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I dedicate this to the STUPIDITY of Trump

Leonard Bernstein presents 7-year-old Yo-Yo Ma’s high-profile debut for President John F. Kennedy.

The lack of education on Trump’s part blows the world’s mind and his outbursts are that of a demented man.

ONE LOVE MANCHESTER

 

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Even watching the show here in Canada the spirit flew across the pond God smiled. The audience participation just amazing and outside the arenas there were children holding onto a policeman hands and they were dancing in a circle to the music they heard coming from the show at Old Trafford Stadium .

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There was so much love all around me people crying when “Over the Rainbow” was sung. All people, all colors, all together, smiling together, enjoying the show together, all ages, the way it should be.

Harold Lloyd: A Golden Era Comedian.

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The first movie I ever saw Harold Lloyd on TV was his famous clock hanging scene ,from that day on as a kid I was fascinated by him and his movies. Harold Lloyd was a part of the Golden Era of Silent Movies and beyond to talkies.

Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (Episode 1)

As an actor, comedian, stuntman, writer, director and producer, Lloyd made nearly 200 films between 1914 and 1947. He was a pioneer in the use of thrill sequences, daredevil physical feats, innovative camera angles, color in film and 3D photography. These tremendous accomplishments, along with the universal appeal of his stories, makes Harold Lloyd and his antics a natural for animation. Dave Rosenbaum, Cinesite’s Chief Creative Officer, Eamonn Butler, Cinesite’s Executive Animation Director and Suzanne Lloyd, granddaughter of Harold Lloyd and the owner of his film library, will collaborate on the adaptations. “Today’s films and filmmakers stand on the shoulders of Harold Lloyd with his innovations and unparalleled sense of story, camera and comedy,” said Rosenbaum. “It is an honor to work with Suzanne and the Harold Lloyd Estate.” “By donning unassuming glasses, Harold Lloyd became the boy next door everyone could relate to and he shot to stardom to enchant and entertain generations of film fans,” says Suzanne Lloyd. “I appreciate the opportunity to work with Dave Rosenbaum, Eamonn Butler and all the talented people at Cinesite to bring Harold’s comedy genius to the world in a new and innovative way. We need laughter now more than ever.” Prior to his death in 1971, Harold Lloyd reflected, “It’s amazing me to me that these comedies can still strike a responsive note of laughter with audiences of all ages and in all parts of the world. Laughter is the universal language. It establishes a common identity among people—regardless of other differences. It is the sweetest sound in the whole world.”

Harold Lloyd – This is Your Life.

Lloyd married his leading lady, Mildred Davis, on Saturday, February 10, 1923 in Los Angeles. They had two children together: Gloria Lloyd (1923-2012) and Harold Clayton Lloyd, Jr. They also adopted Gloria Freeman (1924—1986) in September 1930, whom they renamed Marjorie Elizabeth Lloyd but was known as “Peggy” for most of her life. Lloyd discouraged Davis from continuing her acting career. He later relented but by that time her career momentum was lost. Davis died from a heart attack in 1969, two years before Lloyd’s death. Though her real age was a guarded secret, a family spokesperson at the time indicated she was 66 years old. Lloyd’s son was gay and, according to Annette D’Agostino Lloyd (no relation) in the book Harold Lloyd: Master Comedian, Harold Sr. took this in good spirit. Harold Jr. died from complications of a stroke three months to the day after his father.

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British Culture: 1962 Rolling Stones

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The pop group the Rolling Stones are walking along the side of a road. They try to hitch hike but are ignored by passing cars. Afterwards they play a show in Hull where screaming teens celebrate their idols.

The Rolling Stones – Ready Steady Go Special Edition 2 September 1965.

 

 

British Culture: Top Of The Pops 1989.

DO NOT WATCH IF YOU SUFFER EPILEPSY FLASHING LIGHTS ON THE STAGE.

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The feel of music gradually began to change an eclectic kind from rap pop and melodies.

Robert Palmer.

Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He was known for his distinctive, soulful voice, eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop,  and sartorial acumen. He found success both in his solo career and with the Power Station, and had Top 10 songs in both the UK and the US.

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Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens; March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Widely known as the Queen of Funk, Khan has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide. Khan was ranked at number 17 in VH1’s original list of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. In the course of her solo career, Khan has achieved three gold singles, three gold albums and one platinum album with I Feel for You. With Rufus, she achieved four gold singles, four gold albums, and two platinum albums.

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Oh so young and oh it takes me right back.

British Culture: Top of the Pops 1984.

Life is history, it goes so quickly just when you think it will never end.
Published on Nov 27, 2016

TOTP 1984 Christmas Day Special. Recorded onto a VHS Tape, Xmas Day 1984 (32 years ago!).

00:00 – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes
03:14 – Duran Duran – The Reflex

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07:42 – Nik Kershaw – I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down
11:00 – Culture Club – War Song

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14:44 – Thompson Twins – Doctor Doctor
19:10 – Jim Diamond – I Should Have Known Better
23:29 – Paul Young – Love of The Common People

26:51 – Duran Duran – Wild Boys
31:06 – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – The Power of Love
36:18 – Thompson Twins – You Take Me Up
40:07 – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax
44:00 – Band Aid – Do They Know it’s Christmas?