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Gordon Lightfoot’s “Beautiful” song from ’72

On May 27, 1972, Gordon Lightfoot’s “Beautiful” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart at #96. “Beautiful” is simply that—a gorgeous love song wrapped in the simplicity of an acoustic arrangement and accented by the lush timbre of Lightfoot’s … Continue reading

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Peter, Paul and Mary at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Forty-eight years ago (Aug. 28, 1963), more than 200,000 people took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It was a rally for civil and economic rights, culminated by the “I Have a Dream” speech of Martin … Continue reading

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