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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 3

Published 17 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


PAUL BARRÉRE of Little Feat

THIS HAPPENED

 
In 1968, At a gathering at Joni Mitchell’s house in Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash reportedly sang together for the very first time.

In 1969, Twenty-seven-year-old Brian Jones, who had recently exited The Rolling Stones, drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after taking a midnight swim in his pool. The coroner’s report called it “death by misadventure.”

In 1971, Jim Morrison of The Doors was discovered dead in his bathtub in Paris, France. The accepted cause is a heart attack brought on by an overdose of heroin, though no one is really sure what happened. Like Brian Jones, Morrison joined the “27 Club.”

In 1973, After 182 Ziggy Stardust concert performances, David Bowie announced he was retiring from live performing. It was eventually revealed that it was the Ziggy Stardust stage persona he was retiring, rather than Bowie himself.

In 1976, For the first time in a dozen years, Brian Wilson joined The Beach Boys onstage at a concert in Anaheim, California, that also featured Santana and America.


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Hear At Home with Man Man

Published 17 months ago by Jim Nelson

Hear At Home with Man Man

For this episode of our Hear At Home series, evening host Jim Nelson talks with Man Man. Man Man and Jim speculate about the return of live shows and reflect on this year's pandemic. Man Man explains why there hasn't been a new album in a while.

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