Posts tagged ‘James Brown’

July 6, 2011

In Remembrance of Larry Jon Wilson

Larry Jon Wilson 10/07/40- 06/21/10

We’re getting caught up on things we wanted to post but were traveling and vacationing and spending time away from the laptop. Our apologies but we’re making it worth the wait with this tribute to Larry Jon Wilson from his goddaughter, our very own Postcard ChaCha.

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May 3, 2011

This Day in Music History

Today is not only the primary elections in our hometown of Bloomington, IN (and probably elsewhere we imagine) but it is also the birthday of both Pete Seeger (1919) and James Brown (1933), two gentlemen who’ve been known to get a little political from time to time.  Here’s some of their finest civic minded songs to celebrate the day.

And of course, don’t forget to vote. You’re kind of an asshole if you have that right and don’t use it. Just saying.

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April 5, 2011

This Day in Music History

It was this day in 1968, the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, that James Brown kept the peace in Boston by performing a special televised concert, aimed at keeping people at home in front of their televisions and out of the streets.  Watch the amazing documentary The Night James Brown Saved Boston, in it’s entirety below.

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