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ROCK'S IN MY HEAD: Chapter 12-POST WWII- THE BRITS and THE U.S.

Studying the members of BRITISH ROCK music I constantly read stories whereby as children the likes of ERIC CLAPTON, members of  THE WHO,THE BEATLES, etc were confronted with the harsh reality of growing up either during or immediately after WORLD WAR II.Great Britain survived the war, victorious but bankrupt. 553 woorden meer

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127. The Highwaymen - Michael (1961)

One of the more unexpected number 1s (at least, to modern ears) of 1961 was the result of the folk revival of the late 1950s and early 60s. 689 woorden meer

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Going For A Song: 'Rock Island Line'

Lonnie Donegan – Rock Island Line

Probably changed the face of British pop – Stuart Maconie

US History!

The Skiffle sound caught my attention in the mid/late 1950s, with Lonnie Donegan and his Skiffle Group! 86 woorden meer

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64. The Crickets - That'll Be the Day (1957)

By the autumn, 1957 had proved to be an important year in the music charts, but there was more to come. Future My Way songwriter Paul Anka’s… 478 woorden meer

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61. Lonnie Donegan - Gamblin' Man/Puttin' On the Style (1957)

One of musical history’s most seismic events took place on 6 July. None of the people involved had any idea just how important it was. Scouse teenagers John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time at a garden fête at St. 447 woorden meer

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Mushroom

via Daily Prompt: Mushroom

When I was a kid there was a popular song in England in 1960 called “My Old Man’s a Dustman.” (in Australia we’d now say garbo or garbage collector). 107 woorden meer

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