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Rockin' in Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta)

Some time ago I wrote that after nine years of being self-employed, I started working in the editorial department at a magazine. 370 more words

All Day and All of the Night

“All Day and All of the Night” was a hit for the Kinks in 1965, reaching #7 in the USA and #2 in the UK. The style of the song followed their prior hit “You really Got Me”. 25 more words


Tired of Waiting

“Tired of Waiting for You” was a hit 1965 hit for The Kinks. Following “You Really Got Me” and “All Day and All of the Night”, it was released as a single in January 1965 in the and then appeared on their second studio album Kinda Kinks. 60 more words


Shapes of Things

“Shapes of Things” was released as a single by the Yardbirds in early 1966. It is considered groundbreaking in a few ways. In particular Jeff Beck’s feedback-enhanced, Eastern-sounding solo has many critics claiming this as the first “psychedelic” track. 9 more words


For Your Love

“For Your Love” was written by Graham Gouldman, recorded by the Yardbirds and released in March 1965. It was their first top ten hit in both the UK and the US. 69 more words