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Say it loud

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Here’s this week’s exciting new find.  “Black is Beautiful”  The Douglass High School Choir, Orchestra, Chorus  (Oklahoma City)   Century Records – Dimension 70  (1970)  “Black Is Beautiful”

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Angels of the mourning

The Wellesley Widows

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Now let’s listen to this new George Carlin LP

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“Class, who can identify the verb in this sentence – I need a fuckin’ drink now,”

Elementary Grammer with Music: “The Parts of Speech”       “Sing and Learn with Rebecca Warden”   (Nice last name for a teacher.)

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Campus Capers

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“Campus Capers” In “Cool Fidelity”. I have a second volume of the same name. I love these cool beatnik era illustrations.

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Elementary

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“Adventures in Music” RCA Victor. A box of three classical music 45’s produced to introduce second graders to the wonders of music. Every school used to have these boxey record players in classrooms and the library too. And just look at the fun that they’re having. Circa 1960.

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When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose

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“Let’s Subtract” Sometimes less is more – simpler is better. All this talk about adding, multiplying and dividing in the world. Here’s educator Rebecca Warden on her version of the “Inconvenient Truth” tour, speaking to young people about the importance of subtracting – reducing, taking away, lessening, minusing. The kids always seemed to respond with smiles hearing that there was no pressure to put two and two together anymore. (Listen and learn here at Way Out Junk)

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