Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs, Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, and Tony McCarroll. V 1 Comment
Badfinger was a British rock band that, in their most prolific lineup, consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans, Joey Molland and Bob Jackson.
Signed with Apple Records. They've collaborated with all Beatles. - SgtSoul
3 Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra are an English rock band from Birmingham. They were formed in 1970 by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne with drummer Bev Bevan.
ELO's true goal back then was to "Pick up where the Beatles left off". John Lennon once called them "The sons of the Beatles". - SgtSoul
3+ Beatlesque songs on every album. Remarkable Ballads. - SgtSoul
5 The Byrds
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964. The band underwent multiple line-up changes throughout its existence, with frontman Roger McGuinn remaining the sole consistent member, until the group disbanded in 1973. Although they only managed to attain the huge commercial ...read more.
The Beatles of Folk Rock. Bob Dylan + The Beatles = The Byrds. - SgtSoul
6 The Monkees
The Beatles of television slapstick comedy. - SgtSoul
7 The Knack
Applied "British Invasion-style" songwriting into their music. - SgtSoul
The Beatles of Disco. - SgtSoul
Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
Kurt Cobain originally intended to have a Beatlesque band. - SgtSoul
10 Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their original lineup included Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Richie Furay, and Neil Young.
11 The Mayflowers
The Japanese Beatles. - SgtSoul
12 Big Star
Released three pretty much perfect albums, then disbanded. - PetSounds
13 Tears for Fears
Tears for Fears are an English pop/rock band formed in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith. Founded after the dissolution of their first band, the mod-influenced Graduate, they were initially associated with the new wave synthesizer bands of the early 1980s but later branched out into mainstream rock ...read more.
Sowing the Seeds of Love--could've easily been on Sgt. Peppers.