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Roger McGuinn

James Roger McGuinn is an American musician. He is best known for being the frontman of the Byrds, he was inducted into the Roll Hall of Fame for his work with the Byrds. McGuinn was born and raised in Chicago, United States, his parents and Dorothy, were involved in journalism and public relations, during his childhood, they had written a bestseller titled Parents Can't Win. He attended the Latin School of Chicago, he became interested in music after hearing Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel", asked his parents to buy him a guitar.. Around the same time, he was influenced by country artists and/or groups such as Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Gene Vincent, the Everly Brothers. In 1957, he enrolled as a student at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music, where he learned the five-string banjo and continued to improve his guitar skills. After graduation, McGuinn performed solo at various coffeehouses on the folk music circuit where he was hired as a sideman by the Limeliters, the Chad Mitchell Trio, Judy Collins and other folk music artists in the same vein.

He played guitar and sang backup harmonies for Bobby Darin. Soon after, he relocated to the West Coast Los Angeles, where he met the future members of the Byrds. In 1962, after he ended his association with the Chad Mitchell Trio, McGuinn was hired by Darin to be a backup guitarist and harmony singer. About a year and a half after McGuinn began to play guitar and sing with Darin, Darin became ill and retired from singing. Subsequently, Darin opened T. M. Music in New York City's Brill Building, hiring McGuinn as a songwriter for $35 a week. During 1963, just one year before he co-founded the Byrds, McGuinn worked as a studio musician in New York, recording with Judy Collins and Simon & Garfunkel. At the same time, he was hearing about The Beatles, wondering how Beatlemania might affect folk music. By the time Doug Weston gave McGuinn a job at the Troubadour nightclub in Los Angeles, McGuinn had included Beatles' songs in his act, he gave rock style treatments to traditional folk tunes and thereby caught the attention of another folkie Beatle fan, Gene Clark, who joined forces with McGuinn in July 1964.

Together they formed the beginning of. During his time with the Byrds, McGuinn developed two innovative and influential styles of electric guitar playing; the first was "jingle-jangle" – generating ringing arpeggios based on banjo finger picking styles he learned while at the Old Town School of Folk –, influential in the folk rock genre. The second style was a merging of saxophonist John Coltrane's free-jazz atonalities, which hinted at the droning of the sitar – a style of playing, first heard on the Byrds' 1966 single "Eight Miles High", influential in psychedelic rock. While "tracking" the Byrds' first single, "Mr. Tambourine Man", at Columbia studios, McGuinn discovered an important component of his style. "The'Ric' by itself is kind of thuddy," he notes. "It doesn't ring. But if you add a compressor, you get. To be honest, I found this by accident; the engineer, Ray Gerhardt, would run compressors on everything to protect his precious equipment from loud rock and roll. He compressed the heck out of my 12-string, it sounded so great we decided to use two tube compressors in series, go directly into the board.

That's. It's squashed down, but it jumps out from the radio. With compression, I found I could hold a note for three or four seconds, sound more like a wind instrument; this led me to emulate John Coltrane's saxophone on "Eight Miles High". Without compression, I couldn't have sustained the riff's first note.""I practiced eight hours a day on that'Ric,'" he continues, "I worked it. In those days, acoustic 12s had wide necks and thick strings that were spaced pretty far apart, so they were hard to play, but the Rick's slim neck and low action let me explore jazz and blues scales up and down the fretboard, incorporate more hammer-ons and pull-offs into my solos. I translated some of my banjo picking techniques to the 12-string. By combining a flat pick with metal finger picks on my middle and ring fingers, I discovered I could switch from fast single-note runs to banjo rolls and get the best of both worlds."Another sound that McGuinn developed is made by playing a seven string guitar, featuring a doubled G-string.

The C. F. Martin guitar company has released a special edition called the HD7 Roger McGuinn Signature Edition, that claims to capture McGuinn's "jingle-jangle" tone which he created with 12 string guitars, while maintaining the ease of playing a 6-string guitar; the Byrds recorded several albums after Mr. Tambourine Man in 1965; the single, "Turn! Turn! Turn!", written by Pete Seeger with the lyrics drawn from Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament, was the Byrds' second Number One success in late 1965. In 1969, McGuinn's solo version of the "Ballad of Easy Rider" appeared in the film Easy Rider, while a full band version was the title track for the album released that year. McGuinn performed a cover of Bob Dylan's "It's Alright, Ma" for the Easy Rider soundtrack. 1970's Untitled album featured a 16-minute version of the Byrds' 1966 hit "Eight Miles High", with all four membe

39th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

The 39th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 39th Iowa Infantry was organized at Des Moines and Davenport and mustered in for three years of Federal service on November 24, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Moved to Cairo, Ill. December 12–14, 1862. December 16. Defense of Jackson, Tenn. and pursuit of Forrest December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Parker's Cross Roads December 30–31, 1862. Moved to Corinth, Miss. January 6, 1863, duty there until November, 1863. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Great Bear Creek and Cherokee Station April 17. Tuscumbia April 22–23. Town Creek April 28. March to Pulaski, Tenn. November 2–12, 1963. Guard duty at Reynolds Station and along railroad until January 21, 1864, at Pulaski until March 12.

