On that Wisconsin Beat: More Pop/Rock/Soul/Country in the 50's and 60's
  • On that Wisconsin Beat: More Pop/Rock/Soul/Country in the 50's and 60's
  • On that Wisconsin Beat: More Pop/Rock/Soul/Country in the 50's and 60's

On that Wisconsin Beat: More Pop/Rock/Soul/Country in the 50's and 60's

by Gary E. Myers
     
 

Do You Hear That Beat: Wisconsin Pop/Rock in the 50's & 60's was published in 1994, but the research continued. Over 350 bands and artists were covered in the first book, and even more this time out. Who knew there could be so much! Read on, discover, remember and enjoy, as you learn still more about this music and the people who created it.

Including

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Overview

Do You Hear That Beat: Wisconsin Pop/Rock in the 50's & 60's was published in 1994, but the research continued. Over 350 bands and artists were covered in the first book, and even more this time out. Who knew there could be so much! Read on, discover, remember and enjoy, as you learn still more about this music and the people who created it.

Including:

  • What Milwaukee R&B band had connections to a 50's star, and 60's star, and two 80's stars?
  • Who had Chicago and Milwaukee-based releases under seven different names?
  • Which Milwaukee band included a future member of a group with five top-40 hits?
  • When did the writer of a 1981 Crystal Gayle hit have her only record release?
  • How did an early rockabilly artist land in Wisconsin and later work for Bill Clinton?
  • Where was the seemingly ubiquitous Sammy Marshall actually based?
  • Why did many Nite Owl artists have no actual Wisconsin connection?

Plus:

  • The Fendermen - the rest of the story.
  • The strange saga of Rob Kirk.
  • Over 500 bands and artists - from the Afro Jazz Ensemble to the Zoo.
  • More Cuca artists and their stories.
  • Artist discographies.
  • Label discographies.
  • 275 photos and label scans.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780964307377
Publisher:
MusicGem
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
GARY MYERS DBA MUSICGEM
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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