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Shake Some Action! The bands that put the Bomp in U.S. beat

Tom Hibbert, History of Rock, The, 1984

IN THE mid-Sixties, within the music of groups like the Kinks, the Byrds and the Who, musical aggression and melodic invention had co-existed. But with the rise of ‘underground’ rock music later in the decade, pop became increasingly clean and unthreatening.

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