From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Glam rock is a style of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
Glam rock can be seen as a fashion as well as musical...
Glam rock emerged from the English psychedelic and art rock...
While glam rock was exclusively a British cultural...
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Glam rock is a genre of rock music that was popular in the early 1970s. It was made famous by acts such as David Bowie, Elton John, T. Rex, Alice Cooper, Slade, Gary Glitter, Queen and Sweet.
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