Gavin Edwards has heard just about every strange question, racy rumor, and legend of the music world. Now he shares all of his knowledge with you.
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New Releases. Description Drawing on original interviews with celebrities, musicians, and other industry insiders, a collection of entertaining trivia, myths, and facts about the world of rock music answers offbeat questions about the musicians, albums, songs, and history of rock music.
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If you're going to be subtle, you should really fucking be subtle. Is that true? Yes-but he got better. Blind since infancy, Wonder was in a serious car accident on August 6, , while on tour in North Carolina. No, he wasn't driving. His cousin John Harris was chauffeuring him from Greenville to Durham on Interstate 85, heading for a concert to benefit a black radio station. Wonder had his headphones on and was listening to the two-track mix of Innervisions.
When the logging truck they were following hit its brakes, Harris tried to swerve around it but didn't quite succeed. A log from the truck smashed through the windshield and hit Wonder in the face. Wonder was in a coma for four days; his associates knew he was feeling better only when he started grabbing at nurses.
Only twenty-three years old at the time of the accident, Wonder had lost his sense of smell and gained a scar on his forehead. I came out at the end of it with the blessing of life. Why did John Lennon give his back? All the Beatles received the medal in , which entitled them to a payment of forty pounds a year and free admission to the Whispering Gallery at St. Paul's Cathedral ordinarily about a shilling.
The Beatles were somewhat mystified as to why the Queen was honoring them, but they were generally cheerful about the notion. As Ringo Starr put it, "We're going to meet the Queen and she's going to give us a badge. I thought, 'This is cool. When the Beatles finally met Queen Elizabeth II, they thought that her majesty was a pretty nice girl, but she didn't have a lot to say.
I will say it though, working for Rolling Stone magazine has gotten this guy a TON of ins with high level musicians and has given him a veritably encyclopedic knowledge about the lives of great musicians. Interesting trivia and info from the music world So if you find a current lower price from an online retailer on an identical, in-stock product, tell us and we'll match it. Not very. Later that day, I played it in the car as I was driving out to a barbecue at Jimmie Dale Gilmore's house with a cool publicist, Holly Gleason.
The Beatles' parents were pleased by the awards. The group members themselves largely forgot about their medals, although Harrison and Paul McCartney later used theirs as jacket decorations at the Sgt.