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tomorrow it will be three weeks since my Husband of 27 years and my lover of 4 years longer got sick with a fever and cough... it was a sunday. On January 17... 4 days later this strong man I ...
by KnotIookin
Comment Count 226 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 10:02 PM PST with 397 Recommends
I'm not seeing any diaries on this, so just have to post. It appears a performer has gotten into the APEC summit in Hawaii and sang a very anti-1%-er song for 45 minutes. He was showing a "Occupy ...
by PeteB2
Comment Count 176 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 10:57 AM PST with 394 Recommends
"Superior," they said, "never gives up her dead when the gales of November come early!" So ends the famous Wisconsin-connected 1976 folk ballad by Gordon Lightfoot, ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 05:53 AM PST with 220 Recommends
41 years ago today, on my 22nd birthday, member of the Ohio National guard opened fire on student at Kent State. Another date that will live in infamy. Look ...
Comment Count 136 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 05:12 AM PDT with 181 Recommends
Media entities have been trying to contact Tom Busch, director of the Pulaski (WI) Red Raiders Marching Band, since last Tuesday, when my ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 04:18 AM PST with 163 Recommends
The New York Times reports that Eight Are Charged With Chilean Singer’s 1973 Murder After Military Coup SANTIAGO, Chile — Eight retired army officers were charged on Friday with the murder of a ...
Comment Count 96 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 06:04 AM PST with 153 Recommends
Yes its that time of year where all DHFs sit on the Group W bench and sing along, with feeling. Because, "If you want to end war and stuff you got to sing loud." Back when I was stationed at Hunter ...
Comment Count 130 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 04:24 AM PST with 151 Recommends
Sing for Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 163 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 138 Recommends
As I have previously written, one of my all time heroes is Pete Seeger. There is another person in my pantheon of those extraordinary human beings who “walked the walk”, Joan Baez. Born on ...
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 06:09 AM PST with 103 Recommends
I've been lucky enough to experience many powerful things with Joan Baez. This is one:
by waydownsouth
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 03:01 PM PST with 100 Recommends
As the March 19th rally and march headed through the streets of Portland yesterday, a young boy stepped up to the front line with us. His sign:
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 09:51 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
A few years ago I ran across the Adrian Mitchell poem "To whom it may concern" on Youtube. It was filmed at the International Poetry Incarnation in Royal Albert Hall, London (1965). I have read it ...
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Apr 30, 2011 at 07:10 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
On the Third Day was the third album released by the band, issued 197311 in the US on United Artists and 197312 in the UK on Warner Brothers (they had previously been contracted to Harvest). It ...
by Translator
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 05:58 PM PST with 63 Recommends
Welcome to the Team DFH Freaky Friday Music party. We're mixing it up a bit tonight. One of my favorite music buddies and DFH frandor55 ...
by frandor55
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Jul 15, 2011 at 06:02 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
Today would have been Pete Seeger's 95th birthday. There's not much more I can add to the story of Pete, one of the greatest American who ever lived, that isn't covered by the PBS American Master's ...
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
If you are a DFH or just an aficionado of folk music, you'll recognize the title of this diary as a line from Gordon Lightfoot's "Ballad of the Yarmouth Castle". ...
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 07:05 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Ry Cooder, master of World Music. He has integrated more styles and genres than most people ever listen to, from the Blues to Protest Music with sidestops on every continent. If Ry Cooder brought ...
by hairylarry
Comment Count 86 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 03:37 PM PST with 42 Recommends
He's 92!!! I just lost 10 points on my DFH license for forgetting one of my heroes birthday. Guess I'll have to fill this up with videos. But first his testimony before HUAC after the Fleur-de-Kos.
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 10:11 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
I visited the Capitol Rotunda today for a spontaneous gathering around the brightly-decorated evergreen, where a group of people just happened to show up to sing (as has just happened to happen ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 07:00 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Next week marks the first anniversary of the day Gov. Scott Walker "dropped the bomb" on Wisconsin -- it was February 11 when he sprung his secretive, explosive, mendaciously-named "budget repair ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Feb 05, 2012 at 03:51 AM PST with 39 Recommends