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It was inspirational for John Lennon. White rockers seldom wrote their own music, except perhaps for Buddy Holly. Atlantic Records began to record and release stereo records. Clarence White 13 and his brother Roland 19 started the Kentucky Colonels to join and expand the tradition of Bluegrass music. In England, guitar sales reachedunits. This was up from 5, in due, in large part, to the popularity of Lonnie Donegan and Skiffle Music.
Sales were not good initially but the iconic shaped guitar Teardrops - Shakin Stevens - Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Cassette) found a home in electric blues. On February 6th, George Harrison was invited to watch the Quarrymen.
Harrison joined the band as lead guitarist shortly after. Elvis Presley is inducted into the Army in March for a two-year hitch overseas.
The author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind New York: New Directions,a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales over 1, copies. Gibson introduced the ES is an attempt to find a middle ground — a warmer tone than a solid body but still capable of producing little or no feedback.
They paved the way for the s. He cuts the tour short and is blackballed by American radio and television. Billboard magazine begins the Hotexpanding the Pop Charts to allow more records to become certified hits.
The power chord first appears in records Teardrops - Shakin Stevens - Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Cassette) guitarists Link Wray and Eddie Cochran. During the summer, some of the Gibson Goldtop models were replaced with a new sunburst finish. It had been brewing with French involvement for years but saw a ramp-up of American advisors and servicemen in Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. Holly had assembled a band for the winter tour made up of Tommy Allsup on guitar, Carl Bunch on drums and Waylon Jennings on bass, to be billed as The Crickets.
Waylon Jennings gave up his seat on the small plane to go by bus. Alan Freed is its main target and becomes its biggest casualty, as he is found guilty and taken off the air as a result. Radio stations respond by voluntarily putting severe restrictions on what they will play, including widely adopting the Top 40 format which limits how many songs are approved for airing.
The rock instrumental has its biggest year ever in response to rock music facing bans for lyrical content. The concept was to elevate the music of the people to greater public prominence. Byhe had freed himself of a decade-long heroin addiction and emerged a stronger musician. His sound had evolved to include a Harmon mute wah-wah mute held close to the microphone. He frequently chose songs from the Great American Songbook as starting points for improvisation.
Hard bop was a departure from cool jazz with a harder beat and blues-inspired roots. Inthe US House of Representatives voted to 0, passing a resolution to honor Kind of Blue as a national treasure. During a recording session for the US Armed Services in New York City at the Birdland nightclub, he stepped outside the front of the club during a break.
Kilduff grabbed him and put him under arrest. Witnesses said the policeman used a nightstick to punch Davis in the stomach without provocation. Two detectives held back the crowd while a third came up behind Davis and beat him about the head. Davis was taken to jail and charged with assaulting an officer. He Teardrops - Shakin Stevens - Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Cassette) then taken to the hospital and received five stitches. By Januaryhe was acquitted of disorderly conduct and third-degree assault.
It will eventually become the most successful black-owned and operated company in American history, not just in music, with million records sold.
Gibson shipped Les Paul Bursts during the year. After being fired from the club, the girl was arrested on a prostitution charge and Berry was arrested under the Mann Act. By the late s, folk music was surging and McCarthyism fading. A recent fatal human disease was identified and carefully documented in the Congo. It would later become known throughout the world as HIV. The drummer for the tour was Tommy Moore.
The Beatles invited Pete Best to become their drummer on August 12th. On November 21st, Harrison was deported for having lied to the German authorities about his age. A week later, after setting a condom on fire which they had hung on a nail at the Bambi Kino where they had been livingMcCartney and Pete Best were arrested for arson and deported.
The reunited group played an engagement on December 17th at the Casbah Club, with Chas Newby on bass. Gibson ships Les Paul Bursts before ceasing production of the model. The model is described in the Gibson catalog as the Les Paul Standard. In September, the FCC banned Payola — the common practice of record companies paying radio disc jockeys to play their new releases. The payment was not always in dollars. Searle is the first and only pharmaceutical company to sell an oral contraceptive and gain a lucrative monopoly.
The pharmaceutical industry suddenly awoke to the substantial market for effective contraception and 13 major drug companies nine of them American began work to develop their own versions of the Pill. The sexual revolution began. Kennedy by Executive Order Eichmann was charged with 15 counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity, crimes against the Jewish people and membership in a hostile organization.
The charges accused Eichmann of being responsible for the enslavement, starvation, persecution, transportation and murder of millions of Jews as well as the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Poles and Gypsies. The trial was intended to shed light on the horror and reality of the Holocaust.
The resulting press helped educate the world about the Third Reich. Three judges found Eichmann guilty on all 15 counts. On December 15th, Eichmann was sentenced to death see April 12th: The Soviets launched the first man into space.
On the spacecraft Vostok 1, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to enter space and the first to orbit the Earth. Kennedy became president, The Bay of Pigs Invasion began. The Cuban armed forces trained and equipped by Eastern Bloc nations defeated the invaders within thee days. When the Berliners awoke, they found themselves settled on the side of the border they had slept on. The Berlin Wall stood for nearly 3 decades. September 26th: Television presented the first Presidential debates for public scrutiny and entertainment, Richard M.
Nixon vs John F. FM broadcasts begin in the United States. A new Les Paul Standard is introduced by Gibson. The double-cutaway design will later be renamed the Les Paul SG. Here he transformed himself from a singer to a songwriter.
He wrote the tune at age 19 in For those that could manage to learn and play it well, it was a passport to folk club bookings. May 29th: Adolf Eichmann was hanged, cremated and his ashes scattered at sea. Stuart Sutcliffe dies from a brain hemorrhage. September: James Meredith won a lawsuit to secure admission to the segregated University of Mississippi.
He first tried to enter the campus on September 20th, then the 25th, and again on the 26th. Johnson, Jr. Students and other whites began rioting that afternoon. They threw rocks and fired on the U. Marshals guarding Meredith at Lyceum Hall. Two people, including a French journalist, were killed; 28 marshals had gunshot wounds, and others were injured. Kennedy responded by sending regular US Army forces to restore law and order. Meredith began classes the day after the troops arrived.
During the Cold War and following the Bay of Pigs Operation, the Cuban and Soviet governments secretly began to build bases in Cuba for medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles giving them the ability to strike most of the continental United States. By late there were more than U. On October 14th an Air Force U-2 plane established photographic proof of Soviet missile bases under construction in Cuba.
The period that followed is generally regarded as the time the Cold War was closest to becoming a nuclear conflict. It also marked the first instance of the threat of Mutual Assured Destruction M.
The U. Through secret communications initiated by Khrushchev, a proposal evolved to resolve the crisis. The confrontation ended on October 28th when President John F. The Soviets would dismantle their offensive weapons in Cuba subject to United Nations verification — in exchange for a US agreement never to invade Cuba. Secretly, the US also agreed to dismantle all U. The blockade ended at pm EDT on November 20th. An additional result of the crisis was a Hotline Agreement and a direct communications link between Moscow and Washington, D.
The album was recorded in front of a live audience in the Decca studio. Kennedy that day. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with the crime but was murdered two days later by Jack Ruby before he could be put on trial.
Kennedy was shot. By the end of the first week of release, the album had sold more thancopies. The way was clear for the Beatles to launch an American tour. Chuck Berry was released from prison. The Twist craze was diminishing and record companies began to shift toward the surf music boom.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Estimates of the number of participants varied frompolice to overleaders of the march. The song became an anthem for the Civil Rights Movement. This was the first pickup suitable for acoustic guitar. Billboard Chart. It held that position for sven weeks.
The single sold 1, copies in the first two weeks. February 7th: The Beatles took off for the United States. Approximately 74, viewers — almost half of the American population — watched the group perform on the show. Sam Cooke is shot and beaten to death by a motel manager in Los Angeles. Cooke, wearing only a sport coat and shoes, was chasing a young woman who had fled his room with his clothes after he had assaulted her.
He was pronounced dead when police arrived. Spector refused to cut the song to the under 3-minute time required for radio. Instead, the last two digits of the running time were reversed to appear as It took programming directors weeks to discover why shows were suddenly running long.
The music was a compilation of styles he had absorbed in his many travels including the study of the Arab oud. To deal with the mystique and modal approach of the oud, he devised the open tuning DADGAD, now common in acoustic folk music. Early solid-state preamplifiers are released in Japan, manufactured by Nippon Gakki Yamaha.
Dolby A noise reduction is developed for the professional recording market by Dolby laboratories, reducing the background hiss on tape recordings. The audience did not respond well. It was the beginning of an international trend that was picked up by many of the fashion designers of the day, including Yves St. The new Mod look seemed a natural extension of fashion following the development of the birth control pill.
