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British Invasion

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  • proper noun The gain in British music bands' popularity in the United States in the 1960s.

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Examples

  • The British Invasion is a Beatles tribute band that performs in the United Kingdom pavilion, and a sign listing their performance times is centrally located in the pavilion.

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  • Daniel, Kelly, Massimo and Zan crunch and roll like British Invasion vintage Kinks.

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  • It was a race against time; I had to progress from rank novice to sultry-voiced master beforebossa novawas obliterated by the British Invasion in 1964.

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  • This week, it's New York: birth of hip-hop and punk, ground zero for the British Invasion.

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  • And while I still revere the bands made famous in the ensuing firestorm of pop musicmaking (the British Invasion, for those too young to know), the Stones were It for me then and are It for me now.

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  • When the British Invasion spoiled the tux-clad crooners 'party, Buddy rolled with the punches, covering Lennon-McCartney and Herman's Hermits along with Ellington and Cy Coleman.

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  • ROBERTS: The British Invasion in Moscow is all the buzz in London today, and CNN's Becky Anderson is there for us.

    CNN Transcript May 22, 2008

  • And while I still revere the bands made famous in the ensuing firestorm of pop-music making (the British Invasion, for those too young to know), the Stones were it for me then and are it for me now.

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  • When the British Invasion, the Beatles, the Stones, came over, my brother and I grew long hair.

    CNN Transcript Jul 1, 2006

  • The perfectly constructed pop/rock - power pop anthem seems to have been recorded "hot" or in the red zone, and that is a huge part of its appeal along with a swinging, British Invasion beat (the snare really cracks) and a couple of snazzy

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