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"A Day in the Life" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as the final track of their 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
A Saucerful of Secrets is the second studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on Monday, 01 July 1968 by EMI Columbia in the United Kingdom (following adverts in Melody Maker giving that date) and released on 27 July 1968 in the United States by Tower Records.
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
"About a Girl" is a song by American rock band, Nirvana.
Al Kooper (born Alan Peter Kuperschmidt, February 5, 1944) is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears (although he did not stay with the group long enough to share its popularity), providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album.
Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley (born 20 March 1972) is a Scottish, musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and author.
Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.
"Alive" is the debut single by American rock band Pearl Jam.
"All Along the Watchtower" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
"All Tomorrow's Parties" is a song by the Velvet Underground and Nico, written by Lou Reed and released on the group's 1967 debut studio album, The Velvet Underground & Nico.
The Altamont Speedway Free Festival was a counterculture-era rock concert in 1969 in the United States, held at the Altamont Speedway in northern California on Saturday, December 6.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
"Anarchy in the U.K." is a song by the English punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
Andrew "Andy" Mackay (born 23 July 1946) is an English multi-instrumentalist, best known as a founding member (playing oboe and saxophone) of the art rock group Roxy Music.
Andrew Michael Rourke (born 17 January 1964) is an English musician, best known as the bassist of the Smiths.
Andrew James Somers (born 31 December 1942), known professionally as Andy Summers, is an English guitarist who was a member of the rock band The Police.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
"Angel of Harlem" is a song by Irish rock band U2.
"Animal Nitrate" is the third single by Suede, released on Nude Records in 1993 - it was later included on the band's debut album, Suede.
"Another Brick in the Wall" is the title of three songs set to variations of the same theme on Pink Floyd's 1979 rock opera The Wall. All three songs were written by Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters.
Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield.
Arena rock (also known as album-oriented rock, anthem rock, corporate rock, dad rock, melodic rock, pomp rock, and stadium rock) is a style of rock music that originated in the mid-1970s.
"Arnold Layne" is the debut single released by the English rock band Pink Floyd on 10 March 1967, written by Syd Barrett.
"Around and Around" is a 1958 rock song written and first recorded by Chuck Berry.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
Automatic for the People is the eighth studio album by American alternative rock band R.E.M., released on October 5, 1992 by Warner Bros. Records.
A B-stage is a small, secondary stage, featured at pop and rock concerts held in arenas and stadiums, and is usually located in the middle of the concert floor, connected to the main stage by a walkway.
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Band of Gypsys is a live album by Jimi Hendrix and the first without his original group, the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Barry Miles (born 1943, in Cirencester, England), is an English author known for his participation in and writing on the subjects of the 1960s London underground and counterculture.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Worldwide Ltd. was the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, formed out of a restructuring of its predecessor BBC Enterprises in 1995.
Be Here Now is the third studio album by English rock band Oasis, released on 21 August 1997 by Creation Records.
Beggars Banquet is the seventh British and ninth American studio album by English rock band The Rolling Stones.
Bernard Joseph Butler (born 1 May 1970) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer.
William Martin Aucoin (December 29, 1943 – June 28, 2010) was an American band manager, well known for his work with the rock band Kiss.
William Grundy (18 May 1923 – 9 February 1993) was an English television presenter and host of Today, a regional news programme broadcast on Thames Television.
William Thomas Ward (born 5 May 1948) is an English musician and visual artist, best known as the original drummer of the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California.
Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV (born April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
"Black Night" is a song by British hard rock band Deep Purple, first released as a single in June 1970 and later included on the 25th Anniversary version of their 1970 album, In Rock.
Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.
"Black Sabbath" is a song by the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath, written in 1969 and released on their eponymous debut album.
Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.
"Blank Generation" is the title track of Richard Hell and the Voidoids' 1977 debut album Blank Generation.
Bleach is the debut studio album by the American rock band Nirvana, released on June 15, 1989 by Sub Pop.
"Blitzkrieg Bop" is a song by the American punk rock band Ramones.
Blonde on Blonde is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released in mid 1966, on Columbia Records.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton (The Beano Album) is a 1966 blues/blues rock album recorded by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton as part of the band.
Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.
Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor.
Bob Gruen (born 1945) is an American author and photographer known for his rock 'n' roll photographs.
Robert Thomas Velline (April 30, 1943 – October 24, 2016), known professionally as Bobby Vee, was an American singer, songwriter and musician who was a teen idol in the early 1960s and also appeared in films.
Stanley Robert Vinton, Jr. (born April 16, 1935), known professionally as Bobby Vinton, is an American singer and songwriter.
A Bohemian is a resident of Bohemia, a region of the Czech Republic or the former Kingdom of Bohemia, a region of the former Crown of Bohemia (lands of the Bohemian Crown).
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a song by the British rock band Queen.
"Boom Boom" is a song written by American blues singer/guitarist John Lee Hooker and recorded in 1961.
Born in the U.S.A. is the seventh studio album by American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen.