Squier Company, and also acquired Electro-Music Inc. The group was manufactured by producers at NBC and fed carefully crafted hit songs that were heavily promoted on radio and the new music media — television. The Pre-Fab Four were very successful. FOIA is a federal law allowing the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government.
The Act went into effect the following year. Louis published the research of William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson, Human Sexual Response. Evidence emerged of a new disease in the United States. The symptoms would later be related to earlier records from the Congo. The virus had not been isolated nor named. Charles Kaman had developed groundbreaking helicopter technologies and turned his creative juices toward guitars.
He felt that guitars could be improved by a different body cavity made of Lyrachord a version of fiberglass. The new round backed instruments hit a chord with the space-race conscious public and Ovation Guitars were born. This was the first widely promoted festival of Rock Music and regarded as the beginning of the Summer of Love. The festival helped place California at the center of the music counterculture and became a template for future rock festivals.
June 12th: The U. Supreme Court unanimously ended laws against interracial marriage. Clive Davis became president of Columbia records. Inspired by what he witnessed and heard, he began to sign Folk-Rock and Rock bands to Columbia. He viewed the new sound as the future of popular music. Columbia doubled its market share within three years. June 17th: After only 26 months of development, China successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.
The estimated viewing audience was , McLuhan was a professor of English literature, a literary critic, a rhetorician and a communication theorist. On July 23rd, Detroit police vice squad officers executed a raid on an after-hours drinking club in the predominantly black neighborhood at 12th Street and Clairmount Avenue. They found 82 people holding a party for two returning Vietnam veterans.
The officers arrested everyone at the scene. As the police left, a small group lifted up the bars of an adjacent clothing store and broke the windows. The vandalism expanded to looting and arson. Fires spread through the Northwest end of Detroit and then crossed to the East end.
Within 48 hours, the National Guard was called out. By the fourth day of riots, the 82nd airborne joined the fray. The violence escalated as the police and military attempted to regain control of the city. By the end of five days of rioting, 43 people were dead, 1, injured and over 7, had been arrested.
August 27th: Beatles Manager Brian Epstein died from a drug overdose at the age of August 27th: President Lyndon Johnson established the Kerner Commission to attempt to understand cause the race riots. Johnson signed a Teardrops - Shakin Stevens - Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Cassette) creating the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. November 13th: The first black mayor of a major American city was elected: Carl Stokes, the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Play it real pretty. Williams was at the time the head comedy writer for the popular Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
The music was written and performed by Williams, backed by the Wrecking Crew in LA and arranged by Mike Post who is said to have written the middle horn break. He was the front runner for the Democratic Presidential nomination. Sheffield Labs markets records made by direct cutting for higher sound quality.
Dolby B magnetic tape noise reduction system was released for the consumer market making cassette tapes practical for reasonably high fidelity recordings. If he would do that, Jacobs would put it into full rotation at the influential station, pretty much guaranteeing a hit.
By artistic integrity or pure stubbornness, Webb refused to shorten the 7 Teardrops - Shakin Stevens - Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Cassette), second song. The song generated such a buzz that within a week KHJ relented and added it to their rotation.
Within a month it rose to 2 nationally. It was the first album the Beatles released under their own label Apple and the largest selling double album of all time. It was a lunchtime concert on January 30th that lasted 42 minutes in the cold winter wind, and was conceived as a filming opportunity for the climax of the Film Let it Be.
Billy Preston joined them on keyboards. The concert was broken up by the police as a disturbance of the peace. Cambodia was recognized as a neutral country at the time.
President Nixon had called for the bombings, bypassing the normal chain of command. On July 20th Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first human to walk on the moon.
White Lake is part of the town of Bethel, 43 miles Southwest of Woodstock. The gathering was estimated atAugust 9th: The notion of a peaceful counterculture came to an abrupt end. Polanski, was in London working on a film project. All five were murdered. They too were brutally murdered. The term came from the song of the same name by the Beatles. At age 47, Jack Kerouac died from internal bleeding due to long-standing alcohol abuse.
ECL then changed its name to Norlin Inc. So began the era characterized by corporate mismanagement and low-quality products; similar to the period of Fender ownership by CBS.
The Altamont Speedway Free Festival suffered considerable violence including one homicide and three accidental deaths. The stage was only four feet high. The crowds were not peaceful, and drug use and lack of facilities contributed to the unrest. Ironically, the Grateful Dead never played due to the level of violence and there were four births on-site during the day at the festival. A single individual became infected with HIV in Haiti and brought the infection to the United States sometime during The genetic make-up of that particular strain of the HIV virus appears to be the one that initially spread rapidly through the high-risk portions of American society — gay men and intravenous drug users.
