We remember the best singers of the foreign scene of the 60s
Foreign music scene 1960's years could boast of truly outstanding talents! And this, first of all, refers to the girls and women of that delightful era of the “Summer of Love” ... During this period, such big names become known to the world as Janis Joplin, Michelle Phillips, Grace Slick... By the way: these names remain loud and influential to this day, despite the fact that many decades have passed since the ascent and peak of popularity of their owners! Their work is priceless, and their bright character and unique manner of performance inspired more than one generation ... Who are they? Let's find out together! So: this is the top of the best foreign singers 60s years...
Dusty Springfield widely known as a British singer whose career spanned over four decades! At the beginning 60s she became famous as a member of a folk trio "The Springfields": their hit "Silver Threads and Golden Needles" achieved albeit a small, but still success in the United States, which was a big breakthrough for British music of those years! Later, when the group broke up, Springfield began a solo career: among the most famous hit tracks of the singer, one can single out "I Only Want To Be With You", "Stay Awhile", "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself" and "Losing You".
Unfortunately, Dusty Springfield passed away in March 1999 years... However, we can still enjoy her legacy!
Another British singer who has earned herself a high-profile reputation outside her native country! In many ways, success Bassey was due to the songs she performed for films about James Bond: "Goldfinger", "Diamonds Are Forever" and "Moonraker":
By the way: Shirley Bassey is the only performer to have recorded more than one composition for films about the legendary James Bond...
"White Queen of the Blues", Janis Joplin remains a truly legendary woman with a difficult fate, who fascinated and amazed the audience with her daring lyrics and cheeky manner of performance (which was unusual, if not completely unacceptable, for those years ...) She began with Big Brother and the Holding Company, but very quickly became a self-sufficient star! Today they talk about her as one of the greatest vocalists in the history of rock music, and to be convinced of the validity of her status, it is enough to listen to the famous "Maybe":
Janice passed away in October 1973 years, and she entered the infamous "Club 27", however ... and today she remains a vivid personification of an entire era and the idol of several generations!
Music scene icon in styles rhythm and blues, soul and gospel, the peak of popularity Aretha Franklin came in the second half 60s and start 70s years ... Thanks to the exceptionally flexible and strong vocals, Franklin received the title "The Queen Of Soul"!
Remarkably, but 1987 year Aretha Franklin became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! A few decades later, an influential publication Rolling Stone call her the greatest singer ever...
Barbra Streisand needs no introduction: she is the only female artist in history to have topped her albums for more than half a century. Billboard 200!
Her debut album The Barbra Streisand Album won several Grammys! With each subsequent record, Streisand's popularity as a singer only continued to grow and grow stronger ...
Widely famous in the group Jefferson Airplane and gave the world emotionally powerful hits "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit" by Grace Slick became the idol of millions of people! Moreover: thanks to her attractiveness and stage image, she became one of the sex symbols of that era ...
Today about Grace Slick is said to be one of the first popular female rock performers (she ranks 20th in the list "100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll" according to VH1).
During his long and dazzling career Ella Fitzgerald released about 90 albums and collections, not only solo, but also created in collaboration with other well-known jazz masters (among them, by the way, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Quincy Jones and others ...) Even during his lifetime, the world circulation of Fitzgerald crossed the threshold into 40 million copies! Her records continue to be popular among listeners and collectors to this day ...
Ella Fitzgerald is one of the greatest vocalists in the history of jazz music, and there is no point in arguing with that! "First Lady of Jazz" Fitzgerald remains the queen of the music scene of those years ...
Joan Baez She became famous in folk and country styles. The singer sang about world peace, and was against the war ... Because of this, her records were banned in army stores USA (because of her anti-war speeches against the war in Vietnam and against the draft in the army)!
In the end 60s years Baez toured a lot, and also took part in the legendary rock festival Woodstock!
Legend of the music scene 60s, and in particular the groups The Mamas & The Papas, — Michelle Phillips had an extraordinary voice and a pronounced charisma ...
Closer to zero, Phillips practically left the stage ... However, not out of the public eye! A curious fact: the singer took part in the filming of the series "Beverly Hills, 90210"!
American blues and R&B singer, charming Etta James became one of the most successful performers of the decade! Only for the period 60s she released 5 studio albums, thus giving the world dozens of great compositions ...
Diana Ross - this name is certainly known to every music lover! Ross gained great popularity in 60s thanks to being a member of the group The Supremes…
Later, she will start a solo career and achieve great success, will warmly communicate with the pop idol Michael Jackson, and will also immediately receive 2 stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame!