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2008-07-16 12:01:05

By Mario Tarradell, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 16--WELSH SINGER DUFFY -- nee Aimee Anne Duffy -- celebrated the stateside release of her debut CD, Rockferry, with a performance in May at New York's famed Apollo Theater, the legendary venue dedicated to the preservation of R&B music. In February, the troubled but talented Amy Winehouse swept the Grammy Awards thanks to the success of her second disc, Back to Black, her arresting merger of '60s girl-group pop, R&B and hip-hop....

2008-07-15 18:00:29

By Mario Tarradell, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 15--WELSH SINGER DUFFY -- nee Aimee Anne Duffy -- celebrated the stateside release of her debut CD, Rockferry, with a performance in May at New York's famed Apollo Theater, the legendary venue dedicated to the preservation of R&B music. In February, the troubled but talented Amy Winehouse swept the Grammy Awards thanks to the success of her second disc, Back to Black, her arresting merger of '60s girl-group pop, R&B and hip-hop....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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