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The British Invasion (The Other Bands!!!!)
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Talk about the other bands of the British Invasion!!

Some of my favorites are

Herman's Hermits (I even got a CD and a Ticket signed by Peter Noone!)

The Rolling Stones

The Kinks

Dave Clark Five

The Yardbirds

The Who

The Animals

I could go on. . . Who do you guys like. and while i'm here i'll post some of my favorite British Invasion songs!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?.....zSEgti5ZTo

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The Beatles are my favorite band from this group of bands. 

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Besides the Beatles, the Stones are probably my favourite.

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Anyone a fan of The Pretty Things?

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TheWalrusWasBrian said
Besides the Beatles, the Stones are probably my favourite.  

Of those listed, The Who are probably my favorite besides the Beatles. 

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Necko said

Of those listed, The Who are probably my favorite besides the Beatles.   

I'm not that huge on The Who myself. I love a great deal of their songs and a few of their albums but something about them that I can't put my finger on bugs me.

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Yardbirds were pretty great (and important!)

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I think that the Stones and The Who are both better than Led Zeppelin. The Rolling Stones write much better songs, and the Who play better IMO. Also I don’t think Zeppelin has one album that competes with Tommy, Quadrophenia, Whos Next, Sticky Fingers, Exile, or Let It Bleed. 

This is some of my favorite ever Rock & Roll. So pure and unadultered. 

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I agree, I've never liked Led Zeppelin.

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But then Led Zeppelin were not a British Invasion band.

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Ron Nasty said
But then Led Zeppelin were not a British Invasion band.  

You got this from the official list? Sure they are a newer band than the kinks or dave clark 5, but I consider them to definetly be a part of the movement and influence, even if it came a couple of years later. 

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14 February 2018
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Although i don’t dispute them not being a part of the height of the British Invasion.  

They’re a part of it in the same way Reconstruction is an essentail part of Civil War history. 

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In a word, @sir walter raleigh, yes.

The term "British Invasion" refers to a specific period, 1964-65, and the bands and artists who were a part of the first wave of British acts to break the American market.

It is a well defined term, and the artists involved in it are easily identifiable by the time frame.

Yes, Zeppelin are a British band who conquered America, but they came after the period identified historically as the "British Invasion".

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Ron Nasty said
In a word, @sir walter raleigh, yes.

The term "British Invasion" refers to a specific period, 1964-65, and the bands and artists who were a part of the first wave of British acts to break the American market.

It is a well defined term, and the artists involved in it are easily identifiable by the time frame.

Yes, Zeppelin are a British band who conquered America, but they came after the period identified historically as the "British Invasion".  

Read my above post which added to the notion of Led Zeppelin being a part of it. You are right about the time period no doubt. No dispute there. 

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It still makes them a post-British Invasion band, who grew out of the ashes of a British Invasion band - The Yardbirds; just as the reconstruction following the Civil War was, by definition, post-Civil War.

The latest you can push the British Invasion is 1966. An act formed in 1968 is just too late to be considered a part of it.

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Ron Nasty said
It still makes them a post-British Invasion band, who grew out of the ashes of a British Invasion band - The Yardbirds; just as the reconstruction following the Civil War was, by definition, post-Civil War.

The latest you can push the British Invasion is 1966. An act formed in 1968 is just too late to be considered a part of it.  

exactly the point of my amendment. No Zeppelin is not a part of it but I think there is a flaw in leaving them out of the discusion entirely. Same as with Reconstruction.  

But I digress. I love all of the bands a lot except for The Kinks and Dave Clark 5, as I’ve never really been a fan of their style. 

My above comments about Zeppelin, The Who and The Stones in no way reflects a negative opinion of Led Zeppelin. 

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Interesting points being brought up.

 

I also forgot about The Spencer Davis Group, Peter and Gordon, Dusty Springfield, The Hollies, and Chad and Jeremy!

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PurplishRain said
Interesting points being brought up.

 

I also forgot about The Spencer Davis Group, Peter and Gordon, Dusty Springfield, The Hollies, and Chad and Jeremy!  

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sir walter raleigh said
I think that the Stones and The Who are both better than Led Zeppelin. The Rolling Stones write much better songs, and the Who play better IMO. Also I don’t think Zeppelin has one album that competes with Tommy, Quadrophenia, Whos Next, Sticky Fingers, Exile, or Let It Bleed. 

This is some of my favorite ever Rock & Roll. So pure and unadultered.   

Led Zep aren't British Invasion, but IV is better than all those albums IMO

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