Originally Posted by 2000grad
New York Dolls
Jimi Hendrix Experience (same with Springsteen and E street category)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Wow. This is a great list. NY Dolls may not have been very popular, but their records are badass and gave birth to other great stuff.
Ramones - without a doubt
Originally Posted by Spurticus
unfortunately, main stream America wasn't playing that
stuff unless it was re-recorded and played by White American Artists.
This is factual. It's interesting how British artists tried to jump on the bandwagon