Born to Run is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen.
"Born to Run" is a song by American singer songwriter Bruce Springsteen, and the title song of his album Born to Run.
Boys in the Band was included in a re-release of The Libertines' second self-titled album, The Libertines.
"Brain Damage" is the ninth track from English rock band Pink Floyd's 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon.
"Breaking the Law" is a song by British heavy metal band Judas Priest, originally released on their 1980 album British Steel.
Brett Lewis Anderson (born 29 September 1967) is an English singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the band Suede.
Brian James (born Brian Robertson, 18 February 1955 in Hammersmith, London) is an English punk rock guitarist, who is best known for being a founding member of The Damned as well as The Lords of the New Church.
Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) was an English musician, best known as founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
British Steel is the sixth studio album by the British heavy metal band Judas Priest, released on 14 April 1980.
Britpop is a UK based music and culture movement in the mid 1990s which emphasised "Britishness", and produced brighter, catchier alternative rock, partly in reaction to the popularity of the darker lyrical themes of the US-led grunge music, an alternative rock genre, and to the UK's own shoegazing music scene.
"Brothers in Arms" is a 1985 song by Dire Straits, appearing as the closing track on the album of the same name.
Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author and broadcaster.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Bryan Ferry CBE (born 26 September 1945) is an English singer and songwriter.
"Bullet the Blue Sky" is a song by rock band U2 and is the fourth track from their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree.
Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band, formed in Bolton, England, in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.
Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution.
"Can't Stand Losing You" is a song by English rock band The Police, released from their debut album Outlandos d'Amour, both in 1978.
"Can't Stand Me Now" is the first single from The Libertines' eponymous second album.
CBGB was a New York City music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan's East Village.
"Champagne Supernova" is a song by English rock band Oasis, written by guitarist Noel Gallagher.
Charles R. Cross is a Seattle-based music journalist, author and editor.
Charles Shaar Murray (born Charles Maximillian Murray on 27 June 1951) is an English music journalist and broadcaster.
Bryan James "Chas" Chandler (18 December 1938 – 17 July 1996) was an English musician, record producer and manager, best known as the original bassist in The Animals.
The "Chitlin Circuit" is a collection of performance venues throughout the eastern, southern, and upper midwest areas of the United States that were safe and acceptable for African American musicians, comedians, and other entertainers to perform in during the era of racial segregation in the United States (from at least the early 19th century through the 1960s).
Christopher Walenty Dreja (born 11 November 1945 in Surbiton, Surrey) is an English musician, best known as the rhythm guitarist and bassist for The Yardbirds.
"Cigarettes & Alcohol" is a song by English rock band Oasis, written by Noel Gallagher.
Cocteau Twins were a Scottish rock band active from 1979 to 1997.
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).
College rock was the alternative rock music played on student-run university and college campus radio stations located in the United States and Canada in the 1980s.
"Come as You Are" is a song by American grunge band Nirvana, written by frontman Kurt Cobain and released as the second single from the band's second studio album Nevermind in March 1992.
"Comfortably Numb" is a song by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on their eleventh album, The Wall (1979).
"Common People" is a song by English alternative rock band Pulp, released in May 1995 as the lead single off their fifth studio album Different Class.
"Country House" is a song by English alternative rock band Blur.
The Crawdaddy Club was a music venue in Richmond, Surrey, England, which started in 1963.
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" is a song by the British rock band Queen.
"Crazy Train" is the first single from British heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne's debut solo album, Blizzard of Ozz, released in 1980.
Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.
Creation Records was a British independent record label headed by Scottish music executive Alan McGee.
Crooner is an American epithet given primarily to male singers of jazz standards, mostly from the Great American Songbook, backed by either a full orchestra, a big band or a piano.
"Cross Road Blues" (also known as "Crossroads") is a blues song written and recorded by American blues artist Robert Johnson in 1936.
Cut is the debut album by English punk band The Slits.
Damaged is the debut studio album by the American hardcore punk band Black Flag.
"Dancing in the Dark" is a song written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen.
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.
Dave Haslam is a writer, broadcaster and DJ who DJ'ed over 450 times at the Haçienda nightclub in Manchester and has since DJ'd worldwide.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.
David Fricke (born June 4, 1952) is a senior editor at Rolling Stone magazine, where he writes predominantly on rock music.
David Jon Gilmour, (born 6 March 1946) is an English guitarist, singer and songwriter best known as a longtime member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
David Roger Johansen (sometimes spelled David Jo Hansen; born January 9, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter and actor.
Meredith Curly Hunter, Jr. (October 24, 1951 – December 6, 1969) was an 18-year-old African-American man who was killed at the 1969 Altamont Free Concert.
Deborah Ann Harry (born Angela Tremble; July 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie.
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.
Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer and artist.
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion).
Disraeli Gears is the second studio album by the British rock band Cream.
"Do it yourself" ("DIY") is the method of building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals.
"Do You Want To" is the lead single for Franz Ferdinand's second album, You Could Have It So Much Better.
