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The Animals

The Animals were an English music group, who were most popular in the 1960s. They were known for their bluesy sound, and their heavy-voiced singer Eric Burdon. One of their first hit songs, "The House of The Rising Sun", was an old American folk song, which they performed with a rock and roll beat. Folk musician Bob Dylan was impressed by the Animals version of the song. Other Animals hits included "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", "Dont Bring Me Down", "Its My Life", "See Rider", "Dont Let Me Be Misunderstood", and "Im Crying". The original Animals disbanded, and Burdon moved to the Unite ...


Wishbone Ash

Wishbone Ash are a British rock band. They started in Torquay, England in 1969. They were most popular in the 1970s. The first and main members were Martin Turner, Steve Upton, Andy Powell and Ted Turner. After Ted Turner left the group in 1974, Laurie Wisefield became the new guitarist. Since then, the group have had many different members. Only Andy Powell is still in the band. They are well known as one of the first bands to use two lead guitars in hard rock. This inspired bands like Iron Maiden. Their most popular album is Argus 1972, which got up to number 3 on the UK Albums Chart in ...


ⓘ 1960s British music groups

  • popular music The group were a main part of the creation of 1960s counterculture. They began as a skiffle and beat band and were influenced by 1950 s American
  • from Britain played blues music mixed with rock music such as The Animals, The Kinks, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, the Jeff Beck Group In the late 1960s a
  • rock music developed in the 1950 s and 1960s Rock music combines many kinds of music from the United States, such as country music folk music gospel
  • singing groups of the late 1950 s and early 1960s They were hugely successful for a time, between the decline of early rock and roll and the British Invasion
  • Hollies is a British pop rock group that became one of the leading British groups of the 1960s 231 weeks on the UK singles charts during the 1960s the 9th
  • music. Folk song is part of folk music A folksinger is a person who sings folk songs. In the 1960s a new type of music was started by Bob Dylan who mixed
  • Surf rock was an early influence. Later the Beatles and the beat groups of the British Invasion became popular. This led to many aspiring musicians to
  • Records is a German - British major record label, which began in Germany in 1896. It is best known as one of the record labels who put out music by The Beatles
  • influences from 1960s girl group music and power pop, often giving it retro elements, and makes usage of jangly guitars. In 1986, British music magazine NME
  • British independent music scene of the 1980 s Q magazine writer Simon Goddard wrote that The Smiths were the one truly important group of the 1980 s