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? and the Mysterians (also rendered Question Mark and the Mysterians) are an American garage rock band from Bay City and Saginaw in Michigan, who were initially active between 1962 and 1969.
A Man Called Destruction is a studio album by American pop rock musician Alex Chilton, released in 1995.
Ace Records Ltd. was started in 1978.
Al Kooper (born Alan Peter Kuperschmidt, February 5, 1944) is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears (although he did not stay with the group long enough to share its popularity), providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album.
Alan Bermowitz (June 23, 1938 – July 16, 2016), known professionally as Alan Vega, was an American vocalist and visual artist, primarily known for his work with the electronic protopunk duo Suicide.
"Alex Chilton" is a song by American rock band The Replacements from their fifth studio album Pleased to Meet Me.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
American Sound Studio was a recording studio located at 827 Thomas Street in Memphis, Tennessee.
John Andrew "Andy" Hummel (January 26, 1951 – July 19, 2010) was an American bassist and singer-songwriter best known as the bass player of Big Star.
Ardent Records, often shortened to "Ardent," is a Memphis record label founded by John Fry in 1959.
Ardent Studios is a recording studio located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Bach's Bottom is the second solo album released by American pop rock musician Alex Chilton.
Bar/None Records is an independent record label based in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Ben Vaughn is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, composer for television and film, and syndicated radio show host.
"Bet Your Heart on Me" is a song written by Jim McBride, and recorded by American country music artist Johnny Lee.
Big Star was an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1971 by Alex Chilton, Chris Bell, Jody Stephens, and Andy Hummel.
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is a 2012 documentary film about American rock band Big Star, directed by Drew DeNicola and Olivia Mori.
Big Time Records was an independent record label based in Sydney, Australia.
Black List is an EP by the American pop rock musician Alex Chilton, released in 1989.
Blood, Sweat & Tears (also known as "BS&T") was a jazz-rock American music group.
Blue-eyed soul (also known as white soul) is rhythm and blues and soul music performed by white artists.
Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.
Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse.
"Can't Seem to Make You Mine" is a song by American rock group The Seeds, written by vocalist Sky Saxon and produced by Marcus Tybalt.
Carla Venita Thomas (born December 21, 1942) is an American singer, who is often referred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul.
Carmaig de Forest is a singer-songwriter, mainly on the ukulele, but also the guitar, originating from Los Angeles, California.
Caroline Now!: The Songs of Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys is a 2000 tribute album devoted to songs by the Beach Boys, consisting of cover versions recorded by independent artists.
The Carter Family is a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956.
CBGB was a New York City music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan's East Village.
Central High School is a public high school (grades 9-12) in Memphis, Tennessee.
Charles Allan Rich (December 14, 1932July 25, 1995) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.
Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1974.
Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Lincoln Wayne "Chips" Moman (June 12, 1937 – June 13, 2016) was an American record producer, guitarist, and Grammy Award-winning songwriter.
Christopher Branford Bell (January 12, 1951December 27, 1978) was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Christopher Charles "Chris" Stamey (born December 6, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Charles William "Chuck" Prophet is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer. A Californian, Prophet first achieved notice in the American psychedelic/desert rock group Green on Red, with whom he toured and recorded in the 1980s. He has also recorded a number of solo records, and gained prominence as a musician and songwriter.
Clichés is the fourth solo album released by American pop rock musician Alex Chilton.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
A cover band (or covers band), is a band that plays mostly or exclusively cover songs.
Cristina Black is an American musician and writer.
"Cry Like a Baby" is a 1968 song written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham, and performed by The Box Tops.
Curtis Matthew "Curt" Kirkwood (born January 10, 1959) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
Dan Penn (born Wallace Daniel Pennington, 16 November 1941) is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer who co-wrote many soul hits of the 1960s, including "The Dark End of the Street" and "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man" with Chips Moman and "Cry Like a Baby" with Spooner Oldham.
Deconstruction is a critique of the relationship between text and meaning originated by the philosopher Jacques Derrida.
Different Light is the second studio album by American pop rock band the Bangles, released in January 1986.
Dingwalls is a live music and comedy venue adjacent to Camden Lock, Camden, London, England.
Earl Lauer Butz (July 3, 1909 – February 2, 2008) was a United States government official who served as Secretary of Agriculture under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 – September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music.
Evan Griffith Dando (born March 4, 1967) is an American musician and frontman of the Lemonheads.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
FAME (Florence Alabama Music Enterprises) Studios are located at 603 East Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, an area of northern Alabama known as the Shoals.
Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Walter E. "Furry" Lewis (March 6, 1893 or 1899 – September 14, 1981) was an American country blues guitarist and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee.
Gravest Hits is the first 12" EP by the American garage punk band the Cramps, compiling both sides of their first two 1978 Vengeance singles, "Surfin' Bird" and "Human Fly", with an added fifth track, a cover version of "Lonesome Town".
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
High Priest is the third solo album released by American pop rock musician Alex Chilton released in 1987.
Hohenwald is a city in and the county seat of Lewis County, Tennessee.
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
In Space is the fourth and final studio album by the American rock group Big Star, released in 2005.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
James Chance, also known as James White (born April 20, 1953 as James Siegfried in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), is an American saxophonist, keyboard player, songwriter and singer.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
James Luther Dickinson (November 15, 1941 – August 15, 2009) was an American record producer, pianist, and singer who fronted, among others, the band Mud Boy and the Neutrons, based in Memphis, Tennessee.
James Sclavunos is an American drummer, multi-instrumentalist musician, record producer and writer.
Jimmy Yves Newman (August 29, 1927 – June 21, 2014), better known as Jimmy C. Newman (the C stands for Cajun), was an American country music and cajun singer-songwriter and long-time star of the Grand Ole Opry.
John & Mary is a United States-based folk rock duo featuring John Lombardo and Mary Ramsey both members or former members of alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs.
John Nommensen Duchac (born February 25, 1953), known professionally as John Doe, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, poet, guitarist and bass player.
Jonathan Paul "Jon" Auer (born September 29, 1969) is an American musician who co-founded the power pop band The Posies, along with Ken Stringfellow.
KC and the Sunshine Band are an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida.
Kenneth Stuart Stringfellow (born October 30, 1968) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and producer.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009.
Like Flies on Sherbert is the first solo album released by American pop rock musician Alex Chilton.
Loose Shoes and Tight Pussy is an album by American pop-rock musician Alex Chilton, released in 1999.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Matthew Stephen "M." Ward (born October 4, 1973) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Portland, Oregon.
"Margie", also known as "My Little Margie", is a 1920 popular song composed in collaboration by vaudeville performer and pianist Con Conrad and ragtime pianist J. Russel Robinson, a member of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Michael Edward Mills (born December 17, 1958) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and composer who was a founding member of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Though known primarily as a bass guitarist, backing vocalist, and pianist, his musical repertoire also includes keyboards, guitar, and percussion instruments.
In visual arts, music, and other mediums, minimalism is an art movement that began in post–World War II Western art, most strongly with American visual arts in the 1960s and early 1970s.
Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States.
"Neon Rainbow" is a song written by Wayne Carson Thompson and made famous by Memphis blue-eyed soul band The Box Tops.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
Norton Records, is an independent record label founded by musicians Miriam Linna and Billy Miller in 1986.
#1 Record is the debut album by the American power pop group Big Star.
Off-color humor (also known as vulgar humor, crude humor, or shock humor) is humor that deals with topics that may be considered to be in poor taste or overly vulgar.
Omnivore Recordings is an independent record label founded in 2010, specializing in CD and vinyl reissues of previously out-of-print albums by notable artists.
Peter Blair Denis Bernard Noone (born 5 November 1947) is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and actor, best known as Herman of the successful 1960s pop group Herman's Hermits.
Phillips Recording is the short name widely used to refer to the Sam C. Phillips Recording Studio opened at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee, by Sam Phillips in 1960.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Pleased to Meet Me is the fifth studio album by the American rock band The Replacements, released in 1987 by Sire Records.
Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.
Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.
Proto-punk (or protopunk) is the rock music played by garage bands from the 1960s and early 1970s that presaged the punk rock movement.
Psychobilly is a rock music fusion genre that mixes elements of rockabilly and punk rock.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
Radio City is the second album by the American rock group Big Star.
Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, (born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
Razor & Tie is an American entertainment company that consists of a record label and a music publishing company.
Richard Lloyd (born October 25, 1951) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the rock band Television.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
James Roger McGuinn (born James Joseph McGuinn III; July 13, 1942), known professionally as Roger McGuinn and previously as Jim McGuinn, is an American musician.
Ronnie Spector (born Veronica Yvette Bennett; August 10, 1943) is an American rock and roll singer.
