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? and the Mysterians (also rendered Question Mark and the Mysterians) are an American garage rock band from Bay City and Saginaw in Michigan, who were initially active between 1962 and 1969.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
Ace Records Ltd. was started in 1978.
Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music that evolved out of the mid-1960s garage punk movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture.
"Action Woman" is a song by the American garage rock band the Litter, written by their record producer Warren Kendrick, and first released as the group's debut single on Scotty Records in January 1967 (see 1967 in music).
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years.
Alice Cooper was an American rock band formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1964.
An all-female band is a musical group in popular music which is exclusively composed of female musicians.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
American rock is rock music from the United States.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and only remaining original member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County.
Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield.
"Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl" is a song written by Geoffry Morris for the American band The Barbarians.
Arthur Taylor Lee (born Arthur Porter Taylor; March 7, 1945 – August 3, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter who rose to fame as the frontman of the Los Angeles rock band Love, widely recognized as one of the most influential rock bands of the sixties.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.
"Baby, Come Back" is a song written by Eddy Grant, and originally performed and recorded by his band the Equals.
Back from the Grave is a series compilation albums of 1960s garage rock created and compiled by Tim Warren and released by Crypt Records.
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.
In music, a barre chord (also known as bar chord or rarely barr chord) is a type of chord on a guitar or other stringed instrument, that the musician plays by using one or more fingers to press down multiple strings across a single fret of the fingerboard (like a bar pressing down the strings).
Barry and Holly Tashian are an American country, folk and bluegrass duo.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Battle of the Bands is a contest in which two or more bands compete for the title of "best band".
Beat music, British beat, or Merseybeat (after bands from Liverpool and nearby areas beside the River Mersey) is a pop and rock music genre that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s.
Beat-Club was a German music program that ran from September 1965 to December 1972.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Biddu Appaiah (born 1944), is an Indian-born, England-based singer-songwriter, composer, and music producer – who composed and produced many worldwide hit records during a career spanning five decades.
Big Beat Records is a British record label and import distributor owned by Ace Records, specialising in garage rock.
Billy Childish (born Steven John Hamper, 1 December 1959) is an English painter, author, poet, photographer, film maker, singer and guitarist.
William Frederick Gibbons (born December 16, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor, best known as the guitarist and lead vocalist of the American rock band ZZ Top.
"Black Is Black" is a song by the Spanish rock band Los Bravos, released in 1966 as the group's debut single for Decca Records.
Black Lips is a garage rock band from Atlanta, Georgia.
Black Monk Time is the debut studio album by Germany-based American rock band The Monks.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (often abbreviated as BRMC) is an American rock band from San Francisco, California.
Bloc Party are an English rock band, currently composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, sampler), Russell Lissack (lead guitar, keyboards), Justin Harris (bass guitar, keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals) and Louise Bartle (drums, percussion).
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
The Blues Magoos are an American rock group from The Bronx, New York, United States.
Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.
Ellas McDaniel (born Ellas Otha Bates, December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known as Bo Diddley, was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Bomp! Records is a Los Angeles-based record label formed in 1974 by fanzine publisher and music historian Greg Shaw and Suzy Shaw.
British blues is a form of music derived from American blues that originated in the late 1950s and which reached its height of mainstream popularity in the 1960s, when it developed a distinctive and influential style dominated by electric guitar and made international stars of several proponents of the genre including The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
Bruce Palmer (September 9, 1946 – October 1, 2004) was a Canadian musician notable for playing bass in the folk rock band Buffalo Springfield.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.
Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
Buffalo Springfield was a Canadian-American rock band active from 1966 to 1968 whose most prominent members were Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and Richie Furay.
Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006 and relocated to London, England in 2008 before their first album was released.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
"California Sun" is a rock song first recorded by American rhythm and blues singer Joe Jones.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for medical or recreational use.
Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland Massachusetts, in the northeastern United States.
A cause célèbre (famous case; plural causes célèbres) is an issue or incident arousing widespread controversy, outside campaigning, and heated public debate.
Chants R&B (originally known as Chants) were a rhythm and blues band from Christchurch, New Zealand, and are considered one best examples of garage rhythm and blues from Australasia during the 1960s.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chicano rock is rock music performed by Mexican American (Chicano) groups or music with themes derived from Chicano culture.
Chip Taylor (born James Wesley Voight; March 21, 1940) is an American songwriter, noted for writing "Angel of the Morning" and "Wild Thing.".
A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of pitches consisting of two or more (usually three or more) notes (also called "pitches") that are heard as if sounding simultaneously.
Christophe Kenner (December 25, 1929 – January 25, 1976) was a New Orleans R&B singer and songwriter, best known for two hit singles in the early 1960s, which became staples in the repertoires of many other musicians.
Chris Montez (born Ezekiel Christopher Montanez on January 17, 1943) is an American guitarist and vocalist, whose stylistic approach has ranged from rock & roll to pop standards and Latin music.
Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
CMJ Holdings, Corp. was a music events and online media company which ran a website, hosted an annual festival in New York City, and published CMJ New Music Monthly.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
A compilation album comprises tracks, either previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers.
Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
Count Five was an American garage rock band, formed in San Jose, California in 1964, best known for their hit single "Psychotic Reaction".
