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(De)Tour Features Ringo and More!

Published 39 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Ready for another exciting music festival? The “(De)Tour Festival," streaming Saturday, August 15th, will feature artists performing from their homes and from the stages of empty LA venues, including: The...

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 7

Published 2 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


RINGO STARR (born Richard Starkey)

THIS HAPPENED


In 1954, By simply playing a new song that he liked by an unknown artist, WHBQ Memphis DJ Dewey Phillips became a star in his own right. That unknown artist was Elvis Presley, and the song Phillips premiered on the air was “That’s All Right Mama.”

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Echo In The Canyon: LA’s Laurel Canyon In The 1960s

Published 17 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. 

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