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As everyone already knows, at 0:01 on Christmas Eve all Beatles records became available on Spotify. The Night Before.
No. 400 added today. Yasmine Hamdan and Beirut came with a new language, Arabic.
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." #Paris #terror
Not much blues on the site. Here's some by J. B. Lenoir, with a new country.
Cat Stevens into revised Finnish hymn book. Not Here Comes My Baby, I'd guess.
So, no more Neil Young on Spotify. I'll keep these two on the site anyway.
Right now 300 hundred artists. Just a nice round number to note. But how about this: only four titles short of 400!
Last night in crowded Tampere Hall, it was Floodin' in California. Now here's Mayall semi-entering the site with his California.
Meillä on unelma – mielenosoitus monikulttuurisen ja avoimen Suomen puolesta. 28.7. klo 17 Helsinki, Kansalaistori.
Neil Young taking his music off Spotify and other streaming services. Gives poor sound quality as reason. These two still play at this time.
Radio Helsinki saavutti (minimi)tavoitteensa 9 päivää ennen kampanjan loppua. Tilanne juuri nyt 101 %.
Haloo, Helsinki-lauluja jo aika monta! Eikä pelkästään suomeksi.
New! "Related tracks" will gradually be added on songpages. See this popular title for an example. Thanks to Seppo for the tip.
Spotify plays of B.B. King's music went up by 9800% following news of his death.
Tidal, rival to Spotify. Twice as expensive but claims better sound quality. Not planning a move, obviously.
New language, Sami! Gained fittingly right on the Sami National Day.
No. 353 added today, a very nice one by Lucinda Williams! Take a listen.
The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
· Songs & Places status ·581
titles assigned to 85
countries and performed in 27
languages by 438
artists of 41
· Short note 6.11.18 · Archive ·
Third new country in four days. Now we have 40% of the FIFA countries covered. The newcomer is Albania
· Short note 5.11.18 · Archive ·
New country, just two days after the previous one. This time it's Armenia in Erevan
. Or is it Erevan in Armenia?
· Short note 3.11.18 · Archive ·
New country, Dominican Republic, brought by Phil Ochs in Santo Domingo
, and new language, Hebrew, brought by Nadav Vikinski in Patagonia
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