The Byrds came on the scene in 1964 in Los Angeles, California. This was an American rock band that was formed by Roger McGuinn a.k.a. Jim McGuinn, who remained the band's constant member until they disbanded in 1973. If you would ask anyone about them today you would be informed that they are considered to be one of the most influential bands of the 1960s.
This is music I like and the songs this band played always made me want to sit back and listen and turn the music way up loud. The Moody Blues is an English rock band, and their music was unique in that it was combined with classical music. First heard in their 1967 album Days of Future Passed. This band has sold over 70 million albums worldwide and has been awarded 14 platinum and gold discs.
This incredible pop music group The Bee Gees came together in 1958 and consisted of three brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb. They had great success and in the 1970s joined the disco craze. The Bee Gees wrote all of their own hits as well as writing and producing hits for other artists.
An incredible rock and roll singer whose heart also belonged to country music. Del Shannon came from the U.S. and scored a string of hits in the 1960s. In 1961 he had his first big hit with ”Runaway” which was followed by others as people started noticing this singer with his smooth singing style. Among his other hits were”Keep Searchin’ (We’ll follow the Sun)" and”Hats Off to Larry”. Del Shannon’s last appearance onstage was on February 3, 1990 when he appeared with other rockers in North Dakota. Tragically on February 8, 1990 he died of a gunshot wound which was thought to be a suicide as he was suffering from depression.
When you hear the word bread do you think about food or music? Well of course people will probably say food and look at you strangely. That means they have forgotten or haven’t heard about the rock group which came from Los Angeles, California and was called Bread. Between 1970 and 1977 they had 13 songs which hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart and their kind of music was known as soft rock.
He is a British singer, pianist and composer and is considered to be one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. He was born as Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947. He has sold over 250 million records, found success on Broadway and composed the music score for “Billy Elliot” the Tony award hit in 2008. His full name is Elton Hercules John and after being knighted by the Queen in 1998 could add Sir to his name. So I present the music of Sir Elton Hercules John. Elton John’s music is a special blend of pop and rock styles. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.