Students in Belmont’s School of Music Celli Quartet collaborated with audio engineering technology students from the Curb College on a recording session at the end of the spring semester.

The theatrical, thunderous singer was the perfect partner for the man behind the curtain.

A little over 50 years ago, in the early summer of 1971, a pair of singers who’d gotten their big break in the roadshow version of the musical Hair made their debut on the Billboard charts.

London born Alan Shacklock is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and producer.  He played guitar since he was a child: his first band, the Juniors, also included future Rolling Stone Mick Taylor and future Jethro Tull bassist John Glascock.