The definitive biography of Jack Johnson is Unforgivable Blackness, by Geoffrey Ward.Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Another good biography of Jack Johnson is Papa Jack: Papa Jack and the Era of White Hopes, by Randy Roberts.Papa Jack: Jack Johnson And The Era Of White Hopes
The musical selections are Scott Joplin’s “The Entertainer” and “The Maple Leaf Rag”
Podcast Link is at the bottom of photos.
Most of the information contained in this podcast came from: “The Mad King: The Life and Times of Ludwig II of Bavaria”, by Greg KingThe Mad King: The Life and Times of Ludwig II of Bavaria
The Swan King: Ludwig II of Bavaria by Christopher McIntoshLudwig II of Bavaria: The Swan King
Both pieces of music at the beginning and conclusion of this podcast are by Richard Wagner.
The introduction is from the Wagner opera “Die Walkure” and is better known as “The Ride of the Valkyries.” It is performed here by the US Marine Band.
The conclusion is from “The Funeral March and Finale” from the opera “Siegfried.” It is also performed by the US Marine Band. Both selections are in the public domain.
Podcast link at conclusion of photographs
There are several excellent biographies about Billie Holiday: Billie Holiday, by Stuart NicholsonBillie Holiday (Music)
Billie Holiday: Wishing on the Moon, by Donald ClarkeBillie Holiday: Wishing On The Moon
Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth by John SzwedBillie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth
Columbia records has reissued Billie Holiday’s output in several versions. This is probably the best compilationLady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia (1933-1944)
Excerpts of several Billie Holiday songs were used during this podcast according to the doctrine of fair use. These songs were “I Can’t Get Started”, “All Of Me”, “Strange Fruit”, “God Bless the Child”, “You Go To My Head” and “You Better Go Now.”
Podcast situated beneath photographs
The Definitive Biography of Edgar Allan Poe is: Edgar Allan Poe, A Critical Biography by Arthur Hobson Quinn. Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography
A more recent effort is: Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy by Jeffrey Myers. Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy
A brief but comprehensive overview is contained in Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living by Paul Collins. Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living (Icons) by Collins, Paul (2014) Hardcover
The intro and outro music was the Introduction and Rondo Cappriccioso, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saens. This version is in the public domain.
Podcast is situated below photographs.
The most extensive biography of Che Guevara is Jon Lee Anderson’s “Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life” Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
A wonderful book about Che and the Korda image is “Che’s Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image. Che’s Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image (Vintage Original)
An interesting compendium of pieces on Che is Che: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of a Revolutionary, edited by John Hart.Che: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of a Revolutionary
Opening and closing music was the song “Who”, second track from the album “Spin Day and the Emotional Godfather”
This music used by virtue of the following Creative Commons License