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Malcolm X and the Plymouth Myth

Malcolm X and the Plymouth Myth with music by The Julian Day Note: Sometimes only the tactics change and what was overt becomes covert. Malcolm X: “We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rock landed on us!” “I must emphasize at … Continue reading

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Check out my new album Sohei (Monk Warriors) distributed by @tunecore and live on iTunes!

Check out my new album Sohei (Monk Warriors) distributed by @tunecore and live on iTunes!.

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Wooden Indian by John Denver

The first real book I remember reading as a child was “Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce.” In it I learned of “counting coup” and distinguishing oneself in battle without having to kill. It so impressed me that after hearing … Continue reading

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A Working Class Hero by John Lennon

As soon as you’re born they make you feel small By giving you no time instead of it all ‘Til the pain is so big you feel nothing at all A working class hero is something to be A working … Continue reading

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Rhymes and Reasons by John Denver

This is one of my favorites by John Denver: So you speak to me of sadness and the coming of the winter, The fear that is within you now that seems to never end, and the dreams that have escaped … Continue reading

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Sons of the Seven Seas

You’re invited to the World Premiere of our new song “Sons of the Seven Seas” a song/spoken word composition by The Julian Day. 7pm I’m about to head over to Reverbnation to post the new song. Just thought I’d say … Continue reading

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Malcolm X & the Plymouth Myth

“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X Some things never change. Here’s a great speech set to music: “Malcolm X … Continue reading

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the mouse: a “children’s” story

the mouse: a “children’s” story philip scott wikel ©2002   1. Once upon a time there was a beautiful neighborhood full of green trees and flowers and butterflies of every color. Children would play freely as their parents and grandparents … Continue reading

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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys – First page

“They say when trouble comes, close ranks, and so the white people did. But we were not in their ranks.” – Jean Rhys, 1966 In other words: when threatened, act stupid and blind and spiritually bankrupt. Whatever you need to … Continue reading

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John Lennon – Gimme Some Truth

I’m sick and tired of hearing things From uptight, short-sighted, narrow-minded hypocrites All I want is the truth Just gimme some truth I’ve had enough of reading things By neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians All I want is the truth Just … Continue reading

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