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Formed in 1964

The Mothers of  Invention were formed.

The M&B 5 changed their name to the Moody Blues.

The Beau  Brummels were formed in San Francisco.

Hearts and Flowers.

Formed in London The Birds.

The Critters were formed in New Jersey, U.S.A.

Jr. Walker and the Allstars.

The Peddlers Formed.

The Liberators later Pinkerton Assorted Colours.

Formed in Chicago The Ides of March.

The McCoys formed in Union City, Indiana.

Count Five.

The Troglodytes later the Troggs.

The Shangri-Las formed in New York.

The Detours changed to The Who,The High Numbers and back to The Who.

The Jet Set, The Beefeaters later renamed The Byrds.

The Heartbeats changed to Herman’s Hermits.

Long John Baldry formed the Hoochie Coochie Men.

The Brian  Auger Trinity.

Ivy League.

Formed in London The Artwoods.

Alan Bown Set.

The Orphonics later changed to The Delfonics.

Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band.

The Brogues formed in San Jose.

The Jazziacs later changed to Kool and the Gang.

Quicksilver Messenger Service.

The Arbors formed in Michigan.

Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band.

The Toys.

The Rationals formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Gary Lewis & the Playboys.

The Mamas and the Papas.

The Trenchcoats later changed to Blues Magoos.

The Walker Brothers.

The (Young) Rascals.

Sir Douglas Quintet.

“Five Live Yardbirds”  was recorded at the Marquee Club.

The Byrds signed a contract with CBS Records.

The Merseybeats released their album which was self named.

The Big Three disbanded.

Tom Jones

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