In 2007, music historian, Peter Blecha documented, that simple little 3-chord ditty, “Louie, Louie” had surpassed Paul McCartney’s “Yesterday” as the most-recorded rock song in history. 472 more words
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In early August 2004 a call came into my office regarding a local festival that could have historical importance, and if I wasn’t busy, they could sure use my help –for free. 1,553 more words
PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS: POP/GARAGE BAND and “LOUIE LOUIE”
(This is part of a series of blogs I’ve been doing on some of the groups and of some of the perhaps lesser-known songwriters and players behind some of rock’s classic artists and songs). 799 more words
Psychedelic rock attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs.
Drawing on non-Western sources such as Indian traditional music.
At its height during the Summer of Love; some of the pioneers are included in this playlist: The Mamas and the papas, the Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, The Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and The Kingsmen. 7 more words