Started by Rhcole, April 03, 2016, 10:38:58 PM
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QuoteRepression is not the way to virtue. When people restrain themselves out of fear, their lives are by necessity diminished. Only through freely chosen discipline can life be enjoyed and still kept within the bounds of reason.
QuoteRhcole are you serious?That is fantastic. This guys story is worthy of a movie.
Quote from: Bill Ruppert on April 06, 2016, 08:26:03 AMI want that guitar!!!It looks like the girls are waiting for the next act!
QuoteI don't really follow guitar prices, but that guitar, being a 1963 (or earlier) Gibson ES-335, and if factory-correct (or restorable to factory-correct condition), could easily go for $20,000, wouldn't you think?
Quote from: Elantric on April 06, 2016, 08:27:36 PMGo to 8:10 minute markKorla says:"Music sound is the most powerful force in the universe!"Which he is a perfect example of the concept of "Flow" by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mihaly_Csikszentmihalyihttp://www.nbcbayarea.com/on-air/as-seen-on/New-Documentary-Reveals-the-Strange-Life-of-Korla-Pandit_Bay-Area-323169641.htmlhttp://www.mixedracestudies.org/?tag=korla-panditOn this episode of BackStory, the Guys will consider how and why Americans throughout the centuries have crossed the lines of racial identity, and find out what the history of passing has to say about race, identity, and privilege in America. We'll look at stories of African-Americans who passed as white to escape slavery or Jim Crow and find out how the "one-drop rule" enabled one blonde-haired, blue-eyed American to live a double life without ever arousing suspicion. We'll also explore the story of an African-American musician [Korla Pandit] who pioneered a genre of exotic music with a bejeweled turban and an invented biography, and examine the hidden costs of crossing over.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korla_PanditKorla Pandit died in Petaluma, California of a myocardial infarction. Two years following his death, it was revealed in an article by Los Angeles magazine editor R. J. Smith that Pandit was actually an African-American who had been born in the United StatesGo to the 52:00 minute mark for the story of Korla Pandithttps://soundcloud.com/backstory/color-lines-racial-passing-in-america#t=52:00http://www.korlathemovie.com/