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Some of the better compilations of Sixties hits. Click on the album cover for more details:

 

The Original Sixties - 25 tracks incl. House Of The Rising Sun - Animals, Locomotion - Little Eva, 54321 - Manfred Mann

Early Sixties

Essential 60s. 3 CDs, The Hollies, Manfred Mann, Donovan and the Nashville Teens

Mid Sixties

Summer In The Sixties - 50 tracks incl Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann, Time Of The Season - Zombies

Late Sixties

 

Oldies Music
History, trivia and charts of Fifties, Sixties and Seventies music. Wildman Tim says: " The music of the 50's, 60's and 70's holds a special memory for those of us who grew up with it. It was music you could sing along with, music you could dance to, music you fell in love with. Now, there's a special place for all of us who treasure - Oldies Music!" American site but lots of information for fans.

The Sixties Pop Diary
A fab British website the sixties pop diary is primarily a year guide to the music of the sixties with some other stuff thrown in for good measure, like music genres, fashion, TV, films and books. Created by Roger Purbrick with a tremendous amount of detail.

British Invasion: Music of the Sixties Revisited
Canadian Steve B says: "Music then and now plays a very important part in my life and the music of the 60's still is my favourite with British Artists on the top of my list! (even through I left the UK in late 1969)." Covers bands, record labels and films of the era.

UK Number One Hits
Mike Smith's website lists all the British number one singles from the beginning of the UK charts in 1952. Details include comments about the performers and the record plus links to other web pages. The ultimate hit list.

Beatlestube

This is the site that tries to organize all The Beatles videos that you can find on the web. There are plenty of Beatles music footages on other sites but it's difficult to have them in a logical sequence. Beatlestube.net claims it will help you to do that - and a very good job they do too. Pretty much every Beatles song of note and plenty of excellent visuals to go with them.

The Covers Project

Chris Heschong building a database of cover songs (songs performed by an artist other than the original performer) and he has over 40,000 songs on his list. There are different views about the most covered song ever. Some claim that Gershwin's "Summertime" tops the list with over 2,500 recordings others that the Beatles' "Yesterday" has over 3,000 covers. However, The Covers Project has only a fraction of them.

45-rpm
A wealth of information about the songs and artists that appeared on UK issued 45s (i.e. the old singles) during the 1950s and 1960s with biographies of all the major British artists of the time.

Sixties Web
The Web is a portal for sixties rock music. The site is owned by American firm Old Goat Publishing, so it tends to push their publications. But still a good gateway to the music and performers of the sixties.

Sixties Rock
Also an Old Goat Publishing website. Includes a comprehensive listing of articles and books related to sixties rock artists. Well put together site.

Sixties City
Sixties City has grown hundreds of pages of images and information about all aspects of the sixties decade and it is still growing. Visit if you're looking for a little nostalgia, good times and the best music.

Mersey Beat

Produced and edited by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat is the online supplement of the ground-breaking entertainment newspaper that gave The Liverpool Sound its name.

Manchester Beat

Webmaster and musician Paul Mlynarz's tribute to the many acts from Manchester who graced the pop scene of the Sixties - like Herman's Hermits and Freddie and the Dreamers.

Irish '60s Showbands & Beat

The Irish ‘60s showbands and beat groups archive expertly built and maintained by Francis Kennedy. An online archive of photographs, records, record sleeves, lyrics, books, magazines, stories dealing with Irish bands in the 1960s.

Legacy Links: The Sixties Rock And Roll Index
Claims, with typical American understatement, to be "your ultimate source for information on sixties rock and roll on the internet." Legacy Links was founded in 1997 by Casey Butler who saw it as a means of linking the community of Classic Rock & Roll Web sites together in a "cultural region" of cyberspace. Lots of excellent links to many, many sites.

Ultimate 60's

Discographies, music and nostalgia from the "golden sixties", lyrics, picture sleeves, and chart information from Billboard (USA), UK and Sweden.

60's Chicks Radio

Los Angeles based Tom Callahan runs 60's Chicks Radio. Tom explains: "I love the 60's and I love Women's Music so I thought to combine the two for an online radio station. A bit of a challenge considering how many guys were singing on the radio in the Sixties."

Henry Stone Music

Henry Stone is the Godfather of the Miami Sound and the founder of many record labels including Marlin, Dade, Alston, Chart and T. K. Records where KC and the Sunshine band got their start. Henry has recently opened up a new webstore and is re-releasing some of his earliest material from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Collins Crapo's Oldies Website
If you love rock 'n' roll oldies, says American webmaster and author Collins Crapo, this is one good website to visit. It contains reviews for songs and/or albums by various artists, about some of whom he has not seen elsewhere on the Net. The list of bands runs from the Animals to the Zombies and it includes links to a huge library of lyrics.

Real Lyrics

The Real Lyrics site includes song lyrics of a wide range of genres and ages, including a lyric finder to help you find the words of that song you can remember from way back.

The Woodstock '69 Page
Young American site owner, Darrin Ailes, hopes all the hippies out there, young and old, can enjoy this site about one of the great music festivals of the year 1969. Includes a discography related to the event, a schedule of what actually happened and good links on Woodstock.

Radio Woodstock
Radio Woodstock is an Internet station "webcasting" free, live radio and video channels online including music, magazine, global community and motorcycle programs demonstrating that the true spirit of Woodstock lives. Of course you have to be able to hear the broadcast with your equipment. Its a mixture, but there's some good stuff, especially for those old Hell's Grannies.

Online 60s Radio Station

Live365 is a Sixties Internet Radio Station run by enthusiast Andrea Speronello in Montebelluna, Italy. He describes the music as the "Sixties lost and found".

Midsummer Radio

Broadcasting to the world from Cambridge, England, this radio station plays the hits of the sixties, seventies and eighties while showing you a wide range of images and ideas from that era.

ezFolk

Richard Hefner’s site for banjo, guitar, ukulele, and harmonica. The ezFolk website contains hundreds of pages of tablatures and tutorials as well as the ezFolk Link Directory, with links to more than 2500 music sites.

 

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