April 1, 2015

Monday Afternoon Thread: Great Soundtracks Week

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Hopeless - Dionne Farris … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread with America’s Sweethearts!

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Good Morning POU! I'm ashamed that I did not know more about The International Sweethearts of Rhythm until I ran across this article via NPR. I remembered the name from the week featuring African American Women Bandleaders. Ernestine "Tiny" Daivs, … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: The Pointer Sisters Week

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Fire … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

Evelyn Bundy Taylor with her son, Charles Taylor. c. 1935 (Photo Paul de Barros/Blackpast.org)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We conclude our series on African American Women Bandleaders with....   EVELYN BUNDY TAYLOR … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

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HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders.... LIL HARDIN ARMSTRONG … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders... EDYTHE TURNHAM … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

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HAPPY HUMP DAY, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders.... ERNESTINE "TINY" DAVIS Queen of the Trumpet … [Read more...]