Posts tagged ‘Brother Ali’

June 2, 2011

Talk Thursday to Me – Eric Harvey

Today we talk with music journalist and ethnomusicologist Eric Harvey about his early love of rap, how he found his way from the world of video documentary making to music writing, and the place of academics in the world of popular music.

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April 28, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

It was this day in 1967 that boxing champion Muhammad Ali refuses to be inducted into the U.S. Army and was immediately stripped of his heavyweight title. Ali, a Muslim, cited religious reasons for his decision to forgo military service.  We pay musical tribute with our other favorite Ali. Check it below.

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February 21, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

Today is President’s Day, and in honor of the quasi-holiday here’s some musical tributes to the Commander in Chief.

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