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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 28

Published 14 months ago by Jim Nelson


MARC PERLMAN of The Jayhawks
MIKE BLOOMFIELD of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band/The Electric Flag
RICK WRIGHT of Pink Floyd
SIMON KIRKE of Bad Company/Free



In 1958, Billboard magazine warned that driving along listening to rock & roll music could “cost the motorist money.” Researchers from the Esso gas company said the rhythm of rock & roll could cause the driver to be foot heavy on the pedal, making them waste fuel.

In 1970, The Australian western film Ned Kelly opened, marking Mick Jagger’s acting debut.

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