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Maria Von Trapp, Last of Famous Singing Siblings, Dies at 99
Society & Culture  (tags: Maria von Trapp, The Sound of Music, Trapp Family Singers, music, Austria, Nazis, New Guinea )

- 1582 days ago -
Maria von Trapp was the third-oldest child of Agathe Whitehead and Capt. Georg von Trapp. The couple had seven children: Rupert, Agathe, Maria, Werner, Hedwig, Johanna and Martina.
"The Evolution of Hip Hop Dancing" (PHOTOS and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, music, dancing, Hip Hop, The Tonight Show, Will Smith, Jimmy Fallon )

- 1586 days ago -
Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith showed us "The Evolution Of Hip-Hop Dancing" on "The Tonight Show". In denim overalls, with one strap down, of course.
Pete Seeger: In Memory - We Shall Over Come
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, freedom, love, music, musicians, protecting rights )

- 1607 days ago -
Good night, your music and dedication to humanity will be missed. You led us on a path, we followed with hope.
60 MINUTES: Price of Success: Will the Recycled Orchestra Last?
Society & Culture  (tags: recyling, music, breakng out of poverty, sustainable, society, politics, GoodNews, culture, education, world, law, activists, children, child, freedoms, interesting )

- 1679 days ago -
The most beautiful instrument that 60 Minutes producer Michael Gavshon found when he visited the child orchestra of Cateura, Paraguay, was a cello. The body of the cello was fashioned out of an oil barrel, and the tuning knobs were made from a hairbrush,
Virgin America's New In-Flight Safety Video Is Shockingly Fabulous (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Virgin America, travel, airlines, society, video, music, safety, interesting, humans, family )

- 1697 days ago -
Airlines have come a long way from in-flight videos implying you're a total idiot who's never fastened a seatbelt. After a while they all came to the realization that there's gotta be a better way.
In the Jungle
Society & Culture  (tags: world, music, Solomon Linda, ethics, dishonesty, society, sadness, culture, americans, rights )

- 1725 days ago -
How American music legends made millions off the work of a Zulu tribesman who died a pauper.
New Film Puts Backup Singers in the Spotlight--for Once
Society & Culture  (tags: music, rock, background isngers, movies, media, culture, celebrity, americans, arts, news, society, usa, goodnews )

- 1828 days ago -
"20 Feet From Stardom" explores the lives and careers of the women behind the rock stars.
Richie Havens' Passion for Peace, Justice, and Damn Fine Music
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, celebrity, culture, death, education, media, music )

- 1885 days ago -
On Monday, celebrated folk singer Richie Havens died of a heart attack at his Jersey City home at the age of 72. The Brooklyn-born musician was famous for his distinctive, husky baritone, and was a skilled and tough guitar player who could turn -->
Love Song
Society & Culture  (tags: love, Love Song, Black Lodge Singers, Native American, music, songhumanrights, culture, family )

- 1954 days ago -
Black Lodge Singers Love Song~ Native American Music
121212: The Concert for Sandy Relief: Concert Review
Society & Culture  (tags: 12-12-12 concert, benefit, review, music, rock, society, politics, news, culture )

- 2019 days ago -
Paul McCartney teams with Nirvana survivors for new song and Michael Stipe duets with Chris Martin on "Losing My Religion" as perhaps the greatest concert lineup of the new century comes together to help victims of the storm of the century
RIP: Dave Brubeck, Legend Who Helped Define Jazz, Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, celebrity, music, Dave Brubeck, society, culture )

- 2026 days ago -
In a career that spanned almost all of American jazz since World War II, Brubeck's celebrated quartet combined exotic, challenging tempos with classical influences to create lasting standards.
60 MINUTES: Rodriguez: The Rock Icon Who Didn't Know It
Society & Culture  (tags: MUSIC, music, culture, celebrity, inspiration, rock 'n' roll, interesting, news )

- 2085 days ago -
A Detroit musician living in poverty didn't know that in South Africa, he was more popular than the Beatles.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Jason Mraz-- DO A COVER OF 'American Pie' for CHARITY
Society & Culture  (tags: MUSIC, Jason Mraz, inspirational music, American Pie, activism, activists, news )

- 2110 days ago -
Jason Mraz is one of the most inspirational singers/songwriters, change-makers, humanitarians in the world...please sign if you would like him to record a cover Don McLeans classic 'American Pie' with a portion of the proceeds going to the Jason Mraz Foun
Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies at 68
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, music, Marvin Hamlisch, culture, society, world, movies, sadness )

- 2145 days ago -
The film and Broadway communities suffered an unexpected blow on Tuesday, when Marvin Hamlisch, one of their most prolific and enduringly popular composers, died at 68, after a brief, unspecified illness.

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