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Edited Dec 08, 2007, 21:50
Very British
Dec 08, 2007, 21:44
There are some UK acts that for whatever reasons never translated to the U.S. The Beatles, Who, Kinks showed Britishness shouldn't have been a problem.

But Matt Munro, Jake Thakray, Man, Status Quo, and the Jam all enjoyed great success in UK, but not US. For some it was the size of the country= brutal tours, others bad luck, others not interested, etc.

Are there US acts that not have translated to UK, seen as too American?

And what about Zep, Stones, Cream, etc embracing US musics (e.g blues, rock,jazz, country, soul) and still retaining UK popularity, but Clash did the same( London Calling, Sandinista) and lost popularity homeward?
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