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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Have You Ever Listened to Radio Neanderthal?

Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, Germany

It was a Sunday morning when I encountered one of those coincidences that triggered the thought of writing this post and clearing up the “Neanderthal Man” myth. Let me start with the church service that day. The first hymnal was Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem, words by Job Hupton (1762-1849) and John Mason Neale (1818-1866), music by Joachim…

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