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Re: Non-loop content: ENO and U2

Suggestion: Try reading "The People's History of the United States" by
Howard Zinn- it will give you an appreciation for the truth in historical
recollection- and I don't know what ethnicity he is-

----- Original Message -----
From: "cummings" <r_t_cummings@compuserve.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2000 6:00 AM
Subject: Re: Non-loop content: ENO and U2

> sorry people, i don't dig all this musicology nonsense. imo, this is all
> very old-fashioned. :-)
> is there really anything to gain by trying to draw straight lines
> through history? connect the dots from sidney bechet to kid creole to
> louis armstrong to larry tremblay ;-)
> mr. tremblay bla-blas about choas theory books in one post while in the
> next he's trying to tell us about how various white males have
> single-handedly determined the course of music "HIS-STORY" (flavor
> flav). huh? malcolm mclaren as the GREAT WHITE discoverer of hip-hop?
> talk about bollocks ...
> i would suggest thomas pynchon (another white male) as a describer of
> LIVING history. ain't no straight lines for ya there baby. history is
> relative, it depends on where you are and the state of awareness.
> sorry for antagonistic tone,
> rob