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Venice Sees Pink and Trialling Monkeys

By wthpod July 31, 2017

In this episode Suzie discusses Pink Floyd’s influence on Venice and Trevor reports on the Scopes Monkey Trial!

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Sources:

PINK FLOYD IN VENICE

Lifton D 2015, ‘The Story of the Pink Floyd Concert That Brought Down Venice’s Government’ http://ultimateclassicrock.com/pink-floyd-venice-1989/
Open Culture 2017, ‘Pink Floyd Plays in Venice on a Massive Floating Stage in 1989; Forces the Mayor & City Council to Resign’ http://www.openculture.com/2017/05/pink-floyd-plays-in-venice-on-a-massive-floating-stage-in-1989.html
Parmelee J 1989, ‘Venice Sees Red Over Pink Floyd’, The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1989/07/19/venice-sees-red-over-pink-floyd/dbee6905-43f0-4a4d-a055-85e1cef51c87/?utm_term=.b8011f80ab19
Szacka L 2016, ‘Tradition versus modernity in Venice, and that time Pink Floyd played St. Mark’s Basin’, The Architect’s Newspaper https://archpaper.com/2016/08/pink-floyd-venice/

THE SCOPES TRIAL

Monkey Trial begins – History.com

Scopes Trial – History.net

Scopes Monkey Trial: Science on the Stand – Live Science

The Scopes Trial – Digital History

Songs about The Scopes (Monkey) Trial – Dixieland and Jazz

Scopes Trial Play and Festival website

THE MONKEY TRIAL 1925 – Historic Films Stock Footage Archive – YouTube

Billy Murray & International Novelty Orch. – Monkey Biz-ness, 1925 – YouTube

Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

Fade out

Monkey Biz-Ness – Billy Murray & International Novelty Orchestra (1925) available under public domain

All music used under fair use provisions.

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