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Sunday Jul 27 | Journal-Pioneer

Songs of war and American culture

In the United States, the trajectory has been from songs celebrating religious patriotism through nationalistic tunes to more nuanced views of conflicts to outright anti-war lyrics.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Washington, DC, Folk, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Ticket sales release for season openers

Rhapsody In Bluegrass is a panoramic exploration of America and her music. Featuring favorites from Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, and other quintessential American legends, Rhapsody in Bluegrass fuses Appalachian bluegrass, Irish fiddle, beloved classical themes, and roots music to create a beautiful and transporting concert experience.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Aaron Copland, Classical, Gershwin, Copland, George Gershwin, Folk

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NewsOK.com

Tech bytes business briefs for July 22, 2014

Leaving on a jet plane? Perhaps you'll want to hear a reprise of that classic Peter, Paul and Mary tune before you board.

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Related Topix: Folk

Sun Jul 20, 2014

RollingStone

Stream Lincoln Center's Star-Studded Pete Seeger Memorial Concert

Folk icon and civil rights activist Pete Seeger who popularized songs like "If I Had a Hammer ," "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "We Shall Overcome" died at age 94 in January, less than a year after his wife Toshi passed away.

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Related Topix: Pete Seeger, Folk, Activism, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

DNAinfo.com

This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

The influence of Pete Seeger cannot be underestimated. As a songwriter, he penned "If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" As a singer and cultural historian, he did more than anyone to propagate "We Shall Overcome" - the anthem of the 1960s American civil rights movement - and he inspired generations of up-and-coming musicians, including Bob ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pete Seeger, Folk, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Alison Krauss Joins Billy Childs on Laura Nyro's 'And When I Die'

Although Laura Nyro had some success during her too-short career, especially in the late 1960s and early '70s, she ranks among artists whose commercial fortunes have never quite matched their influence.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass, Alison Krauss, Ledisi, Hip-Hop, Wayne Shorter, Folk

Sun Jul 13, 2014

USA Today

On the Verge: AJR gets 'Ready' for the big time

On the Verge: AJR gets 'Ready' for the big time With 'I'm Ready,' New York brother trio AJR proves hit records can be made on a budget.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Columbia University, Folk, Music

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