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Guest Post: The History of Rock by Donna of My OBT

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Thank you to the incomparable Donna from My OBT, whose mission is to provide us with one beautiful thing every day.

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A History of Rock in 15 minutes: 348 rockstars, 84 guitarists, 64 songs, 44 drummers, 1 mashup

Today’s beautiful thing is a brilliantly-done mashup offering up a (partial) history of rock and roll music. The brainchild of Ithaca Audio, the video uses an invented (and inventive) Facebook feed to tell the story.

Of course, we could argue endlessly about the inclusion – and exclusion – of certain songs and artists, but it’s a very tidy and intriguing package as is. Here’s the filmmakers’ very thoughtful response to viewers’ comments about the songs included:

To read the rest of the article and view the video, click here.

Guest Post: The Watcher by Donna from My OBT

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Many thanks for this article to Donna, who posts one beautiful thing on her blog every day.

 

Maxwell Whitmore

Maxwell “Coby” Whitmore was a commercial artist from Dayton, Ohio, who enjoyed a long and productive career as an illustrator and painter. His illustrations appeared on the covers of publications including The Saturday Evening Post, Good Housekeeping, Ladies Home Journal, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, and Sports Illustrated. He contributed illustrations to many national and international ad campaigns as well.

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Guest Post: The Simplest Gifts Mean the Most

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Guest Post: The Simplest Gifts Mean the Most

Thank you to Donna of My OBT for this lovely guest post. Happy Thanksgiving to all.

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Just came across this unspeakably lovely version of what I think of as the quintessential traditional Thanksgiving song, and I had to share it. Yo Yo Ma and Alison Krauss are my version of a dream team. Enjoy!

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Guest Post: The Really Great Pumpkin

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Guest Post: The Really Great Pumpkin

Thanks to Donna from My OBT for finding us such delightful stuff.

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@Edward Cabral Edward Cabral

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Guest Post: Bottle Boys

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Guest Post: Bottle Boys

If you’ve never heard these guys, you’re in for a treat. Many thanks to Donna of MyOBT for this guest post.

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Creative Juice #56

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Creative Juice #56

This very special edition of Creative Juice features posts from My OBT, one of my very favorite blogs. Every day, Donna shares something beautiful—or not so beautiful. I include at least one of her posts in CJ each week, but I have so many in reserve I thought I’d bless you with a whole bunch today. If you enjoy them, you might want to subscribe to My OBT so you never miss a single one.

Guest Post: The Glass Oasis

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A big thank you to Donna of MyOBT for today’s guest post. Donna consistently discovers truly amazing creations. Be sure to visit her blog!

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Neile Cooper

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