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Joe Maphis: Dim Lights, Thick Smoke

1950's

Joe Maphis: Dim Lights, Thick Smoke

Joe Maphis: Dim Lights, Thick Smoke - 1959

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (and LOUD, LOUD music) performed by Joe Maphis & wife Rose Lee, LIVE in 1959. Maphis. known for the flatpicking style he developed in the 1930’s, sings magnificent harmony with wife Rose in this 1950’s crowd-pleaser.  

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The Hut Sut Song

1940's

The Hut Sut Song

The Hut Sut Song - 1940's

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla sooit. Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla sooit. WARNING: This absurd, cartoonish, and thoroughly ridiculous soundie will brand itself […]

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The Tell-Tale Heart

1940's

The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe The Tell-Tale Heart - 1941

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-Tale Heart, written in 1843, was produced in 1941 and directed by Jules Dassin, a one-time assistant to Alfred Hitchcock. The film explores the visceral guilt a treacherous worker feels after he murders his boss in cold blood. He cannot escape his conscience as the mundane world around him suddenly […]

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Delta Rhythm Boys: Dry Bones

1950's

Delta Rhythm Boys: Dry Bones

Delta Rhythm Boys: Dry Bones

The Delta Rhythm Boys perform one of their most famous songs Dry Bones.  Feel free to sing along! Ezekiel connected dem dry bones Ezekiel connected dem dry bones Ezekiel connected dem dry bones Now I hear the word of the Lord Well, your toe bone connected to your foot bone Your foot bone connected to […]

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Don’t Be a Sucker

1940's

Don’t Be a Sucker

Don't Be a Sucker - 1947

In this anti-fascist film produced by US Military in the wake of WWII, the producers deconstruct the politically motivated social engineering of Germany by the Nazi regime. Its argument is just as timely and relevant today.  

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The Veldt

1970's

The Veldt

The Veldt - 1970's

The Hadley family lives in an automated house called “The Happylife Home,” filled with machines that do every task. The two children, Peter and Wendy, become fascinated with the “nursery,” a virtual reality room able to reproduce any place they imagine.

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