These amazing photographs that captured portraits of musicians in the 1850s and 1860s.
The Quarrymen are a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956, which eventually evolved into the Beatles in 1960. Originally consisting of Lennon and several school friends, the Quarrymen took their name from a line in the school song of Quarry Bank High School, which they attended. Lennon startedContinue reading “42 Rare Vintage Photographs of The Quarrymen (aka The Beatles) From the Late 1950s”
ABBA are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The group’s name is an acronym of the first letters of their first names. Widely considered one of the greatest musical groups of all time, they became one of the most commercially successful actsContinue reading “22 Beautiful Photos of Agnetha Faltskog of ABBA Fame in the 1970s and Early 1980s”
“Woodstock was a pale pot scene. This is a heavy hallucinogens scene.”The Powder Ridge Rock Festival was scheduled to be held July 31, August 1 and August 2, 1970 at Powder Ridge Ski Area in Middlefield, Connecticut. A legal injunction forced the event to be canceled, keeping the musicians away; but a crowd of 30,000Continue reading “25 Amazing Photos Showing Life at the Powder Ridge Rock Festival, 1970”
James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, musician, songwriter and poet, who was the lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors. Due to his wild personality, poetic lyrics, distinctive voice, unpredictable and erratic performances, and the dramatic circumstances surrounding his life and early death, Morrison is regardedContinue reading “40 Classic Photos of Jim Morrison during the 1960s and Early 1970s”
Captain & Tennille were American recording artists whose primary success occurred in the 1970s. The husband-and-wife team were “Captain” Daryl Dragon (August 27, 1942 – January 2, 2019) and Toni Tennille (born May 8, 1940). They have five albums certified gold or platinum and scored numerous hits on the US singles charts, the most enduringContinue reading “30 Wonderful Vintage Photos of 1970s Duo Captain & Tennille”
Sweden has had a long, beautiful relationship with pop music. In the 1970s there was ABBA, in the ’80s there was Roxette, and in the ’90s there was Ace of Base and The Cardigans. Music from Sweden is incredibly versatile and most often magnificent. In recent decades, the success has extended to Sweden’s surrounding countries.Continue reading “40 Awkward Album Covers of Swedish Bands That Are So Bad, They’re Good”
Stephanie “Stevie” Nicks is a singer-songwriter known for her career with Fleetwood Mac which gave the band their only U.S. No.1 hit, Dreams. She changed the fortune of the band for the better after joining in 1974. She created history with her second album with the band, “Rumours” which won the Grammy Award for AlbumContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Stevie Nicks on Stage During the 1970s and 1980s”