British Invasion

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The British Invasion was the name given in the 1960s to the success in the United States, beginning with the Beatles, of British rock and roll bands, that changed rock music forever.

The British bands had themselves been inspired by American music – 50s rock and roll and rhythm and blues, and the bluesmen before them.

Essential works

Some British Invasion singles include: