Pop & Rock Music - mostly Sixties
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Some of the better compilations of Sixties hits. Click on
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Sixties Pop Diary
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Also an Old Goat Publishing website. Includes a comprehensive listing of
articles and books related to sixties rock artists. Well put together
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discographies, music and nostalgia from the "golden sixties",
lyrics, picture sleeves, and chart information from Billboard (USA), UK
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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".
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.
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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