British Pop Culture

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    Pop Culture Time Line

  • Rock Music was created in this year.

    Rock Music was born.
    Cliff Richard
  • Jimmy Young created a re-recorded version of American Songs and got two number ones in 1955.

  • The significant change of the mid-1950s was the impact of American rock and roll, which provided a new model for performance and recording, based on a youth market.

  • Lonnie Donegan made Skiffle popular once again.

  • The Beatles and The Rolling Stones were to revolutionise British pop music.

  • Progressive Rock formed in the late 60s.

  • Heavy Metal began to develop in the early 70s.

  • Bands such as Status Quo, 10cc, Mungo Jerry were formed and di successful.

  • Sex Pistols

  • Synth Pop topped the chart in 1979.

  • British Soul became a genre within it's own rights.

  • Wham! were the biggest pop band between 1982 and 1986.