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Many Happy Returns: ABC (The Band) in Focus, Part 2

'The Lexicon of Love II' bridges two audiences: those with a flash frozen sound of ABC stuck in their ears and stalwarts who’ve journeyed with ABC along their evolutionary track. The real coup of 'The Lexicon of Love II' is that it wins new listeners due to its self-awareness and ability to avoid stagnation―like previous ABC recordings before it.

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Many Happy Returns: ABC (The Band) in Focus, Part 1

Led by Martin Fry, ABC's 'The Lexicon of Love' (1982) was an instant sensation. To mark ABC’s upcoming release, this overview will give context to 'The Lexicon of Love II,' the arc of their musical canon, and prove that ABC is well beyond mere 1980s nostalgia.

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Book Review: ‘Journey To Munich,’ A Historical Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

In "Journey to Munich" Jacqueline Winspear continues with her heroine, Maisie Dobbs and takes us deep into the heart of Nazi Germany as it begins preparations for the atrocities against others that linger in the thoughts of many even to this day.

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