Category: British Music

Chas & Dave – Margate

Here’s a summer song! In the past I’ve talked about Chas & Dave before. They make pub-singalong-style music typical of the East of London, where they are from. They were quite popular in the 1980s and they always used fun

My Music #4

Here is a brand new release of mine! It is a blues-rock titled ‘Save It For A Rainy Day’ and you can be the first to hear it on my website: kevinrees.bandcamp.com. I play all instruments on the track, but

Supertramp

Their songs from the 1970s and 1980s are very familiar to everyone, especially Breakfast In America: Supertramp combine an excellent songwriting contrast of the two singers Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies, who also both play keyboards. Their styles are different

Andrew Lloyd-Webber

  Baron Lloyd-Webber is certainly the most successful British composer ever. He wrote so many of the famous West End musicals such as Phantom Of The Opera, Cats, Evita, Starlight Express, Jesus Christ Superstar, Aspects Of Love and many more.

Kate Bush

Kate Bush made her début in the late 1970s with the hit ‘Wuthering Heights’. She has remained very popular in Britain and is still making beautiful and distinctive music. She composes all the songs, plays the piano, sings and dances.

Yes

Yes is one of Britain’s longest running bands. There have been many members over the 45 years of the band’s history, and only one person, bassist Chris Squire, has played on every recording. Singer Jon Anderson is usually regarded as

Britpop: Oasis

Britpop is the genre of British pop music that appeared in the 1990s. It was more guitar-oriented, contrasting with the 1980s techno synth music. There was also a strong influence from the Beatles, especially in Oasis, sometimes called ‘The New

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