Beatrice Plumb was a regular at Murphy’s, one of the commuter pubs that lined the short stretch of Forty-Third Street perpendicular to Grand Central Station. Bea was friendly with the owner, Garrie, an old friend of Tuck’s from Ireland. Tuck…Read more

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We humans can hear pretty well. We’re also quite good at making complex sounds. So we sing. Almost alone among our fellow mammals, we sing long and complicated songs.  On land we have no serious rivals as singers. Lions communicate…Read more