Best Bands of the 60s


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81 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.

I love rush. They didn't release their first album until 1974

82 Nashville Teens
83 The Trashmen
84 The Searchers

Before the Byrds there were the Searchers. Needles and Pins, When You Walk into the Room, Don't Throw You're Love Away and What Have They Done to the Rain are some of the most beautifully underrated songs of the decade.

Best 60ies group

Early 60s English soft beat group from England but Doub't they had any influence on the Byrds phychedelic sound of the mid 60's..

85 Donovan
86 The Shangri-Las

First all girl group who wrote lyrics about teen-angst.

87 Country Joe and the Fish
88 Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band

Should be 9,4 position

89 The Guess Who The Guess Who The Guess Who was a Canadian rock band formed in 1962. The band was formed in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is mostly known for their hit "American Woman".

One of the great, great bands - many, many hits beyond American Woman - lead singer, Burton Cummings, still going strong - saw him in Las Vegas two years ago. Still great!

90 Television
91 Earth, Wind & Fire Earth, Wind & Fire

Fabulous band and great music. Should be in the too 10 for all time

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92 Fairport Convention V 1 Comment
93 Tommy James and the Shondells

Crimson and Clover, Mony Mony, They were always being played in the juke box as an early 60's favorite..

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94 Magna Carta

Lord of the Ages. One of my favourite bands of all time. Should absolutely be added to the list!

95 Freddie and the Dreamers
96 Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s They are known for songs like "Free Bird", "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Tuesdays Gone" .

We'll, in my opinion, the best band ever but not really a 60s band even though they were playing clubs

Woah hell ya gotta love skynyrd hell ya

Not big on them but they do have so good music

What is this... They are so bad. Wouldn't even be in my top 25 of the 60s... And where is the most influential band of the 60s: The Velvet Underground

97 The Blues Project
98 Spirit

One of the most creative bands of 60's

99 The Up
100 Genesis Genesis Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.
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