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It’s Alive! The Edgar Winter Group’s “Frankenstein”

On May 26, 1973, the #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 was “Frankenstein” by the Edgar Winter Group. Edgar Holland Winter was born in Beaumont, Texas, in 1946. His older brother is the legendary blues guitarist, Johnny Winter. Playing … Continue reading

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Yes we’re going to a party, party (The Beatles)

It’s said “Birthday” from The Beatles’ White Album began as a jam session in the early hours of Sept. 18, 1968, and was finished (22 takes later) that night. Paul McCartney wrote the song’s main guitar riff as a ’50s-style … Continue reading

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High-spirited instrumental part of Allman Bros.’ only #1 LP

On Sept. 8, 1973, The Allman Brothers Band began a five-week reign at the top of the US album chart with “Brothers and Sisters,” the group’s first studio recording after the deaths of leader Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley. … Continue reading

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