Tagged: year: 1969

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Growing Up 90’s: Kid’s Shows

The 90s were full of fun, engaging and sometimes bizarre animation, all which was meant for “children”. My personal favorites were mostly attached to two major networks that were born (or re-born) in the early 90s: Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Let me start with the FUN.

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How R&B Has Lost Its Soul

How is it that a form of music so integral to the individualization of Black Americans becomes something of a farce in their hands? While it’s a debate that’s been beaten like the proverbial dead horse, it’s one that still bears consideration.

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Pink Martini & Saori Yuki – Mas que Nada

Pink Martini & Saori Yuki cover Jorge Ben’s Mas que Nada, which became a signature song for Sergio Mendes and has been covered by a broad variety of artists From Rumba Patato Valdes, Philippine Bossa Nova Sitti, Hong Kong The Chopsticks, or Klaus Wunderlich.

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Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, The

Black Power Mixtape is an educational masterpiece in the world of documentaries that gives us general perspectives of the Black Power Movement as well as specific delineations of strong characters within.

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Pink Martini & Saori Yuki – Blue Light Yokohama

Pink Martini, the little 13-member orchestra from Oregon, gets together with Japanese singer Saori Yuki to create a loving tribute to the music from 1969.