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Subject:

Re: National Recording Registry

From:

John Potwora <[log in to unmask]>

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Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 29 Jan 2003 16:57:46 -0500

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Poor Senator McCarthy. History would have been kinder had he ceased simply
accusing Fellow Travelers in favor of extracting "confessions" through
torture a'la Uncle Joe Stalin and his NKVD (Soviet Secret Police).

Ooh, the irony...

John Potwora
Neo-McCarthyite


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Loughlin" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 8:17 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] National Recording Registry


> Mike, Yes it could be called sarcasm. I prefer to call it a "probe" a
method
> used by Herbert Marshall McCluhan to stimulate thought and get to the
bottom
> of things.  If the general public does actually ever look at the list some
> neo-McCarthyites might show up though. If Rush Limbaugh ever looks at the
> list and tells the Prez some funding will probably cease. ml
>
>
>
> http://www.mp3.com/edisonrecords
>
>
>
>
>
> >From: Mike Richter <[log in to unmask]>
> >Reply-To: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> ><[log in to unmask]>
> >To: [log in to unmask]
> >Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] National Recording Registry
> >Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 20:03:28 -0800
> >
> >At 08:05 PM 1/28/2003 -0500, Mike Loughlin wrote:
> >>Mike, In my mind Woody Guthrie was one of the greatest songwriters that
> >>ever
> >>lived. What I am doing is pointing out the meaninglessness of this
> >>"National
> >>Recording Registry" nonsense and its counterproductiveness.  If the LOC
> >>has
> >>the entire Woody Guthrie catalog they should put that online tomorrow.
> >>That's what Woody would have wanted, not to be known for one
song,probably
> >>with verses omitted.
> >>"This Land is Your Land" means just that. This Congress is your
congress.
> >>This Library of Congress is Your Library of Congress. These recordings
are
> >>your recordings. The Supreme Court and Sonny Bono have stolen them and
are
> >>now throwing some 50 song pittance back at you that they have decided is
> >>what you should hear.-ml
> >
> >The tenor of your post suggested: How dare they permit such a radical on
> >that sacred list. My own reaction is that the list is heavily
left-oriented
> >(did you miss the Blitzstein?), but that that is in fact an accurate
> >reflection of much enduring music from that turbulent era.
> >
> >If you reread what you wrote, you may see that it sounds as though
written
> >by a neo-McCarthyite. Your sarcasm was lost on me, I'm afraid, without
the
> >explanation you provided above.
> >
> >Mike
> >[log in to unmask]
> >http://www.mrichter.com/
>
>
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