Chris Murphy in New York - mid 20th Century

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, page 14:

My [Chris Murphy’s] earliest musical memories are of the old 78s that my Mom used to play. I grew up on Bing Crosby singing Irish favorites and Christmas songs (I still get a catch in my throat when I hear "I'll Be Home For Christmas"), "Ghost Riders In The Sky"--a record I just about wore out--and Stephen Foster's songs, which I loved for their melodies and sadness. Then, in the mid-fifties, something happened that changed everything: Rock and roll arrived. Our home, like homes all across the U.S., filled with the sounds of Elvis, Bill Haley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and Jerry Lee …   more >>
cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 14. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430299908288 accessed: 28 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 20th Century
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Notes

Chris Murphy is a guitarist and memoirist who worked for Miles Davis, 1973-83


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:31:48 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:14:19 +0100