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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 11

Published 16 months ago by Jim Nelson

THIS HAPPENED

 

In 1960, Drummer Tommy Moore made the fateful decision to quit The Beatles and return to his job of driving a forklift.
 
In 1966, Janis Joplin joined Big Brother & The Holding Company onstage for the first time at a show in San Francisco.

In 1966, The Rolling Stones started a two-week run at #1 in the US with “Paint It, Black,” their third US #1 single.

 

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 5

Published 16 months ago by Jim Nelson

Born:

RICHARD BUTLER of The Psychedelic Furs
TOM EVANS of Badfinger

This happened:

In 1964, The Rolling Stones played their first-ever live date in the US when they appeared at the Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino, California.

In 1964, “Liza Jane” became the first single released by David Bowie (under the name Davie Jones With The King Bees).

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David Byrne Uses Crowd Sourced Choir To Cover David Bowie's Heroes

Published 4 years ago

Byrne teamed up with Choir Choir Choir! to cover "Heroes" at last year's Under The Radar Festival in New York

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Listen To A Previously Unreleased Demo Of David Bowie's "Let Dance"

Published 4 years ago

Nile Rodgers is celebrating David Bowie's 71st birthday by giving us a special gift!

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Best Of 2016 So Far

Published 5 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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