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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 10

Published 8 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


ARLO GUTHRIE
MAVIS STAPLES
SANDY WEST of The Runaways

 

THIS HAPPENED


In 1962, The first trans-Atlantic transmission was sent by the American Communications satellite Telstar. A British record producer was inspired to compose an instrumental in honor of the occasion, and by the end of the year that song, “Telstar,” had become a #1 pop hit for The Tornados.

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