SINGAPORE 60's: ANDY'S POP MUSIC INFLUENCE: ON THE MUSIC N MEMORY TRAIL IS MY OWN BLOG N ROLL PROJECT. NOSTALGIA IS PERSONAL HISTORY N PICTURES TELL STORIES. (I DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO YOU-TUBE VIDEOS, AUDIO TRACKS OR IMAGES. THEY ARE UPLOADED FOR EDUCATIONAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. MOST ARTICLES AND SOME IMAGES ARE ORIGINAL, COPYRIGHTED AND LABELLED SUCH. KNOWLEDGE IS FREE. COPYRIGHTS ARE NOT. ANDY YOUNG. November, 2008).





Monday, May 11, 2009

British 60s Pop Music Invasion & Influence


Without doubt, there was a large invasion of British pop music to Singapore and the US during the 60s but personally, only a number of these songs were appealing. The singers, groups and one particular melody that still keeps spinning in the head today, include:
1. Gerry & The Pacemakers - How Do You Do It - 1963
2. The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun - 1964
3. Petula Clark - Downtown - 1964
4. Dusty Springfield - Wishin' and Hopin' - 1964
5. Freddie & The Dreams - I Understand - 1964
6. Peter & Gordon - World Without Love - 1964
7. Swinging Blue Jeans - Hippy, Hippy, Shake - 1964
8. The Rolling Stones - I Can't Get No Satisfaction - 1965
9. Dave Clark Five - Catch Me If You Can - 1965
10. The Hollies - Bus Stop - 1966
11. Lulu - To Sir, With Love - 1967
12. Herman's Hermit - There's A Kind Of Hush - 1967
Many of the above songs have been performed by our own groups during the 60s.
(Most extracts ie, Dusty Springfield to this one from: Wikipedia & Singer/Band Website. Edited by Andy Lim.)

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