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Where To Buy On the Right Track by The Skatalites At The Lowest Price?

On the Right Track by The Skatalites

Why Buy A On the Right Track by The Skatalites?
Without the killer grooves and syncopated horn blasts of the always wonderful Skatalites, life on this planet would be a far duller thing. — L.A. Daily News The Skatalites are Jamaicas answer to the Motown house band and Booker T. & The MGs combined. — Rolling Stone The Skatalites took influences from jazz, calypso and US rhythm `n blues to help create the sound that dominated Jamaican sixties music … This is a must have album for anyone interested in Jamaican music and a great introduction for those who wish to learn. — BBC.co.uk More than a band, The Skatalites were and are an institution, an aggregation of top-notch musicians who didnt merely define the sound of Jamaica, they were the sound of Jamaica across the 50s and 60s. — All Music Guide The second wave of ska produced some good bands and some great music, the third wave fewer, but if you want to really hear the music played with respect for its deepest roots, you need to go to the source, and that is undoubtedly The Skatalites … The band is more musically sophisticated than many of its contemporaries were and than pretty much all of its present day imitators are. — PopMatters

Recorded in Byron Bay in 2006, On the Right Track mixes the coastal island vibes of Australias and Jamaicas hippest towns with a heavy jazz influence. Among a myriad of reissues and compilations, this album stands out as having the best new original material on an international Skatalites release since 1964. Studio sessions were held in the style of a classic jazz session, much like the one-take upbringing Studio 1 provided the group in the early days. From the late 50s into the 60s, The Skatalites transcended popular music, introducing and defining Jamaican music and culture to the world. Combining the best of American boogie-woogie with R&B, jazz, and big band swing, The Skatalites created the up-tempo syncopated island beat dubbed ska, which evolved into rocksteady and reggae. The original backing band for Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, and Toots & The Maytals, these two-time Grammy nominees have toured extensively worldwide since the 80s.

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TRUE SKA ROOTS
THIS CD IS THE BEST ONE FOR THE NEW SKATALITES. GREAT SKA ALMUM, GREAT HORN RIFFS, GREAT GROOVE….TRUE SKA ROOTS.

Great introduction to The Skatalites
This is the first Skatalites album I bought, and I think it’s a great way to get into their sound. Now that I know a little more about these amazing musicians, and after hearing most of their classic 60′s records, I find this album their best since their reformation, in the 80′s.
I agree with the last review, these songs are really true to their ska roots, plus you won’t get the poor sound quality of the 60′s recordings. It’s well recorded, now you can in fact hear the bass lines and the terrific job by Lloyd Knibb on the drums. This senior citizen never got the recognition he deserves for inventing the SKA beat, which is the same beat as the reggae beat, the reggae drummers just slowed it down. I was lucky enough to see him play 2 weeks ago, with the reformed Skatalites.
The tracks sung by Doreen Shaffer are the icing on the cake.
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Animal Liberation The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement PS by Peter Singer – Save 32% Today!

Animal Liberation The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement PS by Peter Singer

Why Buy A Animal Liberation The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement PS by Peter Singer?

Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of people to the existence of speciesism—our systematic disregard of nonhuman animals—inspiring a worldwide movement to transform our attitudes to animals and eliminate the cruelty we inflict on them.

In Animal Liberation, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of todays factory farms and product-testing procedures—destroying the spurious justifications behind them, and offering alternatives to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency, and justice, it is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike.

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Re-member A Handbook for Human Evolution by Steve Rother – Save 32% Today!

Re-member  A Handbook for Human Evolution by Steve Rother

Why Buy A Re-member A Handbook for Human Evolution by Steve Rother?
Humans are evolving… This does not need to be difficult!

In this book you will find many answers. You have only to re-member your questions.

Are you wondering why things are so strange these days? Are you concerned because you are waking up in the middle of the night most of the time? Are you an emotional empath and pick up on others emotions not knowing theyre not yours? Things are different now and the only constant seems to be change. We are in a state of human evolution and the book Re-member addresses this change with solid suggestions for incorporating our true power into daily life.

We are moving into the Second Wave of empowerment. This is a time when we are moving from a paradigm of follow the leader to follow ourselves. We have tremendous personal power that we often only use by default. Learning to Re-member that power and create our reality to one of our own liking is what this book is all about.

We will not tell your future, for you have yet to create it. We will also not tell you which way to turn, for that was the old way and was dis-empowering. We will only reflect your magnificence and give you a view from a different perspective so that you may make your own choices. Look no longer for spiritual leaders to tell you which way to go or what to believe. Find first your truth as it resonates within your own heart. This is the way of the Second Wave.