Doolittle is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Pixies, released in April 1989 on 4AD.
The E Street Band is an American rock band, and has been musician Bruce Springsteen's primary backing band since 1972.
"Echoes" is a composition by Pink Floyd including fully extended instrumental passages, continuous sound effects, and musical improvisation.
Elastica were an English alternative rock band that played punk rock, post-punk and new wave-influenced music.
Electric Ladyland is the third and final studio album by English-American rock band the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Employment is the debut studio album by English indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs, released in March 2005 on B-Unique Records.
The Empress Ballroom is a 3,000-capacity entertainment venue, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
"Enter Sandman" is a song by American heavy metal band Metallica.
Eric Victor Burdon (born 11 May 1941) is an English singer-songwriter and actor.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
"Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)" is a 1978 song written by Pete Shelley and performed by his group Buzzcocks.
"Every Breath You Take" is a song by English rock band The Police from their 1983 album Synchronicity.
"Everybody Hurts" is a song by American rock band R.E.M., originally released on the band's 1992 album Automatic for the People and was also released as a single in 1993.
Fear is a feeling induced by perceived danger or threat that occurs in certain types of organisms, which causes a change in metabolic and organ functions and ultimately a change in behavior, such as fleeing, hiding, or freezing from perceived traumatic events.
"Fools Gold" and "What the World Is Waiting For" are two songs by British rock band the Stone Roses.
"For Tomorrow" is a song by English alternative rock band Blur.
"For Your Love" is a rock song written by Graham Gouldman and recorded by English group the Yardbirds.
Foxtrot is the fourth studio album by the English progressive rock band Genesis, released in October 1972 on Charisma Records.
"Foxy Lady" (or alternatively "Foxey Lady") is a song by the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.
Garry Wayne Tallent (born October 27, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan), sometimes billed as Garry W. Tallent, is an American musician and record producer, best known for being bass player and founding member of the E Street Band, Bruce Springsteen's primary backing band since 1972.
Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler (born 17 July 1949) is an English musician and songwriter.
Gene Klein, born Chaim Witz (חיים ויץ,, born August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and television personality.
Generation X, or Gen X, is the demographic cohort following the baby boomers and preceding the Millennials.
Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.
Get Lucky is the second album released by the hard rock band Loverboy in 1981.
"Gimme Shelter" is the opening track to the 1969 album Let It Bleed by the Rolling Stones.
Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (born 19 August 1939) is an English drummer and the founder of the rock band Cream.
"Girls & Boys" is a 1994 song by British rock band Blur.
"Girls, Girls, Girls" is a single by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
Glen Matlock (born 27 August 1956) is an English musician best known for being the bass guitarist in the original line-up of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
Glenn Raymond Tipton (born 25 October 1947) is an English Grammy Award-winning guitar player and songwriter.
"Gloria" is a song written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and originally recorded by Morrison's band Them in 1964 and released as the B-side of "Baby, Please Don't Go".
"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King", depending on the gender of the reigning monarch) is the national or royal anthem in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown dependencies.
"Goodbye Cruel World" is a song by Pink Floyd.
Green is the sixth studio album by American rock band R.E.M., released on November 7, 1988 by Warner Bros. Records.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
A Guerrilla gig is a type of concert performed in a non-traditional setting or arranged in an unusual fashion.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.
"Gypsy Eyes" (spelt as "Gipsy Eyes" on the UK edition) is a song by Jimi Hendrix, performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience on their 1968 album Electric Ladyland, and based on the field holler.
"Hand in Glove" is a song by the English rock band the Smiths, written by singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr.
"Hang On to Yourself" is a song written by David Bowie in 1971 and released as a single with his band Arnold Corns.
Hanoi Rocks was a Finnish rock band formed in 1979.
Happy Mondays are an English alternative rock band from Salford, Greater Manchester.
Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.
Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
"Have a Nice Day" is the second single from rock band the Stereophonics taken from their third album Just Enough Education to Perform.
Hüsker Dü were an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1979.
"He's Gonna Step On You Again" ("Step On") is a song co-written by Christos Demetriou and performed by John Kongos in 1971.
"Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" is a song by the English rock band the Smiths.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) is a worldwide one-percenter motorcycle club whose members typically ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Hendrix in the West is a posthumous live album by Jimi Hendrix, released in January 1972 by Polydor Records, and later in February by Reprise Records.
Henry Lawrence Garfield (born February 13, 1961), better known by his stage name Henry Rollins, is an American musician, actor, writer, television and radio host, and comedian.
"Here Comes Your Man" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies, written and sung by the band's frontman Black Francis.
"Hey Joe" is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard and has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists.
Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival was a live album released by Reprise Records on August 26, 1970 documenting two memorable performances at the Monterey Pop Festival; those by Otis Redding and The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
"Hong Kong Garden" is a song by the English rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Horses is the debut studio album by American musician Patti Smith, released on December 13, 1975, on Arista Records.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
"How Many More Years" is a blues song written and originally recorded by Howlin' Wolf (born Chester Burnett) in July 1951.
