Rock N Roll

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The Kinks

            The Kinks were primarily influential during the British Invasion of the 1960s, but their impact on the music industry is almost surprising. Despite working

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The Drifters

            When the Drifters first got together in 1953, their primary purpose was to provide backup vocals for Clyde McPhatter. While the doo wop group

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The Doors

            The Doors got together in 1965, and they became one of the most popular—albeit one of the most notorious—rock bands of the 1960s. Their

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The Byrds

            The Byrds performed primarily from 1964 to 1973, with the bulk of their commercial success occurring in the first few years of the band’s

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The Band

            The Band was originally active from 1964 to 1977, although their original members technically met years before then. Each of them had played for

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Radiohead

            Radiohead has been performing since 1985, but they are greatly known for their impact on the 1990s and the new millennium. This is partly

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R.E.M.

            R.E.M. was one of the premier alternative rock bands of the 1980s, making waves with their very first single (“Radio Free Europe”). By the

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Queen

            Queen is one of the most popular rock bands to come out of Great Britain in 1970. Their lineup was made up of Brian

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Pink Floyd

            Pink Floyd was formed in 1965, and throughout the 1960s and 1970s they became one of the biggest names in psychedelic rock. They also

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Patti Smith

            Patti Smith is often known as the “punk poet laureate” due to her incredible influence over the punk rock movement that took place in