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ROCK’S IN MY HEAD: CHAPTER 13: A CHANGE IS GONNA COME (1965)

It’s now 1965 and A CHANGE IS GONNA COME not only as a song but as a way of life in America, but first the song. 799 more words

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ON THE SHELF: FOLLOW THE MUSIC: THE LIFE AND HIGH TIMES OF  ELECTRA RECORDS IN THE GREAT YEARS OF AMERICAN POP CULTURE by Jac Holzman and Gavan Daws (First Media 2014)

ON THE SHELF: FOLLOW THE MUSIC: THE LIFE AND HIGH TIMES OF  ELECTRA RECORDS IN THE GREAT YEARS OF AMERICAN POP CULTURE by Jac Holzman and Gavan Daws (First Media 2014) This book is written in oral history style following topics while basically remaining in a chronological fashion. 176 more words

Rock Music

Assembly-Line Art

Nearly every century has had its share of creative sparks, but the 20th century somehow managed to produce not only periods of innovation and spectacular creativity, but also sustained high productivity, particularly in industries like music and film. 871 more words

Media Industries

“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” Giving Girl Groups the Respect They Deserve

I have compiled a playlist of girl group tracks for a talk I am giving today. Here it is for anyone who may be interested:

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The Legacy of the Brill Building Sound

(Brill Building lobby, New York)

When Rock ‘n’ Roll First Grew Up

By Steven Rosen  |  PASTE MAGAZINE / August 30, 2005

When Don McLean’s “American Pie” was released in late 1971, everyone tried to analyze what he meant by “the day the music died.” McLean was likely referring to Feb. 2,254 more words