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Jerry Harrison

Jeremiah Griffin Harrison is an American songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. He achieved fame as the keyboardist and guitarist for the new wave band Talking Heads and as an original member of the Modern Lovers. In 2002, Harrison was inducted into the Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Talking Heads. Born in Milwaukee, United States, Harrison played with Jonathan Richman in The Modern Lovers when he was an architecture student at Harvard University. Harrison was introduced to Richman by mutual friend and journalist Danny Fields and the pair bonded over their shared love of the Velvet Underground, he joined The Modern Lovers in early 1971, playing on their debut album in 1972, left in February 1974, when Richman wished to perform his songs more quietly. Harrison joined Talking Heads in 1977, after the release of their debut single "Love → Building on Fire". Harrison's critically acclaimed solo albums include The Red and the Black, Casual Gods, Walk on Water; the single "Rev It Up" reached a high-point on the US Mainstream Charts topping out at No.

7, in 1987. An instrumental version of the song appeared in Something Wild. After the 1991 breakup of Talking Heads, Harrison turned to producing and worked on successful albums by bands including Hockey, Violent Femmes, The BoDeans, The Von Bondies, General Public, Crash Test Dummies, The Verve Pipe, Rusted Root, Stroke 9, The Bogmen, Black 47, The Mayfield Four, Of A Revolution, No Doubt, Josh Joplin Group, The Black and White Years, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bamboo Shoots, the String Cheese Incident and The Gracious Few, he is Chairman of the Board for Harrison, as a member of Talking Heads, is featured throughout the 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense, directed by Jonathan Demme. During the Talking Heads era, Harrison made cameo appearances as Billy Idol, Kid Creole and Prince look-alike lip-synchers in David Byrne's 1986 film True Stories. Harrison had a small part in the 2006 film The Darwin Awards as "Guy in Bar No. 1" alongside John Doe of the band X. Jerry Harrison Interview for the NAMM Oral History Program

Rhadinothamnus anceps

Rhadinothamnus anceps known as blister bush, is a shrub belonging to the genus of Rhadinothamnus, endemic to Western Australia. The slender erect perennial shrub grows to a height of 1 to 3 metres and has angular branchlets with silver scales present on young growth; the leaves are a papery silvery pale green colour on short petioles. The leaf blade is a narrow elliptic shape with a length of 40 to 120 millimetres and a width of 8 to 23 mm; the leaves release. The leaves must be handled as they can cause blisters if they contact the skin, it blooms between December producing white flowers. The flowers are supported on 4 to 12 mm pedicels in cymes at the terminus of branches and in the leaf axils; the flowers have a Calyx - hemispherical calyx, 1 to 1.5 mm long that has five triangle shaped lobed and is a silver colour. There are five free white petals with a length of 4.5 to 6 mm. The form fruit with five smooth sections that are shortly beaked having a length of 3 mm containing flat oval seeds.

The shrub is found along creeks and swamp areas in areas along the coast in the Swan Coastal Plain, South West and Great Southern regions of Western Australia from between Yanchep to just east of Albany where it grows well in black peaty sandy soils. It is spread over Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain and Warren IBRA regions; the species was first described as Phebalium anceps by the botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1824 in the work Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis. In 1825 it was reclassified as Eriostemon anceps by Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel in Systema Vegetabilium. Paul G. Wilson reclassified the plant into its current genera as R. anceps in the article New species and nomenclatural changes in Phebalium and related genera in the journal Nuytsia published in 1998

Latyan Dam

Latyan Dam is a buttress dam on the Jajrood River, located less than 25 km from Tehran in the south of city of Lavasan. It is one of the main sources of water for Tehran metropolitan region, it was constructed between 1963 and 1967. The first generator in the dam's 45 MW hydroelectric power station was commissioned on 17 March 1969, the second on 13 April 1987. Jajrood River basin is located in the southern part of central Alborz mountain range, the rocks of which date from the Palaeozoic era up to the Quaternary period, as below: Palaeozoic era: The dolomitic rocks and limestone. Belong to Devonian and Permian periods. Mesozoic era: The sandstone formation and limestones of Teriace and Shemshak coal formation with sandstone and fossiliferous limestones belong to this era. Paleogene period: starts with lower and middle Eocene limestone layers with nummulite fossil and continues with the Alborz green layers. Which is an indication of submarine volcanic and were belongs to upper Eocene. Quaternary period: The basaltic masses in the alluvial deposits which cover a big area in the region belong to this era.

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Leader of the Band

"Leader of the Band" is a song written by Dan Fogelberg from his 1981 album The Innocent Age. The song was written as a tribute to his father, Lawrence Fogelberg, a musician and the leader of a band, still alive at the time the song was released. Lawrence died in August 1982, but not before this hit song made him a celebrity with numerous media interviews interested in him as its inspiration. Released as a single at the end of 1981, the tribute peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in March 1982, it became Fogelberg's second #1 song on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, following his 1980 hit "Longer". Lucie Arnaz has performed a version of the song as a tribute to Desi Arnaz. Regine Velasquez recorded this song in 2008 for her album Low Key, she performed the song to her father, Gerardo Velasquez, he was still alive. Zac Brown recorded this song in 2017 as part of a tribute album to Dan Fogelberg, he dedicated it to his father. List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1982 Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Ralph Rosenblum

Ralph Rosenblum was an American film editor who worked extensively with the directors Sidney Lumet and Woody Allen. He won the 1977 BAFTA Award for Best Editing for his work on Annie Hall, published an influential memoir When the Shooting Stops, the Cutting Begins: A Film Editor's Story. Towards the end of the World War II in 1945, Rosenblum worked as a filmmaking apprentice in the U. S. Office of War Information. Following the war he became van Dongen's assistant while she was editing Robert Flaherty's film Louisiana Story, was credited as an editor on Of Human Rights, which van Dongen produced and directed. Much of Rosenblum's work in the 1950s and early 1960s was in television. With Sid Katz and Gene Milford, he formed a company, MKR Films, that provided editorial services for television shows and corporate films. In the 1960s, Rosenblum edited four films directed by Sidney Lumet, starting with Long Day's Journey into Night; these films, which were all serious dramas, were important to Rosenblum's career.

