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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 17


GREGG ROLIE of Santana/Journey/Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band
PAUL YOUNG of Sad Café/Mike + The Mechanics



In 1965, The Kinks and The Moody Blues made their US concert debut at the Academy of Music in New York City.

In 1965, Working at Abbey Road Studios in London, The Beatles completed work on the new Paul McCartney song, “Yesterday” on the day before his 23rd birthday; they also recorded “Act Naturally,” Ringo’s vocal contribution to the Help! album, and “Wait,” which was included on Rubber Soul.

In 1971, Carole King went to #1 on the US album chart with Tapestry for the first of 15 consecutive weeks.

Carole King - It's Too Late (1971)

In 1972, The Rolling Stones album Exile On Main St. started a four-week run at the top of the US charts.

In 1977, Steve Winwood released his self-titled first solo album.

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