Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-07 Thread Richard J. Williams
It didn't take long for this thread to turn into shit. Go figure. On 11/6/2013 6:30 PM, s3raph...@yahoo.com wrote: The California dreamin' scene we both liked was maybe a false dawn? The paradisiacal image of a sunny, optimistic, carefree lifestyle that appealed to me was given the lie by

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-07 Thread Richard J. Williams
How dare you , Share, butting into the conversation abut early British rock music and posting about the weather and those California bands - like Crosby, Stills, and Nash and Young! This is just outrageous! LoL! On 11/6/2013 6:30 PM, s3raph...@yahoo.com wrote: The California dreamin' scene

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-07 Thread Share Long
Richard, sorr! But I think the thread had become about regional music scenes in the US, which I find fascinating. And I find weather fascinating too. Don't shoot me, ok? (-: On Thursday, November 7, 2013 9:29 AM, Richard J. Williams pundits...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-06 Thread Share Long
Seraphita, I chuckled at your comment because I've been experiencing exactly what you're writing about. Why? Because of the weather! October was mostly glorious here, moderate temps, golden sunlight pouring down day after day, gentle breezes, blue skies, the leaves on trees bursting in crimson,

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-06 Thread Richard J. Williams
Suzi Quatro was born in Detroit, MI, USA and grew up there - her father worked for General Motors. Quatro moved to England in 1971. In 2010 she was voted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends online Hall of Fame. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzi_Quatro On 11/5/2013 9:55 PM,

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-06 Thread Richard Williams
Other early and notable Detroit bands: The Stooges - Iggy Pop: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stooges The Stooges performing in Austin, Texas, 2007: http://youtu.be/XL22_2g-4O8 [image: Inline image 1] Bob Seeger The Silver Bullet Band: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Seger Marshall

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Richard J. Williams
Some rock historians believe that Bill Haley's Rock Around the Clock, recorded on April 12, 1954, was the first rock song, followed by That's All Right by Elvis Presley, which was was recorded on July 5, 1954. Go figure. Bill Haley His Comets - Rock Around The Clock Bandstand 1960

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Bhairitu
Before for the Beatles it was regional rock groups that were the scene in the US. There was Northwest Rock which included the Kingsmen, Sonics and way back the Ventures (playing their cover of a jazz tune Walk Don't Run). Then the northwest do-wap groups like the Fleetwoods (I played on a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Share Long
noozguru, let's not forget the Motor City music scene... On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 1:05 PM, Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net wrote:   Before for the Beatles it was regional rock groups that were the scene in the US.  There was Northwest Rock which included the Kingsmen, Sonics and way

RE: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread sharelong60
And how about California dreamin music scene: Mamas and Papas, Beach Boys, etc. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, noozguru@... wrote: Before for the Beatles it was regional rock groups that were the scene in the US. There was Northwest Rock which included the Kingsmen, Sonics and way

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Richard Williams
That all changed on January 13, 1965 when Dylan recorded Subterranean Homesick Blues, released on the album Bringing It All Back Home as the lead-off track, Dylan's first single to chart in the top 40 in the U.S.A. Positively 4th Street, a tribute to Bob Dylan Subterranean Home Sick:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Bhairitu
The well known hit formula back then was to be a white group and write a Motown style tune. On 11/05/2013 11:24 AM, Share Long wrote: noozguru, let's not forget the Motor City music scene... On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 1:05 PM, Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Before for the Beatles

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Richard J. Williams
Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Jenny Take a Ride! recorded in 1965 and Devil with a Blue Dress On 1966. Mitch Ryder The Detroit Wheels 1966 http://youtu.be/j9eWGdJIW74 Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels: John Badanjek - drums Joe Kubert - rhythm guitar Jim McCarty - lead guitar Jim

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Before the British Invasion

2013-11-05 Thread Richard Williams
Detroit - Motor City Bands Suzi Quatro -She is the first female bass player to become a major rock star. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzi_Quatro Suzi Quatro - Can The Can, 1973: http://youtu.be/xYoogY-UGio [image: Inline image 1] On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Share Long