The montage ending of Fail Safe, depicting the last few moments of life on earth, the use of concentration camp flashbacks in The Pawnbroker, brought Rosenblum his first industry recognition. Paul Monaco has summarized Rosenblum's editing innovations on The Pawnbroker, as well as their influence, as follows, "In his work on The Pawnbroker, Rosenblum imitated devices from several French films of the previous decade, but he extended them. Like Dede Allen, Rosenblum broke editing rules. More and like her his innovations shifted editing away from its traditional reliance on telling a story to the creation of a new and penetrating subjectivity in the feature film."In 1966, Rosenblum was nominated for an American Cinema Editors "Eddie" award for A Thousand Clowns, directed by Fred Coe. In 1968, Rosenblum was hired as an "editorial consultant" to help a young Woody Allen hone a large amount of footage into what became Allen's first film, the mockumentary Take the Money and Run. Rosenblum went on to edit the next five of Allen's films, including Annie Hall, for which he won the 1977 BAFTA Award for Best Editing with Wendy Greene Bricmont.

Interiors was Rosenblum's last film with Allen. Rosenblum and Allen came to a mutual decision. Susan E. Morse, Rosenblum's assistant editor on several of Allen's films, became his successor and edited Allen's films for the ensuing twenty years. For the last film, Allen was involved in the editing and was fearful concerning the reception of the film. Allen's biographer Eric Lax quoted Rosenblum about the film: He managed to rescue Interiors, much to his credit, he was against the wall. I think, he was testy, he was short-tempered. He was fearful, he thought. But he managed to pull it out with his own work; the day the reviews came out, he said to me,'Well, we pulled this one out by the short hairs, didn't we?' In 1979, Rosenblum published a book written with Robert Karen, When the Shooting Stops, the Cutting Begins: A Film Editor's Story. Gallagher described the importance of this book as follows: Ralph Rosenblum did a service to editors everywhere with the 1979 publication of his memoir When the Shooting Stops... the Cutting Begins, a popular volume which gave the first insider's explanation of what goes into film editing....

In the book Rosenblum revealed that he had saved several films by creatively reshaping the footage, such as William Friedkin's The Night They Raided Minsky's and Woody Allen's first major film as a director, Take the Money and Run. Rosenblum's revelations helped bring credit to the film editing profession, forced scholars to reconsider editorial contributions. According to his widow, Davida Rosenblum, "He was an autodidact when it came to his prodigious knowledge of music, used both jazz and classical music as temporary or permanent scores in many of the films he edited. Many of the composers exposed to his temporary tracks used them as a guide."Rosenblum worked as a director for about five years, commencing with the documentary film Acting Out. His films included Summer Solstice, made for television and, actor Henry Fonda's last film. For the last eight years of his life, Rosenblum taught film and film editing at Columbia University as a Full Professor of Film Directing despite having not attended college himself.

In his final decade, Rosenblum taught editing at the International Film and Television Workshops in Rockport, Maine. For the final four years, he was an Artist in Residence. Rosenblum had been selected as a member of the American Cinema Editors; the director of each film is indicated in parenthesis. Long Day's Journey into Night Fail-Safe The Pawnbroker A Thousand Clowns The Group The Producers The Night They Raided Minsky's Goodbye, Columbus Take the Money and Run Bananas Sleeper Love and Death Annie Hall North Star: Mark di Suvero Interiors Summer Solstice List of film director and editor collaborations Notes Further reading Rosenblum, Davida. Reflections: A Memoir. Xlibris. ISBN 9781436321785. OCLC 237789

Mahindra Maxximo

The Mahindra Maxximo was a mini truck and a microvan manufactured by the Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra. It is powered by a 909 cc diesel engine, the Plus model produces a 19.2 PS. The Maxximo can reach up to 70 km/h and is used by the middle class; the mini truck version is offered in two variants: Plus and CNG. On 16 October 2015, the Maxximo has been replaced by an updated version, known as the Mahindra Supro. Engine capacity 909 cc Power 26 hp @ 3600 rpm Max engine torque 5.5 kg⋅m @ 1800-2200 rpm Fuel tank capacity 33 L Clutch and transmission Clutch Single plate dry type Gearbox Manual 4+1 Steering Manual Steering with Rack & pinion Suspension Front: MacPherson strut independent suspension Rear: Leaf Spring Brakes Front "Disc brake" Rear Drum Brakes Wheels & Tyres Tyres 165 R14 & 175 LT 8PR Dimensions Wheelbase 1950 mm Length 3800 mm Width 1540&nbdp:mm Height 1900 mm Load body dimensions 2280 mm × 1540 mm × 330 mm Weights GVW 1815 kg Payload 850 kg