Tag: history

The Mountaintop, April 3, 1968

Re-posted from 1.21.2019 by TMC for ek hornbeck. Given in support of striking Sanitation Workers in Memphis, Tennessee. Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. It’s always good to have your closest …

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The Breakfast Club (Always room for Jello)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 17th Benjamin Franklin is born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower gives his Farewell Address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born; Muhammad Ali is born. Breakfast Tune Woody Guthrie – All You Fascists Bound To Lose (Quarantine Edition) Something to think about, Breakfast …

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The Breakfast Club (Eatin’ Right Along)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 10th Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London’s Underground opens; The Beatles first album released in US hits store shelves; Rod Stewart born. Breakfast Tune Movin’ Right Along to 2021 with Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear | The Muppets Something to think about, Breakfast …

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The Breakfast Club (Leftover Popcorn)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 3rd Washington’s army routs the British in the Battle of New Jersey; Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S. forces; Jack Ruby dies; Author J.R.R. Tolkien is born. Breakfast Tune RUMBLE Web Exclusive: Rhiannon Giddens plays ‘Georgie Buck’ on Banjo Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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The Breakfast Club (Chocolate Orange)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 27th Soviet Union invades Afghanistan; Charles Darwin sets out on round-the-world voyage; Radio City Music Hall opens in New York; James Barrie’s play “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” opens in London. Breakfast Tune Nashville Blues Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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The Breakfast Club (Cranberry Canes)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 26th A tsunami kills more than 200-thousand people is Southeast Asia; Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey is found beaten to death; Winston Churchill addresses joint session of Congress; Presidents Truman and Ford die. Breakfast Tune Rhiannon Giddens featuring Yo-Yo Ma – “Build A House” …

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Carol of the Bells

Twitter is a strange place. Depending on who you follow or what you read in the news on the internet that leads you there, it can be informative and educational. A blog post led me to a tweet where I found this tweeted response   And Carol of the Bells is based on a Ukrainian …

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The Breakfast Club (Cookies)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 25th George Washington crosses the Delaware River; Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev resigns; Ousted Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife are executed; James Brown dies. Breakfast Tune Washington Blues – Clifton Hicks Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below So this breakfast …

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The Breakfast Club (PT Omelet)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 20th New Orleans marks completion of Louisiana Purchase; South Carolina is first state to secede from Union; Vermont Supreme Court rules in favor of homosexual couples; ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ premieres in New York. Breakfast Tune Gettysburg Banjo 12 – Buffalo Gals Something to …

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The Breakfast Club (In Progress ive)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 13th U.S. forces capture Iraq’s ousted dictator Saddam Hussein; Authorities in communist Poland impose martial law; Union forces suffer defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia; Actor Dick Van Dyke is born. Breakfast Tune Santa Claus Is Coming To Town for Trombone, Bass Sax …

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The Breakfast Club (To Go)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 6th Jefferson Davis dies in New Orleans; Four people die at a free Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California; America’s first attempt to put a satellite into orbit fails; Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck is born. Breakfast Tune Greensky Bluegrass – …

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The Breakfast Club (Pecan pie)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for November 29th President Johnson names commission to investigate JFK’s assassination; U.N. passes resolution calling for the British Mandate of Palestine to be partitioned; First flight over the South Pole; Natalie Wood, Cary Grant and George Harrison die. Breakfast Tune Beatles’/George Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun” …

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