Today in Music History

Jim McCarty (Yardbirds, Renaissance, Illusion, Shoot, Box of Frogs)
Steve Goodman ("City Of New Orleans")

1960 #1 LP U.S. Bob Newhart "Button-Down Mind"
1963 Isley Brothers debut "Twist & Shout"
1965 Bob Dylan performs electric at the Newport Folk festival and is booed
1971 Beach Boys release "Surf's Up"


Playlist for 7/05/06

Graham Nash - I Used To Be A King
Gram Parsons - She
Cracker/Leftover Salmon - Low
Roger Ruskin Spear - I'm A Fly
Louis Armstrong - There Must Be A Way
Hotel Orchestra - Satan Takes A Holiday
J Street Jumpers/Marianna Previti - When I Get Low I Get High
B-52's - Summer Of Love
Mott The Hoople - Ready For Love
Status Quo - Another Year
Dalloways - Cotty's House
Lyle Lovett - Friend Of The Devil
Ben Folds - Landed
Ray Davies - Next Door Neighbor
Bedroom Walls - Hello, Mrs. Jones
Ben Folds - Lost In The Supermarket
Sparks - Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat
T-Bone Burnett - Seven Times Hotter Than Fire
Joni Mitchell - Snakes & Ladders
Robbie Robertson - Shake This Town
Jackson Browne - For A Rocker
Stanley Clarke - Journey To Love
Urban Dwellers - Lover Man
Jeremy Spencer - Bleeding Heart
Keb Mo - For What It's Worth
Burt Bacharach - Who Are These People
Bonnie Raitt - I Will Not Be Broken
Little Feat - Easy To Slip
Wood Brothers - Where My Baby Might Be
Morphine - Early To Bed
Mystics - Satisfy You
Lucinda Williams - Hot Blood
Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Where Was I
Super Furry Animals - Frequency
Flaming Lips - My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion
Pine*am - Afterglow
Johnny Cash - Four Strong Winds
Nino Moschella - Are You For Real


Today in Music History

Joe Zawinul (Weather Report)
Ringo Starr

1966 Kinks "Sunny Afternoon #1 UK

1968 Yardbirds break up. Jimmy Page forms the New Yardbirds later changing the name to Led Zeppelin apparently on advice of the Who's drummer, Keith Moon.


Today in Music History

Bill Haley
Gene Chandler ("Duke Of Earl")

1974 - Hughes Corporation "Rock The Boat" #1

1955 - Elvis Presley scores first national hit with "Baby Let's Play House" #10 on Country and Western chart.

1957 - 16 year-old John Lennon meets 14 year-old Paul McCartney at a church picnic where John's group the Quarrymen are playing.