Do you know what’s common between Rod Stewart, John Lennon, Elton John, Robert Plant, David Bowie and Mick Jagger? Other than their roots that bind them all together, it is their passion for rock music. Rock is a form of music that evolved from rock and roll during the mid-20th century in United Kingdom and United States. From 1960s started the golden era of the music form that captivated audience with its powerful and strong vocals, authentic music and distinctive yet innovative style. Catchy melodies, delicious hooks and influential style dominated rock music. While musicians across the globe brought in varsity to this music genre, it was the British rock bands and rock artists who made the most important and most influential contribution. John Lennon, along with Paul McCartney founded the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed band in the history of music, the Beatles. This apart, he enjoyed a successful solo career and was responsible for 25 number one songs on the US Hot 100 Chart. Elton John’s five decade long career has been a flourishing one, with more than 300 million records sold. This made him one of the best-selling music artists of the world. For his contribution to music in his fifty years of career, Mick Jagger is regarded as one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll. To know more interesting facts about the life and career of British rock singers, read on.
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946
Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer, Musician

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945

22 May 1959
Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945

George EzraGeorge Ezra
07 June 1993

Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel
13 February 1950
Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer
Robin GibbRobin Gibb
22 December 1949

Maurice GibbMaurice Gibb
22 December 1949

Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician
Phil LynottPhil Lynott
20 August 1949

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
David CoverdaleDavid Coverdale
22 September 1951
Singer, Musician

Olly MursOlly Murs
14 May 1984
Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician,

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist
Alex TurnerAlex Turner
06 January 1986
Rock Singer

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968

Royston LangdonRoyston Langdon
01 May 1972
Pete HamPete Ham
27 April 1947
Alex GaskarthAlex Gaskarth
14 December 1987
Rock Singer

James BayJames Bay
04 September 1990

Roger TaylorRoger Taylor
26 July 1949

George SmithGeorge Smith
09 March 1999
Pop–rock Singer, Instrumentalist
Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959