Chester Arthur Burnett (June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976), known as Howlin' Wolf, was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, originally from Mississippi.
"I Am the Resurrection" is a song by the Stone Roses and the final song on the UK version of their debut album.
"I Am the Walrus" is a song by the Beatles released in November 1967.
"I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor" is a song by English rock band Arctic Monkeys.
"I Can't Explain" is a song by the English rock band The Who, written by Pete Townshend, and produced by Shel Talmy.
"I Feel Free" is a song first recorded by the British rock band Cream.
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" is a song written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for Motown Records in 1966.
"I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" was the first charting single by the rock band Genesis.
"I Wanna Be Adored" is a song by the British rock band The Stone Roses.
"I Want to Break Free" is a song by the British rock band Queen.
"I'm Waiting for the Man" is a song by the American rock band the Velvet Underground, written by Lou Reed.
Ian Gillan (born 19 August 1945) is an English singer and songwriter.
"In Bloom" is a song by American rock band Nirvana.
"In the Pines", also known as "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" and "Black Girl", is a traditional American folk song originating from two songs, "In the Pines" and "The Longest Train", both of whose authorship is unknown and date back to at least the 1870s (though some contend an older, Irish history).
In Utero is the third and final studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 21, 1993, by DGC Records.
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
Inspiral Carpets were an English alternative rock band, formed in 1983 in Oldham, Greater Manchester.
"Interstellar Overdrive" is an instrumental composition written and performed by Pink Floyd.
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.
Is This It is the debut studio album by American rock band the Strokes, released on July 30, 2001 by RCA Records.
The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 was held between 26 and 31 August 1970 at Afton Down, an area on the western side of the Isle of Wight.
"It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" is a song by American rock band R.E.M., which first appeared on their 1987 album Document. It was released as a single in November 1987, reaching No. 69 in the US ''Billboard'' Hot 100 and later reaching No. 39 on the UK Singles Chart on its re-release in December 1991. The song originated from a previously unreleased song called "PSA" ("Public Service Announcement"); the two are very similar in melody and tempo. "PSA" was itself later reworked and released as a single in 2003, under the title "Bad Day". In an interview with Guitar World magazine published in November 1996, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck agreed that "End of the World" was in the tradition of Bob Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues".
John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included the guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and the drummer Ginger Baker.
James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) nicknamed The Pearl, was an American rock, soul and blues singer and songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely-known female rock stars of her era.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist.
James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer-songwriter and poet, best remembered as the lead vocalist of the Doors.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Jimi Plays Monterey is a posthumous live album by Jimi Hendrix released in February 1986.
James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Joe Boyd (born August 5, 1942) is an American record producer and writer.
Joseph Thomas Elliott Jr. (born 1 August 1959) is an English singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer of the English rock band Def Leppard.
John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American rock band the Velvet Underground.
John Rhys Harris (born 1969) is a British journalist, writer, and critic.
John William Leckie (born 23 October 1949) is an English record producer and recording engineer.
John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1912 or 1917; retrieved August 22, 2017. – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
John Joseph Lydon (born 31 January 1956), also known by his stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers was an English blues rock band, led by singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall, OBE.
John David Robb (born 4 May 1961Larkin, Colin (1998) The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie & New Wave, Virgin Books,, p. 272-3 in Fleetwood, Lancashire) is an English music journalist and singer.
Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, songwriter and singer, best known as the guitarist and – with Morrissey – co-songwriter of the Smiths, who were active from 1982 to 1987.
Jon Savage (born Jonathan Malcolm Sage; 2 September 1953 in Paddington, London) is an English writer, broadcaster and music journalist, best known for his history of the Sex Pistols and punk music, England's Dreaming, published in 1991.
Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.
"Jugband Blues" is a song by the English psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd, and is featured on their second album, A Saucerful of Secrets, released in 1968.
Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt (born 20 July 1968) is an English actor.
Kaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing one studio album, 22, in 2003, before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name that same year.
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician and songwriter, best known as a guitarist and founder member of the Rolling Stones.
Kill 'Em All is the debut studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 25, 1983, by the independent record label Megaforce Records.
"Killing Floor" is a 1964 song by American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist Howlin' Wolf.
Killing Machine (known as Hell Bent for Leather in the US due to controversy over the Cleveland Elementary School shooting) is the fifth studio album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest.
Kimberley Ann Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the former bassist and backing vocalist of the alternative rock band Pixies, and the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Breeders.
Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.
Knebworth is a village and civil parish in the north of Hertfordshire, England, immediately south of Stevenage.
Krist Anthony Novoselic (Krist Novoselić; often referred to as Chris Novoselic, born May 16, 1965) is an American musician and political activist, and was the bassist and founding member of the grunge band Nirvana alongside electric guitarist and lead singer Kurt Cobain, with Dave Grohl as the drummer.
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
"Ladytron" is a song by Bryan Ferry, recorded by his band Roxy Music and appearing on their eponymous debut album.
