Les Misérables by Victor Hugo is widely regarded one of the best novels of the 19th century. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo traces the experiences of an ex-convict, Jean Valjean during a tempestuous period in France ending with the June Revolution. The story, centered around Paris, deals with politics and moral philosophy. Les Misérables has been adapted to numerous productions for the theatre, and motion pictures. Recently a musical adaptation went from the stage to the movies, and won Oscar acclaim.
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This site is hosted by Uptones founder and East Bay musician Eric Din. It reflects his sensibilities and the music he’s helped make during his lifetime. Besides the great music Eric has on his site, you’ll find insights from a devoted music maker.
A tremendous resource of San Francisco musical history, this site is hosted by renown author and former beat writer and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, Joel Selvin. Excepts from his many books, links to his Chronicle stories and podcasts of his radio show “Selvin on the City” are all on this wonderful music site.
This site is a blog about music from the perspective of independent record company founder and hit producer, Matthew King Kaufman. Matthew has made scores of significant recordings as the record producer for Beserkley Records, which had international hit recordings with Jonathan Richman and Greg Kihn.
Lou Parmelee, ultimate guitar roadie and tech wizard, has created the complete guitar and guitar accessory web site. His mission is simple: to bring you the most comprehensive guitar resource on the web. It is!