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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Supplement #3,350 at the AICP-END Blog featuring Beverly Carrick #1,134, Colin Blunstone & Rod Argent, Frank Zappa, and Paul Rodgers Musical Selections

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Today is the day for which, everyone has awaited- we name the winner of the Second Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award

Oildale, CA 93308, 01-02-2020 Thursday: the Beverly Carrick Original Artwork of the Day:

This artwork is #1134 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening’s Soft Light.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog's Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, "Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)
Pictures #0001-1495


A.   69 AD: The Roman Army of the Lower Rhine proclaims Vitellius its new emperor.
B.    533: John II begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
C.   1492: Spain retakes Granada from the Moors, which becomes a national holiday in the country, “Granada Day.”
D.   1757: British troops occupy Calcutta, India, after heavy fighting.
E.    1776: Austria ends the practice of torture during police interrogations.
F.    1788: Georgia became the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
G.   1792: The first classes began at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. on this date.
H.   1842: In Fairmount, Pennsylvania, the first wire suspension bridge opened to the public.
I.      1863: The Civil War Battle of Murfreesboro (Stone’s River) comes to a bloody end with no victor.
J.     1872: Brigham Young, the 71-year-old leader of the Mormon Church underwent arrest on charges of bigamy; the old codger had 25 wives.
K.   1879: Thomas Edison began construction on his first generator.
L.    1882: What would become the first holding company in the history of the world occurred on this date when business executives signed and dated the Standard Oil Trust agreement.  The document transferred the stock and property of more than 40 companies into the control of nine trustees, led by John D. Rockefeller.
M.  1890: Alice Sanger became the first White House female staffer.
N.   1892: Ellis Island opened as America’s first immigration center.  Annie Moore, at age 15, was the first person to pass through the facility and into America.
O.   1893: The U.S. Postal Service issued its first commemorative stamp to honor the World’s Columbian Expedition and the quadricentennial of Christopher Columbus’ voyage.
P.    1900: Secretary of State John Hay announced the “Open Door Policy” to facilitate trade with China.
Q.   1903: President Theodore Roosevelt shuts down the U.S. Post Office in Indianola, Mississippi, for refusing to accept its new postmistress because she was black.
R.   1905: After heavy fighting, Japanese troops capture Port Arthur from the Russians during the Russo-Japanese War.
S.    1910: In Berkeley, California, the first junior high school in the nation—McKinley School—opened for business.  The school housed seventh and eighth grade students while in a second facility, students 9-12 grades studied.
T.    1916: In Washington, D.C., the 64th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar died.  President William Howard Taft nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice William Henry MoodyLamar served from 12-17-1910 to 01-02-1916.
U.   1919: The Baltic Republic of Lithuania gains its independence from the Soviet Union.
V.   1921: The play that coined the term “robot” “R.U.R.”  (Rossum’s Universal Robots) by Karel Capcek was first performed in Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, people heard the first religious radio broadcast on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh.  Dr. E.J. Van Etten of Calvary Episcopal Church gave the sermon.
W. 1929: Canada and the United States reached an agreement to preserve and to protect Niagara Falls.
X.   1933: U.S. troops leave the Central American nation of Nicaragua.
Y.   1935: Bruno Hauptmann went on trial in Flemington, New Jersey on charges of kidnapping and murdering the 20-month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindberg.  (The jury found Hauptmann guilty and sentenced him to death).
Z.    1942: Japanese forces captured the Philippine capital of Manila during World War II.  Elsewhere, Axis troops in Bardia, North Africa, surrender.  Finally, 28 nations are at war with the Axis and all pledge that they will not negotiate separate peace treaties.
AA.        1946: Keyboardist Chick Churchill of Ten Years After[i] was born on this date.
BB.         1953: In the NBA, the Baltimore Bullets begin a 32-game road losing streak
CC.        1959: The Soviet Union launched its space probe Luna I, the first manmade object to fly by the moon, its apparent intended target.
DD.        1960: Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts launched his successful bid for the presidency.
EE.         1965: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., begins a drive to register black voters in the U.S.
FF.          1966: The Green Bay Packers beat the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Championship game by a score of 23-12.  Elsewhere: the first Jewish child is born in Spain since their expulsion in 1492.
GG.       1967: Future guitarist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[ii] (2006-present)—Mark “Spanky” Matejka—is born on this date.
HH.       1969: Future backup vocalist with the Rolling Stones, 1989-present, and with Ronnie Wood on his solo albums, Bernard Fowler, is born in New York on this date.   
II.   1971: A federally imposed ban on television cigarette advertisements went into effect across the United States on this date.
JJ. 1972: The Dallas Cowboys beat the San Francisco 49ers 14-3 in the NFC Championship Game.  Meanwhile, the Miami Dolphins beat the Baltimore Colts by a score of 21-0 in the AFC Championship Game.
KK.       1974: President Richard M. Nixon signed a bill requiring all states to lower the maximum speed limit to 55 mph.  The government intended the law to help conserve gasoline supplies during the Arab Oil Embargo, an embargo imposed upon the United States for defending the state of Israel.  However, in 1995, the federal government abolished federal speed limits.
LL.         1979: The trial of Sid Vicious for murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, begins in England.
MM.     1983: The original Broadway production of the musical “Annie” closed after a run of 2,377 performances.
NN.        1991: Sharon Pratt Dixon took the oath of office as mayor of Washington, D.C.  She was the first black woman to head a city of that size and prominence.
OO.       1997: Randy California, founding member of the Los Angeles rock band, Spirit[iii], from the 1960s and into the 1990’s, died off the shores of Molokai in Hawaii.  While surfing with his son, a riptide pulled the boy out to sea, but Randy was able to save him; however, he lost his life while saving his son, but the searchers never recovered the father's body.  He was among the great guitarists of the rock era and became known for two Top 40 hits: “I got a Line on You” and “1984.”
PP.          2001: In Bethesda, Maryland, the 55th U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers died on this date.  Rodgers served under President Richard M. Nixon from 01-22-1969 to 09-03-1973.
QQ.       2008: Oil reaches $100 per barrel for the first time in history.
RR.        2012: For the first time in their nation's history and while running military exercises in the Persian Gulf, Iran successfully test-fires two long-range missiles.  Elsewhere, longtime member with a variety of rock bands including Iron Butterfly[iv] and Captain Beyond[v], lead guitarist Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt, lost his battle with cirrhosis of the liver on this date.
SS.2014: In a coma since 2006, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reportedly becomes critical due to renal failure. 
TT.         2015: Because of a recent hacking attack on Sony Pictures, President Barack Obama targets three organizations and 10 officials in North Korea with financial sanctions, something the North Koreas deny all knowledge of doing. 


