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In February of 1964 America saw an influx of British pop musicians, but there's more to it than The Beatles, mop top haircuts, and the screaming girls who could hardly handle it (but let's face it - we all identify, don't we?). Over the last 50+ years, some of the lesser-known facts have fallen by the wayside. As a musicologist, I am responsible for keeping these facts circulating in the present day. A trying effort, but somebody's got to do it. Step into your Cuban-heeled boots. It's time to test your knowledge of the British Invasion.
~Carolyn Brunelle

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  • Rob Orick Alias "robgems68" from Oxford, MichiganYou were correct about The Seekers being from Australia and I admit I got it wrong. Their first album in both Australia and the U.K. appeared in 1963 on Fontana Records (U.K.) and W.& G. Records in Australia. Two years later, the Seekers would hit big in the U.S. with "I'll Never Find Another You" (Composed by Dusty Springfield's brother, Tom Springfield) on Capitol Records. A small independent label, Marvel Records would issue their 1963 first album tracks as a response to the success on Capitol Records for the first time in the U.S. A nice list.
  • Ted from Sunderlandeasy that
  • James from QuebecDang! Missed one.
  • Michael Smith from Plymouth, MaGreat list of questions! I got more wrong than right and I loved the British Invasion.
  • Ingrid from ArizonaMissed one. . Not too shabby.
  • Roland from Amityville, NyDidn't know how much I knew,but was delighted to find out how much I didn't know! Great Job! Luv this app
  • David from Auxonne, France4 wrong....... Aaaaagh
  • Babio from WisconsinWhat about Billy Jay Kramer and the Dakotas? I was ready for anything about them.....
  • Jim from North Billerica, MaI got two wrong. One I should have known better.
  • Chipp Ross from PdxFINALLY aced a quiz! Of all the invasions The British Invasion one is my fave. Had me on the rope's a few times Carolyn, great questions.
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