Americanisation of British Music

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  • The Americanisation of British Music.
    • 1950s
      • American Jazz and swing replaced traditional British folk and brass bands.
      • American dance crazes hit Uk
        • Jitterbug
        • Lindy Hop
        • Swing Jive
      • The impact of American Rock n Roll
        • British artists e.g Clif Richard modelled themselves on their American counterparts.
        • Elvis, Bill Hayley and the Comets.
    • 1960s
      • British Rock n Roll exported to America
        • The Beatles
        • Rolling Stones (American Blues)
      • British invasion acts influenced fashion and manners of the 60s which became known as the counter culture.
    • 1970s
      • American punk rock movement, developed between 1974-1976
        • The Ramones
      • Style soon taken up by British bands which gave British punk music a new twist.
        • The Clash
        • American punk rock movement, developed between 1974-1976
          • The Ramones
        • The Sex Pistols
    • 1980s
      • Indie (UK)
        • Stone Roses
        • The Smiths
      • New Romanticism (UK). Developed glam rock fashion.
        • Adam  and the Ants
        • David Bowie
        • Duran Duran- lead the second 'British Invasion'

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