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Scarlet's Walk

Scarlet's Walk is the seventh studio album released by Tori Amos. The 18-track concept album details the cross-country travels of Scarlet, a character loosely based on Amos, as well as the concept of America post-September 11, 2001; the album was the first released by Amos on Epic Records after her split with former label Atlantic Records. After a period of trouble with her last label, Amos proved her fan base was still with her when the album debuted at number 7 in the US, selling 107,000 copies in its first week, reaching RIAA Gold status about a month after its release. According to author Neil Gaiman, "The CD's about America -- it's a story that's a journey, that begins in LA and crosses the country heading east. America's in there, specific places and things, Native American history and pornography and a girl on a plane who'll never get to New York, Oliver Stone and Andrew Jackson and madness and a lot more. Not to mention a girl called Scarlet who may be the land and may be a person and may be a trail of blood."

The song "Amber Waves" is named after Julianne Moore's character in Boogie Nights. Kludge magazine included Scarlet's Walk on their list of best albums of 2002. All tracks are written by Tori Amos. NotesPolaroids Commentary by Amos on Gold Dust and A Sorta Fairytale videos; the first single from the album was the track "A Sorta Fairytale", which proved to be one of Amos's more successful singles, landing her in the US Top 10 Adult Contemporary chart. A commercial single was released in the UK with a B-side entitled "Operation Peter Pan", based on the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962; this served. "Taxi Ride", a partial homage to the late make-up artist Kevyn Aucoin, a friend of Amos's who died in May 2002, served as the second single from the album. An on-line contest was held asking fans to submit a music video for the song; the song reached the Top 40 Adult Contemporary chart in the US. The third single, "Strange", was released to radio in a redone version, given a Country and Western feel with twangy guitars and additional vocals.

A Timo Maas dance remix of "Don't Make Me Come to Vegas" served as the fourth single continued Amos's fortunes on the dance charts. Of the last three singles, only the latter was released commercially on a 12" vinyl single in the US; the album, as with most of Amos's albums, is known for its collection of original B-sides. Amos recorded a host of songs that did not make the album, but were released as B-sides to various singles or performed live in concerts. Tori Amos - Bösendorfer piano, Wurlitzer, ARP, vocals David Torn, Mac Aladdin, Robbie McIntosh - guitar Jon Evans - bass Matt Chamberlain - drums, percussion Sinfonia of London - strings John Philip Shenale - string arrangements David Firman - conductor Peter Willison - director of strings In addition to the standard CD release, a limited edition of Scarlet’s Walk was released in a special box set containing the album, a bonus DVD, a map detailing Scarlet's journey, stickers, a bracelet-charm and mock Polaroid postcards; the album provided entry to "Scarlet's Web" a web site, the sole source for special concert ticket offers, photos and unreleased B-side tracks.

The elaborate packaging of the limited edition version of the album garnered Amos a Grammy nomination. The UK limited edition did not include a charm bracelet as The Official Charts Company declared it would have been an unfair incentive to purchase the album, otherwise sales of the record would not have been chart eligible. In an attempt to prevent Internet trading of the album, Amos, in conjunction with her husband and crew, used glue to bind closed portable CD players containing the album; these were distributed to the press on the understanding that they would be returned within forty-eight hours. If an attempt was made to open the player, both it and the disc inside would shatter; the success of this attempt was so great. As an additional incentive to buy the album rather than download its contents illicitly, the CD served as a key to access "Scarlet's Web", a website which featured several songs as well as various photographs and journal entries that were not available elsewhere. Billboard Hot Single Sales chart/ 2003 *∞ - Denotes position on Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Scarlet's Walk at Metacritic

