Monthly Archives: February 2014

London rock and pop locations

 Abbey-Road-Album-Cover

Most of the great pop and rock groups of the last half century have emerged in London. The pop -rock revolution of the 60’s gave Lonson the reputation of an alive and vibrant city with the famous ‘Swinging London’. It was a youth-oriented phenomenon that emphasized the new and modern coinciding with a period of optimism and hedonism that led to a cultural revolution.

London is the city where the first and original Hard Rock Cafe was created and where you can find the famous Abbey Road Studios where The Beatles recorded several of their greatest hits. In this post we will look at London locations associated with great musicians and British groups such as Elton John, David Bowie, Queen, Eric Clapton, Sex Pistols o The Rolling Stones. We’ll show you the places where they began their careers, where they lived or even the actual address of some of them.

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London Curiosities: Stories and legends

Today we bring you the second chapter of our section: London Curiosities. At the first one we gave answers to the most frequently questions about London, today we focus on the stories and legends behind this city that still retains its aura of mystery. 

The Londo Stone

THE LONDON STONE

According to the legend, The Stone of London ensures the city will keep its prosperity as long as the stone is safe. It is believed this stone was orinigally in central London when the city was under the Roman Empire, and survived the great fire of London in 1666 and the Nazis bombs. Now the stone remains sadly forgotten in Cannon Street.

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