Peter Paul and Mary
Forty years ago, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Gordon Lightfoot[/lastfm] scored his first hit single as a performer, the lovely “If You Could Read My Mind.” It may have been Lightfoot’s first exposure to a large audience under his […]
Covering Bob Dylan: Artists From Bruce Springsteen To Bryan Ferry Take On ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’
Released on Columbia Records in January of 1964, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]‘s album The Times They Are A Changin’ was the first of his to contain all original compositions. The title track, one of Dylan’s biggest […]
Indeed the times they were a-changin’. One of the key markers on the landscape came in 1962: the debut album from folk trio [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Peter, Paul and Mary[/lastfm].
It’s late November-early December, 1969. On November 25th, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] returned his MBE (Member of the British Empire) medal to protest his native country’s involvement in the Viet Nam war. The first draft […]
Here’s what happened in chronological order during the two dates of THIS WEEKEND in the annals of ROCK!