"Land of a Thousand Dances" (or "Land of 1000 Dances") is a song written and first recorded by Chris Kenner in 1962.
Lars Ulrich (born December 26, 1963) is a Danish musician, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
English rock band Led Zeppelin's untitled fourth album, commonly known as Led Zeppelin IV, was released on 8 November 1971 by Atlantic Records.
Leisure is the debut studio album by the English rock band Blur, released in August 1991 by record label Food.
Lenny Kaye (born December 27, 1946) is an American guitarist, composer, and writer who is best known as a member of the Patti Smith Group.
The Leslie speaker is a combined amplifier and loudspeaker that projects the signal from an electric or electronic instrument and modifies the sound by rotating the loudspeakers.
Let It Bleed is the eighth British and tenth American studio album by English rock band the Rolling Stones, released in December 1969 by Decca Records in the United Kingdom and London Records in the United States.
"Like a Rolling Stone" is a 1965 song by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
Lindsay Kemp (born Cheshire, England, 3 May 1938) is an English dancer, actor, teacher, mime artist, and choreographer.
A lingua franca, also known as a bridge language, common language, trade language, auxiliary language, vernacular language, or link language is a language or dialect systematically used to make communication possible between people who do not share a native language or dialect, particularly when it is a third language that is distinct from both native languages.
"Little Red Rooster" (or "The Red Rooster" as it was first titled) is a blues standard credited to arranger and songwriter Willie Dixon.
Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known as Little Richard, is an American musician, songwriter, singer, and actor.
Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative.
"Live Forever" is a song by the English rock band Oasis.
"Living After Midnight" is a song by British heavy metal band Judas Priest.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London Calling is the third studio album by English punk rock band The Clash.
"Looks That Kill" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
"Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. The song was released as the first single from the group's 1991 album Out of Time.
"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is a song credited to Lennon–McCartney that appears on the Beatles' 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Machine Head is the sixth studio album released by the English rock band Deep Purple.
Madchester was a music and cultural scene that developed in the Manchester area of North West England in the late 1980s, in which artists merged alternative rock with acid house culture and other sources, including psychedelia and 1960s pop.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
Gary "Mani" Mounfield (born 16 November 1962Warshaw, Aaron.. allmusic.com) is an English rock bassist, best known for being a member of the Stone Roses and Primal Scream.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
"Master of Puppets" is a song by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released in France only on July 2, 1986 as the only single from the band's 1986 studio album of the same name.
Max Weinberg (born April 13, 1951) is an American drummer and television personality, most widely known as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and as the bandleader for Conan O'Brien on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.
Mötley Crüe was an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981.
Meddle is the sixth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released on 31 October 1971 by Harvest Records.
Metal Box is the second album by Public Image Ltd, released by Virgin Records on 23 November 1979.
"Metal Mickey" is the second single by Suede, released on 14 September 1992 on Nude Records.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Metallica (commonly known as The Black Album) is the self-titled fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica.
Michael "Mike" Poole was a Canadian film maker and author.
John Michael Stipe (born January 4, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, best known as being the lead singer of the alternative rock band R.E.M. from their formation in 1980 until their dissolution in 2011.
Michael Ronson (26 May 1946 – 29 April 1993) was an English guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and producer.
Michael Edward Mills (born December 17, 1958) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and composer who was a founding member of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Though known primarily as a bass guitarist, backing vocalist, and pianist, his musical repertoire also includes keyboards, guitar, and percussion instruments.
Michael William Hugh "Mike" Vernon (born 20 November 1944) is an English music executive studio owner, and record producer from Harrow, Middlesex.
Mod is a subculture that began in London in 1958 and spread throughout Great Britain and elsewhere, eventually influencing fashions and trends in other countries, and continues today on a smaller scale.
"Money" is a song by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd from their 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon.
"Money for Nothing" is a single by British rock band Dire Straits, taken from their 1985 studio album Brothers in Arms.
The Monterey International Pop Music Festival was a three-day concert event held June 16 to June 18, 1967 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California.
Montreux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.
Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), known mononymously as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
MTV Classic (formerly VH1 Smooth, VH1 Classic Rock, and VH1 Classic) is an American television network owned by Viacom Media Networks.
MTV Unplugged in New York is a live album by American grunge band Nirvana.
McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues".
Mudhoney is an American alternative rock band.
Music of the United Kingdom developed in the 1960s into one of the leading forms of popular music in the modern world.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
"My Generation" is a song by the English rock band The Who, which became a hit and one of their most recognisable songs.
"N.I.B." is a song released by British heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
"Never Say Die" is the title track of British rock band Black Sabbath's 1978 album.
Nevermind is the second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991.
"New Rose" is the first single by British punk rock group the Damned, released on 22 October 1976 on Stiff Records.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Dolls were an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971.
New York Dolls is the 1973 debut studio album by the American hard rock band New York Dolls.
Nicholas Berkeley Mason (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer, best known as a founder member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
"Nightswimming" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. It was released in 1993 as the fifth single from the group's eighth album Automatic for the People (1992).