Country rock is a subgenre of popular music, formed from the fusion of rock and country.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.
Creem (which is always capitalized in print as CREEM despite the magazine's nameplate appearing in mostly lower case letters), "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine", was a monthly rock 'n' roll publication first published in March 1969 by Barry Kramer and founding editor Tony Reay.
A critic is a professional who communicates an assessment and an opinion of various forms of creative works such as art, literature, music, cinema, theater, fashion, architecture, and food.
Crypt Records is an independent record label founded by American-born Tim Warren in 1983.
The Dallas Observer is a free alternative weekly newspaper distributed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and headquartered in Dallas.
Daughters of Eve were an American all-female garage rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1965.
Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950) is an American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.
Dead Boys are an American punk rock band from Cleveland, Ohio.
Death is a Detroit rock band formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1971 by brothers Bobby (bass, vocals), David (guitar), and Dannis (drums) Hackney.
Death from Above (also known as Death from Above 1979) is a Canadian rock duo consisting of bassist Jesse F. Keeler and drummer and vocalist Sebastien Grainger from Toronto, Ontario, formed in 2001.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Richard Anthony Monsour (born May 4, 1937), better known by his stage name Dick Dale, is an American rock guitarist, known as The King of the Surf Guitar.
"Dirty Water" is a song by the American rock band The Standells, written by their producer Ed Cobb.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.
The Downliners Sect are an English R&B and blues-based rock band, formed the 1960s beat boom era.
Drag City is an American independent record label based in Chicago, Illinois.
Drowned in Sound, sometimes abbreviated to DiS, is a UK-based music webzine financed by artist management company Silentway.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Dunwich Records was an independent American record label started by Bill Traut, Eddie Higgins and George Badonsky in Chicago in 1965.
Edward Sanders (born August 17, 1939) is an American poet, singer, social activist, environmentalist, author, publisher and longtime member of the band the Fugs.
Edward Raymond Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an American musician.
Edmond Montague "Eddy" Grant (born 5 March 1948) is a Guyanese-British musician.
Editors are an English rock band, formed in 2002 in Birmingham.
By 1965, Bob Dylan was the leading songwriter of the American folk music revival.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
An electric organ, also known as electronic organ, is an electronic keyboard instrument which was derived from the harmonium, pipe organ and theatre organ.
Electric Six is a six-piece American band from Detroit, Michigan.
Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.
Estrus Records is an independent record label from Bellingham, Washington that makes surf, garage and trash rock music.
Evil was a garage rock band from Miami, Florida, active between late 1965 and early 1967.
Exclaim! is a monthly Canadian music magazine that features in-depth coverage of new music across all genres with a special focus on Canadian and cutting-edge artists.
Experimental music is a general label for any music that pushes existing boundaries and genre definitions.
Fagersta is a locality and the seat of Fagersta Municipality in Västmanland County, Sweden, with 11,130 inhabitants in 2010.
Farfisa is a manufacturer of electronics based in Osimo, Italy.
"Farmer John" is a song written by Don "Sugarcane" Harris and Dewey Terry, and first recorded by the two as the American R&B duo Don and Dewey, in 1959.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Fidelity is the quality of faithfulness or loyalty.
Five Americans was a 1960s American rock band, most famous for their song, "Western Union", which reached number five in the U.S. Billboard chart and was their only single to chart in the Top 20.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folk rock is a hybrid music genre combining elements of folk music and rock music, which arose in the United States and the United Kingdom in the mid-1960s.
"Fortune Teller" is a song written by Allen Toussaint under the pseudonym Naomi Neville and first recorded by Benny Spellman (single B-side on Minit Records 644) It tells the story of a young man who is pleased to learn from a fortune teller that he will find love "When the next one arrives".
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.
Freakbeat is a subgenre of rock and roll music developed mainly by harder-driving British groups, often those with a mod following during the Swinging London period of the mid to late 1960s.
Garage punk is a rock music fusion genre combining the influences of garage rock, punk rock, and other forms, that took shape in the indie rock underground between the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
The GaragePunk Hideout is a leading social network, media center and blog portal for fans of the garage punk, garage rock and primitive rock and roll musical genres.
George Redburn Young (6 November 194622 October 2017) was a Scottish-Australian musician, songwriter and record producer.
Get Hip Records is an independent Pittsburgh-based music label and distributor formed by Gregg Kostelich in 1986.
Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
"Gloria" is a song written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and originally recorded by Morrison's band Them in 1964 and released as the B-side of "Baby, Please Don't Go".
Golden Earring is a Dutch rock band, founded in 1961 in The Hague as the Golden Earrings (the definite article was dropped in 1967, while the "s" was dropped in 1969).
Goldie & the Gingerbreads was an all-female American rock band from 1962 to 1967, consisting of three musicians and a singer.
Greg Shaw (January 1949 – October 19, 2004) was an American writer, publisher, magazine editor, music historian and record executive.
Group Sounds, often abbreviated as G.S. or G-Sound, is a genre of Japanese rock music which became popular in the mid to late 1960s and initiated the fusion of Japanese kayōkyoku music and Western rock music.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
GS I Love You Too: Japanese Garage Bands of the 1960s is the second installment in the GS I Love You CD compilation series, featuring songs from the Group sounds (or GS) movement in Japan during the 1960s (the first CD being GS I Love You).