Moved to Athens, Ala. March 12, to Chattanooga, Tenn. April 30, 1864. Atlanta Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Demonstration on Resaca May 8–13. Snake Creek Gap and Sugar Valley May 9–10. Battle of Resaca May 13–14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14–15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Kingston May 19. Moved to Rome May 22 and duty there until August 15. Expeditions after Wheeler August 15-September 16. Moved to Allatoona October 4. Battle of Allatoona October 5. Moved to Rome October 9, 1864. Reconnaissance and skirmishes on Gave Springs Road October 12–13. Etowah River October 13. March to the Sea November 15-December 10, 1864. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10–21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C. February 3–5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12–13. Columbia February 15–17. Lynch's Creek February 25–26. Battle of Bentonville N. C. March 20–21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24 Advance on Raleigh April 9–13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14.

Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C. via Richmond, Va. April 29-May 30, 1865. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky. June; the regiment was mustered out on August 2, 1865. A total of 1064 men served in the 39th Iowa at another during its existence, it suffered 6 officers and 58 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 134 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 200 fatalities. Colonel Henry J. B. Cummings List of Iowa Civil War Units Iowa in the American Civil War The Civil War Archive The Civil War Archive Union Regimental Histories History of Iowa Regiments Civil War Notebook

Preston, Minnesota

Preston is a city in Fillmore County, United States. The population was 1,325 at the 2010 census, it is the county seat of Fillmore County. The Root River runs through it, Mystery Cave State Park is nearby, it bills itself as "America's Trout Capital," with a 20-foot trout placed along Minnesota State Highway 16. Preston was platted in 1855; the community was named for a millwright and postmaster. The old Preston grain elevator used to be known as the Milwaukee Elevator Company Grain Elevator, it was built around 1890 for holding grain for shipment by railroad to the Eastern cities of the United States. The elevator was last used in the 1980s, it was built with "cribbed" construction. At the time it was a lot stronger and a lot more expensive to build it this way than to build it in stud construction. Now the Preston Historical Society is trying to restore the structure; the Preston Overlook was built in 1937 by the Minnesota Department of Highways under the program of Federal Relief Construction during the New Deal.

A site was chosen on the highest point on the bluffs above the Root River, 90 feet below. The Preston Overlook was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.45 square miles, all of it land. The South Branch of the Root River snakes through the city. U. S. Highway 52 and Minnesota Highway 16 are two of the main routes in the city; as of the census of 2010, there were 1,325 people, 603 households, 361 families living in the city. The population density was 540.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 675 housing units at an average density of 275.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population. There were 603 households of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, 40.1% were non-families.

36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.79. The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,426 people, 583 households, 374 families living in the city; the population density was 606.3 people per square mile. There were 616 housing units at an average density of 261.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 98.95% White, 0.14% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.14% from other races, 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population. There were 583 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.8% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.89. In the city, the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, 24.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males. The median income for a household in the city was $37,016, the median income for a family was $50,234. Males had a median income of $30,463 versus $21,520 for females; the per capita income for the city was $18,578. About 4.3% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 15.0% of those age 65 or over. Preston is intersected by the Harmony-Preston Valley segment of the Blufflands State Trail. Fillmore Central School District is a public school district; those schools are the Middle Schools. The High School is located in Minnesota. For the school years of 2005–06, their enrollment is 641 students.

Fillmore Central's predicted total enrollment is 604 students for the school years of 2006-07. Preston Public Library Preston Schools

Mullet River

The Mullet River is a tributary of the Sheboygan River, 40 miles long, in eastern Wisconsin in the United States. Via the Sheboygan, it is part of the watershed of Lake Michigan, draining an area of 88 square miles in a agricultural area of the Eastern Ridges and Lowlands region of Wisconsin; the Mullet River issues from Mullet Lake in the town of Forest in eastern Fond du Lac County and flows eastwardly into Sheboygan County, passing through the village of Glenbeulah and the city of Plymouth. It joins the Sheboygan River from the south in the city of Sheboygan Falls; as of 2001, there were five dams on the river. In the town of Greenbush in western Sheboygan County, the Wisconsin Historical Society maintains a functioning replica of the Herrling Sawmill on the river. According to the Geographic Names Information System, the Mullet River has been known as "Mullet Creek," and by the spelling "Mullett River." The United States Board on Geographic Names issued a decision clarifying "Mullet River" as the stream's name in 1976.

