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Pied Pipers
On this day in 1284 the Pied Piper lured the children away from Hamelin, to something better or worse, depending on which legend, poem, play, film, song, scholar or physician you consult -- the documents ranging in date and format from a stained glass window made shortly after the event to Jethro Tull's Too Old to Rock 'n Roll, Too Young to Die album.

 

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