Salt Cotaurs

Salt Cotaurs is a neighbourhood in Chennai, India. It is located on the bank of the Buckingham Canal, north of Chennai Central railway station, between the Elephant Gate Bridge Road and Basin Bridge railway station, it is well known for its railway goods yard owned by Southern Railway. The Lost Property Office of the Southern Railway is located here, it is about 6 to 10 m above sea level. The word'Cotaur' is the Anglicised version of the Tamil word "Cootaram" meaning a "tent" or "godown"; the locality once had a godown for storing salt bags and the loading station'Salt Cotaurs'. The checkpoint at Salt Cotaurs is one of the eight checkpoints in the state of Tamil Nadu that are slated for modernisation at a cost of ₹ 333.6 million, along with 28 commercial taxes check-posts in the state. Southern Railway has submitted a ₹780-million proposal to the Railway Board to develop Salt Cotaur as the fourth rail terminal within Chennai city and to ease the congestion at Chennai Central railway station by shifting the west-bound trains towards Jolarpettai side into the new terminal after completion.

Salt Cotaurs at GeoNames

Azir Muminović

Azir Muminović is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bosnian Premier League club Tuzla City. Muminović started his career with his hometown club Sloboda Tuzla, with whom he signed his first professional contract in October 2014, he made his professional debut in a cup game against Željezničar on 13 April 2016, days before his 19th birthday. His league debut came a month in an away loss to Zrinjski Mostar. In July 2018, during a pre-season training, Muminović tore an anterior cruciate ligament of his right knee, which required a surgery and ruled him out for at least six months. In his come-back game with Sloboda, on 30 March 2019, the club tied against city rivals Tuzla City 1–1 in a league game. In June 2019, Muminović signed a four year contract with Tuzla City for a €25.000 transfer fee. He made his official debut for Tuzla City on 20 July 2019, in a 1–5 away league win against FK Zvijezda 09. Muminović came through all of Herzegovina's youth selections; as of match played 8 March 2020.

Azir Muminović – UEFA competition record

Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis

Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis is a species of damselfish in the family Pomacentridae. It is found in the Indo-Pacific. Adults can grow up to 6 centimetres TL; this species of fish is found in the Indo-Pacific form eastern Africa to the Line Islands and Pitcairn Islands north to the Philippines and the Ryukyu Islands. Adults of this species can grow up to 6 centimetres TL; this fish is white in colouration with a yellow caudal fin. Its dorsal fin has 14 to 15 soft rays, its anal fin has 11 to 12 soft rays. This fish feeds on benthic algae and invertebrates. Adults stay close to their shelter

Gaddala Solomon

G. Solomon was an Old Testament Scholar and a Baptist Patriarch hailing from the Protestant Samavesam of Telugu Baptist Churches Society and led it as its President during the years 1978-1982 overseeing the spiritual affairs of the Church Society whose ecclesiastical jurisdiction comprises the three states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with 873 Churches comprising nearly a million members per present statistics. In 1957, Solomon made a comparative analysis of suffering as viewed in two ancient scriptures, one from the Ancient Near East and the other from the Indian subcontinent where he provides the respective literature on suffering in both the scriptures, its genesis and outlook and some common insights between the two on retribution. Solomon highlights the example of Job where the sufferer endures it with the thought of a glimmer of hope some day or the other reposing unflinching trust in God. Old Testament Scholars down the line have drawn parallels on Prophet Job and Raja Satya Harishchandra providing scholarly insights into the problem of suffering endured by these two legends and how they overcame it for a cause.

A chronological analysis of the comparative literature on the problem of suffering in addition to the one by Solomon, reveals that John Bowker came out with Problems of Suffering in Religions of the World in 1970 where suffering as viewed by the diverse religions of the world has been presented. In 1979, the Pune-based inquisitive Chemical engineers of the National Chemical Laboratory namely S. Prabhakara Rao and M. Prakasa Reddy came out with Job and His Satan - Parallels in Indian Scripture, published in the German Old Testament scholarly journal, ZAW. A couple of years' David J. A. Clines came out with a research paper entitled In Search of the Indian Job where he provides a century of scholarly research on Job and Raja Satya Harishchandra that appeared in the Vetus Testamentum. In 1998, a Scholar at the St. Peter's Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore studying under Anthony Raymond Ceresko and Gnana Robinson researched on Job and Harishchandra focusing on the problem of suffering. Solomon's research brought out the many facets of suffering where his scholarship is profoundly visible as he sheaves through the views on suffering in the Old Testament as he quotes from the Pentateuch and the other books of the Old Testament with a comprehensive bibliography but the conclusions that he drew are an eye opener for those viewing suffering as a reason of our own follies.

