Jimmy Carter Wins Grammy for Spoken Word Album

Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, has won his second Grammy Award for spoken word album for his biography “Faith – A Journey For All.” This personal reflection considers how faith has sustained him throughout good times and bad, inviting readers to find it for themselves. At the age of 94, the […]

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A Look At Bernie Sanders’ Spoken Word Album And Full Discography

We all know that Bernie Sanders recorded a spoken word album. But not a lot of people know that Bernie has a robust catolog of musical work. So I thought it was important to look at all of Bernie Sanders’ albums and see where his spoken word album landed. Also, I’m sure you’ve been in one of those “What’s your favorite Bernie Sanders song?” conversations at a party. Everybody is rattling off hits like “We Shall Overcome” and “The Banks Are Made Of Marble,” and you’re thinking, “Those are the only two I know!” Don’t worry! This should help you out.

“We Shall Overcome” (1987) 

The album that put him on the musical map. Just great top to bottom. It speaks to his ability, and we get a sense of exactly who he is and what he’s about. Very rare for a freshman album.

RATING: 4.5/5

BEST TRACKS:

“We Shall Overcome”

 ”The Banks Are Made Of Marble

“Bernie Sanders Live” (1988)

Bernie LIVE at the Forum. This release was a brilliant move by Bernie to simmer expectation after such a hot start. He decided to record a live album with everybody’s favorite hits while sprinkling in a few new tracks. Also, some of the best mid-song banter OF ALL TIME! Guy took three to six questions from the audience between every song.

RATING: 4/5 

BEST TRACKS:

The Top 1% Of Our Countries Wealth Governs The Bottom 45%”

We’re Living In An Oligarchy And Here’s Why!”

“Bernie” (1989)

Bernie’s true sophomore album fulfilled every bit of expectation. Bernie spends every track on this album taking on race relations and shining a light on topics that nobody was talking about at the time. With tunes to make you get up and get down. I mean the hook in “Institutional Racism Is Real And We’ve Done Little To Stop It” makes you want to jump on your bed and scream, “BERNIE BABY!”

RATING: 4/5

BEST TRACKS

Institutional Racism Is Real And We’ve Done Little To Stop It

Minorities Shouldn’t Have To Work Three Jobs To Make Rent 

“The Banks Did WHAT?!” (1997)

A change from his usual beat. Bernie’s first (and only) comedy album was met with confusion and disdain. Mainly because his audience knew him to be a soulful musician, NOT an angry Lewis Black-style comic. I’m sure you’ll find some die-hard fans that say it’s his best work, but they just don’t want to accept that their hero miffed.

It happens.

RATING: 1/5

BEST TRACKS

”Not ONE Has Been Prosecuted!”

The Differences Between Bankers And Middle Class Families”

“Self-Titled” (2013)

Magic. A return to form that felt new and alive. If you haven’t heard this album, stop what you’re doing and download it NOW. Not tomorrow. Not when it’s convienent. NOW! 

RATING: 5/5

BEST TRACKS

The Census Bureau Report On Income And Poverty In The US 1988-2013″

Citizens United Has Done More To Divide This Country And Stagnate Reform Than Any Other Piece Of Legislation In Our Nation’s History. This Is How We Must Address It.”

 

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A Look At Bernie Sanders’ Spoken Word Album And Full Discography

We all know that Bernie Sanders recorded a spoken word album. But not a lot of people know that Bernie has a robust catolog of musical work. So I thought it was important to look at all of Bernie Sanders’ albums and see where his spoken word album landed. Also, I’m sure you’ve been in one of those “What’s your favorite Bernie Sanders song?” conversations at a party. Everybody is rattling off hits like “We Shall Overcome” and “The Banks Are Made Of Marble,” and you’re thinking, “Those are the only two I know!” Don’t worry! This should help you out.

“We Shall Overcome” (1987) 

The album that put him on the musical map. Just great top to bottom. It speaks to his ability, and we get a sense of exactly who he is and what he’s about. Very rare for a freshman album.

RATING: 4.5/5

BEST TRACKS:

“We Shall Overcome”

 ”The Banks Are Made Of Marble

“Bernie Sanders Live” (1988)

Bernie LIVE at the Forum. This release was a brilliant move by Bernie to simmer expectation after such a hot start. He decided to record a live album with everybody’s favorite hits while sprinkling in a few new tracks. Also, some of the best mid-song banter OF ALL TIME! Guy took three to six questions from the audience between every song.

