389. What group open for during this first tour? Jimi Hendrix The Beatles The Monkees The Spencer Davis Group During this tour a young keyboardist accompanied Little Richard, which resulted in a fortuitous meeting with the above mentioned opening act. Years later their career paths would cross again. 390. Who was this keyboardist? Gregg Allman Rod Argent Rick Wakeman Billy Preston 391. What group lead the charge of the British Invasion and was the first to tour in America? The Beatles The Dave Clark Five Gerry and the Pacemakers Rory and the Hurricanes Not only were the DC5 hit makers in their own right they were often touted as the biggest rival to the Beatles during their early careers. Clark, the group’s drummer, was also their manager and was able to secure the rights to all of their songs.
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