Top 10 Rock Bands of the 1960s

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1The BeatlesThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

The Beatles were, are and will always be the best band ever. No one can top classics like "Hey Jude", "Yesterday", and "A Day In The Life".

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2The Rolling StonesThe Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.
3The Doors

Personally, I think The Doors lyrics are more well written than any other band on this list. Their music is iconic and inspired the bands that inspired the bands that inspired punk. Jim Morrison has to the best songwriter of all time. His ideas and philosophies were tooken and made into the songs. You can tell his intelligence from his heavy education was also laid out in their music as well. The band overall is one of the greatest, being just as good as The Rolling Stones an the Beatles. - cjWriter1997

4The Who
5The Beach Boys
6The Jimi Hendrix Experience
7Led Zeppelin
8Cream
9Creedence Clearwater Revival
10The Kinks

The Contenders

11The Byrds
12King Crimson
13The AnimalsV1 Comment
14Dave Clark Five
15The Zombies
16Black SabbathBlack Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after inproving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, Ozzy was fired and replaced ...read more.
17Scorpions
18The Lovin' Spoonful
19The Hollies
20The Grateful Dead
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