Bobby Darrin, "Mack the Knife." [T]he standard from Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera, was given a vamping jazz-pop interpretation. Although initially opposed to releasing it as a single, the song went to No. 1 on the charts for nine weeks, sold two million copies, and won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1960." [Wikipedia]
Do you feel younger when you hear the musical hits from your youth? It's not just in your mind! Harvard research showed that a group of men in their 70s and 80s became stronger physically after a week of living like to was 1959, which included listening to 50s music. Play it again, Sam! http://www.discountmedicalsupplies.com/store/aids-to-daily-living/hearing-assist-devices/personal-sound-amplifier-sonic-superear.html
The Troggs. Part of the sixties "British Invasion." Love the hits, Love is all around, Wild Thing, With A Girl Like You. The Troggs were definately some of the "bad boys" of rock and roll, and were one of the founding bands of the punk music that happened a little later on.The lead singer, Reg Presley is a researcher in Britain on crop circles and UFO's.
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) Rockabilly and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. He is known by the nickname "The Killer". Lewis had hits in the late 1950s with songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", However, Lewis' rock 'n' roll career faltered in the wake of his marriage to his young cousin. He had little success in the charts following the scandal until his popularity recovered in the late 1960s after he extended his career to country and western music.