70’s And 80’s Rockers Then And Now… Damn These Guys Are Aging Well.
Good music is timeless. The likes of Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and Justin Timberlake might be playing over the airwaves currently, but many of them would not be here if they didn’t look up to the talented rock stars that came before them. It seems we are seeing a resurgence of the most popular and successful musicians that rocked the radio airways from the 60’s to the 90’s.
Artists like Bono, Joni Mitchell, and the Rolling Stones are enjoying the younger generations discovering their music. Take a look at famous rock stars, then and now. You will be surprised to know that many famous singers and groups continue to perform today. You may still have a chance to fill your bucket list to go see your favourite singer in concert.
Born Deborah Ann Harry on July 1, 1945, would eventually become the lead singer for the punk rock band, Blondie. Harry not only enjoyed a successful career as a singer-songwriter but also as an actor. She had a strong career as a solo artist in Europe. Some of her hits under Blondie include; "Call Me," "Heart of Glass," "Pretty Baby," and "Rapture."
She is credited as the first rapper to hit number one in the United States for the track "Rapture."
Harry was declared the 12th greatest woman of rock and roll by VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. She is very involved in in philanthropy work, particularly those related to cancer and endometriosis.
He refused to be the spokesperson of his generation but the singer and songwriter's music is synonymous with the anti-war and civil rights movement in the United States during the 1960's. He is credited with influencing the course of music with the 1965 release of the six minute track "Like a Rolling Stone.
Dylan has been on tour continuously since the 1980's, famously known as the Never Ending Tour.
The multi-faceted artist has also published six books illustrating his sketches and paintings.
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