The Group talks about Truth as being largely misunderstood. They say that we look for truth to be a constant. They say that truth is actually an evolution. As we individually evolve we raise our own vibrations. We then begin to adopt higher truths to support the higher vibrations that we carry. This is human evolution at its best. We are not only evolving spiritually but also physically and emotionally. We are all searching for higher truths to support the advanced beings we are becoming. This book will help you to re-member these truths.

We will not tell you anything that you do not already know. We are here only to help you re-member your own higher truth.

Re-member is a unique look at life on planet Earth. As seen from the perspective of the loving entities simply know as the Group. Read it and Re-member who you are, why you are here and what you came to do. As you read this book you will also Re-member home.

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Affirming and positive info to make your journey easier
I just love this book. I re-read parts of it every time I need some spiritual nurturing. It is organized into 18 chapters on a miriad of topics, such as: tools for walking with spirit, synchronicity, the flow of universal energy, remembering the other side of the veil, and most memorably, the evolution of humanity. Each chapter is subdivided into topics as well, which makes it easy to read in short bursts if you are inclined.

The information is channelled through the author during some fairly prestigious speaking engagements, some in front of the United Nations. The amount of love pouring through from the beings that are being channelled (The Group) is enormous, and the sincerity is obvious. The information is very up-to-date and was mostly new to me, not simply re-hashing of other spiritual authors’ works.

I can sincerely say that you will not be disappointed with this book, and I say this after reading 50+ spiritual books, including the classics as well as metaphysical and new age/new thought.

A Wonderful and Subtle Journey Home
This wonderful, etherial and yet well-grounded book tells how much we contemporary humans are honoured and privileged to be born into now time. And it accomplishes this in a very loving, subtle and understanding way. The book leads us a great step towards our True Self and towards remembering who we really are and what our major life tasks consist of. It deals with the increasing change and development processes under way. The book shows that each and every single individual – aware or not – but also society as a whole form an integral part of this process called ascension. At times, that process is painful but the pain is more than just worth its while. A core message is the following: Find your own energy, hence find your own joy and passion, and so become Co-Creator. Author Steve and his channel display a great deal of patience when they explain why and how things are the way they appear to be in our peculiar world of polarity – and why there is polarity in the first place. I can also warmly recommend the more recent book that goes by the name of “Welcome Home – The New Planet Earth”.

Second Wave
In our world we are traveling at the speed of light. If you ever had the yearning to just stop and go home, this book will show you the way.

Robbie
This is the first book of Steve Rother and the Group that I have read. It is spectacular. I have found at the turn of every page life changing information and empowering tools to implement into ones life. I will be purchasing more books by Steve Rother in the very near future.

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Bad Girls Go Everywhere The Life of Helen Gurley Brown by Jennifer Scanlon – Save 34% Today!

Bad Girls Go Everywhere The Life of Helen Gurley Brown by Jennifer Scanlon

Why Buy A Bad Girls Go Everywhere The Life of Helen Gurley Brown by Jennifer Scanlon?
When reviewing the great figures of feminism, few would call to mind the creator of the Cosmo Girl, but as Jennifer Scanlon argues in her fascinating biography Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the longtime editor of Cosmopolitan and diva of the New York magazine world powerfully changed the way modern culture views the single woman.
From Browns first book, Sex and the Single Girl, a bold precursor to todays unapologetic Sex in the City, to her editing of the most widely read womens magazine in the world, Brown defied traditional mores to proclaim the unmarried womans right to happiness. The first woman to publicly say there was another role available in the conservative context of the 1960s, Brown offered American women a revelation that resulted in a revolution. Scanlon tracks the trajectory of Browns career as a frank, fearless champion for women, from her support for abortion rights to her demands that freedom of choice for women include everything from fashion to politics, showing how Brown has advocated for women while achieving great commercial success.
The first to focus on Helen Gurley Brown, Scanlons intriguing biography accords Brown a place among the early leaders of the second wave of the feminist movement. In Bad Girls Go Everywhere, Scanlons impressively researched portrait shows us that Helen Gurley Brown is a woman of fascinating contradictions, carving out her own unique philosophy of pragmatic feminism, a philosophy that defines the lives of millions of women today. Scanlons perceptive account of this shrewd public figure tracks the collision between sexual politics and commerce, providing new insight into the social forces that shape modern life. To read it is to better understand how feminism operates in our day-to-day lives.

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Appreciating what we might call the feminist mainstream
“Bad Girls Go Everywhere” is on the ROROTOKO list of cutting-edge intellectual nonfiction. Professor Scanlon’s book interview ran here as cover feature on May 29, 2009.

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Where To Buy This Is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow At The Lowest Price?

This Is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow

Why Buy A This Is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow?
George Paxton was an ordinary man until something extraordinary happened–nuclear holocaust. Now George Paxton is about to discover what happens after the end of the world. Astute, highly engaging, and finally moving.–Los Angeles Times.

