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Come along on an amazing trip.... It’s spring 1964 and Fleur-de-Lys Records—a Detroit-based competitor of Motown—is sending its Soul Cavalcade bus tour to the Deep South and up the Eastern Seaboard: 20 cities in 24 days. On board are hit groups the Cravattes, the Shags, and...
The poetry in Humanophone, the third volume from award-winning poet Janet Holmes, celebrates composers and creators such as Harry Partch, Raymond Scott, Leon Theremin, and George Ives, who had to invent new instruments to capture the music heard in their “mind’s ear.” Taking its title from a George...
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