Mind Travel: Golden Gate and Full Moon (Reblog)

The joy of the moon over the Golden Gate.

Mind Travel: Golden Gate and Full Moon

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #353: “FIRE”- OHIO PLAYERS – FEBRUARY 8, 1975 — slicethelife (Reblog)

Billboard #1 Hits: #353: “Fire”- Ohio Players. February 8, 1975. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. Single: “Fire”- Ohio Players Record Company -Mercury Genre: Funk. Soul Written by Bill Beck, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, Clarence Satchell, James Williams Time: 3:12 B-side: “Together” Album-Fire Grade: B Peaked at #1 1 […]

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #353: “FIRE”- OHIO PLAYERS – FEBRUARY 8, 1975 — slicethelife

Buddy Holly – Everyday — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture (Reblog)

It’s always an honor to post a Buddy Holly song.  This one was written  written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty. Buddy was a singer, songwriter, producer, and performer. During his short career, Holly was able to merge the sounds of rockabilly, country music, and R&B to help make rock and roll popular. The song was recorded in […]

Buddy Holly – Everyday — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

SEVEN SPANISH ANGELS | RAY CHARLES AND WILLIE NELSON — AMERICA ON COFFEE (Reblog)

A great story song performed by two season musicians, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson. The song was written by Troy Seals and Eddie Setser, and recorded by… Read more “SEVEN SPANISH ANGELS | RAY CHARLES AND WILLIE NELSON”

SEVEN SPANISH ANGELS | RAY CHARLES AND WILLIE NELSON — AMERICA ON COFFEE

On This Day December 16 — The Boston Tea Party

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On December 16 1773, the incident we now know as ‘The Boston Tea Party‘ occurred.

This was a protest against the East India Company’s recently legalised trade monopoly and the tax on tea. It was carried out by furious American patriots in Boston Harbor, who, dressing themselves as Mohawk Indians, stormed East India Company vessels and threw more than three hundred chests of tea into the freezing waters.

This famous incident followed the passing of the Tea Act in the British Parliament in London, earlier in 1773. This was designed to aid the supposedly struggling East India Company at the British colonies’ expense — an act which was to have severe and momentous consequences in the long term.

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Dayton’s Abandoned Skyscraper Where the Wright Brothers Had an Office — Architectural Afterlife (Reblog)

An incredible abandoned skyscraper (though no longer an official skyscraper as of today’s definition) that not only held a recording studio, and luxurious penthouse suite, but many other operations throughout. The Wright brothers even had an office here. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1993. Let’s take…

Dayton’s Abandoned Skyscraper Where the Wright Brothers Had an Office — Architectural Afterlife

The American Revolution Kicks Off — December 14 1774

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The first shots and eventual capture of the American Revolution began at Fort William & Mary on December 14, 1774.

This fort in New Hampshire saw the only action of the subsequent American Revolutionary War to occur in the New England state. This initial attack was carried out by local patriots under John Langdon.

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Kirk Douglas 1916 to 2020 — The Case for Global Film (Reblog)

Kirk Douglas died in February this year. Recently terrestrial television screened the video of his Hollywood break-through film Champion (1949). Douglas played the title role of Midge, a boxing champ driven by ambition. Throughout the film Midge is ruthless in the way that he uses people to climb to the top. But it is not […]

Kirk Douglas 1916 to 2020 — The Case for Global Film

Aunt Vivian’s Sweet Potato Pie — AMERICA ON COFFEE (Reblog)

Bianca Lambert shares her Aunt Vivian’s recipe for a southern-style sweet potato pie Hi, my name is Bianca Lambert, and I am cooking my Aunt Vivian’s Sweet… Read more “Aunt Vivian’s Sweet Potato Pie”

Aunt Vivian’s Sweet Potato Pie — AMERICA ON COFFEE