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Archive: Tuesday June 23, 2020

“Americanafest” Goes Virtual!

Published 12 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Americana fans will not have to miss out this year. The Americana Music Association Foundation has announced “Thriving Roots: A Virtual Community Music Conference”. It’s a new online music industry conference experience from Sept. 16-18, 2020. The virtual conference will feature Rosanne Cash, John Leventhal, Mavis Staples as well as AMAF Board Members Jackson Browne, Rhiannon Giddens and T Bone Burnett.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 23

Published 13 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


JUNE CARTER CASH
KT TUNSTALL
PAUL “BONEHEAD” ARTHURS of Oasis
ROBERT HUNTER of Grateful Dead
STU SUTCLIFFE of The Beatles

THIS HAPPENED


In 1965, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ classic “The Tracks Of My Tears” was released.

In 1973, George Harrison started a five-week run at #1 on the US album chart with Living In The Material World, his second US #1.

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