It’s been mentioned in several circles that ELO’s original artistic vision was to “pick up where The Beatles left off,” meaning the fusion of classical music with rock. 1,954 more words
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The Monkees were a typically American solution to a problem. Throw money at it!
Since none of the American bands of the era came close to producing the levels of excitement of the major and even minor British bands, the men with the money decided to create a band from scratch and market them through the awesome power of 1960′s television. 3,453 more words
One feature of the American Counterattack against The British Invasion that strikes me as curious is that it was absolutely sexless.
Curious because the capitalist part of the American psyche had mastered the lesson that sex sells long before the Invasion. 3,985 more words
The Zombies certainly brought a distinctive style to the British Invasion with their jazz-tinged sound and breathy vocals. “She’s Not There” is a terribly exciting song that retains its distinctiveness to this day. 3,758 more words
I’m not much of a morning person. Okay, I’m an impossible bitch in the morning and you don’t want to be anywhere near me until 10 a. 4,027 more words