MUSC 423 Lecture (09.22.2008)

MUSC 423 Lecture (09.22.2008) - MUSC 423 Lecture 9/22/2008...

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MUSC 423 Lecture 9/22/2008 U.S. Rock Reacts Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - From Texas - Wore turbans - Had a brief but massively successful run in the 1960s - 1965 biggest hit: “Wooly Bully” o Sold 3 million copies that year - The band called their style “Tex-Mex” Burt Bacharach + Hal David - “Little Red Book” - 1965: band that originally was called “The Grassroots”… then called themselves LOVE (male/female signs on the “O”) o Band leader: Arthur Lee o “Sunset Blvd” Band Los Angeles band - Dionne Warwick – 39 charting hits written for her o “Walk on By” o “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” Count Five San Francisco Bay Area band - Number 5 song in 1966 called “Psychotic Reaction” o This was their only hit o Harmonica as lead instrument, as well as lead guitar Lead guitar is distorted by something called a “fuzz box” - Friends of the band called the Golliwogs, who became the Credence Clearwater Revival
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