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By Bertrand Dicale

D’où vient Brassens ? Quelles sont ses resources ? remark ses chansons sont-elles écrites ? Quelle est los angeles morale de Brassens ? Est-il vraiment de gauche ? Est-il vraiment si antireligieux ? Brassens est-il devenu un artiste officiel ?

Cela fait belle lurette que l’on ne se pose plus de questions sur Georges Brassens, tant on s’est habitué au mythe du courageous tonton libertaire et paillard, bouffeur de curés et pourfendeur d’hypocrites. Il était temps de réexaminer l’œuvre du bon maître, même si cela contredit parfois le discours habituel des brassensologues.

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It went to WBZ, in Springfield, Massachusetts, on September 15, 1921. It wasn’t until November 7 that KDKA officially got its license, the eighth one issued. Of the first nine stations licensed, four were owned by Westinghouse (KDKA; WBZ; WJZ, Newark, New Jersey; and KYW, Chicago) and only one each by RCA (WDY, Roselle Park, New Jersey) and the De Forest Radio Telephone and Telegraph Company (WJX, the Bronx, New York). By the end of the year more than 200 radio stations had been licensed. ” It carried the first remote church service broadcast, the first regular reporting of baseball scores, the first address by a national figure— Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, on January 15—the first broadcast by a Congressional representative (Representative Alice Robertson, long before women were generally afforded such recognition), and the first time signals.

World treaty outlaws poison gas. International Radio Union is formed. record industry. Eventually, the promotion of records on radio resulted in greatly increased sales, and some record companies began to bribe programmers to play their records. 1926 T he Roari n g ’20s A most significant event in 1926 established the concept and organization of network broadcasting that continues even today. At the urging of David Sarnoff to establish what he called a central broadcasting system, RCA (50% owner) joined with GE (30%) and Westinghouse (20%) to found a new entity, which they called the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).

International Radio Union is formed. record industry. Eventually, the promotion of records on radio resulted in greatly increased sales, and some record companies began to bribe programmers to play their records. 1926 T he Roari n g ’20s A most significant event in 1926 established the concept and organization of network broadcasting that continues even today. At the urging of David Sarnoff to establish what he called a central broadcasting system, RCA (50% owner) joined with GE (30%) and Westinghouse (20%) to found a new entity, which they called the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).

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