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Old 16-01-2015, 11:10 PM   #1801
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As a teenager Richman saw The Velvet Underground perform many times, and the format of “Roadrunner” is derived directly from the Velvets’ song “Sister Ray”. “Roadrunner” mainly uses two chords (D and A, and only two brief uses of E) rather than “Sister Ray”’s three (which are G, F, and C), but they share the same persistent throbbing rhythm, and lyrics which in performance were largely improvised around a central theme..Richman wrote the song by 70, when he began performing it in public, aged 19.. Former bandmate John Felice recalled that as teenagers he and Richman "used to get in the car and just drive up and down Route 128 and the Turnpike.. It connects the midnight ride of Paul Revere with the dream of every Massachusetts teenager who has just gotten their license and is discovering the Freedom Trail that is Route 128 after the last movie lets out..This single reached number 11 in the UK singles chart in August 77.. Also in 77, a live version titled “Roadrunner (Thrice)” lasting 8:24 was released as the B-side of the UK single "The Morning Of Our Lives" (Beserkley BZZ 7)..Stephen King quoted a verse of the song to introduce one of the chapters of his novel Christine..B-side "Pablo Picasso"..Recorded 72..January 3 – MGM's 51 Show Boat is presented on television by NBC for the first time...

Queen Elizabeth approaching New York..

January 4 - Rose Heilbron becomes the first woman judge at the Old Bailey in London..Her career included many "firsts" for a woman - she was the first woman to win a scholarship to Gray's Inn, one of the first two women to be appointed King's Counsel in England, the first woman to lead in a murder case, the first woman Recorder, the first woman judge to sit at the Old Bailey, and the first woman Treasurer of Gray's Inn.. She was also the second woman to be appointed a High Court judge, after Elizabeth Lane..Heilbron was born in Liverpool, the daughter of a Jewish hotelier, Max Heilbron.. She attended The Belvedere School and Liverpool University, where she became one of the first two women to gain a first class honours degree in law, in 1935..Her hobbies included golf and walking, and she was a keen member of Soroptimist, the worldwide organisation for women in management and professions, working to advance human rights and the status of women.. She was an honorary Colonel of the East Lancashire Battalion of the WRAC and according to her obituary in The Guardian she made news as the first woman in Liverpool to wear a calf-length evening dress..In 1945, she married the Dublin-born general practitioner, Dr Nathaniel Burstein (1905–2010). He became a consultant at a Liverpool hospital, and there is little doubt that the availability of medical knowledge was a great help to her in some cases.. Her daughter, Hilary, was born in January 1949; Hilary also became a barrister and was in 87 appointed a QC, the 29th woman so honored..Heilbron practised mainly in personal injury and criminal law.. Her rapid rise may have been aided by the fact that so many men were in the armed forces in World War II, during her first 6 years as a barrister..She was junior counsel for the West Indian cricketer Learie Constantine in his case in 44, Constantine v Imperial Hotels, after he was turned away from a hotel due to his colour.. In 1946, in Adams v Naylor, she represented 2 boys injured in a minefield on the beach between Crosby and Southport in a claim against an army officer..However in 1953 she was unable to save John Todd from the gallows for the murder of a shopkeeper in Aintree...She became a bencher at Gray's Inn in 68, and was the first woman to head one of the 4 Inns of Court when she became its Treasurer in 85..Despite her background in criminal cases, which would have naturally suited her to the Queen's Bench Division, she was assigned to the Family Division, and created a DBE.. She retired from judicial office in 88..

Never directly attack an opponent whose advantage is derived from its position.. Instead lure him away from his position thus separating him from his source of strength...January 5 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the development of a Space Shuttle program/9– The National Union of Mineworkers held a strike ballot in which 58.8% voted in favour.. Coal miners begin a strike which lasts for se7en weeks, including picketing of Saltley coke depot in Birmingham\10 – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to Bangladesh from Pakistan/13 – PM of Ghana Kofi Abrefa Busia is overthrown in a military coup\14 – Queen Margrethe II of Denmark succeeds her father, King Frederick IX, on the throne of Denmark..Send your enemy beautiful women to cause discord within his camp..This strategy can work on 3 levels\19 – The Libertarian enclave Minerva on a platform in the South Pacific, sponsored by the Phoenix Foundation, declares independence.. Soon neighboring Tonga annexes the area and dismantles the platform/20 -Fears are growing about the economy of the United Kingdom, where unemployment is now exceeding 1 million for the first time since World War II-President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto announces that Pakistan will immediately begin a nuclear weapons program..With baits and deceptions, lure your enemy into treacherous terrain. Then cut off his lines of communication and avenue of escape. To save himself, he must fight both your
Own forces and the elements of nature... tells me you're from Manhattan.. What does your father do?.Oh, my parents are in the iron and steal business..Iron and steel both together?.How unusual...

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