After being believed to be near-extinct, there was a historical sighting of an ivory-billed woodpecker in Arkansas. This set off a motion of events that Margaret Middleton chronicled in a very creative parody to The Battle of New Orleans. The insert reads, “When the ivory-bill rediscovery story first broke on NPR in April 2005… I suddenly had this playing in my head”.
“B-side” (amusingly called): After seeing the Discovery channel program… about the news/website video of October 4’s flight I had a hunch there was a song about Space Ship One hiding in the old-time hymn ‘Great Speckled Bird’.
A two-song homemade CD, it was put onto disks that looked like vinyl album in remembering of the 45. These are very rare. In fact, the artist no longer has the files to even consider making more. They have been tested for playability and are sealed for their protection.
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Filker and actor Michael Liebmann passed away on July 26, 2016, due to complications from surgery. He was a native New Yorker who had lived in New York, in California and finally in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a graduate of California State University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Administration (Accounting suboption). He worked as a legal secretary. He was also a veteran, having served in the United States Navy from 1979 to 1984.
Additionally, he was instrumental in starting GAFilk, a filking convention in the Atlanta area which has been going on since 1999, and he was known as a vendor of filk and Celtic music at local highland games and Celtic festivals.
Read an interview with him here (click!).
Items sold here have part of their proceeds donated to the American Brain Tumor Association, which has been helping people fight brain cancer since 1973.
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