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Monday, November 17, 2014

Bob Dylan Coming to Philadelphia’s Academy of Music

Only a Pawn in Their Game: Bob Dylan



*Reposting:
The following song, Only a Pawn in Their Game, epitomizes my Dylan !
July 2, 1963: Bob Dylan attended a civil rights gathering in Greenwood, Mississippi and sung, ‘Only a Pawn in Their Game,’ a song he wrote about the murder of activist Medgar Evers.
Listen to the lyrics-Powerful !  


Kimmel Center Presents
Bob Dylan
And His Band 
In association with Larry Magid Entertainment

Academy of Music
Friday, November 21
8pm
Saturday, November 22
8pm

Sunday, November 23
8pm




Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nina Simone in Liberia; Liberian Calypso

My Sunday Morning Praise-On
Nina Simone-Liberian Calypso



Mariam Makeba by Brunelle Marinelli











Here is an interesting link about Nina’s time in Liberia interwoven with some other history: http://riquespeaks.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/liberian-stories-nina-simones-liberian-life/




Remember Liberia (Guinea and Sierra Leone) this Sunday, its rich history, its challenges and especially during this time of the Ebola crisis. Support the efforts of Doctors Without Borders, who are on the frontlines of this crisis. Here is a link to learn more about their efforts and to make a donation.http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/article/anderson-cooper-360-what-do-mandatory-quarantines-mean-those-fighting-ebola-front-lines