GS I Love You: Japanese Garage Bands of the 1960s is a compilation album featuring songs from the Group sounds (or GS) movement in Japan during the 1960s, which was essentially the Japanese variant of garage and psychedelic rock.
Guitar Wolf (Japanese: ギターウルフ) is a Japanese garage rock power trio founded in Nagasaki in 1987.
"Hanky Panky" is a song written by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich for their group, The Raindrops.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
Heartland rock is a genre of rock music that is exemplified by singer-songwriters Tom Petty, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
"Heroin" is a song by the Velvet Underground, released on their 1967 debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico.
"Hesitation Blues" is a popular song adapted from a traditional tune.
"Hey Joe" is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard and has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists.
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed.
"I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)" is a song written by Annette Tucker and Nancie Mantz, which was recorded in late 1966 by the garage rock band, The Electric Prunes.
"I'm Eighteen" is a song by rock band Alice Cooper, first released as a single in November 1970 backed with "Is It My Body".
"I'm Waiting for the Man" is a song by the American rock band the Velvet Underground, written by Lou Reed.
Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
In the Red Records is an independent record label in Los Angeles, California, formed in 1991 by Larry Hardy.
Incense and Peppermints is the first album by psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Instrumental rock is rock music that emphasizes musical instruments and features very little or no singing.
Interpol is an American rock band from New York City.
"It's a Cry'n Shame" is a song written by Seab Meador and Mike Kelley and was recorded in 1966 by the Gentlemen, an American garage rock band from Dallas, Texas who were active between 1964-1968.
A jam session is a relatively informal musical event, process, or activity where musicians, typically instrumentalists, play improvised solos and vamp on tunes, songs and chord progressions.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Jangle pop is a subgenre of pop rock that emphasizes trebly, ringing guitars (usually 12-string electrics) and 1960s-style pop melodies.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
James Lee Lindsey Jr. (May 1, 1980 – January 13, 2010), better known by the stage name Jay Reatard, was an American musician from Memphis, Tennessee.
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer.
Jet is an Australian rock band formed in 2001.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John Ned Mendelsohn (born in Washington, D.C.) is an American writer, journalist, musician and graphic designer.
Johnny Otis (born Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes; December 28, 1921 – January 17, 2012) was an American singer, musician, composer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout, disc jockey, record producer, television show host, artist, author, journalist, minister, and impresario.
Johnny Rebb, born Donald James Delbridge, (20 March 1939 – 28 July 2014) was an Australian singer.
Jonathan Michael Richman (born May 16, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.
A jug band is a band employing a jug player and a mix of conventional and homemade instruments.
"Just a Little" is a song by American rock group The Beau Brummels.
"Just Like Me" is a 1965 single by Paul Revere & the Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay as vocalist and released on Columbia Records which marked the beginning of a string of garage rock classics.
Ken Weaver (born 1940) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Kenmore Square is a square in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, consisting of the intersection of several main avenues (including Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue) as well as several other cross streets, and Kenmore Station, an MBTA subway stop.
Kick Out the Jams is the debut album by American protopunk band MC5.
"Kicks" is a song by American rock band Paul Revere & the Raiders.
Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.
Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.
"La Bamba" is a Mexican folk song, originally from the state of Veracruz, best known from a 1958 adaptation by Ritchie Valens, a top 40 hit in the U.S. charts and one of early rock and roll's best-known songs.
"Land of a Thousand Dances" (or "Land of 1000 Dances") is a song written and first recorded by Chris Kenner in 1962.
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.
"Laugh, Laugh" is a song by American rock group The Beau Brummels, written by guitarist Ron Elliott and produced by Sylvester Stewart, later known as Sly Stone.
Huddie William Ledbetter (January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949) was an American folk and blues musician notable for his strong vocals, virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, and the folk standards he introduced.
Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs (December 14, 1948 – April 30, 1982) was an American music journalist, critic, author, and musician.
"Let's Dance" is a 1962 hit-single by Chris Montez, written and produced by Jim Lee.
"Liar, Liar" is a song by The Castaways, a number 12 hit single on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 in 1965 on Soma Records.
Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005) was a Native American Shawnee rock and roll guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who became popular in the late 1950s.
The following is a list of notable garage rock bands.
A one-hit wonder is a musical artist who is successful with one hit song, but without a comparable subsequent hit.
"Little Girl" is a popular song recorded by the California group the Syndicate of Sound, and written by Don Baskin and Bob Gonzalez of the band.
Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known as Little Richard, is an American musician, songwriter, singer, and actor.
Live 'N Wild is a live album released in 1966 by The Savages, a garage rock band from Bermuda, which was recorded live at the Hub, a nightclub at the Princess Hotel in their native country.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Los Bravos were a Spanish beat group, formed in 1965 and based in Madrid.
Los Dug Dug's are a rock group from Durango, Mexico, best known for their work in the 60s and early 70s.
Los Gatos (Spanish for "The Cats") were an Argentine rock group of the late 1960s, founded in the wake of an earlier group, Los Gatos Salvajes, who shared two of the same members.
