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Thread #160405   Message #3805814
Posted By: Jim Carroll
19-Aug-16 - 11:43 AM
Thread Name: Stop The Ewan Maccoll Bickering !!!
Subject: RE: Stop The Ewan Maccoll Bickering !!!
" are the proceedings of aforementioned conference likely to be published?"
I think so Steve - they usually are.
Immediately after the conference, Limerick Uni went into its annual hibernation period, which means the recordings of the papers will have gone with them.
"never meet your heroes".
Have we established that you actually met him - I'm afraid I missed it if we did?
Put me down as an adimirer of Castro, if you like.
Any leader of a Third-World nation who can keep the most aggressively powerful country on the planet at arm's length for over half a century has my vote for sainthood any day!
As for Ewan's 'Stalinism' - you're not exactly the 'listening bank' are you?
Others, apart from myself have explained how they saw Ewan's generation's 'Stalinism'.
None so deaf as those who stuff their ears with sailmaker's wax so they can't hear the Song of The Sirens eh?
Wonder how you ever got to hear 'I Don't Like Mondays' to decide it was a 'folksong'!!
Jim Carroll