American rock band. The Velvet Underground in Art rock  proto-punk  avant-garde  experimental rock . Nico Theatre of Eternal Music. Main article: The Velvet Underground album. Main article: Loaded. Classic line-up Lou Reed — vocalsguitar —,—,keyboards — John Cale — viola, bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals —,—, Sterling Morrison — guitar, backing vocals —,—bass guitar —,— Moe Tucker — drums, percussion —,—, Former members Angus MacLise — percussion Doug Yule — vocals —guitar —bass guitar —, —keyboards —, — Willie Alexander — keyboards, backing vocals — Walter Powers — bass guitar, backing vocals — Main article: The Velvet Underground discography.
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The Beatles, to state the obvious, made a big impact throughout Western culture. The yeahs in She Loves You in cemented it. Unlike many other European countries, France had a thriving scene of songs in their own language. This meant that many English-language songs would be recorded in French. After that, they became less frequent. This first mix covers songs which The Beatles issued between andand most of the French covers come from the same timespan.
The majority of the acts here are from France, or, like Petula Clark, recorded in French for the French market. Also not French but a star in France was Nancy Hollowaya US jazz singer who in the late s performed at the Moulin Rouge before opening her own nightclub in Paris. She died in at Holloway is not the only black act here. Les Surfsa group of siblings, were stars in Madagascar when in they tried their luck in France — and after a TV performance became stars, topping the charts with a French cover of Be My Baby.
They also had a string of hits in Spain and Italy before breaking up in Two other acts came from afar. After her family moved to Paris inYong was a teenage actress on the stage and recorded as a singer of chanson and cabaret. She then started a new career as a restaurant owner. You might think that a group named Les Chaussettes Noires might have black members, but the noir in the name refers to socks. Mitchell left in to pursue his solo career, so by the time the black socks recorded I Wanna Be Your Man inhe was gone.
And soon after recording that, Les Chaussettes Noires split. The quartet emanated from a popular youth choir called Les Djinns, which even made a couple of appearances of The Ed Sullivan Show. Bythey split. Given the war France waged against Algerian independence fromthe name of the Algerian group here seems, well, interesting: Les Missiles. The group was active from Pierre Lalonde — Oh! Les Monarques — Elle est si belle No Reply Akim — Hum!
Was the greatest music year? The riveting recent series on the impact of music in that year, titled The Year That Music Changed Everythingmade a comprehensive case for being the greatest year in music, with the release of landmark albums that actually did change music. Some of them made it onto the Any Major Hits From mix. As I made my shortlist, I became rather intimidated as its length grew.
What would I have to leave out. WithI could have made a Top 40 and feel entirely comfortable commending all of the albums. Just a few albums that failed to make the cut:. Maybe on another day, this or that album from the list above might displace some of the ones I picked for my personal Top Some of them are obvious, others betray my particular personal taste.
I bought it when I was 12, after my older brother played it for me. I also bought Sticky Fingers early enough to own it with the cover LP has an actual zipper. Other albums Marianne Faithfull - Broken English (Vinyl into my life in the intervening years: some came into my life inspired by some song or other; some because I felt I had to investigate whether they satisfied their big reputation; some I have no idea how I came to them; I just did.
Jethro Tull — Mother Goose Aqualung 4. Carole King — Home Again Tapestry 6. More CD-R Mixes. The Reaper is back in his ghastly groove, wreaking carnage of a like not seen for many months. He claimed the most likable Rolling Stone — which may not exactly be the toughest contest Album) the world, but Charlie Watts seems to have been a decent man. There are so many write-ups — and I had to restrain myself from not adding more — I suggest you read the lot in the included illustrated PDF.
Funky, experimental, always giving the songs life. Like Ira and Charlie Louvin, Phil and Don had different temperaments and even worldviews, yin and yang. Ten years later, they released the intriguing Roots album, a country record that in places incorporated contemporary pop sounds. The featured track, T For Texas, is a bit of a mess, but hear how Don and Phil start it off as a country sing and end up sounding like The Monkees. He also worked outside his genre to record acts like the Beastie Boys and the Clash.
In the s, he helped pioneer dub music, through remixes of existing songs, which has influenced other genres, from rock to hip hop. In the s, Griffith helped pioneer the resurgence of woman folk-rock-country singer-songwriters.
By fusing various genres, Griffith was also among those who gave rise to the so-called Americana scene. Griffith commanded much love and respect from those who knew her music, but she never became a household name. But in Ambrose left Haley with drummer Dick Richards died and Marshall Lytle died over a salary dispute to form the less successful Jodimars.
After two minor hits, the group folded in Riley, which was included on The Originals — Country Edition. But Hall could also write poignant songs of heartbreak, and the occasional reactionary anthem such as his risible Hello Vietnam. He was known as The Storyteller, and he indeed was that, in the best traditions of his genre. He stayed with the band untilwith a four-year hiatus between Cotton released five solo albums.
His fellow Poco frontman and solo collaborator Rusty Young died in April. As a sound engineer, Allan Blazek was responsible for getting the balance of the duelling guitar solos in Hotel California right. By then, Blazek knew the Eagles well enough, having already mixed much of their On The Border album.
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