We don’t think twice about the weird or the bizarre in films these days. But John Waters movies blazed a path – taking the ordinary to the extreme.
Long after his Beatle days had passed, George Harrison had a huge influence on an impressive list of other artists.
Some mentor relationships in music are well known. Others not as much. But we do know these relationships influence how music develops across generations.
We don’t think twice when we hear songs fade-out these days. But when did the fade-out first get used? This musical strategy has a long history.