Within a few years, the infection found its way into all aspects of society. Roy Clark brought the 5-string banjo back to popularity at the same venue. The era of the singer-songwriter had begun. Four students were killed, nine wounded, and one of the nine wounded was paralyzed for life. Some of those hit were simply watching the protest. The event was the culmination of four days of increasing tension since the Nixon announcement of the Cambodian incursion.
On May 5th there was a nation-wide student strike on most college campuses protesting the extension of the war and the killing of the Kent State students. The estimated numbers of students, faculty and administrators involved were 4, On October 27, Congress passed the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act ofwhich, among other things, categorized controlled substances based on their medicinal use and potential for addiction.
Schedule III through V have less severe warnings or descriptions and subsequently, fewer restrictions. He was obsessed with the song and was certain it carried a political message. David E. Blackmer developed dbx noise reduction for magnetic tape systems. The process would virtually eliminate tape noise from recordings. Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band lost control of his Harley Davidson motorcycle and crashed while trying to avoid a construction vehicle that made an abrupt stop.
He was declared dead at the scene. Upon returning to their apartment, they took heroin and Courson nodded off. He snorted it, starting a bad internal reaction. Ultimately, he hemorrhaged to death while Courson slept. June President Nixon declares a War on Drugs. June The 26th amendment to the Constitution of the United States was passed allowing year-olds to vote.
July 1: Louis Armstrong died of a heart attack at age August 1st saw the birth of large-scale benefit concerts. The Concert for Bangladesh provided relief for the combined disaster of the Bhola cyclonelives lost and the starving refugees of the Bangladesh Liberation War. The concert was organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar. Large sums were raised but Apple manager Allen Klein had neglected to register the event for tax-exempt status.
He never returns. The prisoners had held the prison for four days to seek redress for a host of grievances. Governor Nelson Rockefeller had refused to meet with them.
December Gloria Steinem publishes the first issue of MS magazine. It eventually became clear that the men were connected to the Committee to re-elect the President by a slush fund. He bought seven of them. He had seen photos of several of his blues influences playing them and reckoned that they would make good gifts for his friends Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, and George Harrison.
He gave away the cleanest three of them and picked over the remaining four for parts; taking what he liked from each and assembling a personal Stratocaster that would come to be known as Blackie, his main guitar for the next 12 years. January 22nd: Roe v. Wade — U. There were also rumors of drug use. Richard M. Nixon was elected to a second term as President of the United States. Following the session with Floyd, they were packing their cars with their instruments when Clarence was hit by a drunken driver and dragged up the street about 20 feet.
He died the next day. You can take me to the desert and burn me. I want to go out in a cloud of smoke. On October 17th, Arab nations began an oil embargo on the United States in an effort to raise oil prices and attempt to alter the American support of Israel.
Augustino LoPrinzi quit the company and opened a new guitar manufacturing facility next door in Rosemont New Jersey. Working with luthier Richard Schneider he developed a new approach to bracing the instruments.
All other aspects of the construction were also affected. Clive Davis became the president of Arista records after taking the time to write his memoirs. He continued his long history of recognizing and signing major talents to the new label.
President Richard M. Nixon resigned his office on August 9th facing near-certain impeachment in the House of Representatives and conviction in the Senate for conspiring to cover up the Watergate Break-in of He was succeeded by Gerald Ford who eventually issued a full pardon. President Nixon is the only President to date to resign his office. Between and production of Gibson guitars was shifted from Kalamazoo to Nashville Tennessee. Quality of the early instruments built in Nashville was plagued by climate-control Teardrops - Shakin Stevens - Greatest Hits Vol.
1 (Cassette) in the humid South and inexperienced workers. The Kalamazoo plant was temporarily kept operating as the Gibson Custom Shop. He was found unresponsive, naked on his bathroom floor and was pronounced dead at pm at Baptist Memorial Hospital. United States copyright law was amended to give artists the right to regain legal rights to their work 35 years after January 1st, It is expected that record companies will litigate when the time comes to retain the rights.
There is a lot at stake: at one of the four major record companies; the back catalog constitutes 90 percent of their income. The first test tube baby is born in the United Kingdom. The small cassette player could be carried in a pocket and used with small headphones. A new market was born. Lennon was pronounced dead upon arrival at the emergency room of the Roosevelt Hospital at pm. Lennon was cremated and his ashes spread over the area of Central Park, where the Strawberry Fields memorial now stands.
