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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 18

Published 28 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN

PAUL McCARTNEY
RAY LaMONTAGNE

 

THIS HAPPENED

In 1948, Columbia Records started the first mass production of the 33rpm long player (LP). The new format could contain a maximum of 23 minutes of music per side versus the three minutes that could be squeezed on to a 78rpm disc.

In 1977, Fleetwood Mac went to #1 on the US singles chart with “Dreams,” the group’s first and only US #1. Stevie Nicks says she wrote the song at the Record Plant studio in Sausalito, California, in about 10 minutes.

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Best Of 2016 So Far

Published 4 years ago by Jeff Penfield

2016 has been a year marred by the passing of a number of great musicians. Fortunately we have been consoled by great new music and here's a quick look at...

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The Evolution Of Great Musicians

Published 6 years ago by Jeff Penfield

When you hear The Beatles, you know it's The Beatles. Same with David Bowie. Same with Pearl Jam.

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February 25th New Music Update

Published 6 years ago by Jeff Penfield

Released Today:

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