The year was 1950 and the audio speakers of America’s youth were playing a distinct and exciting new brand of music labeled ‘rock and roll’. American pop culture became fixated upon this new sound and particularly focused on those seemingly divine artists who performed it. 653 more words
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TRIVIA: The Kinks guitarist Dave Davies celebrates his 67th birthday today (Monday).
The tiny amplifier Davies used to record his groundbreaking solo on “You Really Got Me” was an unusual color, which Dave celebrated in song on his most recent album, I Will Be Me. 451 more words