Classics IV vs. Four Seasons

This week in May 1969, DENNIS YOST & CLASSICS IV, were moving up the Billboard Hot 100, with a brand new release on Imperial Records, entitled “Everyday With You Girl,” Their winning streak began in late 1967, garnering hits “Spooky,” and it’s follow up “Stormy.” But this act hailing from Jacksonville, Florida, actually netted their…

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This Day In Music 1964: Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan made his first major concert UK appearance when he played at the Royal Festival Hall in London with an afternoon show listed as a ‘Folksong Concert’. Dylan’s 18-song set included the live debut of Mr. Tambourine Man and took place on a Sunday afternoon. In the interval, Dylan received a telegram from John…

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This Day In Music 1969: The Who

The Who gave a press preview of their new rock opera ‘Tommy’ at Ronnie Scott’s in London, England. The double album about a “deaf, dumb and blind boy” who becomes the leader of a messianic movement, was the first musical work to be billed overtly as a rock opera. In 1998 it was inducted into…

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