British Invasion
The British Invasion was a phenomenon that occurred in the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom, as well as other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United Sta...
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The Beatles - Please Please Me On "Ed Sullivan Show", 1964
The Spencer Davis Group
The Spencer Davis Group are a mid-1960s British beat group from Birmingham, England, formed by Spencer Davis with Steve Winwood and his brother Muff Winwood. Their best known songs include "Somebody...
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The Nashville Teens
The Nashville Teens are a British pop band formed in Weybridge, Surrey, in summer 1962. They are perhaps best known for the 1964 single "Tobacco Road," a top 10 UK hit and a top 20 hit in the United S...
The Searchers (band)
The Searchers are an English beat group, which emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene along with the Beatles, the Hollies, the Fourmost, the Merseybeats, the Swinging Blue Jeans, and Gerry and ...
Cilla Black
Cilla Black OBE (born Priscilla Maria Veronica White, 27 May 1943) is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The Beatles, she began her career as a singer in 196...
Sandie Shaw
Sandie Shaw (born 26 February 1947) is an English pop singer, who was one of the most successful British female singers of the 1960s. In 1967 she was the first British act to win the Eurovision Song C...
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Freddie and the Dreamers
Freddie and the Dreamers were an English band who had a number of hit records between May 1963 and November 1965. Their stage act was based around the comic antics of the 5-foot-3-inch-tall (1.60m) F...
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The Mojos
The Mojos are a British beat group from the 1960s, best known for their hit UK single, "Everything's Alright", with two other singles charting low in the UK Singles Chart in 1964.
The band formed ...
Mod revival
The mod revival was a music genre and subculture that started in England in 1978 and later spread to other countries (to a lesser degree). The mod revival's mainstream popularity was relatively short,...
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The Zombies
The Zombies are an English rock band, formed in 1961 in St Albans and led by Rod Argent (piano, organ and vocals) and Colin Blunstone (vocals).The group scored British and American hits in 1964 with "...
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The Hollies
The Hollies are an English rock group known for their pioneering and distinctive three part vocal harmony style. The Hollies became one of the leading British groups of the 1960s (231 weeks on the UK ...
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Unit 4 + 2
Unit 4 + 2 were a British pop band, who had a number one hit in the UK Singles Chart in 1965 with the song "Concrete and Clay". The track topped the UK chart for one week.
In 1962, Brian Parker, t...
Mike Pinder
Michael Thomas "Mike" Pinder (born 27 December 1941, Erdington, Birmingham, England) is an English rock musician, and is a founding member and original keyboard player of the British rock group the Th...
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The Tremeloes
The Tremeloes are an English beat group founded in 1958 in Dagenham, East London, and still active today.
They were formed as Brian Poole and the Tremoloes (the spelling of "Tremoloes" was soon ch...
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Tom Jones (singer)
Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. He became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the mid-1960s. Since then he has sun...
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Second British Invasion
The term Second British Invasion refers to music acts from the United Kingdom that became popular in the United States from the summer of 1982 into the autumn of 1986, primarily due to the cable music...
Dusty Springfield
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the l...
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The Swinging Blue Jeans
The Swinging Blue Jeans were a four-piece 1960s British Merseybeat band, best known for their hit singles with the HMV label; "Hippy Hippy Shake", "Good Golly Miss Molly", and "You're No Good", issued...
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The Animals
The Animals were a British band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for their gr...
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Donovan
Donovan (born Donovan Philips Leitch; 10 May 1946) is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist. He developed an eclectic and distinctive style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia, and world mu...
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The Moody Blues
The Moody Blues are an English rock band. Among their innovations was a fusion with classical music, as heard in their 1967 album Days of Future Passed.The Moody Blues have sold more than 55 million a...
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British folk revival
The British folk revival incorporates a number of movements for the collection, preservation and performance of traditional music in the United Kingdom and related territories and countries, which had...
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The Kinks
The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, by brothers Dave Davies and Ray Davies with Pete Quaife in 1963. The band, which rose to fame during the mid-1960s and were pa...
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The Dave Clark Five
The Dave Clark Five (also known as "The DC5") were an English pop rock group. Their single "Glad All Over" knocked the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" off the top of the UK singles charts in Janua...
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Chad & Jeremy
Chad /tʃæd/ (Arabic: تشاد‎ Tšād; French: Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Liby...
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Petula Clark
Petula Sally Olwen Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932) is an English singer, actress, and composer whose career has spanned seven decades.Clark's professional career began as an entertainer on BBC Radi...
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Gerry and the Pacemakers
Gerry and the Pacemakers were an English beat group prominent during the 1960s. In common with the Beatles, they came from Liverpool, were managed by Brian Epstein, and were recorded by George Martin....
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Manfred Mann
Manfred Mann were an English beat, rhythm and blues and pop band (with a strong jazz foundation) of the 1960s, named after their keyboardist, Manfred Mann, who later led the successful 1970s group Man...
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The Beatles
The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most ...
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