Music in the sixties


Famous musicians - A2/B1
General information - A2/B1
Listening - A2/B1
Books

 

 

Famous musicians

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The Beatles

Everything you want to know about the group:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/liverpool/beatles/

http://www.liverpooltour.com

Trivia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatles

http://www.beatlesstory.com

http://www.spencerleigh.demon.co.uk/

Who were The Beatles: http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_1680000/newsid_1684900/1684965.stm

Biographies:

John Lennon: http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_5310000/newsid_5313300/5313324.stm

Ringo Starr: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ringo_starr

Paul McCartney: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_McCartney

George Harrison: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/obituaries/george_harrison/default.stm

Bob Dylan

http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/search/int/all/all/all/bob%20dylan/-/http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/bobdylan/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/search/int/all/all/all/bob%20dylan/-/http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/arts/highlights/010504_dylan.shtml

http://search.bbc.co.uk/cgi-bin/search/results.pl?tab=av&q=bob%20dylan&recipe=all&scope=all&edition=i

http://contemporarylit.about.com/od/firstchapters/a/choniclesExcerp.htm

http://folkmusic.about.com/od/toptens/tp/Top10Protest.htm

The Rolling Stones & The Beach boys

http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/b071f9fa-14b0-4217-8e97-eb41da73f598


http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/ebfc1398-8d96-47e3-82c3-f782abcdb13d

General Information

Niveau A2/B1

 

 

 

 

Listening

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Books

 General information on the sixties

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/bestyear/1960s.shtml

http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/tbacig/cst3010/music.html

http://www.skidmore.edu/~gthompso/britrock/60brchro/index.html

Very complete info about the 1955-1964 period http://history-of-rock.com/indx.html

A short history of pop and R&R music in the sixties http://www.spectropop.com/hmadanibrief.html

Music:

Songs to listen to: http://www.eflclub.com/2songs/songs.html

Music in the UK http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/britain/charts.shtml

Listen to radio 2 live, or use links to BBC shows, and documentaries…(daily update) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/




The Concise Beatles Complete (pour les musiciens) Wise publications London NY Sydney Cologne 1982

The Guinness book of British hit singles no.4 Tim Rice, Paul Gambucinni & Mike Read GRRR Books Ltd and Guinness Superlatives Ltd 1983

Le Peuple du Blues - Blues People Le roi Jones, Folio 1963

The Beatles Alain Dister Alison Michel rock folk Paris 1972