LITHUANIA ROCKS!

  • 2008-03-31
The Lithuanian Rock Scene has struggled through much animosity and contempt by the authorities in an attempt to become a mainstream style of music. It was considered a decadent and corrupting cultural invasion in the West in the 1960’s and 1970’s so few had means to access it. The only way really was through Radio Luxembourg, the only station on Soviet frequencies that played popular rock. The first rock bands mostly covered the Beatles and Rolling Stones, and performances only began to include original works at the turn of the decade. Various musicians like Vytautis Kernagis used...
 
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