Jennifer Hall

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Pretenders – “2000 Miles”

Pretenders singer, songwriter, and guitarist Chrissie Hynde was born on this day, September 7, 1951, in Akron, Ohio.

a-ha – “Take On Me”

A-ha songwriter and guitarist Paul Waaktaar-Savoy was born on this day, September 6, 1961 in Tonsenhagen, Norway. “Take On Me” is from the band’s 1985 debut studio album, Hunting High and Low.

On This Day: Werner Herzog

Film director, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, actor, and novelist Werner Herzog was born on this day September 5, 1942 in Munich, Germany. Herzog is well regarded as one of the greatest film-makers of our time, best known for the films Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Fitzcarraldo, Little Dieter Needs to Fly, Grizzly Man, and Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Earlier …

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“Andromeda” by Alexander Liberman

Artist Alexander Liberman was born on this day September 4, 1912 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

“Hite Crossing, Lake Powell, Utah” by Karen Halverson

Photographer Karen Halverson was born on this day September 3, 1941.

NEU! – “Wave Mother”

Guitarist, keyboardist, and programmer Michael Rother was born on this day, September 2, 1950, in Hamburg, Germany. “Wave Mother” is from the album NEU! 1986.

“15/1972” by Ludwig Merwart

Austrian graphic artist and painter Ludwig Merwart was born on this day September 1, 1913 in Vienna.

Soviet Film Wednesday: The Cow

I recently posted an introduction to the beautiful work of Aleksandr Petrov, who creates animations using pastel oil paintings on glass to create wonderful, unique frames of soft, muted colors. Here is one of his early works, The Cow (Корова, Korova), made in 1989. In the story, a boy remembers how his family lost their …

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Squeeze – “Black Coffee In Bed”

Squeeze singer and guitarist Glenn Tilbrook was born on this day August 31, 1957 in London, England.

“Haemos” by Guy de Lussigny

Artist Guy de Lussigny was born on this day August 30, 1929 in Cambrai, France.