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The Present Is Prelude

The Present Is Prelude

Chapter:
(p.191) Chapter 16 The Present Is Prelude
Source:
Memphis Boys
Author(s):
Roben Jones
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0016

This chapter describes events in 1969. These include the first act recorded at American in January—that of Merrilee Rush; the American group’s inability to interpret psychedelia well; Neil Diamond’s session at American; and how the work of the American group set the standard that other session players wanted to achieve.

Keywords:   American Studios, Merrilee Rush, psychedelia, Neil Diamond, session players

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