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Album: Tapestry

Posted by on Oct 23, 2010 in Music, Songs | Comments Off on Album: Tapestry

  Carole King isn’t one of the great singers of our times. Nor is she one of the great entertainers. But she is one of the great...

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Americana: The Apollo Theater

Posted by on May 24, 2010 in Americana | Comments Off on Americana: The Apollo Theater

In 1914, a new building was constructed on 125th Street in the Harlem section of New York City. Named “Hurtig and Seaman’s New...

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Song: "Respect"

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Songs | Comments Off on Song: "Respect"

Aretha Franklin (Great American Things, July 18, 2009) was already a star before she released “Respect.” But this went all the...

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