RATING: 4/5 

BEST TRACKS:

The Top 1% Of Our Countries Wealth Governs The Bottom 45%”

We’re Living In An Oligarchy And Here’s Why!”

“Bernie” (1989)

Bernie’s true sophomore album fulfilled every bit of expectation. Bernie spends every track on this album taking on race relations and shining a light on topics that nobody was talking about at the time. With tunes to make you get up and get down. I mean the hook in “Institutional Racism Is Real And We’ve Done Little To Stop It” makes you want to jump on your bed and scream, “BERNIE BABY!”

RATING: 4/5

BEST TRACKS

Institutional Racism Is Real And We’ve Done Little To Stop It

Minorities Shouldn’t Have To Work Three Jobs To Make Rent 

“The Banks Did WHAT?!” (1997)

A change from his usual beat. Bernie’s first (and only) comedy album was met with confusion and disdain. Mainly because his audience knew him to be a soulful musician, NOT an angry Lewis Black-style comic. I’m sure you’ll find some die-hard fans that say it’s his best work, but they just don’t want to accept that their hero miffed.

It happens.

RATING: 1/5

BEST TRACKS

”Not ONE Has Been Prosecuted!”

The Differences Between Bankers And Middle Class Families”

“Self-Titled” (2013)

Magic. A return to form that felt new and alive. If you haven’t heard this album, stop what you’re doing and download it NOW. Not tomorrow. Not when it’s convienent. NOW! 

RATING: 5/5

BEST TRACKS

The Census Bureau Report On Income And Poverty In The US 1988-2013″

Citizens United Has Done More To Divide This Country And Stagnate Reform Than Any Other Piece Of Legislation In Our Nation’s History. This Is How We Must Address It.”

 

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Two Music Speeches at Cambridge, Spoken at Public Commencements in the Years 1714 and 1730, by R. Long and J. Taylor. to Which Are Added, Dr. Taylot’s Latin Speech at St. Mary’s, 1730; Poems, Essays, and Correspondence. to the Whole Are Prefixed, Memoirs

Two Music Speeches at Cambridge, Spoken at Public Commencements in the Years 1714 and 1730, by R. Long and J. Taylor. to Which Are Added, Dr. Taylot’s Latin Speech at St. Mary’s, 1730; Poems, Essays, and Correspondence. to the Whole Are Prefixed, Memoirs


New – This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 Excerpt: … on her hand, can read, How long she’s like to live a Maid. He can with ease recover soon The Thimble lost, or Silver Spoon; And help you to find out the Thief, As well as by the Shears and Sieve. He has an Amulet, or Charm, Put it but on, you ’11 take no harm; Though you should hear

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Social Media Has Spoken: Here’s How to Dress Better

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Twitter got stylish yesterday with users sharing quick bites of fashion advice. #3WordFashionAdvice was started by Comedy Central’s @Midnight, “home of the hashtag wars,” and per the show’s setup, they assigned a winner:

Aside from a few head-scratchers (multiple references to Tyrion Lannister and a few ringing endorsements for things like fanny packs and scrunchies), the Web came up with some other gems.






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The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) – Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project

The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) – Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project


Since the founding of the Dryden Flight Research Center History Office in 1996, its staff has conducted nearly a hundred interviews with retired and serving employees. Their recollections represent a unique resource in understanding the development of aerospace technology in the second half of the 20th century. Their personal experiences, insights, and opinions allow the reader to gain an understanding into what it was actually like to have been involved with some of the milestone events in aerospace history. These interviews have been edited and assembled into this monograph, so that a wider audience can also share in their experiences.This study covers the early years of what eventually became the Dryden Flight Research Center. It spans the period between the arrival of Walter Williams and the first group of NACA engineers at Muroc in 1946, and ends with the establishment of NASA in 1958. This timeframe encompasses the breaking of the sound barrier, the pivotal inertial coupling research, the first use of computer simulations, the transformation of the NACA facility from a pair of old hangars into a state-of-the-art research center, and the dawn of the space age. These events took place against the background of the end of World War II, the start of the Cold War, and the twin technological revolutions of jet propulsion and supersonic flight. They are told by the people who participated in these events, in their own words.The foundations of the Dryden Flight Research Center date back more than a half century, to a time when aviation faced revolutionary technical changes. When the first NACA contingent arrived in September 1946, they found the Muroc Army Air Field to be an isolated and barren outpost. The post-war demobilization had left the hastily constructed base facilities in a poor state of repair. Palmdale and Lancaster in the late 1940s were rough desert towns lacking many of the conveniences to which the new arrivals from Langley (and their spouses) had been

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