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It’s only rock and roll…

Special bonus: the first known footage of Jimi Hendrix


As we tap our toes, we might recall that today is the birthday of the intellectual Father of Rock and Roll– the Father of the Age of Reason and author (in Candide) of the immortal– and sardonic– advice that each of us should “tend his own garden,” Francois-Marie Arouet, better known as Voltaire; he was born in Paris on this date in 1694.



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November 21, 2009 at 1:01 am

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