Archive for the ‘American Music’ Category

“Three Chords and the Truth” – The Amazing Ken Burns Does It Again

Posted by Mack W. Borgen August 21st, 2019

Blog No 103  August 22, 2019  “Three Chords and the Truth”    The Magic of Ken Burns’s Upcoming Documentary about Country Music By Mack W. Borgen Recipient of Eight National Book Awards   For a “cleaner” / non-email presentation of this and my other blogs, essays, and articles, please go to my website at https://www.mackwborgen.com/    […]

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6,000 Pounds of Turkey and The Band’s “Last Waltz”

Posted by Mack W. Borgen November 13th, 2018

Blog No 86  November 14, 2018  6,000 Pounds of Turkey  As my readers know, it is my belief that it is relevant, even important, to incorporate Americans’ words and events of humor, laughter, and “lightheartedness” into our teaching of history. Yogi Berra is rarely mentioned in the same sentence as Ronald Reagan. Johnny Carson had […]

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