In the mid-sixties, Motown, a record company under African American ownership, began to take a dominant share of the singles charts. Motown The charts were virtually taken over by young, even teenage artists, who were making the music young listeners most wanted to hear. Biggest of all were the Beatles, four young men from Liverpool, England, who had begun by playing to packed nightclubs in England and Germany before storming the world stage in 1963. The Beatles’ clothes and hairstyles became the most familiar symbols of the new youth culture.
Twiggy was undeniably the face of the sixties.