Ready Steady Go!or simplyRSG!was one of the UK's first rock/pop music TV programmes. It was conceived by Elkan Allan, head of Rediffusion TV
It was broadcast from August 1963 until December 1966Ready Steady Go!or simplyRSG!was one of the UK's first rock/pop music TV programmes.
It was broadcast from August 1963 until December 1966
Bands such as The Beetles andThe Who appeared on Ready Steady Go!
3. 70s The Punks
The Blank Generation is the earliest published movie of New York punk's birth filmed by Ivan Kral, legendary 1970s guitarist with Iggy Pop, Blondie and Patti Smith.
There was a time when punk started to be rekindled within the 80s but it never went back to its original ferocity.
This combined the new revolution of the punk music era with its own new hybrid type of film, mixing punk realism with documentaries.
4. 80s...New Romantics
New romanticism emerged in the UK music scene in the early 80s as a direct backlash against the austerity of the punk movement.
At various times it became a catch-all term for quite disparate bands working within the pop world, and consequently works better as a description of a specific time rather than sound or style.
Where punk railed against life on England's council estates, the new romantics celebrated glamour; ostentatious clothes and hedonism.
Sixteen Candles (1984).Molly Ringwald, goddess of the teen flick, plays poor Samantha, who is practically stalked by the king of the high school geeks and is forced to entertain an exchange student named Long Duk Dong. (In retrospect, this was kind of racist, huh?)