Chapman remains in prison where he has been repeatedly denied parole. AMF Corporation gave up trying to make money building guitars. This was the birth of the World Wide Web www. The first cases were a cluster of intravenous drug users and homosexual men who showed symptoms of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia PCPa rare opportunistic infection that was known to only occur in people with very compromised immune systems.
This made cassette tape sound very similar in quality to records. Unfortunately, CDs were released the same year.
MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface was defined as an industry-standard protocol enabling electronic musical instruments including keyboards to communicate with computers.
A MIDI trigger could generate any sound sample or waveform within a computer program that could then be directed to an amplifier and speakers. Michael Jackson releases the album Thriller which quickly became the largest selling album in history, topping 25 million sold. Barney Clark receives the Jarvik-7 artificial heart implanted by Dr.
William DeVries. Clark lived for days. The Rock and Roll Foundation was created on April 20th, but had no place to call home for several more years. Two separate research groups published their findings in the same issue of the journal Science. It would not be until that the research community would agree on a name for their discoveries — Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV. The awards were statuettes of an astronaut with an American flag on the moon. The event was hosted by Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd.
Gibson sold off its original manufacturing facilities in Kalamazoo Michigan. A group of Gibson Kalamazoo employees led by former Gibson plant manager Jim Deurloo acquired the old factories and a new line of instruments emerged; Heritage Guitars, based upon some original Gibson designs. The sale was completed in March. CBS did not make it easy for the new owners — they sold the Fullerton, California factories separately.
Fender was forced to start from scratch. Eric Clapton retired his Fender Stratocaster Blackie from service after 12 years of using it as his main guitar, following his world tour. Madonna launched her first major tour, The Virgin Tour.
Suzanne Vega released her debut album of the same name. She would later, inopen the first Lilith Fair show. Day was established as a US National Holiday after considerable debate and over significant opposition. Juszkiewicz, David H. Berryman, and Gary A. The grand old company had been reduced to a single line of Les Paul guitars and was reported to be within three months of closing its doors. This made it possible to make an exact clone copy of CDs or any other audio source 16 bit, 48, This made the CD industry a bit nervous.
The induction speech was delivered by Mick Jagger. It was a consortium of organizations dedicated to satellite broadcast of telephone, fax and digital signals — the precursor to satellite radio.
The audience seemed to like it. Fender honored Eric Clapton as the first artist to have a Stratocaster signature model. Clapton had contributed to the success of the Stratocaster by his extensive use of the instrument Blackie for performance and recording during the s. Vinyl records are outsold by CDs. Tracy Chapman released her debut album of the same name. The Indigo Girls released their debut album. It breathed new life into some classic music and past musical heroes.
The auctioneer was Hilary Kay. It was the largest sum ever paid for an electric guitar. Ani DiFranco releases her debut album. The browser could access Usenet newsgroups and FTP files as well. However, it could run only on the NeXT. Nicola Pellow then created a simple text browser, called the Line Mode Browser, that could run on almost any computer. Now there was a standard format for music compression that could allow music to be sent easily over the internet. Rock promoter Bill Graham died on October 25th in a helicopter that struck a utility tower.
The concept was to set up a satellite-based digital radio service. The ribbon was cut by a small group that included Yoko Ono and Little Richard. Jewel Jewel Kilcher released Pieces of You. Dolly the Sheep became the fitst mammal cloned from an adult cell. Dolly died in In the first 18 months of its availability, it was downloaded by 15 million users. The first year included Jewel and was the top-grossing tour of On the next night May 15th the lights of the Las Vegas Strip were dimmed for ten minutes in his honor.
Sinatra had suffered from senile dementia and had made no public appearances following a heart attack in January of By writing this code, he pioneered peer-to-peer file sharing and removed the big music studios and major retailers as profit-minded intermediaries and created an entirely new paradigm for music and media consumption.
He turned out to be a 15 year old Norwegian by the name Jon Lech Johansen. He worked out the decryption with two other programmers whose identities are still unknown. Harrison left his bedroom to investigate while his wife, Olivia, phoned the police. Abram attacked Harrison with a seven-inch kitchen knife, inflicting seven stab wounds, puncturing a lung and causing head injuries before Olivia Harrison stopped the attack by beating Abram with a fire poker.
The attack lasted almost fifteen minutes. Before this, his bolt-on necks still required the fretboard extension to be glued to the top.
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