Los Gatos Salvajes, from Rosario, Santa Fe in Argentina, were a beat and garage rock band active in the early to mid-1960s, following which members Litto Nebbia and Ciro Fogliatta would go on to form the later, more successful group, Los Gatos.
--> Los Mockers were a popular 1960s rock band in Latin America that was part of the Uruguayan Invasion. They were heavily influenced by Rolling Stones and covered many of their songs (in English). The band was formed in 1963 on Montevideo, Uruguay but moved to Argentina in 1966 after winning a contract with EMI Argentina. The original lineup disbanded in 1967. They briefly re-united in 2006.
Los Saicos is a garage rock band formed in 1964 in Lima, Peru, who have become recognized as global pioneers in punk rock.
--> Los Shakers were a popular rock band in 1960s and was a part of the Uruguayan Invasion in Latin America.
Los Speakers (the Speakers) from Bogotá, Colombia, were a beat and garage rock band active the 1960s.
Los Yorks, from Lima, Peru were a garage rock band active in the 1960s.
Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
"Louie Louie" is an American rhythm and blues song written by Richard Berry in 1955 and best known for the 1963 hit version by The Kingsmen.
Love is an American rock group that was most prominent in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Love It to Death is the third studio album by the American rock band Alice Cooper, released in March 1971.
The Luv'd Ones were an American, all-female rock group, of the 1960s.
Lyres are a Boston-area garage rock band led by Jeff Conolly, founded in 1979 following the breakup of DMZ.
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, is a psychedelic drug known for its psychological effects, which may include altered awareness of one's surroundings, perceptions, and feelings as well as sensations and images that seem real though they are not.
Malcolm Mitchell Young (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017) was an Australian musician and songwriter, best known as a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for the hard rock band AC/DC.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964.
The Detroit Metro Times is an alternative weekly located in Detroit, Michigan.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
"Misirlou" (Μισιρλού < Mısırlı 'Egyptian' < مصر Miṣr 'Egypt') is a traditional song from the Eastern Mediterranean region.
Mod is a subculture that began in London in 1958 and spread throughout Great Britain and elsewhere, eventually influencing fashions and trends in other countries, and continues today on a smaller scale.
Mondo Hollywood is a documentary "mondo movie" by Robert Carl Cohen, released in 1967.
Motown is an American record company.
"Moulty" is a song by the American band The Barbarians, and was released in 1966 on Laurie Records.
The Moving Sidewalks was an American psychedelic blues rock band, most notable for giving future ZZ Top guitarist, Billy Gibbons, his start in the music business.
Music circus is an American theatrical form begun in Lambertville, New Jersey, by St.
Music journalism (or "music criticism") is media criticism and reporting about popular music topics, including pop music, rock music, and related styles.
A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.
Nederbeat (also: Nederbiet) was the Dutch rock boom of mid-1960s influenced by British beat groups, led by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones and, much like British freakbeat, it is essentially the Dutch counterpart to American garage rock.
Nederpop is a Dutch term invented by the mid-1970s to describe the Dutch pop music scene of the 1960s and 1970s that was gaining worldwide attention, exemplified by bands such as Shocking Blue, Golden Earring and Focus.
Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
New Colony Six (sometimes abbreviated as NC6) is an American soft rock band whose height of popularity was from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
Christa Päffgen (16 October 1938 – 18 July 1988), known by her stage name Nico, was a German singer, songwriter, musician, model, and actress.
, often shortened to simply Budokan, is an indoor arena located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
No Way Out is the debut album by the American garage rock band The Chocolate Watchband, and was released in September 1967 on Tower Records (see 1967 in music).
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Nuggets is a series of compilation albums by Elektra Records, continued by Rhino Records.
Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond, 1964–1969 is a 2001 four-disc box set from Rhino Records.
Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era is a groundbreaking compilation album of American psychedelic and garage rock singles released in the mid-to-late 1960s.
The Oblivians are an American garage punk trio that has existed since 1993.
Oh Sees are an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1997.
A one-hit wonder is any entity that achieves mainstream popularity and success for a very short period of time, often for only one piece of work, and becomes known among the general public solely for that momentary success.
An opening act, warm-up act, or supporting act is an entertainment act (musical, comedic, or otherwise), that performs at a concert before the featured act, or "headliner".
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a keyboard instrument of one or more pipe divisions or other means for producing tones, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands on a keyboard or with the feet using pedals.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Cascade Mountain Range on the east.
Paisley Underground is a subgenre of jangle pop that originated from California.
Pandora's Box was a nightclub and coffeehouse on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California.
Paste is a monthly music and entertainment digital magazine published in the United States by Wolfgang's Vault.
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
Pebbles is an extensive series of compilation albums in both LP and CD formats that have been issued on several record labels, though mostly by AIP.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
The Phrygian mode (pronounced) can refer to three different musical modes: the ancient Greek tonos or harmonia sometimes called Phrygian, formed on a particular set of octave species or scales; the Medieval Phrygian mode, and the modern conception of the Phrygian mode as a diatonic scale, based on the latter.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
Post-punk revival (also known as "new wave revival", "garage rock revival"J. Stuessy and S. D. Lipscomb, Rock and roll: its History and Stylistic Development (London: Pearson Prentice Hall, 5th edn., 2006),, p. 451. or "new rock revolution") is a genre of alternative rock and indie rock that developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s, inspired by the original sounds and aesthetics of garage rock of the 1960s and new wave and post-punk of the 1980s.
