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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 6

Published 7 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


BILL HALEY of Bill Haley And His Comets

THIS HAPPENED


In 1957, John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time at The Woolton Church Parish Fete where The Quarrymen were appearing. As The Quarrymen were setting up for their evening performance, McCartney — eager to impress Lennon — picked up a guitar and played Eddie Cochran’s “Twenty Flight Rock” and Gene Vincent’s “Be-Bop-A-Lula.” And the world was blissfully unaware of how it had been changed.

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