Thirty years after she won a Grammy for best new artist, singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has an album that she says feels like her debut. The so-called Duchess of Coolsville," joins us to talk about the healing aspect of her new album, , and to perform live in the studio.
"A unique collection of photographs that demonstrate the beautiful and rich culture of indigenous peoples of the Americas which includes the Caribbean, and Oceania. The goal of the "Native Voice" community network is to help improve the public's awareness of the many challenges faced by our indigenous peoples."
One Irish artist, Rowan Gillespie, created sculptures of the famine victims at a famine memorial at the Customs House Quay in Dublin, Ireland. He also created the sculptures which are part of the Ireland Park Foundation in Toronto, where many of the victims of the Irish famine fled in what became known as the "Coffin Ships," and often died lined up outside of Canada, forbidden to enter, locked into ship holds without adequate food or water.
Video from 1995 college project (made when I was 24). Actors are students who generously volunteered their time and acting. The singer was a co-worker who agreed to sing for free. And I was graciously allowed to video tape in a real diner (Peninsula Fountain Creamery, which is now Palo Alto Creamery Fountain and Grill) before their opening hours. The dog was a customer's and they let me put it in the video.
"Holding Back the Years" is the 7th track on Simply Red's debut studio album Picture Book. The song was a huge success for the group and quickly rose to the top of charts across the world. The single is one of two Simply Red songs (the other being their cover of "If You Don't Know Me by Now") to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100, for the week ending July 12, 1986. It also reached #2 in the UK and was a worldwide hit. It had initially been released in the UK the year before, but only reached #51.
"The Keeper of the Plains is a 13.4 metres (44 ft) Cor-Ten steel sculpture by Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin. It sits at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers in Wichita, Kansas. Surrounding the base of the statue are multiple displays which describe the local tribes that used to inhabit this area, as well as several fire pits which sometimes light up to illuminate the statue at night." - Wikipedia
"Oh, and this is my first time hearing of Para One. His real name is Jean-Baptiste de Laubier and he is a French electronic music producer. He is most notably known for producing for French rap group TTC, but know he is making himself known in the arena of electrofunk as Para One."