The Pretty Things pioneered a raw approach to rhythm and blues that influenced a number of key bands of the 1960s British invasion, particularly The Rolling Stones.
The Pretty Things were preceded by Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys, which consisted of Dick Taylor, fellow Sidcup Art College stude
The Kinks were an English rock group formed in 1963 by lead singer-songwriter Ray Davies, his brother, lead guitarist and vocalist Dave Davies, and bassist Pete Quaife. The band's early hard-driving singles set a standard in the mid-1960s for rock & roll, while albums such as Face to Face, Something
Dan Deacon grew up on Long Island at a time when the local ska scene was burgeoning. Dan Deacon created and sang in his first band, Channel 59, starting in 1996. Channel 59 was well liked for their on-stage flair and their absurd songs, like "Bionic Man Hands" and "Samurai Warrior Nights".
Orbison was born in Vernon, the seat of Wilbarger County in north Texas. He was the second son of Nadine Shults and Orbie Lee Orbison. After having first moved to Fort Worth around 1943 to find work in the munitions and aircraft factories which had expanded during Second World War, the family moved t