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Five Ways 'Animal House' Changed the World
27 Apr 2014 // 8:14 PM

Wherever the bar was set for '70s college parties, Animal House took that bar, broke it into kindling, and made a bonfire.

Sam Cooke's "Tennessee Waltz": A Cultural Geography
14 Apr 2014 // 8:14 PM

With his rendition of "Tennessee Waltz" for his 1964 Copacabana shows, Sam Cooke proceeded to do the impossible: he made the waltz swing.

//Blogs

Counterbalance: Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963
18 Dec 2015 // 3:00 AM

We'll never know just what Sam Cooke would have accomplished if he had lived, but it's painfully clear that we missed out on something incredible.

Amy Black - "Bring It On Home to Me" (video) (Premiere)
27 May 2015 // 6:30 AM

In taking on a tune by the great Sam Cooke, Amy Black dives into a joyous vocal performance and a goofy character to really "Bring It On Home".

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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