This is what they replaced
There was. But the best alternative was r&b, Motown etc., and racism was still rampant in society.I'm sure something better than this stuff was out there, but as a whole the British Invasion was certainly a game changer!
Indeed! Music didn't need saving in the early '60s and it certainly didn't need saved by this sort of thing:there was a lot of truly mind blowing jazz in the early sixties.
It's been 56 years since the cultural tsunami that was the Beatles crashed onto the shores of North America and swept away the pop music of the day and forever changed music to come so, while Revisionist history can be fun, it's a little late.A bunch of English guys with pudding bowl haircuts glibly copying Chuck Berry is also about an inch deep.