Check out this story from The Guardian. The International Intellectual Property Alliance, a lobby group who represents the RIAA, MPAA and others, thinks that open source software threatens capitalism and they want the US government to classify Brazil as a … Continue reading
I really enjoyed the We Are the World 25 for Haiti video. I wish there had been some representation from the Latin music community. That was a glaring hole. The cause, however, is unquestionably completely worthy. Of course I vividly … Continue reading
Check out this nice little story. This young 6-year old Emily Bear tears it up on the piano.
I have been in Florida since yesterday taking a few days of R&R. It’s a big change being in the warm 50s and 60s coming from 7 degrees Tuesday morning at DIA. Apparently it’s been cold here and I’ve heard … Continue reading
On this day in 1964 the Beatles conquered America. Some four thousand fans and two hundred journalists were present for their arrival at JFK Airport. On February 9 the Beatles made their first live US television appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show … Continue reading
The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was passed on February 3, 1870 which protected the right of African-Americans to vote. It reads, Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied … Continue reading
On this day in 1959 a plane crash in Iowa, killed three legendary rock and rollers, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and “The Big Bopper” Richardson.
From Reuters… LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV. British and U.S. researchers said they had … Continue reading
On February 1, 1960, four African American college students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, North Carolina. The seats were white-only and blacks were expected to stand up to eat … Continue reading