Thy songs were made for the pure and free

“The Minstrel Boy” always gets me. Here a seven-year-old child sings it–scroll to the second recording–in 1904, at a family Christmas, not long before their “short twentieth century” began. Link via TKB.

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"The Quiet Rebels of Russian Translation": An Interview with Pevear and Volokhonsky
"Population: 1," A Punk History of the Late, Great USA
About Eve Tushnet