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The Present Is Prelude

The Present Is Prelude

(p.191) Chapter 16 The Present Is Prelude
Memphis Boys
Roben Jones
University Press of Mississippi

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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