Month: May 2014

May 31

Births 1819- Walt Whitman- Poet 1930- Clint Eastwood- Whatever he wants to be. 1938- Peter Yarrow- Peter,Paul & Mary 1941- Johnny Paycheck- Country singer 1955- Tommy Emanuel, CGP-
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May 30

Events 1962- Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem premieres Births 1909- Benny Goodman- Bandleader 1926- Johnny Gimble- Fiddler 1964- Wynonna Judd. Deaths 1640- Peter Paul Rubens- Flemish painter 1744-Alexander Pope-
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May 29

Events 1913- Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring premiered in Paris, leading to riots 1942- Bing Crosby records Irving Berlin’s White Christmas 1953- Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay reach top
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May 28

Births 1910- T-Bone Walker, Blues musician 1916- Walker Percy, Author 1925- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Baritone 1927-Gyorgy Ligeti, Romanian Composer 1945- John Fogerty, Rock musician Deaths 1787-Leopold Mozart- Composer, father
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May 27

After a 2 day hiatus, we’re back… Events 1962- ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” released Births 1799-Aleksandr Pushkin-Russian writer (Eugene Onegin) 1859- AE Housman- English Poet 1907- John Wayne
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Memorial Day

My wife and I were watching the Memorial Day concert last night and thinking a lot about our grandparents’ generation. 3 of our grandfathers were in WWII. One
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May 24

  Births 1941-Bob Dylan-singer/songwriter 1947-Mike Reid- Songwriter and ex pro-football player 1955-Rosanne Cash- Singer/Songwriter, daughter of Johnny Cash   Deaths 1543- Nicolas Copernicus- Astronomer 1963-Elmore James- Blues musician
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May 23

TIH will be brief the next couple of days- back to normal capacity after Memorial Day.   1910-Artie Shaw- US Bandleader 1910-Scatman Crothers-Entertainer 1925- Mac Wiseman- Folk/Bluegrass singer
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May 21

Events- 1892-Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” premieres in Milan Nothing else I wanted to mention happened on this day… Births- 427-Plato 1471-Albrecht Durer-German artist 1904- Fats Waller- jazz musician   Deaths
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