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George Harrison tribute album

is to be released next February, on what would have been his 60th birthday.

The collection of Harrison and Beatles covers is being recorded under the title ‘Songs From The Material World’ and is due for release on February 25.


Dave Davies from The Kinks and Roger McGuinn of The Byrds will feature on the record alongside the likes of Julian Lennon and Fleetwood Mac legend Peter Green.

Todd Rundgren, Donovan, the MC5’s Wayne Kramer and Midge Ure are also scheduled to record for the album, while a cover of ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ is expected to feature an ‘all-star’ line-up.” dotmusic

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Psychonarratology :

Psychonarratology : Foundations for the Empirical Study of Literary Response: “The field of psychonarratology represents an interdisciplinary collaboration between cognitive psychology and discourse processing, and narratology and literary studies. This work provides a broad, integrative framework for pursuing research that is approachable by researchers from both disciplinary backgrounds. Marina Bortolussi and Peter Dixon survey the important problems in literary studies and demonstrate how the methodological and empirical tools of cognitive psychology are applied in this new approach.” amazon.com

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Perihelion:

“Don’t look, but today the Sun is a little bigger than usual. That’s because Earth is “at perihelion” on January 4th. What is perihelion? Our planet’s orbit is not a perfect circle, it is an ellipse. Our distance from the Sun therefore varies throughout the year; perihelion is our closest approach to the Sun.” SpaceWeather