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When he heard that Paul Whiteman was looking for singers to replace the Rhythm Boys, Mercer applied and got the job, `` not for my voice, I'm sure, but because I could write songs and material generally ''.
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When and heard
When Mayor Dever heard of the banquet he summoned Hughes for an explanation of why he had been dishonouring the police department by consorting with these felons and fixers.
When he heard of his brothers' anger, Palfrey was still hopeful that they could be persuaded to accept his notion of paying wages.
When played back forward the last echos are heard before the effected sound creating a rush like swell preceding and during playback.
" When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more adequately.
" When he was looking for a suitable place to step into the stream, he heard the sweet chirping of birds.
When Artemis and Apollo heard this impiety, Apollo killed her sons as they practiced athletics, and Artemis shot her daughters, who died instantly without a sound.
When the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by a whale in 1820, the captain opted to sail 3000 miles upwind to Chile rather than 1400 miles downwind to the Marquesas because he had heard the Marquesans were cannibals.
When Confucius heard of the raid, he requested from Viscount Ji Huan to allow the duke and his court to retreat to a stronghold on his palace grounds.
When they heard of the Praetorians ' claim, they demanded that Claudius be delivered to them for approval, but he refused, sensing the danger that would come with complying.
When Catherine II of Russia heard of his financial troubles she commissioned an agent in Paris to buy the library.
When his preaching companions heard of his death, all save Dominic and a very small number of others returned to their homes.
When Danny Kaye heard about the accident, he immediately flew his own plane to McCarran Airport to pick up Schoen and bring him back to Los Angeles to guarantee the best medical attention.
When he heard about the expulsion of his family to Poland, he drove to the German embassy and killed the German diplomat Eduard Ernst vom Rath.
When Orpheus heard their voices, he drew his lyre and played music that was more beautiful and louder, drowning out the Sirens ' bewitching songs.
When Rebekah heard about his murderous intentions, she ordered Jacob to travel to her brother Laban's house in Haran, until Esau's anger subsided.
When Jacob heard of these dreams, he rebuked his son for proposing the idea that the house of Jacob would even bow down to Joseph.
When you had trade unions, ordinary people, rank and file, never been on television, never been interviewed, and they're not allowed to be heard, that's scandalous.
When he heard that there was a Buddhist teacher on the rocky island of Putuo he quickly journeyed there to learn.
When and Paul
When on leave from the front, Paul feels strongly isolated from his family and removed from daily life.
When the day drew near of the departure of Saint Paul the First Hermit in the desert, Saint Anthony went to him and buried him, after clothing him in a tunic which was a present from St Athanasius the Apostolic, the 20th Patriarch of Alexandria.
When Saint Paul returned to Jerusalem after his conversion, Barnabas took him and introduced him to the apostles ( 9: 27 ).
When Pope John XXIII abolished the limit, he began to add new churches to the list, which Popes Paul VI and John Paul II continued to do.
When announcing Vatican II, Pope John XXIII stated that the precepts of the Council of Trent continue to the modern day, a position that was reaffirmed by Pope Paul VI.
Writing in 2010 Neil Finn said, " When we lost Paul it was like someone pulled the rug out from underneath everything, a terrible jolt out of the dark blue.
When over 25, 000 of these royalists — led by General Danican — assaulted Paris, Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras was appointed to defend the capital ; outnumbered five to one and disorganized, the Republicans were desperate.
When Paul refers to Priscilla and Aquila, of the seven times Priscilla and Aquila are mentioned in the New Testament, the Apostle Paul always lists them together, suggesting that he viewed them as a ministry team and also a family unit.
When she returned east in 1913, she joined Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and others in founding the militant Congressional Union, which became the National Woman's Party.
When US troops withdew from Grenada in December 1983 Nicholas Braithwaite of the National Democratic Congress was appointed Prime Minister of an interim administration by the Governor General Sir Paul Scoon until elections could be organised.
When The Second City opened its doors on December 16, 1959, directed by Paul Sill, his mother Viola Spolin began training new improvisers through a series of classes and exercises which became the cornerstone of modern improv training.
When Hitler was appointed Reich Chancellor of Germany on 30 January 1933, Goebbels was initially given no office: the coalition cabinet Hitler headed contained only a minority of Nazis as part of the deal he had negotiated with President Paul von Hindenburg and the conservative parties.
When it came to time for Ribbentrop to present the German declaration of war on 22 June 1941 to the Soviet Ambassador, General Vladimir Dekanozov, Paul Schmidt described the scene :" It is just before four on the morning of Sunday, 22 June 1941 in the office of the Foreign Minister.
When Paul came again to Jerusalem after the second and after the third journey ( Acts 18: 22 ; 21: 17 sq.
When Dreja dropped out of the project to become a photographer ( he would later take the photograph that appeared on the back of Led Zeppelin's debut album ), John Paul Jones, at the suggestion of his wife, contacted Page about the vacant position.
When Paul the Deacon wrote the Historia between 787 and 796 he was a Catholic monk and devoted Christian.
When John's body was moved, the original vault above the floor was removed and a new one built beneath the ground ; it was here that the body of Pope John Paul II was entombed from 2005 to 2011 before being moved for his beatification in 2011.
When, in 784, the imperial secretary Patriarch Tarasius was appointed successor to the Patriarch Paul IV, he accepted on the condition that intercommunion with the other churches should be reestablished ; that is, that the images should be restored.
Other songs performed by Amos include The Doors ' " People are Strange ", Depeche Mode's " Personal Jesus ", Joni Mitchell's " The Circle Game ", Madonna's " Live to Tell " and " Like a Prayer ", Björk's " Hyperballad ", Led Zeppelin's " When the Levee Breaks " ( which she debuted in Austin, Texas, just after the events of Hurricane Katrina ), Kate Bush's " And Dream of Sheep " and Crowded House's " Don't Dream It's Over ", dedicating it to drummer Paul Hester who had died a week before.
Paul Johnson writes in Modern Times: " When in 1964 the Harding Papers ( which had not been burnt ) were opened to scholars, no truth at all was found in any of the myths, though it emerged that Harding, a pathetically shy man with women, had a sad and touching friendship with the wife of a Marion store-owner before his presidency.