Walhalla – German Hall Of Fame – near Regensburg high above the Danube river
photo by frizztext – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walhalla_temple – Germany built his own Parthenon temple already 1830 – not for Gods, like in Athens, but for creative German persons: Martin Luther, Johann Sebastian Bach, Heinrich Heine, Ludwig van Beethoven, Sophie Scholl etc. – I like the rock & roll hall of fame in the US for guitarists – we will never have this in Germany, I fear …
me playing gypsy swing guitar
for Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
who would be YOUR personal favorite person featured in a hall of fame?
I think we should put some colored people into our Hall of Fame or one of the great Gypsy musicians, killed in the German concentration camps! Or some of my favorite German (but Jewish) philosophers: Theodor Adorno, Ernst Bloch, Hannah Arendt or Herbert Marcuse (Marcuse even in the USA was oppressed, right wing activists burned down his home in California!) Herbert Marcuse publicized a great book about aggression in cultures and souls – and how to develop positive dialog attitudes!
Jimmie Rodgers, Jimmy Yancey, Robert Johnson, Louis Jordan, T-Bone Walker, Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Les Paul, The Ink Spots, Bessie Smith, The Soul Stirrers, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Christian, Ma Rainey, Howlin’ Wolf, Elmore James, Professor Longhair, Dinah Washington, Willie Dixon, The Orioles, Pete Seeger, Mahalia Jackson, Bill Monroe, Jelly Roll Morton, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Charles Brown, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Wanda Jackson
- Mugshot Hall Of Fame (perezhilton.com)
- Let’s Get The Chambers Brothers Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! (musicofourheart.wordpress.com)