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
Noel Thomas David Gallagher (born 29 May 1967) is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist.
"Not Fade Away" is a song credited to Buddy Holly (originally under his first and middle names, Charles Hardin) and Norman Petty (although Petty's co-writing credit is likely to have been a formality) and first recorded by Holly and his band, the Crickets.
Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue is a song by the Ramones from their eponymous debut.
Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind instruments.
OK Computer is the third studio album by English rock band Radiohead, released on 16 June 1997 on EMI subsidiaries Parlophone and Capitol Records.
"Over Under Sideways Down" is a 1966 song by English rock group the Yardbirds.
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.
"Paranoid" is a song by the British rock band Black Sabbath, featured on their second album Paranoid (1970).
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
Paul Benjamin "Bonehead" Arthurs (born 23 June 1965) is an English musician and one of the founder members of the English rock band Oasis, best known as their rhythm guitar and occasional keyboard player from 1991–1999.
Stanley Bert Eisen (born January 20, 1952), known professionally by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and painter best known for being the rhythm guitarist and singer of the rock band Kiss.
Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.
Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956) is an American musician and songwriter who is best known as co-founder and lead guitarist of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Throughout his career with R.E.M. (1980–2011), as well as during his subsequent solo career, Buck has also been at various times an official member of numerous 'side project' groups.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Peter Jenner (born 1943) is a British music manager and a record producer.
Phil Manzanera (born Philip Geoffrey Targett-Adams, 31 January 1951) is an English musician and record producer.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
"Pink Turns to Blue" is a song by American rock band Hüsker Dü.
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Poison is an American rock band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
"Pretty Vacant" is a song by the English punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
Psychedelia is the subculture, originating in the 1960s, of people who often use psychedelic drugs such as LSD, mescaline (found in peyote) and psilocybin (found in some mushrooms).
Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.
"Psycho Killer" is a song written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth and first played by their band the Artistic in 1974, and as Talking Heads in 1975, with a later version recorded for their 1977 album Talking Heads: 77.
Psychocandy is the debut studio album by Scottish alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain.
Public Image Ltd (abbreviated as PiL) are an English post-punk band formed by singer John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten), guitarist Keith Levene, bassist Jah Wobble, and drummer Jim Walker.
Pulp were an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
"Purple Haze" is a song written by Jimi Hendrix and released as the second record single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience on March 17, 1967.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
"Radio Free Europe" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M., released in 1981 as the band's first single.
"Radio Ga Ga" is a 1984 song performed and recorded by the British rock band Queen, written by their drummer Roger Taylor.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.
Rainbow Bridge is a compilation album by American rock musician Jimi Hendrix.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
Ramones is the debut studio album by American punk rock band the Ramones, released on April 23, 1976 by Sire Records.
"Re-Make/Re-Model" is a song written by Bryan Ferry that appears as the opening track on Roxy Music's eponymous debut album.
Reaganomics (a portmanteau of Reagan and economics attributed to Paul Harvey) refers to the economic policies promoted by U.S. President Ronald Reagan during the 1980s.
Richard Lester Meyers (born October 2, 1949), better known by his stage name Richard Hell, is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist and writer.
Richard Hell and the Voidoids were an American punk rock band, formed in New York City in 1976 and fronted by Richard Hell, a former member of the Neon Boys, Television and the Heartbreakers.
Richard William Wright (28 July 1943 – 15 September 2008) was an English musician, composer, singer, and songwriter.
Richmond is a suburban town in south-west London, The London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) categorises the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an Outer London borough.
Robert John Arthur Halford (born 25 August 1951) is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide-ranging voice.
Jaime Royal "Robbie" Robertson, OC (born July 5, 1943), is a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, and author.
Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
"Rock and Roll" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, which was first released as the second track from the band's fourth album in 1971.
"Rock and Roll All Nite" is a song by American hard rock band Kiss, originally released on their 1975 album Dressed to Kill.
"Rock Forever" is a song by British heavy metal band Judas Priest, originally released on their 1978 album Killing Machine, and released as a single the next year.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Roger Harry Daltrey (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer, musician, and actor.
Roger David Glover (born 30 November 1945) is a British bassist, songwriter, and record producer.
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer.
"Roll with It" is a song by English rock band Oasis, written by lead guitarist Noel Gallagher.
"Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen, from his The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle album, and is especially famed as a concert number for Springsteen and The E Street Band.
"Roxanne" is a song by English rock band The Police.
Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.
Roxy Music is the debut studio album by the English glam rock band of the same name.
"Run to the Hills" is a song by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
"Running Free" is the debut single by Iron Maiden, released on 8 February 1980 on the 7" 45 rpm vinyl record format. It was written by Steve Harris and Paul Di'Anno. The song appears as the third track on the band's debut album Iron Maiden (and the fourth track on its 1998 re-release). In 1985, a live version of the song was released as the first single from Live After Death (the band's twelfth single). In 1990, the original single was reissued on CD and 12" vinyl as part of The First Ten Years box, in which it was combined with the band's next single, "Sanctuary". The 1985 live single was also released as part of this box set, combined with 1985's "Run to the Hills".