In guitar music, especially electric guitar, a power chord (also fifth chord) is a colloquial name for a chord that consists of the root note and the fifth.
Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.
Prentice Hall is a major educational publisher owned by Pearson plc.
The Pretty Things are an English rock band, formed in 1963 in London.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Progressive rock is a radio station programming format that emerged in the late 1960s,Thomas Staudter,, The New York Times, March 24, 2002.
A protest song is a song that is associated with a movement for social change and hence part of the broader category of topical songs (or songs connected to current events).
Proto-punk (or protopunk) is the rock music played by garage bands from the 1960s and early 1970s that presaged the punk rock movement.
Psychedelic Lollipop is the debut album by the American rock band the Blues Magoos, and is one of the first records to have the word “psychedelic” on the sleeve.
Psychedelic Moods is the debut album by the American psychedelic rock band, The Deep, and was released on Cameo-Parkway Records in October 1966 (see 1966 in music).
Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.
Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
Psychobilly is a rock music fusion genre that mixes elements of rockabilly and punk rock.
"Psychotic Reaction" is a song by the American garage rock band Count Five, released in June 1966 on their debut studio album of the same name.
Pub rock is a rock music genre that was developed in the early to mid-1970s in the United Kingdom.
Punk was a music magazine and fanzine created by cartoonist John Holmstrom, publisher Ged Dunn, and "resident punk" Legs McNeil in 1975.
Punk blues (or blues punk) is a fusion genre of punk rock and blues.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Punk subculture includes a diverse array of ideologies, fashion, and other forms of expression, visual art, dance, literature and film.
"Pushin' Too Hard", originally titled "(You're) Pushin' Too Hard", is a song by American rock group The Seeds, written by vocalist Sky Saxon and produced by Saxon with Marcus Tybalt.
Q65 was a Dutch R&B-based garage rock and psychedelic group formed in 1965, that is often considered one of the more prominent bands associated with the Nederbeat rock wave that took place in the Netherlands in the 60s.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
Raw Power is the third studio album by American rock band The Stooges (credited as "Iggy and the Stooges").
A religious habit is a distinctive set of religious clothing worn by members of a religious order.
Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company founded in 1978.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard and the Young Lions were an American garage rock band from Newark, New Jersey.
Richard Berry, Jr. (April 11, 1935 – January 23, 1997) was an African-American singer, songwriter and musician, who performed with many Los Angeles doo-wop and close harmony groups in the 1950s, including The Flairs and The Robins.
Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. February 1, 1948August 6, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
Riot on Sunset Strip is a 1967 counterculture-era exploitation movie, released by American International Pictures.
Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
Lawrence Fewell Roberts II (November 23, 1940 – December 22, 1967), known as Robin Roberts and in his music career as "Rockin' Robin" Roberts, was an American singer best known for his performances in the early 1960s with The Wailers, a rock and roll band based in Tacoma, Washington.
Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson (born July 15, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter, harmonica player, and guitarist from Texas.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Rosario is the largest city in the province of Santa Fe, in central Argentina.
Rough Trade Records is an independent record label based in London, England.
"Rumble" is an instrumental by American group Link Wray & His Ray Men.
Domingo "Sam" Samudio (born February 28, 1937 Dallas, Texas), better known by his stage name Sam the Sham, is a retired American rock and roll singer.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.
The Santa Clara Valley runs south-southeast from the southern end of San Francisco Bay in Northern California in the United States.
Thomas Harvey "Sean" Bonniwell (August 16, 1940 – December 20, 2011); accessed December 27, 2011 was an American singer-songwriter/guitarist, who was known as the creative force behind the 1960s garage rock band, The Music Machine.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
"Shakin' All Over" is a song originally performed by Johnny Kidd & the Pirates.
She was an all-female American garage rock band from Sacramento, California that was active between 1964 and 1971.
Shock rock is an umbrella term for artists who combine rock music or metal with highly theatrical live performances emphasizing shock value.
Simla Beat 70/71 is a garage rock compilation issued by Normal Records consisting of songs which originally appeared on the Simla Beat 70 and Simla Beat 71 albums showcasing bands who appeared at the All-India Simla Beat battle of the bands contests held those two years in Bombay, India.
Skiffle is a music genre with jazz, blues, folk and American folk influences, usually using a combination of manufactured and homemade or improvised instruments.
Small Faces were an English rock band from East London.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
Space exploration is the discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of evolving and growing space technology.
The Star-Club was a music club in Hamburg, Germany that opened on Friday 13 April, 1962, and was initially operated by Manfred Weissleder and Horst Fascher.
Stephen Carlton "Stevie" Wright (20 December 1947 – 27 December 2015), formerly billed as Little Stevie, was an English-born musician and songwriter who has been called Australia's first international pop star.
Strawberry Alarm Clock is a psychedelic rock band formed in 1967 in Los Angeles best known for their 1967 hit single "Incense and Peppermints".
In literary criticism, stream of consciousness is a narrative mode or method that attempts to depict the multitudinous thoughts and feelings which pass through the mind.
