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Song Focus: “Stagger Lee”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cv_THWZ8-T8 Periodically, The Daily Music Break will highlight an important song, Please send candidates to carl@dailymusicbreak.com. Evidence of the importance of...

New York is a City of Immigrants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx-Ru2wQFNc Sometimes things just happen in neat little bundles. Yesterday, my wife, daughter and I spent much of the afternoon at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens. The park...
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Masterpiece: Oh! Susanna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVUSK7tPDbA The first idea for this post was to cover a genre that had yet to be posted at the site. One of those is the barbershop quartet, and I found a version of "Oh...
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Happy Birthday, Rudy Vallee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiqclXgAFBQ Rudy Vallee would have turned 115 years old today. Wikipedia says that Vallee -- Hubert Prior Vallée -- "...was one of the first modern pop stars of the teen...
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Happy July Fourth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6TiooNqPmE This is a 2001 reenactment of General Charles Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, which essentially ended the Revolutionary War. The tradition is that...