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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 10

Published 16 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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