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Anthony Ralph Strouth, 1945-2014

A number of folks have asked me to post the eulogy from my father’s funeral, hence I am posting it here. I am wearing my dads suit, it’s not that I don’t have other suits , but this is the serious suit, the suit for meeting with authority figures, the suit I wear when I […]

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a few words about Sue McLean

I wanted to make mention of the passing of Sue McLean , whose funeral was earlier today.  I often refer to the fact that we are standing on shoulders of giants, Sue McLean might be one of the biggest of them.  Independent concert promoters are a vanishing breed, the last line of defense from the […]

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The Iffness- the end of Miyagi, and the state of the union

  You’ve been taking your time And you’ve been living on solid air You’ve been walking the line And you’ve been living on solid air Don’t know what’s going wrong inside And I can tell you that it’s hard to hide when you’re living on Solid air. – John Martyn, Solid Air 1973 was a […]

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Save Teace

I want to tell you about a friend of mine, his name is Thisaphone Sothiphakhak; I more often than not he is called Teace. He went to school kindergarten through high school right here in Minneapolis, till he dropped out in favor of getting his GED. He has been the DJ for almost every project […]

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  • a little about me…

    A man of many lives-some know Strouth as the filmmaker who behind the documentary "Unconvention: a Mix Tape from St. Paul" about the 2008 RNC, and M-80, some as a writer, or as a producer and musician and then of course their is the whole getting a kidney transplant over Facebook and Twitter thing.
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