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trooh buh dawr

  • n  a singer of folk songs

  • It was the invention of the troubadour poets of the 12th and 13th centuries they were the Beatles of the Middle Ages who basically coined the grammar and syntax of .
  • A large part of our job is to make you boogie and make you feel good, but part of our job is to be the town crier or the troubadour who says it's 11 o' clock and all's well.
  • Peire Vidal, famed troubadour who actually lived until Author Cronyn began to put him down on paper, was the cast-off son of a furrier in Toulouse.
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  • Troubadour finds new, upscale home
    Local fashion designer Lindsey Carter has a new man in her life, a famous, well-to-do man who goes by the name of Mr. Marcus. A Mr. Neiman Marcus, that is. Her Troubadour line, which masters the perfect combination of sweetness and edge, was picked up by the national retailer and will be available online this fall. more…
    June 12, 2013 - Charleston City Paper
  • Review: A wacky, inspired 'Midsummer Saturday Night's Fever Dream'
    Though Shakespeare’s Bottom claimed his dream was “past the wit of man” to describe, it’s well within the wit of the Troubadour Theater Company to revive in spectacular sequin-studded style with the return of “A Midsummer Saturday Night’s Fever Dream” to Burbank’s Falcon Theatre.        
    June 12, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Cass McCombs on Moving Around, His "Beauty Filter," and Why He Doesn't Like Talking About the Past
    The vagabond. The recluse. The wanderer. The elusive anti-media troubadour. Cass McCombs has been called a lot of things. But in every description of the mystery man, there is always high praise...
    June 12, 2013 - SF Weekly Blogs

  • Howard Stringer in Independent
    The head of the Sony Corporation Sir Howard Stringer said: "Michael Jackson was a brilliant troubadour for his generation, a genius whose music reflected the passion and creativity of an era. His artistry and magnetism changed the music landscape...
  • Daryl Hall in Undercover HD
    John and I have a lot of great memories associated with performing at the Troubadour, since it was our first show in LA,said Daryl in a statement. "It's like going back to where it all began for us. We've always had an enthusiastic...
  • Mac McDonald in PopMatters
    They wanted to push the image the public had of Woody Guthrie,McDonald says. "Instead of being that protest troubadour and hobo, they wanted him to be (thought of) as a modern writer, which he was."

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