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  1. maven2blue

    RIP Margaret Thatcher

    Baroness Margaret Hilda Thatcher “Individualism has come in for an enormous amount of criticism over the years. It still does. It is widely assumed to be synonymous with selfishness -- an argument which I have already examined and I hope successfully dismissed. But the main reason why so many people in power have always disliked individualism is because it is individualists who are ever keenest to prevent abuse of authority. A large part of the explanation of why the English have been so successful in making liberty work is, I am convinced, that the nation has bred and nurtured more than its share of these rugged, angular individualists. We all know who they are. They are the people referred as ‘one of a kind’, or ‘a character’, or, sometimes and less favourably ‘a difficult customer’, or even on occasion ‘a damned nuisance’. They are not to be consigned to social categories, nor planned into programmes, nor fitted into schemes. They drive socialists wild. We need such individualists in every walk of life. We need them just as oysters need grit. No grit, no pearl.”
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    RIP Lilly Pulitzer

    Last year, I bought a Lily Pulitzer sundress. I was amazed at the number of people who asked me where they could buy a dress like that. I like her dresses because they are pretty without being too cute. RIP Lily
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    The Rest in Peace Thread

    Rip Annette Funicello
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    The Virginmarys

    About a month ago, I picked up Dead Man's Shoes from a Spotify promotion and put in my starred list. I haven't had time to explore more of their music. I'm glad you made this thread. I'll put them at the top of my list the next time that I go looking for new music.
  5. I lost interest when I saw that Air Supply wasn't in the poll.
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    Warren Haynes

    It was filmed right? It's been awhile but I watched some video of them performing songs from "Houses of the Holy". I really liked it.
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    Led Zeppelin In Talks Regarding Streaming Online

    One of the things that keeps me on Spotify is the promotions. I fell in love with Latin music because of a Spotify promotion of a Spanish artist. I don't really care if Led Zeppelin begins streaming because I have the albums and CD's. Actually that applies to most of my favorite Classic Rock. I do agree that streaming would open up their music to new audience and that would be fantastic
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    Warren Haynes

    I saw Gov't Mule in concert at Memphis about 3 years ago. Maybe it's just me but watching Warren Haynes play guitar was an incredible experience. The band put on a fantastic show and ranks up there at the top of all the concerts I've attended.
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    Who are your favorite Commedians?

    Christopher Titus Bill Burr Louis C.K. Chris Rock Jeff Foxworthy Redd Foxx and my favorites-Johnboy and Billy I have all these and a couple more on Spotify
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    New "FIVE" graphic on Official fb page

    Thanks you guys for the Alberta Cross posts. This is the first time I have listened to them. Broken Side of Time was really good. Good enough to get me to post after several months away from here. Keeping this on topic, I've talked to some friends and if this is the O2 dvd release, there will be a viewing party at my house. BTW, the font for the five and the four, I'm referring to the block letters style was really popular in the early to mid1970's. I remember, myself and other kids printing our name and the words "Love" and "Peace" on our notebooks in big block letters like this, Hyphens or dashes or whatever in this case is used by the graphic artist to give a word symmetry and unique style. Nothing more, nothing less.
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    What Robert Plant will not do?

    Shave his head
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    Rock Stars Who Look Like Wizards

    Thanks for the laugh, Virginia. Steven Tyler and Willie Nelson cracked me up. Justin Bieber was odd but still funny.
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    2012 the end of the Mayan calender

    I agree. Besides, so what if something did happen? You hold the people you love and fly. I don't believe in living in fear. Doomsayers are boring and ridiculous
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    Why So Serious?

    Now I come to you with broken arms Hoping you'll see what your loves done to me, broken arms-Journey Love is Like Oxygen-Air Supply I just called to say, I hate you-Stevie I Wonder
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    Why So Serious?

    Bitchy Woman-The Beagles (The Eagles) Two tickets and a pair of dice-Eddie Money Breath bad enough to stop a Train-Jethro Dull (Locomotive Breath)
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    What are you watching on TV now?

    Game of Thrones on HBO
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    Jimmy Page Says...

    It is fun I did not know that Jimmy played on that many records. I always thought Brenda Lee was made in America, so to speak. Its fantastic to learn something new. I think the name of the song says it all. "Is it true?" as in good things are about to happen.
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    Jimmy Page Says...

    Someone on youtube is saying that he played on that Brenda Lee song. Probably just another rumor
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    Jimmy Page Says...

    I reread those FB posts. They are saying that the Lee song was playing before the XXII appeared on the site. Its just really weird. These posts were made by people who wouldn't joke around about something like this. Clicking on the hourglass redirected you to the song. Oh well, if it was there its gone now.
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    The Mysterious Life and Death of Phil Schneider

    I've lurked around ATS for a couple years. I don't give a rats ass about birth certificates, aliens or 9/11 conspiracies. I enjoy the political forums, ancient history and lately the genetically modified food threads. Its a great place to find alternative news. I learned recently from ATS that trading gold and silver will become illegal as of July 15. I would not have known this if not for ATS.
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    Jimmy Page Says...

    Several people on FB said that when they clicked on the page a "Brenda Lee " song played. I didn't hear anything but the sound of sand whooshing in the hourglass. Maybe the surprise is a duet with Brenda Lee. That sand pouring made me think of this: Like sands through a hourglass, so are the days of Jimmy Page's life.
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    The Mysterious Life and Death of Phil Schneider

    I have a book published in 1962 that is about ships and general ocean topics. There is a chapter about the Philadelphia Experiment. The book says that Congress printed a booklet about the P.E., acknowledging that the incident happened. I wonder what happened to those booklets. I think there was only a few hundred printed and I don't remember the publication date. I'll have to dig that book out. Anyway, reading that chapter inspired me to study physics and the work of Einstein and Tesla. I'm not a physicist by any means but enjoy the subject as long as I don't have to do the math.
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    I watched someone fall off the roof of a house once. It scared me so bad that I went into hysterics and started laughing instead of crying. It wasn't funny. I guess you could say that I was venting. A friend that was with me threatened to smack me if I didn't stop. That did the trick. I was able to calm down. The person who fell wasn't seriously injured, thank goodness.