Subversion (Latin subvertere: overthrow) refers to a process by which the values and principles of a system in place are contradicted or reversed, an attempt to transform the established social order and its structures of power, authority, hierarchy, and norm (social).
Sunset Strip is the mile-and-a-half (2.4 km) stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California, United States.
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
"Surfin' Bird" is a song performed by American surf rock band the Trashmen, and it is also the name of the album that featured this hit single.
Susan Kay Quatro (born 3 June 1950) is an American rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Sympathy for the Record Industry (also known as Sympathy Records or Sympathy 4 the R.I.) is a mainly independent garage rock and punk label formed in 1988 by Long Gone John.
The Syndicate of Sound was an American garage rock band formed in San Jose, California that was first active between 1964 and 1970.
T.A.M.I. Show is a 1964 concert film released by American International Pictures.
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States.
"Talk Talk" is the debut single of the American garage rock band, The Music Machine.
The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The (International) Noise Conspiracy (abbreviated T(I)NC) were a Swedish rock band formed in Sweden in the late months of 1998.
The 13th Floor Elevators were an American rock band from Austin, Texas, formed by guitarist and vocalist Roky Erickson, electric jug player Tommy Hall, and guitarist Stacy Sutherland.
The Ace of Cups is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1967 during the Summer of Love era.
The Action were an English band of the 1960s, formed as The Boys in August 1963, in Kentish Town, North West London.
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
The Atlantics are an Australian surf rock band founded in 1961.
The B-52s (styled as The B-52's prior to 2008) are an American rock band, formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976.
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in Toronto, Ontario in 1968 by Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals).
The Banned were an English punk/new wave outfit in the late 1970s.
The Banshees were an American garage rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1966.
The Barbarians were an American garage rock band formed in Cape Cod, Massachusetts that were active between 1964 and 1967, and briefly re-formed in 1973 to cut an album under a different lineup.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Beau Brummels were an American rock band.
The Black Diamonds were an Australian garage rock and band from Lithgow, New South Wales, who were active under different names from 1959 to 1971.
The Black Keys are an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001.
The Bluestars were a garage rock band from Auckland, New Zealand, who were active during the 1960s.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
The Castaways are an American rock band from the Twin Cities in Minnesota.
The Changin' Times were an American songwriting and performing duo (Artie Kornfeld and Steve Duboff).
The Chesterfield Kings were a rock band from Rochester, New York, who began as a retro-1960s garage band, and who have heavily mined 1960s music, including some borrowing from the 1960s recordings of The Rolling Stones.
The Chocolate Watchband is an American garage rock band that formed in 1965 in Los Altos, California.
The Continental Co-ets were an American all-female rock and roll band founded in 1963 in Fulda, Minnesota.
The Cramps were an American punk rock band formed in 1976 and active until 2009.
The Creation were an English rock band, formed in 1966.
The Creatures were a garage rock band which formed in Mildura, Australia in 1965 as The Beagle Boys.
The D4 was a rock band from Auckland, New Zealand.
The Datsuns are a hard rock band from Cambridge, New Zealand, formed in 2000.
The Deep was a short-lived American psychedelic rock band made up of musicians from New York City, who in 1966 traveled to Philadelphia to record a one-time LP, Psychedelic Moods: A Mind-Expanding Phenomena. The band was experimentally progressive, as they were one of the earliest groups to record psychedelic music, before it was adapted by a wider array of musical acts.
The Del-Vetts were an American garage rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1963.
The Detroit Cobras are an American garage rock band from Detroit, Michigan, formed in 1994.
The Dirtbombs are an American garage rock band based in Detroit, Michigan, notable for blending diverse influences such as punk rock and soul while featuring a dual bass guitar, dual drum and guitar lineup.
The Droogs were an American rock group from Los Angeles, initially active between 1972 and 1992, with the majority of releases from the mid-1980s onwards.
The Easybeats were an Australian rock band that formed in Sydney, Australia, in late 1964, and disbanded at the end of 1969.
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
The Electric Prunes are an American psychedelic rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1965.
The Electric Prunes, sometimes referred to as I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night), is the 1967 debut album by the American garage rock band, the Electric Prunes, released on Reprise Records.
The Wailers, often credited as The Fabulous Wailers, were an American rock band from Tacoma, Washington.
The Factory was Andy Warhol's New York City studio, which had three different locations between 1962 and 1984.
The Frantics or The Four Frantics were an American rock and roll group based in Seattle, Washington in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Fugs are a band formed in New York City in late 1964 by the poets Ed Sanders and Tuli Kupferberg, with Ken Weaver on drums.
The Fuzztones are an American garage rock revival band formed in 1980.
The Gainesville Sun is a newspaper published daily in Gainesville, Florida, United States, covering the North-Central portion of the state.
The Gamblers were an American surf rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1959.
The Gentlemen were an American garage rock band from Dallas, Texas who were active from 1964-1968.
were a Japanese pop and rock band, who were one of the top bands performing in the Group Sounds scene in the late 1960s.
The Gories are an American garage rock trio that formed in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in 1986.
The Grodes, sometimes known as The Tongues of Truth, were an American garage rock band from Tucson, Arizona, that featured lead singer and songwriter Manny Freiser, and were active between 1965 and 1968.
