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Happy Birthday, Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World
Happy Birthday, Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World

Celebrating a timeless voice with a timely message.

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Rare Early Photographs of Musicians Around the World
Rare Early Photographs of Musicians Around the World

Playing the hurdy-gurdy, or why African-American jazz bands were banned in Australia until 1954.

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How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover
How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover

A brief history of music for the eyes, or how to go from brown paper to design revolution in 7 pounds.

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How Music and Language Mimicked Nature to Evolve Us
How Music and Language Mimicked Nature to Evolve Us

How auditory cheesecake was made with mother nature’s milk, or why our brains were not designed for reading.

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7 (More) Obscure Children’s Books by Famous “Adult” Lit Authors
7 (More) Obscure Children’s Books by Famous “Adult” Lit Authors

What a magical car engine has to do with social justice, a parrot named Arturo and the history of jazz.

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10 Life Lessons from Esquire’s “What I’ve Learned” Interviews
10 Life Lessons from Esquire’s “What I’ve Learned” Interviews

From 50 Cent to Julia Child, or what Apocalypse Now has to do with sperm whales.

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