MUSC 423 Lecture (10.13.2008)

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MUSC 423 Lecture 10/13/2008 1965: #1 song “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones - Steve Allen (talk show host): had show now occupied by David Letterman. o He would recite words from rock and roll songs as if they were dramatic 1965: #2 song “Yesterday” by The Beatles 1965: #3 song “Turn! Turn! Turn!” by The Byrds - Written by Peter Seeger (who was a folk singer) - Based on Ecclesiastes Chapter 3 in the Bible The Byrds - Three founding members: Jim McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby - David Crosby’s book: “Long Time Gone” o Crosby’s main job in The Byrds was to be the “middle voice” - Originally called themselves “The Jet Set” o Because Jim McGuinn loved flying in airplanes But, Gene Clark didn’t, and he left - Then called themselves “The Beefeaters” o Name is for palace guards in England - Then called themselves “The Byrds” o In part due to The Beatles purposely misspelling their band name - Hired Derek Taylor (Beatles’ publicist) to come up with a catchy way to sell them
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2009 for the course MUSC 423 taught by Professor Biersach during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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MUSC 423 Lecture (10.13.2008) - MUSC 423 Lecture 10/13/2008...

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