Top Artists and Bands of the 60s

Top Artists and Bands of the 60s

  The 1960s saw a revolution in popular music with such bands as the Beatles and Rolling Stones leading the British Invasion. Marvin Gaye – See Our Profile Born: April 2, 1939, Washington, DC, United States Died: April 1, 1984, Los Angeles, CA, United States Member of: The Marquees, The Moonglows Genres: … Read more

Top Artists and Bands of the 50s

Top Artists and Bands of the 50s

  Elvis Presley was the one who made the musical explosion during the 50s  — sure, he was not the inventor of rock n’ roll, but he made it more mainstream and accessible. Other rock n’ roll pioneers such as Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis continued to bring fire and passion … Read more

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Presley

Introduction to Elvis Presley When you think of oldies music, you’d think of many things like 1950s rock and roll and Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley was the first real rock and roll star who rose into fame during the 50s music era. A white southerner who sang blues laced with country and … Read more