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath is the fifth studio album by English rock band Black Sabbath, released in December 1973.
Santa Monica '72 is a live album by David Bowie, recorded at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on 20 October 1972 during the Ziggy Stardust Tour.
Scott Litt (born c.1954) is an American record producer who mostly works with artists in the alternative rock genre and is best known for producing six R.E.M. albums during the band's most successful period.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
"See Emily Play" is a song by English rock band Pink Floyd, released as their second single in June 1967.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
"Shakermaker" is a song by the English rock band Oasis, written by lead guitarist Noel Gallagher.
"Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" is a song by the punk rock group the Ramones.
Shout at the Devil is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983.
A signal strength and readability report is a standardized format for reporting the strength radio signal and the readability (quality) of the radiotelephone (voice) or radiotelegraph (Morse code) signal transmitted by another station as received at the reporting station's location and by their radio station equipment.
Siouxsie and the Banshees were an English rock band, formed in London in 1976 by vocalist Siouxsie Sioux and bass guitarist Steven Severin.
Six Pack is the third EP by the American hardcore punk band Black Flag.
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a song by American rock band Nirvana.
"Smoke on the Water" is a song by the English rock band Deep Purple.
"Something in the Way" is a song by American rock band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain.
Sonic Youth was an American rock band based in New York City, formed in 1981.
"SOS" was the third single from Swedish pop group ABBA's self-titled 1975 album, their third for Polar Music and their second for Epic and Atlantic.
Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.
"Space Oddity" is a song written and recorded by David Bowie.
Spiral Scratch is an EP and the debut release by English punk rock band Buzzcocks.
"Spoonful" is a blues song written by Willie Dixon and first recorded in 1960 by Howlin' Wolf.
"Stairway to Heaven" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971.
"Starman" is a song by David Bowie, recorded on 4 February 1972Kevin Cann (2010).
Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.
Stephen Percy Harris (born 12 March 1956) is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician and composer.
Stuart Maconie (born 13 August 1960) is a British radio DJ and television presenter, writer, journalist, and critic working in the field of pop music and popular culture.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" is a song by Bob Dylan, recorded on January 14, 1965, and released as a single by Columbia Records, catalogue number 43242, on March 8.
Suede are an English alternative rock band formed in London in 1989.
A suicide note or death note is a message left behind before a person dies, or intends to die, by suicide.
"Sultans of Swing" is a song by British rock band Dire Straits from their eponymous debut album, which band frontman Mark Knopfler wrote and composed.
The Summer of Love was a social phenomenon that occurred during the summer of 1967, when as many as 100,000 people, mostly young people sporting hippie fashions of dress and behavior, converged in San Francisco's neighborhood of Haight-Ashbury.
"Sunday Bloody Sunday" is a song by Irish rock band U2.
"Sunshine of Your Love" is a 1967 song by the British rock band Cream.
"Supper's Ready" is a song by the band Genesis.
Surfer Rosa is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Pixies, released in March 1988 on the British independent record label 4AD.
Swinging Sixties was a youth-driven cultural revolution that took place in the UK during the mid-to-late 1960s, emphasising modernity and fun-loving hedonism, with Swinging London as its epicentre.
Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
"Sympathy for the Devil" is a samba rock song by the Rolling Stones, written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
"Take Me Out" is a song by Scottish indie rock band Franz Ferdinand.
Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.
Talking Heads: 77 is the debut album by the American rock band Talking Heads, released in September 1977.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Television is an American rock band from New York City formed in 1973.
Ten is the debut studio album by American rock band Pearl Jam, released on August 27, 1991 through Epic Records.
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist (and later guitarist) Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies.
The Dark Side of the Moon is the eighth studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 1 March 1973 by Harvest Records.
The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.
"The House of the Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, sometimes called "Rising Sun Blues".
"The Jean Genie" is a song by David Bowie, originally released as a single in November 1972.
The Jesus and Mary Chain are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in East Kilbride in 1983.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an American-English rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966.
The Joshua Tree is the fifth studio album by Irish rock band U2.
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
"The Last Time" is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones, and the band's first single written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
The Late Show (1989–1995) is a British television arts magazine programme that was broadcast on BBC Two weeknights at 11.15pm—directly after Newsnight—often referred to as the "graveyard slot" in terms of television scheduling.
The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar).
The Mothers of Invention were an American rock band from California.
"The Number of the Beast" is a song by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
"The One I Love" is a song by American alternative rock band R.E.M. It was released on the band's fifth full-length studio album, Document, and also as a 7" vinyl single in 1987.
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is the debut studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, and the only one made under founding member Syd Barrett's leadership.
The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.
The Replacements were an American rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1979.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Slits were a British punk rock band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators.
The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
The Soundhouse Tapes is the debut EP by Iron Maiden, and features the very first recordings by the band.
