Birthplace of British rock 'n roll and the popular music industry. Mickie Most started as a singing waiter here. Owen Adams provides a huge amount of information.
Place, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Music / songs
Dance band leader. Thought to have been raised in Stamford Hill. Toured Britain with the young Vera Lynn. Temporarily retired to Hertfordshire to escape the WW2 air raids. When his music went o...
Person, Music / songs
Music manager and agent. Born Harry Levy in Cheetham Hill, Manchester. He oversaw the careers of rock acts like Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Small Faces, and Black Sabbath, and achieved notorie...
Person, Music / songs, USA
The 'Argyll Rooms' venue opened in 1806. A new building was designed, as part of the Regent Street redevelopment, by John Nash himself, to provide a concert hall, other public rooms and shop space...
Building, Music / songs
Trumpeter. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nicknamed 'Satchmo' (short for satchel mouth). Brought up in extreme poverty, his musical career started when he learned to play the cornet. He went on to...
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Died: 27/1/1689, 333 years ago
Person, Philanthropy, Race Issues
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