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The Five Greatest English Rock Bands Of All Time.

1. The Beatles

The Beatles Credit: The BBC

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960, comprised of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.

They are regarded as the most influential band of all time and were integral to the development of 1960 counterculture and popular music’s recognition as an art form.

2. The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones 1964

The Rolling Stones is an English rock band formed in London in 1962. Active for six decades, they are one of the most popular and enduring bands of the rock era.

In the early 1960s, the Rolling Stones pioneered the gritty, heavier-driven sound that came to define hard rock.

3. Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin jammed together for the first time, on August 12, 1968.

Led Zeppelin III is the third studio album by the English rock band  Lep Zeppelin, released on 5 October 1970.

It was recorded in three locations. Much of the work was done at Headley Grange, a country house, using Rolling Stone’s Mobile studio. Additional sessions were held in more traditional recording studios, such as Island Studios and Olympic Studios in London.

4. The Who

The WHO

The Who is an English rock band formed in London in 1964. Their classic lineup consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist and singer John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon.

They are considered one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century and have sold over 100 million records worldwide.

5. Pink Floyd

March 1973 – UK progressive rock band Pink Floyd release their eighth album, Dark Side of the Moon, the best-selling album of all time.

The Division Bell is the fourteenth album by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd, released on 28 March 1994 by EMI Record in the United Kingdom and on 4 April by Columbia Records in the United States.

The second Pink Floyd album was recorded without founding member Roger Waters. The Division Bell was written mostly by guitarist and singer David Gilmour and key keyboardist Richard Wright.

It features Wright’s first lead vocal on a Pink Floyd album since The Dark Side of the Moon (1973). Gilmour’s fiancée, the novelist Polly Samson, co-wrote many of the lyrics, which deal with themes of communication.

It was the last Pink Floyd studio album to be composed of entirely new material, and the last recorded with Wright, who died in 2008.The theBeatlesVEVOThe

 

 

 

 

 

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