Top Artists and Bands of the 70s

Top Artists and Bands of the 70s

  The 1970s saw the rise of rock bands with their electric guitars and the Disco craze.  Popular artists included Elton John, the continued dominance of the Rolling Stones, ABBA and the Beatles solo careers.   Elton John Birth name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight Born: 25 March 1947 (age 67)[1], Pinner, Middlesex, England … Read more

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

The Prince of Soul, Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye

Short introduction to Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American R&B/soul/funk singer-songwriter and musician who was responsible trailblazing a new sound when he was in Motown Records in the 1960s, as well as his artistic independence helped loosen the reins of other artists. Gaye achieved his first Motown hit single “Stubborn Kind … Read more