The Guess Who are a Canadian rock band, formed in Winnipeg in 1965.
The Haunted were a Canadian garage rock band from Montreal, Quebec.
The Hives are a Swedish rock band that rose to prominence in the early 2000s during the garage rock revival.
The Holy Modal Rounders was an American folk music group, originally the duo of Peter Stampfel and Steve Weber, who began performing together on the Lower East Side of New York City in the early 1960s.
The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The Kingsmen are a 1960s beat/garage rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
The La De Das were a leading New Zealand rock band of the 1960s and early 1970s.
The Leaves were an American garage rock band formed in San Fernando Valley, California in 1964.
The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar).
The Litter was an American psychedelic and garage rock band, formed in 1966 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Little Boy Blues were an American garage rock band from Chicago, Illinois active in the mid to late 1960s, who are considered early pioneers in protopunk.
The Liverbirds were a British all-female beat group, based in Liverpool, active between 1963 and 1968.
The Lords are a German rock band, formed in Berlin in 1959.
The Loved Ones were an Australian rock band formed in 1965 in Melbourne following the British Invasion.
The Masters Apprentices (or The Masters to fans) were an Australian pop/rock band fronted by Jim Keays on lead vocals, which formed in 1965 in Adelaide, South Australia, relocated to Melbourne in February 1967 and attempted to break into the United Kingdom market from 1970, before disbanding in 1972.
The Missing Links were an Australian garage rock, R&B, and protopunk group from Sydney who were active from 1964 to 1966.
The Modern Lovers was an American rock band led by Jonathan Richman in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Monks, referred to by the name monks on record sleeves, were an American garage rock band formed in Gelnhausen, West Germany in 1964.
The Moods were an Australian garage rock band from Melbourne, who were active during the 1960s.
The Move were a British rock band of the late 1960s and the early 1970s.
The Mummies were an American garage punk band formed in San Bruno, California, in 1988.
The Music Machine was an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1966.
The Mynah Birds were a Canadian R&B band formed in Toronto, Ontario, that was active from 1964 to 1967.
The Nashville Teens are an English rock band, formed in Surrey in 1962.
The New Republic is a liberal American magazine of commentary on politics and the arts, published since 1914, with influence on American political and cultural thinking.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Northwest Company was a Canadian garage rock band from Haney, British Columbia who were active from the mid-1960s through the early 1970s.
The Outcasts are an American garage rock band from San Antonio, Texas that released a total of five singles between 1965 and 1967.
The Outsiders were an American rock and roll band from Cleveland, Ohio, that was founded and led by guitarist Tom King.
The Outsiders were a Dutch band from Amsterdam.
The Pandoras were an all-female rock band from Los Angeles, California from 1983 to 1990.
The Paupers were a Canadian psychedelic rock band from Toronto, Ontario who recorded between 1965 and 1968.
The Pink Finks was an Australian pop/R&B band of the mid-1960s.
The Pleasure Seekers was a 1960s-era, all-female garage rock band from Detroit, Michigan.
The Pleazers were an Australian-formed rhythm and blues musical group which were popular in New Zealand.
The Premiers were a Mexican-American garage band in the 1960s, best known for their 1964 hit, "Farmer John.".
The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators is the debut studio album by the 13th Floor Elevators.
The Punks were an American proto-punk band from Waterford, Michigan near Detroit, who were active from 1973-1977.
The Purple Hearts were an Australian R&B, rock group, formed in Brisbane as the Impacts in 1964.
The Rathskeller (known as The Rat for short) was a legendary live music venue in Boston, Massachusetts that was open from 1974 to 1997.
The Rattles are a German rock band, formed in Hamburg in 1960, most prominently known for their 1970 psychedelic hit single, "The Witch".
The Real Kids are an American rock band from Boston, led by guitarist, singer and songwriter John Felice.
The Remains (sometimes referred to as "Barry and the Remains") were a mid-1960s rock group from Boston, Massachusetts, led by Barry Tashian.
The Remains is the debut album by the American garage rock band the Remains, and was released on Epic Records in September 26, 1966 (see 1966 in music).
The Rivieras were an American rock and roll group, who formed in the early 1960s in South Bend, Indiana, United States.
The Rockin’ Ramrods were an American garage rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who were active in the 1960s and early 1970s.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Runaways were an all-female teenage American rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s.
The Savages were an American garage rock band from Bermuda that were active in the mid-1960s.
The Seeds were an American rock band that is considered a prototype for mid-sixties garage punk rock.
The Shadows of Knight are an American rock band from the Chicago suburbs, formed in the 1960s, who play a form of British blues mixed with influences from their native city.
The Slits were a British punk rock band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators.
The Smoke was an English pop group from York.
The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington that formed in 1960.
The Sorrows are a rock band formed in 1963 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England by Pip Whitcher, and were part of the British beat boom of the 1960s.
The Spiders were a 1960s garage rock band, featuring Vincent Furnier (later known as Alice Cooper) on lead vocals.
The Spiders were a Japanese rock band formed in Tokyo in 1961, as one of the leading groups of the Group Sounds genre.
The Squires were an American garage band from Bristol, Connecticut, United States, operating in the 1960s.
