America’s Response to the British Invasion

America’s Response to the British Invasion

In the early 1960s, American popular music was dominated by instrumental surf music, vocal girl groups and teen idols. In 1964, the British Invasion started and changed the landscape of American music. It prompted many existing bands and artists to adapt to maintain relevance and record sales. Therefore, American garage rock bands were adopting a sound with a British Invasion inflection, and many other groups were inspired to form.

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