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60s Music Fun Facts

The 1960s brought many changes in lifestyle, fashion, society, and most importantly music. It was the start of a period of rock and roll and pop music.

It also saw musicians coming together to form bands such as The Beatles. There is a still lot more you might not know about 70s music. Read further and enjoy the fun facts.

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60s Music Fun Facts

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In 1969, the final performer at the Woodstock festival was an American rocker, Jim Hendrix. The song was ‘The Star-Spangled Banner.’
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In 1966 the theme tune for the James Bond version Thunderball was performed by Tom Jones. The movie won an academy award for its incredible visual effects.
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In 1963 a British rock band was formed in Birmingham, which went by the name ‘The Spencer Davis Group.’
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You can now hear the Beach Boys forgotten masterpiece properly, but it wasn't always like this. The song "God Only Knows" was banned on release in parts of the USA due to a big public issue with using the word "God" in the title.
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The Eagles were a famous American band. They won five American music awards and six Grammy awards.
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The song ‘Respect’ was written for Aretha Franklin in 1965. Otis Redding, an American singer, and songwriter, wrote this song, and it was a part of their album.
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One of the most popular bands of the 1960s was the band named The Kinks. It was formed by two brothers, Ray and Dave Davis, along with Mick Avory.
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The song House of the Rising Sun was a folk song that The Animals recorded in 1964. The song was also called Rising Sun Blues.
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The Wall of Sound was a production technique invented in the 1960s by Phil Spector. It was also known as Spector Sound. Phil's goal was to create a unique orchestral sound that could be heard well through radios and jukeboxes of that time.
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Guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist John Paul Jones, vocalist Robert Plant, and drummer John Bonham formed the band Led Zeppelin whose debut album was released in 1969.