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Friday, September 23, 2011

#290: 1959, Mahalia Jackson, Trouble Of The World

September 23, 2011

As we approach the all important Songs To Learn and Sing #300, it is natural for thoughts to turn to surprising omissions in the songs that have appeared so far.  It explains in part why the last handful of songs have at last seen a song posted from 1962, the last of the years from […]

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(After the) Lib Dem Conference Special: Bullshit Detector #3 – The Lib Dems Are A Restraint On The Tories

September 23, 2011

One of the constantly repeated messages in the Lib Dem Conference was that the Lib Dems, by being in government, act as a brake on the right wing instincts of the Tories.    In the early part of the conference – before Clegg, in his speech, blamed all of the world’s ills on Gordon Brown – […]

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