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Old 26-12-2015, 03:51 PM   #16
lightgiver
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Arrow The Boxer


Smoke and flames pouring from the Llewellyn shaft..
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The song, written by Paul Simon, is a folk rock ballad that variously takes the form of a first-person lament as well as a third-person sketch of a boxer. Simon's lyrics are largely autobiographical, partially inspired by the Bible, and were written during a time when he felt he was being unfairly criticized.. The song's lyrics discuss poverty and loneliness.. It is particularly known for its plaintive refrain, in which the singer sings 'lie-la-lie', accompanied by a heavily reverb-ed drum..Recorded November 1968.."The Boxer" was the follow-up to one of the duo's most successful singles,"Mrs. Robinson"\18– James Watt Street:A warehouse fire in Glasgow kills 22..


Kirk and Uhura..

The Farmington Mine disaster was an explosion that happened at approximately 5:30 a.m. on November 20, 1968, at the Consol No. 9 coal mine north of Farmington and Mannington, West Virginia, USA..The explosion was large enough to be felt in Fairmont, almost 12 miles away.. At the time, 99 miners were inside.. Over the course of the next few hours, 21 miners were able to escape the mine, but 78 were still trapped.. All who were unable to escape perished; the bodies of 19 of the dead were never recovered.. The cause of the explosion was never determined, but the accident served as the catalyst for several new laws that were passed to protect miners..The original entrance shafts were 322 feet deep.. Even in 1909, it was noted that "gasses are liberating" from the coal in the mine, so that locked safety lamps were used at all times..November 14, 1954, an explosion ripped through the mine, killing 15 miners and leading to a temporary shutdown..Under Consolidation Coal Company ownership, coal production in 1977 was 98772 tons..In 2008, a memo written by an investigator in September 1970 came to light.. In it, the inspector wrote that a safety alarm on a ventilation fan used to flush explosive methane gas from the mine had been disabled...


Live in Central Park..

November 22-The Beatles release their self-titled album popularly known as the White Album-"Plato's Stepchildren", 12th episode of Star Trek 3rd season is aired, featuring the first-ever interracial kiss on U.S. national TV between Lieutenant Uhura and Captain James T. Kirk/24 – 4 men hijack Pan Am Flight 281 from JFK International Airport, New York to Havana, Cuba\26 – USAF First Lieutenant and Bell UH-1F helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by VC fire, earning a Medal of Honour for his bravery/27–30 – First National Women's Liberation Conference in Lake Villa, Illinois.."Revolution 9" is a recorded composition that appeared on the Beatles' 1968 eponymous LP release...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boxer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato%27s_Stepchildren
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmington_Mine_disaster
http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....7&postcount=52At this hour, we repeat, these are the facts as we know them.. There is an epidemic of mass murder being committed by a virtual army of unidentified assassins..The murders are taking place in villages and cities, in rural homes and suburbs with no apparent pattern nor reason for the slayings..Some say they appear to be in a kind of trance...http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....&postcount=616

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