Jennifer Hall

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Soviet Film Wednesday: Tenderness

Full of the vibrant energy of the outdoors and whimsical romance, Tenderness (Нежность, Nezhnost) was director Elyer Ishmukhamedov’s first major film, made in 1966-1967, and set in summertime in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. At its release, the film won awards at the International Week Of Asian Film Festival in Frankfort and at the Locarno Film Festival. Tenderness was …

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XTC – “Making Plans For Nigel”

Happy birthday to XTC singer, songwriter, and bassist Colin Moulding, born on this day August 17, 1955 in Swindon,  England. Written by Moulding, was released on September 14, 1979 on the album Drums and Wires.

Ketty Lester – “Love Letters”

Singer and actor Ketty Lester was born on this day August 16, 1934 in Hope, Arkansas.

The The – “This Is The Day”

Happy birthday to singer and songwriter of The The, Matt Johnson, born on this day August 15, 1961 in London, England.

On This Day: Nick Lowe Releases Debut Solo Single

Nick Lowe released his debut solo single “So It Goes” on this day August 14, 1976.

Remembering Gluck in Pictures

British artist Gluck was born into a wealthy, Jewish family as Hannah Gluckstein on August 13, 1895. Their father founded and ran the restaurant and hotel business J. Lyons & Co. in their London home, where Gluck was able to study the arts. Gluck passed away on January 10, 1978 in Steyning, UK. Gluck defied …

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“Dreaming Flowers” by Charles Blackman

Artist Charles Blackman was born on this day August 12, 1928 in Sydney, Australia.

“Girl with Butterflies #2” by Walter Williams

Artist Walter H. Williams was born on this day August 11, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York.

The Ronettes – “Chapel Of Love”

Ronnie Spector (aka Veronica) was born on this day August 10, 1943 in Manhattan, New York.

Kurtis Blow – “Basketball”

Happy birthday, Kurtis Blow, born on this day August 9, 1959 in New York City 🎈 This one brings back roller rink memories…