In the final analysis, Solomon looks into the possibilities of a more humane understanding of suffering overcoming Dogma and providing for repentance or rather an opportunity to set right the past and move forward. Solomon wrote, The solution of the problem of suffering in Christianity is that God suffers along with the sufferer and helps him to endure it for His glory. Solomon's work could best be understood if one were to look at a 1990 work entitled Wisdom tradition and the Indian Parallels with special reference to Telugu literature by the Old Testament Scholar, G. Babu Rao, who writes, Our study of Old Testament will be more interesting and more constructive if we identify as many parallels as we can in the Indian culture and literature; the goal of our digging into our cultural heritage and relating it to the biblical traditions is to promote goodwill towards our fellow humans and to work together for the welfare of the people in relation to the nature and to our Creator, in order that all humans may be successful in achieving mastery of life.

As an Old Testament Teacher, Solomon first taught at the Ramayapatnam Baptist Theological Seminary, Ramayapatnam from 1958 to 1972 during the Principalships of The Rev. Maurice Blanchard and The Rev. Louis F. Knoll. Subsequently in 1962, the seminary was affiliated to the Senate of Serampore College, India's first University making the seminary become the first B. D.-level institution in Andhra Pradesh to be affiliated with the University. In the 1970s, Ecumenism brought together the different seminaries in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with the starting of the near-ecumenical Andhra Christian Theological College in the year 1964 by the Baptists, the Lutherans, the Methodists and the Anglicans, Congregationalists and the Wesleyans. Solomon's Church Society, the Samavesam of Telugu Baptist Churches was running a seminary with English as a medium of instruction with Serampore affiliation for its B. D. whereas the new near-ecumenical venture offered L. Th. Courses in Telugu as a medium of instruction.

However, two years' the Ramayapatnam Baptist Theological Seminary through the efforts of both The Rev. Maurice Blanchard as well as The Rev. Louis F. Knoll in 1967, with the cooperation of the Convention of Baptist Churches of Northern Circars who sent their learned faculty comprising W. G. Carder began to function as a separate entity together with the within the campus of the newly-formed near-ecumenical Andhra Christian Theological College at its erstwhile location in Rajahmundry, giving an unprecedented impetus to the new near-ecumenical venture as the inclusion of the Ramayapatnam Seminary meant higher level theological education as well as English as the medium of instruction and the availability of the well-trained faculty of the Ramayapatnam Seminary comprising Solomon, Suppogu Joseph, Louis F. Knoll, P. Joseph, K. Wilson and others who moved from Ramayapatnam to Rajahmundry to take up B. D. classes teaching alongside the faculty of Andhra Christia

Organ Grinder Restaurant

The Organ Grinder Restaurant was a Portland, Oregon pizzeria in operation from 1973 to 1996. At one point it housed the largest theater pipe organ of its type in the world; the Organ Grinder opened August 26, 1973, at 5015 Southeast 82nd Avenue between Foster and Holgate as a joint venture between the Forchuk brothers and Dennis Hedberg. The financing was provided by the Forchuks, the organ and instrument expertise was provided by Hedberg; the original opening was for members of the American Theatre Organ Society. It opened to the public on September 27, 1973, it was an immediate success, with mean sales of $8,000 per night. The central location in Portland was a significant factor to its success, owing to the ease of access from the city and its suburbs. A second location was opened in Denver, Colorado in 1979, utilizing parts of organs Hedberg had acquired in order to expand the Portland location's capabilities; the restaurant became owned by Hedberg in April 1985. A confluence of factors caused the demise of the company, among them financial troubles unrelated to the restaurant suffered by Paul Forchuk in the late 1970s, the failure of the Denver location due to drug activity, failure of Earthquake Ethel's, the decline of 82nd Avenue businesses as I-205 was opened in 1982, the opening of a Chuck E.

