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Save the people, save the children, save the country — now (Laura Nyro, 1969)

I know this is similar to what I posted on Oct. 18th (Laura Nyro’s birthday), but can you ever hear Laura Nyro sing “Save the Country” too many times? In January of 1969, The Kraft Music Hall, a longtime musical-variety … 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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