Colin Blunstone (vocals/guitars) and Rod Argent (vocals/keyboards) released their next combined album, the fêted “Out of the Shadows,” on November 18, 2003.  This is a full-length effort featuring not only this dynamic duo but also some other musical friends  We hope you will visit the world’s greatest online marketplace, Amazon.com, and pick it up in the format, the condition, and the price that works best for you.  Please, let us know what YOU think and if you have never had the opportunity to hear this man sing, then you can remedy that life error by using the link and going to Jeff Bezo’s outstanding emporium of all necessary and sought-after things.  We thank you.


Posted @ the Thursday, April 11, 2013 Blog Post:

Today’s album is Frank Zappa’s fifty-eighth solo album, “Wazoo,” which came out in 2007 and was another fine gem from Mr. Zappa’s vault.  As always, we urge our readership to visit Amazon.com—the world’s largest online department store. —so you can buy it so please.  Go there now, pick it up, enjoy, and then leave us a note telling us how much you enjoyed it.  Thanks for your patronage.

Posted @ the Sunday, October 19, 2014 Blog Post B:

Paul Rodgers released his next album, “Live at Hammersmith-Apollo ‘09,” on January 15, 2014.  This is a superb set featuring tunes from throughout the artist’s career.  Joining him are guitarists Howard Leese and Kurtis Dengler, Lynn Sorenson on bass, and Ryan Hoyle (drums) what with Rodgers contributing guitar, keyboards, and lead vocals.  We hope you will seek this album out at Amazon.com and add it to your collection- you definitely will be glad you did, positively so.

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[i] We began promoting the music of this legendary British blues-rock band, Ten Years After, beginning on Tuesday, 01-March-2011 through Thursday, 24-March-2011.  We hope you will check them out because their music is as important today as it was 50 years ago.  Their performance at Woodstock in 1969 made them megastars.
[ii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.
[iii] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.
[iv] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.
[v] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018.  Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands.  All are fabulous.

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