The Standells are an American garage rock band from Los Angeles, California, US, formed in the 1960s, who have been referred to as the "punk band of the 1960s", and said to have inspired such groups as the Sex Pistols and Ramones.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander.
The Stooges is the debut studio album by American rock band The Stooges.
The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City.
The Throb were an R&B-based garage rock band from Sydney, Australia, who were active in the mid-1960s.
The Tigers were a popular Japanese band during the Group Sounds era in the late 1960s.
The Times-Picayune is an American newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, since January 25, 1837.
The Trashmen were a rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1962.
The Troggs (originally called The Troglodytes) are an English garage rock band formed in Andover, Hampshire in May 1964.
The Ugly Ducklings were a five-piece garage rock group based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, most notable during the mid 1960s.
The Unrelated Segments were an American garage rock band from Taylor, Michigan, that were active between 1966 and 1969.
The Vagrants were an American, Long Island-based rock and blue-eyed soul group from the 1960s.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
The Velvet Underground & Nico is the debut album by American rock band the Velvet Underground, released in March 1967 by Verve Records.
The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington.
The Vines are an Australian rock band formed in 1994 in Sydney.
The Von Bondies were an American alternative rock band active from 1997 to 2011.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
The Wilde Knights were an American garage rock band from Longview, Washington who active in the 1960s.
"The Witch" is a song by the American garage rock band the Sonics, written by vocalist Gerry Roslie, and first released as the group's debut single in November 1964 (see 1964 in music).
"The World Ain't Round It's Square" is a song recorded in 1966 by The Savages, a garage rock band from Bermuda and was written by Howie Rego and Bobby Zuill.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
Thee Headcoats was a band formed in Chatham, Kent, England in 1989, that was well known for its garage rock sound, explicitly sticking to this style on almost all of their albums.
Thee Midniters were an American group, among the first Chicano rock bands to have a major hit in the United States.
Thee Mighty Caesars were a Medway scene garage/punk group, formed by Billy Childish (vocals/guitar) in 1985 after the demise of The Milkshakes, alongside John Agnew (bass) and Graham Day (drums), who initially was still also in fellow Medway band The Prisoners.
Them were a Northern Irish band formed in Belfast in April 1964, most prominently known for the garage rock standard "Gloria" and launching singer Van Morrison's musical career.
A three-chord song is a song whose music is built around three chords that are played in a certain sequence.
"Time Won't Let Me" is a garage rock song that was recorded by The Outsiders, from Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965, and which became a major hit in the United States in 1966, reaching #5 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 on the week of April 16 of that year.
Tobacco Road is a term used in college sports, mainly basketball, for four rival universities in North Carolina that play in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).
Tommy James (born Thomas Gregory Jackson; April 29, 1947) is an American pop rock musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, widely known as leader of the 1960s rock band Tommy James and the Shondells.
Tonsure is the practice of cutting or shaving some or all of the hair on the scalp, as a sign of religious devotion or humility.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
In philosophy, transcendence conveys the basic ground concept from the word's literal meaning (from Latin), of climbing or going beyond, albeit with varying connotations in its different historical and cultural stages.
Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg (September 28, 1923 – July 12, 2010) was an American counterculture poet, author, singer, cartoonist, pacifist anarchist, publisher, and co-founder of the band the Fugs.
Ty Garrett Segall (born June 8, 1987) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and record producer.
Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Junior Chamber, also known as the Jaycees, JCs or JCI USA, is a leadership training and civic organization for people between the ages of 18 and 40.
Uptight Tonight: The Ultimate 1960s Garage Punk Primer is a garage rock compilation put out in 2005 by Big Beat Records.
Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America.
The Uruguayan Invasion was a musical phenomenon of the 1960s similar to the British Invasion, with rock bands from Uruguay gaining popularity in Argentina.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Vinyl is an American period drama television series created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Rich Cohen and Terence Winter.
Wladimir "Wally" Tax (14 February 1948 – 10 April 2005) was a Dutch singer and songwriter.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
We the People was an American garage rock band from Orlando, Florida, that was formed in late 1965 and professionally active between 1966 and 1970.
"Western Union" is a 1967 song by the American rock band the Five Americans.
"Wild Thing" is a song written by American songwriter Chip Taylor and popularized by the English rock band the Troggs.
Wimple Winch was an English freakbeat band that evolved from the group, Just Four Men.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
"Wooly Bully" is a popular song originally recorded by novelty rock 'n' roll band Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs in 1965.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000.
You're Gonna Miss Me is an American documentary film by Keven McAlester.
The Zakary Thaks were an American garage rock band from Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, which formed in the mid-1960s.
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
(Turn On) The Music Machine is the debut album by the American garage rock band the Music Machine, and was released on Original Sound Records on December 31, 1966.
"(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet" is a song by the American rock band Blues Magoos, released in October 1966.
...For the Whole World to See is a studio album by the American band Death, released in 2009 and consisting of various demos originally recorded in the mid 1970s.
"7 and 7 Is" is a song written by Arthur Lee and recorded by his band Love on June 17 & 20, 1966, at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood.
"96 Tears" is a song recorded by the American garage rock band ? and the Mysterians in 1966 (see 1966 in music).
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