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Does anyone remember Moondog?


John Simkin
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When I was a teenager I used to listen to music by Moondog. At the time I did not know anything about the artist. Today, I did a search of the web and discovered that his real name was Louis Thomas Hardin, and that he was a blind musician in 1999. His music sounds fairly ordinary today but it seemed very strange in the early 1960s.

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Symhonique #3

Elf Dance op. 78 No. 5

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thanks John, that's lovely.

"The Viking of 6th Avenue"..hmmm. There's something that reminds me of Beethoven who was also versatile and an inventor, as well as 'eccentric'.

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