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Grandhi Venkata Reddy Naidu

Grandhi Venkata Reddy Naidu was an Indian politician and the first Minister of Law for the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. When Andhra Pradesh became a newly formed state, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was its first Chief Minister. Grandhi Venkata Reddy Naidu served in his cabinet. Grandhi Venkata Reddy Naidu was born in a famous Telaga Naidu family on 18 June 1885 at Narasapuram, West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India, his father Narasimha Rao was a Land Lord at Narasapuram. His Grandfather Venkata Reddy Naidu was a Munsiff. Grandhi was a follower of K. V. Reddy Naidu. Grandhi received his B. A and L. L. B degrees from University of Madras, was called to the bar in 1918, enrolled as an Advocate in the Madras High Court. After practicing law for three decades, he shifted his practice to his birthplace of Narasapuram. Grandhi spent his early youth in the Indian independence movement, he joined the Justice Party. He was the Justice Party President in Godavari District as well as West Godavari District.

In 1955 he was elected as a Congress MLA from Narasapuram. He served as the Minister for Endowments, Law officers and Subordinate Courts, he was a Syndicate Member in Madras University and Andhra University. He was draft committee member in various state government acts, he was a Draft committee Chairman of Dowry prohibition Act, an act introduced in the assembly in September 1956. He established subordinate courts in Visalandhra, schools in West Godavari District. 1922 - President of the Narasapuram Taluka Board 1936 - President of the Godavari District Board. After formation of West Godavari district, he was re-elected as the President, he served as the President of the board for ten years. 1930 - Member of the Legislative Council, Madras Presidency 1955 - Member of Legislative Assembly, Government of Andhra Pradesh 1955-1957 - Minister of Law, Government of Andhra Pradesh He married Grandhi Venkata Lakshmi, the daughter of Dr. Chapa Mangaiah Naidu, a medical doctor, in service of the Raja of Vijayanagaram, Vizagapatam District.

The couple had four sons and a daughter, Kesava Ramam Murthy, Venkata Narasimha Rao, Venkateswara Rao, Surya Prakasa Rao. His grandson is Justice Grandhi Bhavani Prasad, his great-grandson, Krishna Grandhi is a Juris Doctor and established the law firm Grandhi Law Chambers at Jubilee hills, Hyderabad

Anyone Seen the Bridge?

"Anyone Seen the Bridge?" is an instrumental by the Dave Matthews Band played as segue between two songs during a concert. It is an instrumental jam played with scat singing by Dave Matthews. Performances of the tune today are heard between "So Much to Say" and "Too Much," and last around a minute and a half; the tune has been popular during concerts since its debut, has been played live over 400 times. The tune originated from a funky jam performed by the band with guest Mike Doughty from Soul Coughing after "So Much to Say" at a concert on October 3, 1996; the band liked the jam, it was performed the following night with Doughty after "So Much to Say," and lasted seven minutes. When the jam was first played, the band's crew felt it sounded similar to the Led Zeppelin song "The Crunge," which features the lyrics "Has anybody seen the bridge?" so the tune was dubbed "Anyone Seen the Bridge?" by the band's crew and the name stuck. At the band's following show on October 6, the band used the tune as a brief segue between "So Much to Say" and "Too Much," and it was so popular that it is played at concerts between those two songs up to the present day.

On the band's 1998 album Before These Crowded Streets, "Anyone Seen the Bridge?" was teased into the jam at the end of the track, "Pig." In 2000, the band played the tune several times after "So Much to Say," which segued into a "fake" version of "Too Much" lasting for a few seconds, which segued into "Ants Marching." Beginning with the band's summer tour in 2000, the band began to segue the tune into a variety of other songs after performing "So Much to Say." The jam has only opened a show three times, those being July 31, 2004, August 23, 2007, June 29, 2019. Live in Chicago 12.19.98 The Central Park Concert The Gorge Live Trax Vol. 1 Live Trax Vol. 2 Weekend on the Rocks Live Trax Vol. 6 Live Trax Vol. 7 Live Trax Vol. 10 Live at Piedmont Park Live Trax Vol. 11 Live at Mile High Music Festival Live Trax Vol. 14 Live Trax Vol. 15 Live Trax Vol. 17 Live Trax Vol. 19 Europe 2009 - Across The Pond DVD Live at Mile High Music Festival Live Trax Vol. 29