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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 26

Published 6 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


CHRIS ISAAK
COLIN GREENWOOD of Radiohead
MICK JONES of The Clash/Big Audio Dynamite
NATHAN FOLLOWILL of Kings Of Leon
TERRI NUNN of Berlin/KCSN

THIS HAPPENED


In 1961, Gary U.S. Bonds hit #1 in the US with “Quarter To Three,” and he stayed there for two weeks.

In 1965, The Byrds went to #1 on the US singles chart with their version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man,” the recording generally considered to be the beginning of folk rock and the “California Sound.” Roger McGuinn was the only member of The Byrds who actually played on that recording, with the rest of the instruments played by the famed Wrecking Crew session musicians.

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