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I encountered this video while cataloging one of my Flamenco compilation CDs. I wanted to check if a singer Mayte Martín was female (a cantaora) as I seemed to recall and the name sounded. She is female alright, though you could be forgiven for looking twice to be certain, given the way she is dressed.
I was charmed by the dancing of Maya Belén, but was prompted by one of the comments under the video to do a little digging.
Just to show I'm not the only one doing tracks!
Have a look at "Variations on a Theme: "Junco Partner" when you have a while to browse through seventeen! versions of the same chords.
In which we follow a song first encountered in 1994, all the way back to 1955.
Don't click "Read More" if you ain't got at least 15:34 to listen to some music.
In which we examine how someone plagiarises a plagiarist to document another plagiarism.
While image-searching for my posting on sneakers, I ran across a music blog with a nicely-done post on Led Zeppelin's uncredited use of other peoples music. As purchaser of their first LP at time of release, I can say I am a long-time fan of the band. I have always known the "accusations" circulating regarding their so-called plagiarism, and found the page very interesting.
The author has taken the approach of creating a set of "Trading Cards", each documenting the source/s of a Led Zeppelin track. ref Willard's Wormholes - Zeppelin Took My Blues Away.
So far, so good. I noticed the one for Memphis Minnie, with its bright pink tones, looked a bit flashy for an artist of the same vintage as my grandfather.
Read as an e-book borrowed from Auckland Libraries via Overdrive, on my Kobo Touch e-reader back in January.
I am an extremely intelligent, witty and fascinating guy.