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One nuclear bomb can ruin your whole day.
Written in 1986, _This Is the Way the World Ends_ is one unique book that combines elements of _On the Beach_, _Alice and Wonderland_, _Twelve Angry Men_, and _It’s a Wonderful Life_. The hero of our story is a Massachusetts tombstone engraver named George Paxton. Paxton is just like any other muddle class man trying to support his family, but one thing stands in his way. The Cold War, which in the book extends well into 1995, keeps getting hotter and hotter every day. The media in conjunction with The Defense Department is trying to sell SCOPAS (Self-Contained Post-Attack Survival) suits. Unable to afford one for his only child on his meager salary, George travels to a mysterious hat shop in Boston to obtain one for free. However, there is a catch. In order for him to have the suit, he has to sign a paper that places him in direct complicity for perpetuating the arms race.

Just before he comes back home with the suit, the bombs fall and in one fell swoop destroy everything he holds dear. Before a second wave falls on his hometown, he finds himself “rescued” by a nuclear submarine crew. Paxton meets several other survivors including a former Air Force General, a young ultraconservative televangelist, an Assistant Secretary of Defense, a thing tank nuclear weapons genius, and an Arms Control Agent. As these survivors soon discover, there was a reason for their “rescue”. The Unadmitted, the countless multitudes of people from the future who were denied the opportunity to even exist because of World War III, want answers in the form of a trial that will result in execution if the verdict is guilty. Being the last people on the planet, George and his fellow survivors must make not only the best case they can for their own survial, but for the future of the human race itself.

If one were to only read the first half of _TItWtWE_, one would believe that it is staunchly anti-nuke. The depiction of the blast in George’s hometown is brief but extremely graphic. The long-term effects of the war (nuclear winter, starvation, sterility, disease, and radiation poisoning) leave even less room for optimism. Morrow also makes a good point by saying nuclear war is catastrophic for the present (causing massive destruction in the here and now), the future (denying future generations existence), and the past (invalidating all that our ancestors achieved). The word “deterrence” is thrown about in so many different ways that it seems to lose its meaning. Then, we also have self-contradictory phrases like “anticipatory retaliation”.

But as one reads along further, Morrow also allows the pro-nuke side have their say. During the trial, the defense attorney presents a very strong case stating his clients were ultimately acting in the best interest of peace. He accurately states that the tyrannical Soviet government frequently violated many arms limitations treaties, sent people to hellish gulags for dissenting political opinions, and murdered tens of millions in the name of the soul destroying ideology known as Communism. Furthermore, the notion that disarmament works when one side disposes of their weapons while another side secretly keeps theirs is absurd. I have to borrow a quote from the movie _Air Force One_: “Peace is not merely the absence of conflict, it is also the presence of justice.”

By presenting both views of the arms debate, Morrow comes up a valid third opinion. The nuclear weapons problem is not an easy one to solve, but it is an essential one. It is not only the responsibility of our elected officials, it is also the responsibilty of the average citizen to assume a greater role in ensuring the survival of our world. Again, not an easy task, but an essential one.

In closing, I believe that books like _TItWtWE_ are just as important now as they were 20 years ago. The Cold War may have ended, but we still face threats from Iran and North Korea while the vast majority of world leaders seem content to sit back and twiddle their thumbs. If that thermonuclear Sword of Damocles descends upon us what will we say? “Non mea Culpa!” “We were only following orders!” “You can’t fight city hall!” Or better yet, will we be smart enough to just say nothing and grab the sword by the hilt before the rope breaks?

Who Will Inscribe Humanity’s Epitaph?
Why this has been classified as a science fiction novel is quite frankly beyond me. Its not. Its an absurdist satire on the nature of strategic Nuclear doctrine which takes as its ingredients elements of Joseph Heller, Jonathan Swift, Lewis Carroll and Kurt Vonnegut. Ostensibly, it relates the adventures of George Paxton, a Unitarian tombstone inscriber, in the run-up too and aftermath of a full scale thermo-nuclear war. To go into more detail would be to deprive you of the joys of taking one of the most unpredictable, haunting, amusing and touching journeys ever related in a novel of this nature. Vignettes like the testament of Victor Seabird, the last moments of George’s family, the final gasp of the last woman on Earth and George’s final haunting fate will stay with me for a very long time. Highly recommended.

This is the way it’s done
It’s easy to guess from the opening pages exactly how James Murrow plans to conclude This is the Way the World Ends, his dark satire of the demise of people. Nevertheless, by the time he finally tosses that last shovelful of dirt onto the grave of humaity he sees to it that a good time has been had by all. Morrow has managed to craft a brisk and economical tale that wades hip deep into the nonsensical details of nuclear war doctrine while never forgetting to bring the funny.

Read this book.

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