MONEY FOR NOTH­ING – THE UK

The People - - NEWS FEATURES & - By Vikki White

FROM The Bea­tles to the Stones, Adele to Sting, the UK is burst­ing with mu­sic stars – and it makes quite a pic­ture. have Here are 245 singers and bands that helped make our rock and pop in­dus­try worth £4.1bil­lion a year. the There is ge­nius in ev­ery cor­ner of with tal­ent land. Some re­gions are so packed them all in that the map mak­ers could not fit lo­ca­tions. – so they had to take lib­er­ties with suc­cess And Lon­don has given us so many sto­ries that it has its own break­out. big­gest Here we map out some of Bri­tain’s map, see names in mu­sic. For the in­ter­ac­tive to­tal­ly­money.com/uk-mu­sic-map Good­byeGoodb Yel­low Brick Road sold 30 mill mil­lion copies world­wide. Pin­ner, north-w north-west Lon­don Pop rock, soft rock Rocket Man 423 6 £280m

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Formed in Lon­don in 1962, The Rolling Stones were part of the Six­ties Bri­tish pop in­va­sion of the US. Singer Mick Jag­ger, gui­tarist Keith Richards and drum­mer Char­lie Watts were joined by gui­tarist Ron­nie Wood in 1975. They’re still go­ing strong. Dart­ford, Kent Rock

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