LITHUANIA ROCKS!

  • 2008-03-31
TheLithuanian Rock Scene has struggled through much animosity andcontempt by the authorities in an attempt to become a mainstreamstyle of music. It was considered a decadent and corrupting culturalinvasion in the West in the 1960’s and 1970’s so few had means toaccess it. The only way really was through Radio Luxembourg, the onlystation on Soviet frequencies that played popular rock.Thefirst rock bands mostly covered the Beatles and Rolling Stones, andperformances only began to include original works at the turn of thedecade. Various musicians like Vytautis Kernagis used...
 
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