A Service of Saddleback College and
California State University, Northridge

Archive: Tuesday June 16, 2020

Keeping the Dead Alive!

Published 29 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Dead, alive and well (virtually) and touring the information superhighway...Its the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company streaming weekly on YouTube!  

dead shakedown stream spotify email v2

 
On Fridays at 5PM Pacific Time, it
s the Shakedown Stream,a live Q&A with archivist David Lemieux and historian Gary Lambert followed by the screening of a classic live Grateful Dead show. Every week they have a special guest and they choose a different worthy organization to raise funds for.  Past charities have included the MusiCares Covid-19 Relief Fund and the ACLU Solidarity Fund.

Read more about 'Keeping the Dead Alive! '...

ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 16

Published 30 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN

GARRY ROBERTS of The Boomtown Rats
IAIN MATTHEWS of Fairport Convention/Matthews Southern Comfort
JED MOTTLEY of Feed The Kitty
MATT COSTA

 

THIS HAPPENED

In 1967, The Monterey Pop Festival began in Monterey, California, unofficially ushering in the Summer Of Love. Over the course of three days, tens of thousands saw the first major appearances of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Who, and Janis Joplin. The Byrds, Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Simon & Garfunkel, The Steve Miller Band, Canned Heat, The Mamas & The Papas, and Buffalo Springfield also performed. John Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas wrote “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)” to promote the festival, which later became a hit for Scott McKenzie.

 

Read more about 'ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 16'...