American counterparts of British bands

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Hombre, Aug 27, 2020.

  1. souldeep69

    souldeep69 Forum Resident

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    For the Animals I see the Rascals as closest in their R&B influences, blend of soul and rock, and the introduction of psychedelic influences later on.
    Both groups had big hits with both outside material and self-penned songs. Both groups had members in the band as talented and important to their success as the lead singers.
     
  2. drad dog

    drad dog Forum Resident

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    America - Prelude

    Dino Desi and Billy - Beaky Mick and Tich etc.

    Damned - Dead Boys

    You can do this. Just stay away from the A list.
     
  3. carlwm

    carlwm Forum Resident

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    They are both disliked by me so there is that. :D
     
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  4. TheSeldomSeenKid

    TheSeldomSeenKid Forum Resident

    In reverse order, so British Band, who had a few Counterparts US Bands:

    Echo & The Bunnymen—A Post Punk Version of The Doors and The Velvet Underground.
     
  5. Siegmund

    Siegmund Vinyl Sceptic

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    James Taylor is definitely America’s Paul McCartney, to an almost comical degree.
     
  6. speedracer

    speedracer Forum Resident

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    David Hasselhoff / Jane Birkin
     
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  7. statcat

    statcat Forum Resident

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    Trying to see this but can't.
     
  8. adlerjf

    adlerjf Forum Resident

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    Dire Straits as the British version of Creedence Clearwater Revival

    4 piece guitar based bands (at least in the beginning) with a dominant brother that wrote and sang lead on all of the songs
     
  9. Deek57

    Deek57 Forum Resident

    None of the above.
     
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  10. Frip

    Frip Forum Resident

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    I like Pavement, but they are just a band influenced by The Fall. It makes no more sense to say that they are the "American Fall" than to say Shakin' Stevens is the Welsh Elvis.
     
  11. Aftermath

    Aftermath Senior Member

    When I first heard "The Boys Are Back in Town" I thought it was an early Steely Dan song.
     
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