"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States.
The Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983.
The Stone Roses is the debut album by English rock band the Stone Roses, released in May 1989 by Silvertone Records.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander.
The Stooges is the debut studio album by American rock band The Stooges.
The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
The Velvet Underground & Nico is the debut album by American rock band the Velvet Underground, released in March 1967 by Verve Records.
The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury.
The Wall is the eleventh studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle is the second studio album by American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
"There's No Other Way" is a song by English band Blur, released on April 15, 1991 as the second single from their debut album Leisure.
"This Charming Man" is a song by the English rock band the Smiths, written by guitarist Johnny Marr and singer Morrissey.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
"Thunder Road" was written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, and is the opening track on his 1975 breakthrough album Born to Run.
Tim is the fourth studio album by American alternative rock band The Replacements.
Timothy Alan Patrick Rose (September 23, 1940 – September 24, 2002), (unofficial website by long-term correspondent of Rose's) was an American singer and songwriter who spent much of his life in London, England, and had more success in Europe than in his native country.
"Time" is a song by English progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
Tommy is the fourth studio album by the English rock band The Who, a double album first released in May 1969.
Thomas Erdelyi (born Tamás Erdélyi; January 29, 1949 – July 11, 2014), known professionally as Tommy Ramone, was a Hungarian American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
Anthony Frank Iommi (born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer.
Too Fast for Love is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
"Touch Me I'm Sick" is a song by the American alternative rock band Mudhoney.
Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 1990, composed of Fran Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Dougie Payne (bass guitar, backing vocals), Andy Dunlop (lead guitar, banjo, backing vocals) and Neil Primrose (drums, percussion).
The twelve-bar blues or blues changes is one of the most prominent chord progressions in popular music.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
Up the Bracket is the debut album by English indie rock band The Libertines, released in October 2002.
"Venus in Furs" is a song by the Velvet Underground, written by Lou Reed and originally released on the 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico.
"Vertigo" is a song by Irish rock band U2.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Vincent Neil Wharton (born February 8, 1961) is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
"Virginia Plain" is a song by English rock band Roxy Music, released as their debut single in August 1972.
"Voodoo Chile" is a song written by Jimi Hendrix and recorded in 1968 for the third Jimi Hendrix Experience album Electric Ladyland.
W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the last remaining original member of the band.
"Walk of Life" is a song by the British rock band Dire Straits from their fifth studio album Brothers in Arms (1985).
"Walking on the Moon" is a song by English rock band The Police, released as the second single from their second studio album, Reggatta de Blanc (1979).
"Waterfall" is the ninth single from The Stone Roses.
"We Are the Champions" is a song by the British rock band Queen, first released on their 1977 album News of the World.
"We Will Rock You" is a song written by Brian May and recorded by Queen for their 1977 album News of the World.
Wheels of Fire is the third album by the British rock band Cream.
"Where Is My Mind?" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies.
White Blood Cells is the third studio album by American garage rock duo The White Stripes, released on July 3, 2001.
White Light/White Heat is the second studio album by American rock band the Velvet Underground, released in 1968 by record label Verve.
"White Light/White Heat" is a song released by the American rock band the Velvet Underground in November 1967, from their second studio album White Light/White Heat.
"White Riot" is a song by English punk rock band The Clash, released as the band's first single in March 1977 and also featured on their debut album.
"White Room" is a song by British rock band Cream, composed by bassist Jack Bruce with lyrics by poet Pete Brown.
"Wild Thing" is a song written by American songwriter Chip Taylor and popularized by the English rock band the Troggs.
William Naylor is the producer of several music series for the BBC.
"Wish You Were Here" is the title track on Pink Floyd's 1975 album Wish You Were Here.
With the Lights Out is a box set from the American rock band Nirvana containing three CDs and one DVD of previously rare or unreleased material, including b-sides, demos, rough rehearsal recordings and live recordings.
"Wonderwall" is a song by the English rock band Oasis, written by the band's guitarist and main songwriter Noel Gallagher.
The Woodstock Music & Art Fair—informally, the Woodstock Festival or simply Woodstock—was a music festival in the United States in 1969 which attracted an audience of more than 400,000.
"Yellow" is a song by the British rock band Coldplay.
Yob is a slang word used in the United Kingdom.
"You Really Got Me" is a song written by Ray Davies for English rock band the Kinks.
Dame Zandra Lindsey Rhodes, (born 19 September 1940), is an English fashion designer.
Zen Arcade is the second studio album by American rock band Hüsker Dü, released in July 1984 on SST Records.
"Ziggy Stardust" is a song written and recorded by David Bowie for his 1972 concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.
The Zoo TV Tour (also written as ZooTV, ZOO TV or ZOOTV) was a worldwide concert tour by rock band U2.
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones, released in 1965.
(What's the Story) Morning Glory? is the second studio album by English rock band Oasis, released on 2 October 1995 by Creation Records.
"(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais" is a song by the English punk rock band The Clash.