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Keep me in a daydream, keep me goin’ strong (Superstition, Stevie Wonder, 1973)

On Jan. 27, 1973, the top single on the Billboard Hot 100 was “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder. It was Wonder’s first #1 song since 1963’s “Fingertips (Pt. 2),” when the 12-year-old known as Little Stevie Wonder reigned the singles charts … Continue reading

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Dual (duel?) guitarists: The Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page

When Eric Clapton left The Yardbirds in the spring of 1965, the band asked Jimmy Page to take his place. At the time, Page was enjoying his work as a studio session musician, so he recommended a friend, Jeff Beck, … Continue reading

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