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The Late Movies: 1972

When I posted some of my favorite songs from 1971 last year, y’all seemed to like them. How about another great year for music? The year 1972 marked my entrance into high school, and 40 years later, my two youngest daughters will advance to 9th grade. I had a long list of songs I liked, [...]

Obama Sings

(YouTube link) President Obama welcomed Rev. Al Green to a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater in New York yesterday with a few notes of “Let’s Stay Together.” It sounds like this was the result of a dare, but it’s still nice to know our Commander in Chief can carry a tune for at least a short [...]

8 Famous Christmas Babies

Historians now largely agree that Jesus wasn’t actually born on December 25th, but that doesn’t mean no one of historical significance was born that day. Here are the stories of eight famous people born on Christmas Day. 1. Isaac Newton: Yes, Mr. Gravity himself was born on Christmas Day in 1642. This was under the Julian [...]