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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 30

Published 2 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


ANDY SCOTT of Sweet
FLORENCE BALLARD of The Supremes

THIS HAPPENED


In 1971, Paul Revere & The Raiders were awarded a Gold record for their only #1 hit, “Indian Reservation.”

In 1973, George Harrison’s “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” knocked Paul McCartney & Wings’ “My Love” from the top of the US singles chart; it was Harrison’s second US #1.

In 1975, Gregg Allman married Cher four days after her divorce from Sonny Bono.

In 2000, Nine men were trampled to death during Pearl Jam’s performance at The Roskilde festival, near Copenhagen, Denmark, when they either slipped or fell in the mud in front of the stage.

In 2004, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies was paralyzed on the right-hand side of his body after suffering a stroke. It took a couple of years, but he was able to recover enough to walk, talk, and play guitar again.


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