Sunday Bloody Sunday – Beyond U2

Sunday Bloody Sunday

I can’t close my eyes and make it go away. – U2, Sunday Bloody Sunday January 30th marks an anniversary in recent Irish history that most people living outside of Ireland and the Northern Provinces recognize only through a famous U2 song, Sunday Bloody Sunday. Unfortunately, the song is still misinterpreted as a “rebel song.” Nothing could be…

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Who Wrote “Puff the Magic Dragon”

Puff thge Magic Dragon

Ah, he comes excited. Sir, my need is sore. Spirits that I’ve cited my commands ignore. – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Der Zauberlehrling) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I had just started research for a new post on my blog, when my then-three-year-old son stormed into my small home office, returning from a playground adventure, quickly taking seat on my lap,…

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