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#1 Old 08-11-2017, 09:22 AM
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short stories abt music

Summertime' is an extremely popular aria, one of the most covered songs in the history of recorded music. More than 72 thousand various artists performed it over the years; there is around 48 thousand documented covers.
The aria was composed by George Gershwin and most likely inspired by a traditional Ukrainian lullaby.
Most notable Summertime covers belong to Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Janis Joplin, Paul McCartney and Norah Jones.
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#2 Old 08-11-2017, 09:23 AM
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Bob Marley ended a civil war once.
It happened at the One Love Peace Concert during a political civil war in Jamaica in 1978.
The concert came to its peak during Bob Marley & The Wailers' performance of "Jammin'", when Bob joined the hands of political rivals Michael Manley and Edward Seaga.
The same year Marley was given the United Nations Peace Medal for his courageous work appealing for justice and peace during a time of great political unrest.
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