British Invasion

The British Invasion was a phenomenon that occurred in the mid 1960s when a group of rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom, as well as other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States. Bands such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones would get their start during this time and go on to make a lasting impact on the American music scene.

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