Cheese's in the mid-1980s a few blocks away. By late 1995, Hedberg could not perform parking lot maintenance. Attempts at finding investors in order to relocate the restaurant were unsuccessful; the Organ Grinder closed in 1996. When the restaurant closed, the organ was sold for parts; the Diaphone pipes were moved to Organ Stop Pizza in Arizona. The console was moved to Conference Center in Massachusetts. Hedberg's goal was to assemble an organ that contained every type of pipe and percussion, available from the Wurlitzer organ firm, to further his research into tremulant physics; the organ was assembled from a 3-manual, 13-rank organ housed in Portland's Oriental Theatre. Additions from several other organs were acquired, including 32' Diaphones and a Vox Humana from the Portland's Liberty Theatre, a 32' Contra Bourdon from Boston's Old North Church, tympani from the Brooklyn Fox, parts of other organs originating from Chicago, Cleveland and Maine, it grew to 51 ranks consisting of nearly 4000 pipes.

Hedberg did manage to assemble every major voice, used by Wurlitzer. Effects never associated with a Wurlitzer organ were added, including a dive alarm from a submarine. By 1988 the organ had become the largest Wurlitzer pipe organ in the world; the original three-manual console was moved to another "pizza and pipes" restaurant in nearby Vancouver, when a four-manual console from Boston's Metropolitan Theatre was installed. During performances, a mechanical monkey playing cymbals was brought out to perform with the organist as Sousa's Washington Post March was played. A live monkey named Pizza Pete was utilized alongside a hurdy-gurdy player. Pizza Pete would beg for tips to fill a tin can. Scheduled silent movies were shown on the hour, accompanied by the organ. A costumed "Mitzi Mouse" character was part of the show. Bubble machines were installed in the ceilings with the purpose of appealing to children; the organ was a central attraction for theater organ enthusiasts on several occasions. It was part of the 1973 convention of the American Theatre Organ Society.

In 1985 the restaurant initiated a program of "Old-Time Gospel Music" played on Sunday afternoons. The building was designed to appear as an oversize Diaphone resonator; the architect of the building itself was Will Martin of the Martin and Matteson architectural firm. The organ was placed in the center of the dining room floor, it was designed to seat 450 people, had three levels of seating including the balcony. The walls were of unfinished cedar. Marquee lighting was prevalent throughout the interior at ceiling divisions; the building is still in use as a Chinese buffet. The organ was housed in glass chambers which could be viewed externally and internally to the restaurant. In order to keep the instrument in tune, refrigeration equipment weighing twenty tons was installed to effect a constant temperature within the chambers; the Organ Grinder was known to serve pizza of better quality than the average "pizza and pipes" location. For the Organ Grinder the dough-making equipment was outdated, could not produce enough to keep up with demand.

Therefore frozen dough was purchased, the pizza quality suffered giving the Organ Grinder a poor culinary reputation that remained long after the equipment problems were rectified. Of particular note was a taco pizza named Percussion Pizza. Onion rings were served; the Organ Grinder's Wurlitzer is one of three organs used to record Symphonic Suite for Three Organs by Richard Purvis. Jonas – Gamba Records JN 104: Jonas Nordwall, organist At the Organ Grinder – Organ Grinder OG-101: David Lee, Jonas Nordwall, Paul Quarino, Don Simmons organists. David Lee – David Lee Company DLC888: David Lee, organist. Omnibus – Jonas Nordwall JN-105: Jonas Nordwall, organist At the Organ Grinder Volume 2 – Organ Grinder OGP-102: Russ Chilson, Jack Coxon, Jonas Nordwall, Paul Quarino, Don Simmons organists At the Organ Grinder – Organ Grinder OGD-101: Jonas Nordwall, Patti Simon organists Space Organ – Crystal Clear CCS 6003: Jonas Nordwall, organist Don Simmons Plays The