Late, Late Night FDL: Isn’t It A Pity

By: Tuesday February 25, 2014 10:00 pm

Isn’t it a pity – Concert for George

Today is George Harrison‘s 71st birthday…! Happy Birthday and R.I.P…!

Late Night: The First World Musician of Note, Pandit Ravi Shankar Passes

By: Wednesday December 12, 2012 8:00 pm

Composer, scholar, teacher and worldwide performer, Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away Tuesday at the Scripps Hospital, in La Jolla, near San Diego, California. He had been admitted on December 6th with breathing difficulties. Shankar was 92.

Perhaps more than any other artist of the 20th century, his performances around the world gained global acceptance for Hindustani music. His collaborations with non-Indian musicians, spanning over half a century, made him an early crossover figure. Shankar was one of the first musicians of the foremost rank whose role in emerging post World War II culture not only created what became known as “world music,” it helped make that label a powerful one.

Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday July 28, 2012 5:00 am

Consideration and respect, yes even for strangers, is necessary for a civil society. How can we co-exist, much less work together amicably when the working model is “every man/woman for him/herself”?

Late, Late Night FDL: The Taxman Cometh

By: Monday April 18, 2011 10:00 pm

Beatles Cartoon – Taxman & George Harrison & Eric Clapton- Taxman

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