All about the ’60’s Band Cream

Members of the Cream band, Clapton, Bruce, and Baker.

The band ‘Cream’ wasn’t just another rock trio but also the first-ever ‘supergroup,’ i.e., a group formed after each member has already achieved fame individually. The band was known for their incredible live improvisations and long jam sessions. Their music was a blend of blues, rock, hints of jazz, and psychedelic rock; … Read more

History of Cassette Tapes

How do people listen to music these days? As odd as this question might sound, it serves a bigger purpose. If your answer is along the lines of “on their phones with earphones tucked in” or “streaming online on their computers,” you are correct. But what about listening to music before the … Read more

Learn About the Very Wild and Interesting Psychedelic Era

The psychedelic era is considered to be one of the most colorful periods in human history, as the clothing trend and artworks that were created or produced in that era were full of colors that surprisingly blended well together. In addition to the colorful clothing and art, the psychedelic era was also … Read more

Yé-yé: France’s Contribution to the Pop Music World

1960s pop had been in full swing since the Beatles conquered America, sparking the so-called second “British Invasion” and eventually taking the entire world by storm. It led the other countries to develop their own version of the “British Invasion” pop sound. France was one of the countries that were caught up … Read more

Who Were the Members of The Crickets?

The Crickets was one of the most iconic rock and roll bands of America. They ruled over the industry for about five decades and produced millions of records. They are the core inspiration of nearly every major successful rock band or singer in America, including Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, and … Read more

What Was the Psychedelic Era?

The Psychedelic Era was a period in history wherein art, music, and the human lifestyle were affected or influenced by a psychedelic drug called LSD. What is LSD? And how was it able to become an integral part of the 1960s and the early 1970s. Let us take a look at some … Read more

What was Sunshine Pop?

Pop music has developed into different sub-genres over the years, and one of the most popular subgenres in the 1960s was sunshine pop. Known for its feel-good and “commercialized” sounds, sunshine pop perfectly represented the chill atmosphere of California during the 1960s. In order for us to understand how sunshine pop became … Read more

What Was Surf Rock?

There have been many popular genres that have popped out of the music scene over the years, but one of the most distinct genres that have been developed was surf rock. The unique sound of surf rock, which is described by many to be both fast-paced and groovy, is often brought by … Read more

History of Bill Withers

In the annals of music history, there are artists whose legacies transcend their melodies, echoing through time with a resonance that is felt more than heard. Bill Withers, a luminary in the world of soul and R&B, is one such artist. Yet, the path that led him to become a beloved figure … Read more

Herman’s Hermits

Introduction Herman’s Hermits are one of the popular acts to come out of the British Invasion and the of “beat music” scene of the 60s music era. In their peak years, they were led by Peter Noone (“Herman”). The Manchester combo scored several Top 20 and Top 10 hits in the UK … Read more

Biography of Jimmy Dorsey

Introduction: Jimmy Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was one of the highly-regarded musicians and big-band leaders during his time, from the 30s up to the 50s music era. Dorsey was proficient in playing the trumpet, clarinet and saxophone. He recorded several pop and jazz standards that have become oldies … Read more

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