Mission of Burma
The Cars
John Lincoln Wright and the Sour Mash Boys
Donna Summer
Arthur Fiedler
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Bonne Raitt
Chick Corea
James Taylor
The J. Geils Band
Tom Rush

To preserve, honor and showcase New England’s musical heritage.

The Beacon Street Union

In just 18 months, The Beacon Street Union went from being one of Boston’s top local bands to achieving national recognition. Keyboardist Bob (Rhodes) Rosenblatt formed the band in the summer of 1966. He recruited two fellow Boston College students, Wayne Ulaky on bass, and John Lincoln Wright on vocals, a high school acquaintance Paul Tartachny on guitar, and a childhood chum, Dick Weisberg on drums. The quintet cut its teeth on British blues covers of American blues classics. The band was also initially heavily influenced by The Yardbirds’ Little Games album and the exploration of “psychedelic” sounds. The sound…

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