American music made its way to Liverpool. But ancient English music influenced things centuries earlier. Here’s how it all came together.
Most think the British Invasion began with the Beatles. But the author makes a case that three other figures helped bring it to our shores.
“The music of The Bookends is a groovy throwback to 1960s pop” as their fun, sophomore album, “Calliope,” aptly shows.
That distinctive organ riff helped make “96 Tears” a classic hit. And its appeal wasn’t lost on other artists, including The Ramones and Aretha.