Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 10, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1938 – Howard Hughes began a 91-hour airplane flight around the world that would set a new record. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 10. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio via the app (for iOS and Android), Alexa, or Audacy. On…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 9, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1776 – George Washington ordered the Declaration of Independence to be read out to members of the Continental Army in Manhattan, while thousands of British troops on Staten Island prepared for the Battle of Long Island. All this history... Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 9. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 8, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1776 – Church bells (possibly including the Liberty Bell) were rung after John Nixon delivered the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence of the United States. Seems we're losing that liberty for a church-state. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 8. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 7, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1456 – A retrial verdict acquitted Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her execution. A little late, don't you think? Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 7. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio via the app (for iOS and Android),…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 6, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1933 – The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game was played in Chicago's Comiskey Park. The American League defeated the National League 4–2. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 6. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio via the app (for iOS and…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 5, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1865 – The United States Secret Service began operation. And it seems they are iffy as to whether they continue to do their jobs or not. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 5. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio via the app…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 4, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1776 – American Revolution: The United States Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress. Therefore, we celebrate the freedom of this country on this date. Happy Fourth to you. Let's not ruin it now, okay? Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 4. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 3, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1608 – Québec City was founded by Samuel de Champlain. I have always been fascinated with Québec City and hope to someday go there. Québec (as we Americans call it) is the last walled city in the Americas north of Mexico. The massive Château Frontenac adorns the city's skyline and was one of the first "Railroad Hôtels" built by, or…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 2, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1839 – Twenty miles off the coast of Cuba, 53 kidnapped Africans led by Joseph Cinqué mutinied and took over the slave ship Amistad. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 2. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio via the app (for iOS…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily July 1, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1643 – First meeting of the Westminster Assembly, a council of theologians ("divines") and members of the Parliament of England appointed to restructure the Church of England, at Westminster Abbey in London. To quote Eddie Izzard: "Cake or death!" Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for July 1. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments…

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