Chicago Music Scene: 1960s And 1970s (Images of America Series)

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This is the story of two decades of the Chicago music scene-the 1960s and 1970s, an incredibly vibrant period in urban and suburban music scenes across the country and throughout the world. Chicago was a major player throughout those decades. It was a time when jazz, rock and roll, country and western, folk, blues, and R & B flowed through the streets of Chicagoland. Much has been written about the national and international talent of that time, but not enough has been written regarding local music scenes. ...
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Overview


This is the story of two decades of the Chicago music scene-the 1960s and 1970s, an incredibly vibrant period in urban and suburban music scenes across the country and throughout the world. Chicago was a major player throughout those decades. It was a time when jazz, rock and roll, country and western, folk, blues, and R & B flowed through the streets of Chicagoland. Much has been written about the national and international talent of that time, but not enough has been written regarding local music scenes. This story focuses on the city of Chicago (along with its suburban club scene) and the homegrown performers who made the 1960s and 1970s one of the most electrifying and memorable periods in music history. Some of those players went all the way to the big time, while others made their mark and disappeared. But they all made a difference in their own way, and for those who were there, it is a time they will never forget.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738577296
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 11/4/2009
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,364,058
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Dean Milano has been making music in Chicago since 1966, playing bass and singing in numerous bands and shows. He was there when it all happened-and has lived to tell about it.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Folk and Acoustic 9

2 Blues, R&B, and Soul 33

3 Country and Bluegrass 51

4 Jazz and Big Band 73

5 Rock, Pop, and Show Bands 93

Addendum 127

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