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The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter – Incredible String Band (1968)

“The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter stands as the Incredible String Band‘s undisputed classic among critics and musicians alike — ask Robert Plant, who touted its influence on Led Zeppelin‘s first album and general direction. Recorded and released in 1968, the album … Continue reading

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Wall of Sound

The Ronettes – Phil Spector “The Wall of Sound (also called the Spector Sound) is a music production formula developed by American record producer Phil Spector at Gold Star Studios in the 1960s, with assistance from engineer Larry Levine and … Continue reading

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Hootenanny

Rory sings Jean Harlow Said on TV show Hullabaloo, 21 December 1963 “Hootenanny was an American musical variety television show broadcast on ABC from April 1963 to September 1964. The program was hosted by Jack Linkletter. It primarily featured pop-oriented … Continue reading

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It’s a Beautiful Day (1967)

“It’s a Beautiful Day is an American band formed in San Francisco, California, in 1967, featuring vocalist Pattie Santos along with violinist David LaFlamme and his wife, Linda LaFlamme, on keyboards. David LaFlamme, who as a youth had formerly once … Continue reading

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Lesley Gore – “It’s My Party”, “Judy’s Turn to Cry” (1963)

“‘It’s My Party’ is a pop song recorded by multiple artists since the 1960s. In 1963, American singer Lesley Gore‘s version hit #1 on the pop and rhythm and blues charts in the United States. It was the first hit … Continue reading

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Child Is Father to the Man – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1968)

“Child Is Father to the Man is the debut album by Blood, Sweat & Tears, released in February 1968. … A teenaged Al Kooper went to a concert for jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson in 1960. Ferguson’s performance served as the catalyst … Continue reading

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Bringing It All Back Home – Bob Dylan (1965)

“Bringing It All Back Home is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on March 22, 1965 by Columbia Records. The album is divided into an electric and an acoustic side, although the acoustic side included some … Continue reading

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