Can't Get It Outta My Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                A Baby Boomer

 

       Muses on The Music

Hey, “Mr. Tambourine Man”

When doing my weekly This Week in Rock History post, I often think about doing a deeper dive into the acts, albums, artists, concerts, events and personalities that I cite, and sometimes working on TWIRH has inspired the Can’t Get It Outta My Head blog entries. Obviously, that hasn’t been happening much this year. But one item from two weeks ago has spurred me to write at greater length: the release, that week in 1965, of the Byrds’ first single, “Mr. Tambourine Man.” But before I get to that, let’s reflect for a moment on the year when that happened. Was 1965 possibly the best year in Sixties rock and roll and pop? Yeah, the Beatles and Stones broke out in ’64, Sgt. Pepper’s came out in ’67

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