The Big Three was not part of what “invasion” in the 1960s? – 2017

The Big Three was not part of what “invasion” in the 1960s?



The British Invasion








The Big Three did not travel across the Atlantic Ocean during the “British Invasion” in the 1960s. However, one of their members had a connection to The Beatles, who originally chose Johnny Hutchinson to be their drummer before settling on Ringo Starr to replace Pete Best. Source: NPR





The British Invasion was a phenomenon that occurred in the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom,as well as other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States, and significant to the rising “counterculture” on both sides of the Atlantic. Pop and rock groups such as the Beatles, the Dave Clark Five,the Kinks,the Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, and the Animals were at the forefront of the invasion

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