This week ABKCO releases “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter, from the 1968 film, with the bonus soundtrack from 1966’s “Hold On!
The British Invasion introduced The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, The Kinks and Gerry & The Pacemakers to American audiences. So where were the women?
The Kinks weren’t as successful or instantly influential as some bands of the 1960s. But their musical statements made an impact then and still hold up today
“Dude, you won’t believe it. Some 60-year-old woman was singing a Decemberists’ song on David Letterman tonight.” That was the message left on my cell phone by a friend who knows indie rock inside and out but has little use for 60s pop or 60-year-old artists, a 23-year-old for whom the Decemberists are far more relevant than the Rolling Stones.