Getting the chance to speak with one of your favorite bands is something you dream of, especially when you have been following their career since 1996 when you were a freshman in high school and their commercial hit “The Freshmen” was blasting on your radio.
On July 20, 1965, Bob Dylan released the highly acclaimed single “Like a Rolling Stone.” Five days later, as the headliner at the Newport Folk Festival, Dylan unsettled some of his devotees when he strapped on an electric guitar and launched into his most recent single.
July 5, 1954 is a significant day in rock and roll history.
Nineteen year old Elvis Presley, along with Scotty Moore on guitar and Bill Black on upright bass, entered Sun Studios in Memphis. Their recording session was for the most part unproductive. It wasn’t until late in the evening, just before they were about to call it a night, when Elvis started singing “That’s All Right, Mama,” a 1946 blues composition by Arthur Crudup.