Jealous Guy by John Lennon on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  John Lennon – Happy Xmas (War Is Over) on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: 1.15 Million Americans Have Been Killed by Guns Since John Lennon’s Death: Lennon was shot to death by Mark David Chapman 35 years ago Tuesday By Tessa Stuart in Rolling Stone Magazine on December 8, 2015

Movie Monday: The Wrecking Crew

Monday, December 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Interview with Denny Tedesco, director of The Wrecking Crew “Everybody loves this music around the world” By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on December 5, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Film Review: ‘The Wrecking Crew’ by Joe Leydon in Variety on March 12, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Wrecking Crew: The “secret star-making machine” of 1960s pop music By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on November 14, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Wrecking Crew reviewed by Christy Lemire on the Roger Ebert.com website.

Click Here to Read: Other Posts on Movies Monday on this Website.

 

Janis: Little Girl Blue

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Janis: Little Girl Blue–Amy Berg’s valuable documentary about singer Janis Joplin By David Walsh on the Socialist Web Site on December 5, 2015,

Janis: Little Girl Blue

Jim Hall’s Birthday: December 4th, 1930

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Dear Friends,

Today is Jim’s birthday. I wanted to share these performances with those who loved him and his music. Some you have heard, others maybe not. I am fortunate to have these gems so accessible. Bless you tube!! I hope you enjoy and remember him as I do.

Love,

Jane

Click Here to View: Bimini – Power of Three Michel Petrucciani – Wayne Shorter – Jim Hall on YouTube

Click Here to View: Jim Hall “My Funny Valentine” on YouTube.

Click Here to View: Jim Hall Quartet – Beija Flor on YouTube.

Click Here to View: Jim Hall_Concierto de Aranjuez

Click Here to View: Jim Hall and Peter Bernstein at Brecon Jazz 1994

Jane Hall
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Jewface: “Yiddish” Dialect Songs of Tin Pan Alley

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Jewface: “Yiddish” Dialect Songs of Tin Pan Alley at the Yivo Institute. On view in the Joan Constantiner Gallery, ground floor, November 2015 through Spring 2016.

The Wrecking Crew: The “secret star-making machine” of 1960s pop music

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Wrecking Crew: The “secret star-making machine” of 1960s pop music By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on November 14, 2015.

New Orleans songwriter, musician Allen Toussaint dead at 77

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: New Orleans songwriter, musician Allen Toussaint dead at 77 By Hiram Lee on nthe World Socialist Website on November 12, 2015.

Allen Toussaint performing in February 2007 [Photo by Carl Lender]

 

‘Ballad For Americans’ Sent ‘Message Of Unity’ In 1940 Presidential Race

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and Listen To: ‘Ballad For Americans’ Sent ‘Message Of Unity’ In 1940 Presidential Race on the NPR Radio Website on November 5, 2015.

Delegates gather for the 1940 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Penn. via Radio Diaries

The First Ever Chinese-Yiddish Song

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The First Ever Chinese-Yiddish Song by Talya Zax in The Jewish Daily Forward on October 22, 2015.

Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS

Monday, September 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS: “I think meditators are the people who will understand this best” on the Garrison Institute website on September 21, 2015.

Victor Jara (1932–1973): Died September 15, 1973

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Víctor Jara on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Biography of Victor Jara from the Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Click Here to View:  Victor Jara:  Te Recuerdo Amanda on YouTube.

Click Here To Listen To: Victor Jara Singing Cigarrito on YouTube.

Click Here to Listen to:  Arlo Guthrie Sings a Song About Victor Jara. (more…)