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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 26

Published 13 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN

 

MICK JAGGER of The Rolling Stones/SuperHeavy
ROGER TAYLOR of Queen

 

THIS HAPPENED

 

In 1968, on Mick Jagger’s 25th birthday, London Records objected strenuously to the graffiti-scrawled, sleazy restroom wall cover of The Rolling Stones’ Beggar’s Banquet album and postponed the release date until it was suitably altered.

In 1979, The “newest selling tool for rock” was the promotional video proclaimed an article in Rolling Stone magazine that cited “Boys Keep Swinging” by David Bowie and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

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