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Re: Sunday Artist & Song Showcase, March 7, 2021
It's possible that Johnny Rivers helped sell as many ES 335's as Bob Shane did D 28's! :>)
Donovan - When first hearing Donovan back in 1965, I thought I was listening to Bob Dylan! Although I truly believe Donovan was initially channeling Bob as a means of gaining recognition, he quickly developed his own musical persona by combining psychedelia and mysticism in his songwriting.
Johnny Rivers - Bringing his Louisiana musical influences to his craft, Johnny Rivers had several big hits in the 1960s and enjoyed great success even with The Beatles and other British bands dominating the charts.
The Song Button - Kyu Sakamoto - With its catchy music and Kyu's impassioned vocal performance (despite my not knowing the Japanese language), "Sukiyaki" was my favorite song from the Summer of 1963!
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