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Spectropop - Digest Number 1102



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There are 3 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Re: Jackie DeShannon and the Origins of Folk Rock
           From: S.J. Dibai 
      2. The Knickerbocker Bros.
           From: Steve Harvey 
      3. Re: Sandy Posey
           From: Bill George 


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Message: 1 Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 22:33:54 -0000 From: S.J. Dibai Subject: Re: Jackie DeShannon and the Origins of Folk Rock Peter: > Jackie's "When you walk in the room" must in my opinion be THE > first folk rock record - the moment when Jackie and Jack Nitzsche > took the wall of sound and added a little something more. You know, I'd say your description of "Room" fits even better with Jackie's "Needles and Pins". I can't think of too many early sixties records that used such densely layered acoustic guitars in what was otherwise a rock 'n' roll arrangement. That sharp, metallic sound not only foreshadows folk-rock, but it also fits the title of the song. Those guitar riffs actually put the image of needles and pins in my head. I must admit, though, I'm not quite willing to commit myself to a position on what was the first folk-rock record! S.J. Dibai -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 14:36:32 -0800 (PST) From: Steve Harvey Subject: The Knickerbocker Bros. The Knickerbockers did a great Righteous Brothers imitation called "Wishful Thinking". So it was no big surprise later when I learned that the other "brother" Bobby worked with was the same singer from the Knickerbockers. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 17:49:29 EST From: Bill George Subject: Re: Sandy Posey Great review Patrick, and thanks for letting us know this CD is out there! But I have one question...it seems I read somewhere that Martha Sharp and Sandy Posey were the same person. Is this untrue? Forgive my ignorance. - Bill -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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