Friday, March 2, 2012

Before The Beatles

Many people think British rock began with the Beatles. No way...Britain had pop and rock before 1964. In the 50s, a sort of twangy pop known as "Skiffle" became popular, and trad jazz was in as well. Some folks might say that Britain was a little slow on the uptake as a lot of British singers still sounded jazzy long until the mid 1960s. Here are a few British groups and singers pre-Fab Four:

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