stephen hawking ps: musicians relearning how to play

  No sooner than we published our post about Steven Hawking than we came across a great post on Neatorama about 5 musicians who had serious injuries that they were told – or they assumed – would end their career, ¬†from Django Reinhardt to The Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia and Chet Baker. ¬†They all figured…

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the swingin’ night before xmas

Cara de Silva sent us this fab video as a gift after watching our Ode to Joy post. It’s the great Django Reinhardt performing “Christmas Swing” (December 1937, Paris) set to footage from “The Night Before Christmas,” a television special from the 1950’s, sponsored by the Bell Telephone Company, PA., featuring the Mabel Beaton Marionettes.…

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