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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 17

Published 20 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN

GREGG ROLIE of Santana/Journey/Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band
PAUL YOUNG of Sad Café/Mike + The Mechanics

 

THIS HAPPENED

In 1965, The Kinks and The Moody Blues made their US concert debut at the Academy of Music in New York City.

In 1965, Working at Abbey Road Studios in London, The Beatles completed work on the new Paul McCartney song, “Yesterday” on the day before his 23rd birthday; they also recorded “Act Naturally,” Ringo’s vocal contribution to the Help! album, and “Wait,” which was included on Rubber Soul.

 

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 11

Published 20 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 6

Published 20 months ago by Jim Nelson

Born:

JEREMY GARA of Arcade Fire
LEVI STUBBS of Four Tops

This happened:

In 1944, The Allied invasion of Normandy, France — aka D-Day — contributed to the victory on the Western Front.

In 1965, The Rolling Stones released “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” in the US; it went on to be their first #1 single, and nearly 40 years later Rolling Stone magazine called it the second greatest song of all time, behind only Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone.” 

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 1

Published 20 months ago by Jim Nelson

Born:


ALANIS MORISSETTE
BRANDI CARLILE
MIKE JOYCE of The Smiths
RON WOOD of Jeff Beck Group/Faces/The Rolling Stones
SIMON GALLUP of The Cure

This happened:


In 1964, The Rolling Stones were met by over 500 fans as they arrived in NYC for their first US tour. The first gig took place four days later in San Bernardino, California.

In 1967, David Bowie released his self-titled debut album.

In 1967, The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in the US (according to the Beatles official website, though some sources say it came out here on June 2). Sgt. Pepper’s went on to win four Grammys, including being the first rock album to win Album Of The Year. Rolling Stone ranked it as the greatest album ever, and it’s one of the best-selling albums ever, with more than 32 million copies sold worldwide.

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