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Monday, December 16, 2013

#820: 1972, Jimmy Cliff, The Harder They Come

December 16, 2013

Last week, George posted on the first 800 tracks to feature here on Songs to Learn and Sing, and asked which artists were the glaring omissions. For me, Jimmy Cliff is definitely one. This is reggae with attitude: managing to pull off the combination of cool, laidback swagger with an adrenalin rush. It was of […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #34: 1962, Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean)

December 16, 2013

Auda abu Tayi (in disbelief):  You will cross Sinai? Lawrence:  Moses did! Today brought the sad news of the death of Peter O’Toole.  This week’s Cine-East Film Club Presentation is dedicated to his memory. O’Toole was one of the most gifted actors of his generation.  However,  in many ways O’Toole  (like Burton, Reed and Harris) […]

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