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    17494 The Republicans dance on our graves, and...

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    The Republicans dance on our graves, and The Democrats toss the people a few (mostly bare) bones. Trump is a childlike, selfish, power-hungry egotist, who clearly cares only for his own...
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    17490 There's a protest at Santa Monica Beach...

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    There's a protest at Santa Monica Beach now, and anarchists have come there, and caused police to shoot rubber bullets. It remains to be seen whether they will break up when the curfew...
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    17487 Nobody rioting here in Hermosa Beach. But...

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    Nobody rioting here in Hermosa Beach. But I hear sirens every once in a while. Probably ambulances picking up Covid-19 pneumonia patients.
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    17486 A dime??? Ours were free, at first, - but...

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    A dime??? Ours were free, at first, - but too crowded. Some years later, they jumped straight from free to a quarter.
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    17484 They used to do that in Chicago, too. I...

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    They used to do that in Chicago, too. I think they did that in most big US cities, especially before we had central air conditioning in anyplace except movie theatres, and before there were...
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    17422 Yes, typo, light touch on the "a"- weak...

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    Yes, typo, light touch on the "a"- weak left pinkie.:p
  7. 17408 Jerry Green. He took all the Joe Stubbs...

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    Jerry Green. He took all the Joe Stubbs leads.
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    17368 With that misprint, that CD will be highly...

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    With that misprint, that CD will be highly collectable and very valuable in 20-30 years, IF The Human Race survives The COVID-19 Pandemic! :p
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    17363 I still have mine. It's TERRIBLE for...

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    I still have mine. It's TERRIBLE for texting. I have to hit 3 keys to make one letter! But, at least I can call out and retrieve my calls.

    I still much prefer it to my "smartphone",...
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    17361 Shouldn't that read: "ancestor" of the...

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    Shouldn't that read: "ancestor" of the copier? Didn't the mimeograph machine come FIRST?
    I'm asking, because so often the gremlins go back into the past and change things that happened, that...
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    17355 It's always hard to choose one singer,...

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    It's always hard to choose one singer, probably out of maybe 20,000 I've heard, and I'm sure I have recordings by over 2,000 or 3,000 different female singers.
    I would have a very difficult...
  12. 17351 IF The Republicans get away with not...

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    IF The Republicans get away with not allowing the people in most states to vote en masse by mail, and/or the win the election by a miscount or some other way of cheating, the people should...
  13. 17350 Marva Whitney was. I don't remember a...

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    Marva Whitney was. I don't remember a Martha Washington among his productions. There was an Albert Washington on a Cincinnati Record label (Fraternity Records) that was distributed by King. ...
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    17342 Wow! You were an early starter!!! (if...

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    Wow! You were an early starter!!! (if you're talking about grammar (elementary) school. I don't remember the high school classrooms having "cloakrooms".
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    17339 In my elementary school, we had those old...

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    In my elementary school, we had those old wood and wrought iron individual desks with an inkwell depression for holding the ink bottles. They were from before WWI. My mother's parents had a...
  16. 17338 That was pretty much the same for me. ...

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    That was pretty much the same for me. I've got over 2,000 King and its subsidiary label 45s (King/Queen/Federal/DeLuxe/Bethlehem). It was right up at the top in R&B/Blues/Gospel/Jazz, and C&W...
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    17337 Here's "Lovin' Machine" by Wynonie Harris:...

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    Here's "Lovin' Machine" by Wynonie Harris:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy-_RHT_jgc
    He only used about 3 different tunes. This is one of his "Good Rockin' Tonight" clones. I have about...
  18. 17336 He DID! And he was their only effective...

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    He DID! And he was their only effective producer after 1964.
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    17335 I've always wondered that, too. I think...

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    I've always wondered that, too. I think there is a possibility, because it is a rare name. But I've found no evidence of any connection, other than both of them having worked at Motown in...
  20. 17318 No, you won't deserve it. If Trump wins,...

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    No, you won't deserve it. If Trump wins, after what has gone on recently, you'll just know that it was a Republican fix, and it'll be time for a COMPLETE national boycott - and bringing down...
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    17316 I'm sure it was the same for other SDF...

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    I'm sure it was the same for other SDF "Oldies, like Ralph.
  22. 17315 Thanks for posting these recollections. ...

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    Thanks for posting these recollections. It's always great to hear personal accounts of what went on back then - especially for those of us who were involved from another angle.
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    You guys are all so young! My introduction was a...

    You guys are all so young! My introduction was a stack of my parents' Boogie Woogie 78s by the Victrola! And on the wall in the living room was a bookshelf full of those green record-holder-sleeved...
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    17314 I started school right after World War II....

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    I started school right after World War II. There were still a lot of men and young women in the military, and in the war industries. So, ALL the elementary teachers were old ladies. The old...
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    17313 We used to ski to school. Those of us who...

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    We used to ski to school. Those of us who lived close enough that we could reach it without crossing any streets. Or we could ski there IF the streets weren't scraped yet. Or we could ski...
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