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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 25

Published 4 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


TIM FINN of Split Enz/Crowded House/The Finn Brothers


THIS HAPPENED


In 1967, An estimated 200 million people saw The Beatles perform “All You Need Is Love” live via satellite as part of the TV global link-up, Our World. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash, and Keith Moon provided backing vocals.

In 1969, The Hollies recorded “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” with a then-unknown Elton John on piano.

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Hear At Home with Katie Pruitt

Published 4 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Katie Pruitt

88.5 FM's fearless program director, Marc Kaczor, and Nashville transplant, Katie Pruitt connect for our Hear At Home collection. Pruitt talks about her unique handwritten lyrics. She reflects on her online performances. Mookie has Pruitt tell us about the chronology and concept of behind her latest album, 'Expectations.'

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 24

Published 4 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


CHRIS WOOD of Traffic
COLIN BLUNSTONE of The Zombies
CURT SMITH of Tears For Fears
JEFF BECK
MICK FLEETWOOD of Fleetwood Mac


THIS HAPPENED


In 1995, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder left the stage due to illness after only seven songs during an outdoor concert in San Francisco. Neil Young stepped up to finish the show.

In 1999, With 100 of his guitars at auction to raise money for his Crossroads Centre drug rehab clinic in Antigua, Eric Clapton raised almost $5 million. The guitar he used on “Layla,” a 1956 Fender Stratocaster, went for nearly $500,000.

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