The British Invasion - The Beatles - Please Please Me
The Beatles - Please Please Me On "Ed Sullivan Show", 1964
British Invasion
The British Invasion was a phenomenon that occurred in the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom, as well as other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United Sta...
Drum and bass
Drum and bass (/ˈdrʌm ənd ˈbeɪs/) (also written as drum 'n' bass or drum & bass and commonly abbreviated to D&B, DnB or D'n'B) is a genre of English electronic music also known as Jungle which...
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1978 in British music
This is a summary of 1978 in music in the United Kingdom.
Antiphons
An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" and φωνή "voice") in Christian music and ritual is a responsory by a choir or congregation, usually in the form of a Gregorian chant, to a psalm or other ...
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Cremorne Gardens, London
Cremorne Gardens were popular pleasure gardens by the side of the River Thames in Chelsea, London. They lay between Chelsea Harbour and the end of the King's Road and flourished between 1845 to 1877; ...
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John Peel
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist. He was the longe...
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12-Bar Original
"12-Bar Original" is an instrumental 12-bar blues by the Beatles. It was recorded in 1965, but was not commercially available until 1996 when an edited version of take 2 of the song was included on th...
Music of the United Kingdom (1970s)
Popular music of the United Kingdom in the 1970s built upon the new forms developed of music developed from blues rock towards the end of the 1960s, including folk rock and psychedelic rock. Several i...
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Pittville Pump Room
2°04′02″W / 51.912025°N 2.06735°W / 51.912025; -2.06735The Pittville Pump Room was the last and largest of the spa buildings to be built in Cheltenham.The well from which the ...
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The Wodehouse
The Wodehouse (formerly also Woodhouse) is a grade II* listed country house near Wombourne, Staffordshire, notable as the seat of the Georgian landscape designer and musicologist Sir Samuel Hellier an...
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Music hall
Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment popular between 1850 and 1960. It involved a mixture of popular songs, comedy, speciality acts and variety entertainment. The term is derived f...
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Live Aid
Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on 13 July 1985. The event was organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. Billed as the "global jukebox", t...
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Child Ballads
The Child Ballads are 305 traditional ballads from England and Scotland and their American variants, collected by Francis James Child during the second half of the 19th century. Their lyrics and Child...
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Barbara Allen (song)
"Barbara Allen" (Child 84, Roud 54) is a traditional ballad originating in England and Scotland, which immigrants introduced to the United States, where it became a popular folk song. Roud and Bishop ...
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United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
The United Kingdom has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 57 times and is one of the most successful countries to compete in the contest. They first participated in the second contest in 1957...
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Music of Scotland
Scotland is internationally known for its traditional music, which has remained vibrant throughout the 21st century, when many traditional forms worldwide lost popularity to pop music. In spite of emi...
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The Marriage of Sir Gawain
"The Marriage of Sir Gawain" is an English Arthurian ballad, collected as Child Ballad 31. Found in the Percy Folio, it is a fragmented account of the story of Sir Gawain and the loathly lady, which h...