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Flower of Scotland and its legend

Thistle Legend and Floral Emblem of Scotland

During the reign of Alexander III (1249-1286) the thistle was adopted as Scotland’s floral emblem because, according to the stories of the day, it helped the Scots in time of invasion. Thistle Legend and Floral Emblem of Scotland In the…

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Johnny Mercer Songbook Legend

Johnny Mercer Songbook Legend

Johnny Mercer was born in 1909 in Georgia to a comfortable white middle-class family but grew up listening to ragtime, spirituals, early jazz and black church music. As a young teen he was interested in poetry, music and making music.…

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