Daily Archives: May 2, 2012

Suffer The Children: Tears For Fears And Musical Therapy

For a long time I have been at least a casual fan of Tears For Fears. Their hit songs “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” “Shout,” and “Head Over Heels” were played constantly on the radio when I was growing … Continue reading

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Weep, Weep, Grey Bird, Weep

There are very few English-language works available that discuss the 1864-1870 Paraguayan War [1], but the finest I have come across is Roger Kohn’s Weep, Weep, Grey Bird, Weep, taken from a translation of a sad nationalistic Paraguayan poem. And … Continue reading

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