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Six Iconic Instruments That Built British Rock

Note: these aren’t British instruments. In fact there aren’t many, if any, musical instruments that could be said to have definitely had their sole origin in the British Isles, although bagpipes come close.

America vs. Britain in the ’50s: Yanks Had Marilyn Monroe, Brits Had Diana Dors

If you’re planning to settle down on August 17th to watch the new Dominic West drama The Hour, right here on BBC America, you may be wondering what life can have been like for the poor beleaguered British back in the 1950s.  You …