With Just A Hint Of Mayhem

Music trivia, useless info, extra added random stuff and the odd rant from me

“You bounce my heart around” September 5, 2012

Filed under: Trivia — justwilliam1959 @ 8:12 pm
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Way back through the mists of time to the year I was born, that’s 1959, Bobby Vee and his band hired a piano player. That pianist called himself Elston Gunn, presumably to make him seem like a western hero. Anyway it turns out that he didn’t have much in the way of piano skills; he could only play in one key and he didn’t own a piano. So things were never really going to work out.

However it turns out that Elston’s real name was Robert Zimmerman. He may not have been a good pianist but clearly Mr Zimmerman was an ace singer songwriter as he shortly changed his name again. This time to Bob Dylan!


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