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Gene Krupa Birthday
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January 15 marks the birthday of one of the greatest drummers of all time: Gene Krupa. Born in Chicago in 1909, Krupa had been groomed for the priesthood by his parents, but decided to go his...

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2012 marked the 70th anniversary of the classic 1942 film Casablanca. We hope you made it out to one of Queens Library’s free screenings of the movie. You may know that recently, Sotheby...

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First record
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The topic of “my first album” seems so quaint and odd in this modern age of immediate downloading of virtually any song you could imagine, streaming audio, and file-sharing. ...

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Louis Armstrong
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Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz musician and longtime resident of Corona, Queens, bequeathed a huge legacy to the world, with much of it right at our fingertips, right here in our borough! This...

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Shufflin Logo
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Are you shufflin'? Topping the Billboard this summer at #1 Top 100 is LMFAO's Party Rock Anthem. If you haven't heard of it yet, you are probably confined somewhere secluded and have...

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