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Bob Dylan : The Biography

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Bob Dylan Profession: Singer, painter Real Name: Robert Allen Zimmerman Horoscope : Gemini Birthday: Saturday, May 24, 1941 (age: 74 years)

Bob Dylan, whose real name is Robert Zimmerman, was born May 24, 1941 in Minnesota. The iconic figure of the folk rock has a passion since childhood for country and blues. At age 20 he moved to New York in the bohemian Greenwich neighborhood where lived the artists of the Beat Generation. If Dylan struggles initially to impose his hoarse voice and style judged surprising, he manages to ensure the early parts of bluesman John Lee Hooker. Bob signs a contract with Columbia Records and is supported by his mentor Johnny Cash, his first successes are broadcast on the radio.
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The sixties: The who

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This British rock band is one of the most important for the sixties and seventies Real scene beasts, this quartet, with “the Kings”, laid the foundation for a purely British rock. They are also the authors of “Tommy” , a phenomenal rock opera.
The origins of the group date back to 1962. The excellent bassist John Entwistle joined the Detours, a group led by a certain Roger Daltrey, singer and guitarist. Soon, another guitarist, Pete Townshend joined the training. He is a childhood friend of Entwistle.In 1964 the group will take for the first time the name of The Who, at the suggestion of a friend of Pete Townshend. Fun fact: a fan aged of merely 17 years takes the place of the drummer at a concert in London. His play is so powerful and inspired that he joined the group. His name is Keith Moon.
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Understand More About The Rolling Stones

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One of the legends of rock and roll are the Rolling Stones. The band was shaped in April 1962 in England. It’s establishing individuals incorporate Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Ian Stewart (piano), and Brian Jones (guitar and harmonica). They began by playing beat and soul music and simply playing spread tunes of other more well-known groups. On the other hand, they later picked up notoriety when they began to compose their tunes, basically in light of the songwriting joint effort between Keith Richards and Mick Jagger. This dispatched the genuine Rolling Stones music that fans the world over would later figure out how to cherish.

The bunch’s initial history.

Keith Richards and Mick Jagger were dear companions in the 50s, and they were both into rock music around then, especially they cherished listening to the music of Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters. At some point later they met Brian Jones, Charlie Watts, and Ian Stewart. They then framed a band with the aim of playing just cadence and soul music.
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A Few Great Songs From a Great Decade

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Everyone who grew up in the 1960’s has their own personal favorite song. The Cold War with the Soviet Union, the Civil Rights Movement, Woodstock, and the Vietnam War all occurred during this very emotional decade. Rock ‘n roll was changing too, and some of that revolutionary music just can’t be denied the title of “the greatest rock ‘n’ roll of the 1960’s”. Let’s take a look at a few of those songs.

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The Beatles

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The Beatles a band whose inception happened almost 50 years ago are still very relevant to date. They started out in Liverpool, England in 1960 with members Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Pete Best and George Harrison the band made such a compelling sound with so much youthful appeal. They experimented with several genres such as pop ballads, and Indian music to hard rock often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways.

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The Who Rock Band Still Rocks!

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The Who bock band, a popular rock band from Great Britain, became one of the legends of the 1960’s. Their classic rock style continues to shake scenes for the young and young at heart. The Who Rock Band still performs and concert tickets can be purchased anywhere from $139.00 up to around $800.00.

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The Best Rolling Stones Songs – Top 5 And Why

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1) “Sympathy For The Devil” from Beggar’s Banquet (1968)

This song is sung in first person with Jaggar taking the role of the devil. The catchy “Woo woooo” background vocals will carry you along as the beat rolls this masterpiece forward. “Pleased meet you. Hope you guessed my name.” As per usual for The Rolling Stones, the lyrics alone are a stand-alone work of art.

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The 60’s Rock n Roll

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The 60s is described as one of the most dramatic decades of all times. This is because there were so many revolutions especially in the entertainment category. Amidst all of the controversy, one thing that really stood out is the 60’s rock n roll music which brought so many people together. Read more »

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