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Ry Cooder issues new ‘political’ album: Election Special

Veteran US roots musician and exponent of the slide guitar Ry Cooder has issued a new album in tune with the build up to the US presidential election. Ry Cooder’s fifteenth solo album is entitled ‘Election Special’, which, given that it is 2012, provides a clue as to the folk and blues inspired album’s theme. […]

Birth of a University

In the Nineteenth century, there were people in California, who had influence on the choice of the location of the train coming from the east coast, through the Rocky Mountains. They were buying such lands at low price, and reselling them to the government, making very high profit. They were called “the robber barons”. One […]