Happy birthday, Jane …
“Many people think rock ‘n’ roll grew out of blues meets gospel. It’s blues and gospel meet hillbilly music,” ~ Dayton Duncan, Producer
Source: Mississippi Today
When Deutsche employees compiled reports and brought them in front of top executives, the executives rejected their employees’ advice.
Close Collusion of a Second Kind …
It’s #187 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Peter Gabriel’s “So” is released on May 19, 1986. His duet with Kate Bush on “Don’t Give Up” still gives me chills.
The Piano Man’s fourth album is released on May 1972 …
Uriah Heep’s fourth album is released on May 19, 1972.
Sir Elton’s fifth album is released on May 19, 1972. It’s #359 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Poco’s debut album turns 50 today — released on May 19, 1969. Many consider it the beginning of the “country rock” genre. It wasn’t without drama — Randy Meisner was fired from the band just before the album was released. The dog on the album cover took his place in the album cover painting.