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April 23, 2014
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MUSC 299 – Music with a Mission

This photograph from the concert at the end of The American Indian Movement’s “The Longest Walk,” Washington, DC, July, 1978, suggests ways that music, messages, and movements can come together. (From left: Muhammad Ali, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, … Continue reading

April 2, 2014
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MUSC 168 and 199-Some Ukulele Fun with 70s Pop Group J. Geils Band

The J. Geils Band was a thing in the 1970s. The band formed in 1967 in Worcester and had numerous hits throughout the 1970s and into the ’80s. They broke up in 1985 but have gotten back together on occasion. … Continue reading