Jan 26 - Lynn Easton vocalist; incomprehensible lyrics...

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1962 #1: “1962” – Sherry #1 hit by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons; also had #2 song Big Girls Don’t Cry of 1962; 50 hits sold 80 million records; most successful white doo-wop band #7: “Soldier Boy” – The Shirelles Beatles covered two of their songs on their first album Please, Please Me (Baby It’s You, Boys) #13: “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” – Neil Sedaka with the Cookies Graduate from Julliard School of Music #20: “The Loco-Motion” – Little Eva (Boyd) Babysitter for Carole King; backup singers for this song were The Cookies; Beatles cover the song “Chains” on their first album, which is a Cookies song #27: “The Wanderer” – Dion (di Mucci) 1959 declined Buddy Holly’s invite on a chartered plane 1963 #1: Jimmy Gilmer graduated from Musical Arts Conservatory in Amarillo, TX #5: “My Boyfriend’s Back” – The Angels (girl angst) #14: “It’s My Party” – Lesley Gore (ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF MAPWAC ) #21: “Louie Louie” – The Kingsmen
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Unformatted text preview: Lynn Easton vocalist; incomprehensible lyrics thought to be inappropriate but really theyre not; guitar solo is aiite-ish lots of recording fuck-ups in this songs #39: Surfin USA The Beach Boys California Rock is the category of rock which sorta morphs out of all this (surf rock) 1964 I Want to Hold Your Hand The Beatles Released the day after Christmas, 1963; just over a month after JFK assassination Beatles songs on Top 40 charts #1: I Want to Hold Your Hand #2: Cant Buy Me Love #8: I Feel Fine #9: She Loves You #15: A Hard Days Night #22: Love Me Do #24: Twist & Shout #32: Do You Want to Know a Secret #35: Please Please Me DISCUSSION TIME Blues: Death, love, jobs, etc bummed out and feeling down and usually some sort of real issue 12-bar music with the I, IV, and V chords usually slaves made/popularized this music...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MUSC 423 taught by Professor Biersach during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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