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August 28, 2014
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August 28: Marvin Gaye released “Let’s Get It On” in 1973

Post-Al Green What’s Going On, which means it’s about fucking rather than the human condition, thank the wholly holey. Gaye is still basically a singles artist, and the title track, as much a masterpiece as “Inner City Blues,” dominates in … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
by Egil
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August 28: Bob Dylan’s performance @ March On Washington in 1963

- Dylan is one of the performers at the Washington Civil Rights March. Photographs of the historic march show him perched on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, singing with Baez. He also accompanies folk revivalist Len Chandler on the traditional “Hold On,” … Continue reading

August 26, 2014
by Egil
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27 & 28 August 1986: Bob Dylan Hearts of Fire recording sessions

  Two years later, back in the studios in London on July 27–28, 1986 for a Dylan session intended to provide fresh material for his ill-advised film Hearts of Fire—material that Dylan had signally failed to compose—the musicians assembled behind him included Clapton on guitar, RON … Continue reading

August 26, 2014
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August 26: Elvis Presley released “Suspicious Minds” in 1969, 45 years ago

We’re caught in a trap I can’t walk out Because I love you too much baby – Recorded between four and seven in the morning, during the landmark Memphis session that helped return the King to his throne, “Suspicious Minds” … Continue reading

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