The Bluest Eye by Toni MorrisonThe Bluest Eye is Toni Morrisons first novel, a book heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision. Set in the authors girlhood hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds in the Breedloves garden do not bloom. Pecolas life does change- in painful, devastating ways.
What its vivid evocation of the fear and loneliness at the heart of a childs yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment. The Bluest Eye remains one of Tony Morrisonss most powerful, unforgettable novels- and a significant work of American fiction.
Topically Yours - Mint Condition and Tony Toni Tone
In the mid-nineties the band became popular for their diverse musical styles, old school romanticism in their lyrics, and the ability to do what not many of their peers were doing — not only play live, but play live extremely well. Cocoa Diaries contributor Sam Bleazard managed to catch up with the group following their successful show, as they continue to embark across the globe spreading the good word of stellar live music. Check it out below. Having been back in the UK recently for your arena show, tell us about the atmosphere and what it was like being back on the bill with the likes of En Vogue, Tony, Toni, Tone etc? Secondly, playing on a bill with the likes of Tony Toni Tone, EnVogue, Blackstreet, totally brings us back to a time when shows with this type of line-up were more commonplace. In Mint Condition circles, the same holds true, artists such as Lianne LaHavas are rare talents, they both need to be supported and deserve to be heard.
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DAR Music: Tony! By TrueGodImmortal. Two groups that are seen as unsung heroes to me in the genre are Tony! While both groups are two of the greatest, they are both extremely underrated. For Tony!
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Both groups burst onto the music scene in the late s. Meanwhile, platinum record winners Toni! Kinchen told me how the band got together originally. Paul general but me. I was up from Chicago. I was playing with Kevin Jackson and he had Stoke on drums and Larry on keyboards. I came from the streets and needed to learn how to talk to people and deal with people in a respectful way.
Tony Toni Tone. In all aspects who was better in you guy opinions? My money is on Mint Condition for reason that they have a tighter sound, better lead singer etc. How can I stand 2 stay where I am? She's Just A Baby.. This is a real tough one, but I'll have to go with TTT!