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“Revved up like a deuce” causes stir with American radio audiences in 1977

On February 19, 1977, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for singles. The song “Blinded by the Light” had been at #3 the previous week, but after 14 weeks on the charts, … Continue reading

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The Boss (often compared to Dylan) also “goes electric”

On his song “Growin’ Up,” Bruce Springsteen sang about his (adolescent) rebellion with lyrics like “…when they said, ‘Sit down,’ I stood up …” So it was probably no surprise to MTV when, on Sept. 22, 1992, The Boss showed … Continue reading

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