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The Breakfast Club (sausage links)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for September 20th Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in ‘Battle of the Sexes’; Singer Jim Croce dies in plane crash. Breakfast Tune Bad Bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce) Banjo Cover Lesson with …

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Herd Immunity V. Herd Mentality

During his ABC Nwes Town Hall with undecided voters, Donald Trump discussed his Cov-19 policy mistakenly (or maybe not) saying he wanted to create “herd mentality.” Perhaps he did mean to say “herd immunity” or perhaps he just doesn’t know the difference. There is, however, a distinct difference: Herd Mentality describes how people can be …

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The Breakfast Club (Nuts)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for September 13th Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. Breakfast Tune Tupac Shakur Bluegrass version of Pain Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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The Breakfast Club (Better Eat Wheaties)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for September 6th President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain’s Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born. Breakfast Tunes ROGER SPRUNG American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame VIDEO Something to …

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The Breakfast Club (MREs & Birthday Cake)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for August 30th The Civil War’s Second Battle of Bull Run ends; Thurgood Marshall confirmed as first black Supreme Court justice; First black astronaut blasts off; Ty Cobb’s baseball debut; David Letterman moves to CBS. Breakfast Tune Sailing Roger Sprung, Hal Wylie, & the Progressive Bluegrassers …

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The Breakfast Club (More Blueberries & Oatmeal)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for August 23rd Nazis and Soviets sign a non-aggression pact on eve of World War II; Sacco and Vanzetti executed; Defrocked priest John Geoghan killed; Movie star Rudolph Valentino and Broadway’s Oscar Hammerstein die. Breakfast Tune Back in the Chain Gang – The Pretenders – Banjo …

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The Breakfast Club (Frozen Red Grapes)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for August 16th Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n’ Roll, dies at Graceland; Baseball’s Babe Ruth dies in New York; Uganda’s Idi Amin dies in Saudi Arabia; ‘Sports Illustrated’ hits newsstands; Singer Madonna born. Breakfast Tune Demolition String Band “Like A Prayer” by Madonna. Westport, …

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The Breakfast Club (Fried)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for August 9th The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan; President Richard Nixon resigns; Charles Manson cult murders actress Sharon Tate and four others; Singer Whitney Houston born; Musician Jerry Garcia dies. Breakfast Tune We Banjo 3 – “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” (Whitney …

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The Breakfast Club (Sugar Free Maple Brown Sugar Flavor)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for August 2nd The Tonkin Gulf incident sparks U.S. escalation of the Vietnam War; Saddam Hussein’s Iraq invades Kuwait; JFK’s PT-109 boat sunk; President Warren G. Harding dies; ‘Wild Bill’ Hickok killed in Deadwood. Breakfast Tune The Worst is Yet to Come – Keb Mo – …

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The Breakfast Club (Red Grapes)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for July 26th President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba’s Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina’s Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. Breakfast Tune Don’t cry for me Argentina – Banjo Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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The Breakfast Club (Blue Berries)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for July 19th Women’s rights activists meet at Seneca Falls; The ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy on gays in the U.S. military; Apollo 11 enters lunar orbit; Baseball’s Pete Rose gets jail time; Moscow Olympics begins. Breakfast Tune Folsom prison blues bluegrass Banjo (Solo Part) Something …

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In Memorium: John Robert Lewis (February 21, 1940 — July 17, 2020)

Civil Rights icon Representative John Roberts Lewis died Friday July 17. He was the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district, and was serving in his 17th term in the House until his death, having served since 1987, and was the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. The district he served includes the northern three-fourths …

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