Pop & Rock
Pop & Rock Music - mostly Seventies
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Some of the better compilations of Seventies hits. Click
on the album cover for more details:
The K-tel record label first rose to fame in the 60s and became a cultural
phenomenon of the 70s for the excellent quality of its music compilations
and quirky television commercials. They are still creating great
compilations of the best music from the last 50 years in all the different
genres like country, rock, pop, gospel and more. You can compile your own
CD from their back catalogue or get digital download versions of your
favorite songs from the 60s and 70s.
Although Steve Litchfield doesn't emphasise it too much on the front page,
his site specialises in converting old, priceless video footage of sixties
and seventies music groups onto DVD, a format which will preserve the
footage for posterity without deterioration. 3lib will help visitors with
a lot of priceless material find a way to keep it forever.
Capitol Records' Hollywood and Vine
website has a good collection of audio and video from past and current
artists. Here's your chance to have a 60s and 70s jukebox on your PC. Just
select the Classic Rock option from their home page.
The Harmone site is not devoted to
any particular era but its "bands" section includes a series of
links through to all the major pop artists since Sinatra and Como. A great
place to start your search for your favourite 60s or 70s artist.
This is the site that tries to organize all Queen videoclips in one place. There are plenty of Queen music and videos on other sites but it's difficult to have them in a neat sequence. Queentube.net claims it will help you to do that - and a very good job they do too. Pretty much every Queen song of note and plenty of excellent visuals to go with them.
If you're into soundtracks from the 60s and 70s, this groovy site could
be worth a visit. There are lots of MP3 clips to sample and plenty of
modern interpretations of the style.
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.
GB - Sheffield
Radio GB playing sounds from Motown, Northern Soul and
soul hits from the late 60s to the early 70s and also today's and
yesterday's modern guitar sounds.
S.F.Heart's music raves of those Hippie Daze! A listing of the music enjoyed by the hippies in the Sixties and early Seventies with descriptions and some quotes by the artists.
An Internet radio station, get your favourite music online,
includes classic rock and oldies stations.
is "24-hour network that presents music
videos, concerts and music specials featuring classic rock, soul and pop
artists from the 60s, 70s and 80s."
An excellent heavy metal and punk rock music radio station.
Combining new music in the heavy rock and punk style with classic hits of
the Sixties and Seventies.
This website is a centralised repository of disco information, highlighting the best disco music from the 1970s through to today. Disco Savvy includes song lists, background information on the performers, reviews and ordering information.
A huge disco music resource that includes history, data and pictures about disco records of the 70s and 80s, the top 700 disco songs charts, DJ and artist interviews and a disco message board.
of the 70s
A tribute to the music of the seventies from Briton Anthony Williams.
Re-live what was a toe tapping, head slamming decade for music, ranging
from the first teeny boppers' band, to Glam rock and Punk. Features Abba,
Queen, Sweet and T-Rex.
Seventies Music Groups
Gerd Buesken's Homepage with links to artists of the Seventies. A wide
range of styles including The Osmonds, David Cassidy and The Bay City
Rollers at one end of the music spectrum to ELO and Manfred Mann's
Earthband at the other.
Suits & Platform Boots
Well, the name says it all doesn't it?
Alwyn Turner's "homage to British pop music in the pre-punk 70s is a documentary, if you will a popumentary, of one of the most neglected periods of music history."
In his "biased history of English Glam Rock",
Steve Pond gives a flavour of how the Glam Rock movement started, grew and
then died. As he says, to be Glam you had to be big loud, brash and above
all: a star. If you weren't in the charts you weren't glam enough.
Rock Of The 70's
This website is Paul Williams' tribute to the bands of the Glam Rock
period in the UK. He says: "Glam rock's emergence into popular music
couldn't have come at a better time. What rock needed was a back to
basics, get dressed up, be freaky, 'Get Down And Get With It' approach.
And thats what glam rock also known as glitter rock gave us."
Glitzine claims it is the number one on-line Glitter Magazine. Glitzine is
dedicated to Glam/Sleaze/Punk rock. It says it "doesn't only focus on
today but on yesterday and tomorrow as well."
History of Punk
This is A History of Punk website. It is very American and heavy on words
as opposed to pictures. But it is good material written in an enjoyable
style. Names like Andy Warhol, Velvet Underground and Lou Reed abound. One
story has The Velvet Underground being fired from the Cafe Bizarre in
1966. Lou Reed reminisced: "They said, 'One more song like that and
you're fired'. So we played one more song like that and, sure enough, they
Women of 1970's Punk
The only website dedicated to the women of 1970's punk rock says Rockin'
Rina Gribovsky. Looks at American women primarily but a good feel for the
era and there are complete chapters on the early UK punk scene.
Search & Destroy is the name of this punk rock & roll search
engine. Described as the search engine and directory for old styled punk
rock, glam-punk, punk'n'roll, garage-punk & primitive rock'n'roll,
Links through to more than 750 websites.
Country Music Classics is a weekly newsletter, all about traditional
country music artists and their songs, from the 1950's to the 1980's. The
website is an excellent source in itself but if you want to learn more
about their personal lives, their music and more, then subscribe to the
free weekly newsletter.
Guitar Song Collection
This is a collection of acoustic songs from famous songwriters, with
guitar tablatures, musical excerpts, interviews and related information on
Simon & Garfunkel and some other sixties or seventies artists. Lots of
sounds and information.
A range of music software
programmes for digital musicians to generate, edit, compose, DJ and play audio.
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