Ronny & the Daytonas were an American surf rock group of the early 1960s, whose members included Paul Jensen (vocals, guitar), Thomas Ramey (bass, guitar), Lynn Williams (drums), Lee Kraft (songwriting, guitar), and John "Bucky" Wilkin (aka Ronny) (songwriting, guitar, vocals), with contributions from others such as Larry Butler (organ), Ronny Clark, and Buzz Cason.
Rykodisc was an American record label.
See My Friends is a studio album released by Ray Davies with the collaboration of various other artists on 1 November 2010 in Europe and in early 2011 in the US.
"September Gurls" is a song by the rock band Big Star.
James Isaac Moore (January 11, 1924 – January 31, 1970), better known by his stage name Slim Harpo, was an American blues musician, a leading exponent of the swamp blues style, and "one of the most commercially successful blues artists of his day".
Sondre Lerche (born 5 September 1982 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian singer, songwriter and guitarist, now based in New York City.
Songs the Lord Taught Us is the first album by the American garage punk band the Cramps. It was released in May 1980 on I.R.S. Records in America and Illegal Records in England.
South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.
Dewey Lindon "Spooner" Oldham (born June 14, 1943) is an American songwriter and session musician.
Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Step Right Up: The Songs of Tom Waits is the title of a tribute album to Tom Waits, released in 1995 by Manifesto Records.
Steven Lee Cropper (born October 21, 1941) is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer.
"Summertime Blues" is a song co-written and recorded by American rockabilly artist Eddie Cochran.
Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.
Tav Falco's Panther Burns, sometimes shortened to (The) Panther Burns, is a rock band originally from Memphis, Tennessee, United States, led by Tav Falco.
Television is an American rock band from New York City formed in 1973.
Terry Manning is an American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, photographer, audio engineer, and visual artist.
That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998 to May 18, 2006.
The Bangles are an American pop rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1981.
The Box Tops are an American rock band, formed in Memphis in 1967.
The Cramps were an American punk rock band formed in 1976 and active until 2009.
The dB's are an American power pop and jangle pop group, who first came to prominence in the early 1980s.
The Gories are an American garage rock trio that formed in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in 1986.
The Iguanas is a roots rock band from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, formed in 1989.
"The Letter" is a song written by Wayne Carson that was first recorded by the American rock band the Box Tops in 1967.
The Microscopic Septet is a jazz septet, founded in 1980 by saxophonist Phillip Johnston.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Posies are an American power pop group.
The Replacements were an American rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1979.
The Seeds were an American rock band that is considered a prototype for mid-sixties garage punk rock.
The Soft Boys were a rock band led by Robyn Hitchcock primarily during the 1970s, whose initially old-fashioned music style of psychedelic/folk-rock became part of the neo-psychedelia scene with the release of Underwater Moonlight.
The Times-Picayune is an American newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, since January 25, 1837.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992, to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February 6, 2014.
The Troggs (originally called The Troglodytes) are an English garage rock band formed in Andover, Hampshire in May 1964.
The Vibrators are a British punk rock band that formed in 1976.
The Watson Twins are an American musical group based in Los Angeles with alternative country and indie folk influences.
The Weedkiller's Daughter (1993) is the second album from John & Mary.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
"There Will Never Be Another You" is a popular song with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Mack Gordon for the Twentieth Century Fox musical Iceland (1942) starring Sonja Henie and John Payne.
Third (reissued in 1985 as Third/Sister Lovers) is the third album by American rock band Big Star.
Todd Griffin is an American musician and a former member of The Graveyard Train.
Traditional pop (also classic pop or pop standards) is music that was recorded or performed after the Big Band era and before the advent of rock music.
Tremé is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans, in the U.S. state of Louisiana.
The University of Memphis, also called The U of M, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee.
Wayne Carson (born Wayne Carson Head; May 31, 1943 – July 20, 2015), sometimes credited as Wayne Carson Thompson, was an American country musician, songwriter, and record producer.
"We're Gonna Make It" is a 1965 R&B single by Little Milton.
Who Covers Who? is a tribute album to the rock band The Who.
Will Rigby is an American musician known for being the drummer of jangle pop band the dB's, a band he formed along with Peter Holsapple, Chris Stamey, and Gene Holder in the late 1970s.
Wilson Turbinton, (February 6, 1944 – September 11, 2007) professionally known as Willie Tee, was an American keyboardist, songwriter, singer, producer and notable early architect of New Orleans funk and soul, who helped shape the sound of New Orleans for more than four decades.
"With a Girl like You" is a song released by the English rock band the Troggs, written by Reg Presley and produced by Larry Page.