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The band Big Brother & The Holding Company was founded in 1965. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in San Francisco. Generally, music journalists would define Big Brother & The Holding Company’s style within the genre/s of hard rock, psychedelic rock, and other rock music.

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Jefferson Airplane

Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band based in San Francisco, California that became one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock. Formed in 1965, the group defined the San Francisco Sound and was the first from the Bay Area to achieve international ... [wikipedia]
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an American-English rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, drummer Mitch Mitchell, and bassist Noel Redding comprised the group, which was active until Ju... [wikipedia]
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The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and drummer John Densmore. They were among the most controversial and influential rock acts of the 1960s, mostly ... [wikipedia]
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Quicksilver Messenger Service

Quicksilver Messenger Service (sometimes credited as simply Quicksilver) is an American psychedelic rock band formed in 1965 in San Francisco. The band achieved wide popularity in the San Francisco Bay Area and through their recordings, with psychedelic rock e... [wikipedia]
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Dead Rejects

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Janis Joplin

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter who sang rock, soul and blues music. One of the most successful and widely known rock stars of her era, she was noted for her powerful mezzo-soprano vocals and "electric" s... [wikipedia]
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Cream were a British rock band formed in London in 1966. The group consisted of bassist Jack Bruce, guitarist Eric Clapton, and drummer Ginger Baker. Bruce was the primary songwriter and vocalist, although Clapton and Baker also sang and contributed songs. ... [wikipedia]
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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963. The band's core lineup featured vocalist and harmonica player Keith Relf, drummer Jim McCarty, rhythm guitarist/bassist Chris Dreja and bassist/producer Paul Samwell-Smith. The band is known for... [wikipedia]
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Iron Butterfly

Iron Butterfly is an American rock band best known for the 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock and heavy metal music. Formed in San Diego, California, among band members who used to be... [wikipedia]
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Still Alive

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career lasted only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influentia... [wikipedia]
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Ten Years After

Ten Years After are a British blues rock band, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Between 1968 and 1973, Ten Years After scored eight Top 40 albums on the UK Albums Chart. In addition they had twelve albums enter the US Billboard 200, and are best... [wikipedia]
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The Filthy Radicals

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Steppenwolf was a Canadian rock band, prominent from 1968 to 1972. The group was formed in late 1967 in Los Angeles by lead singer John Kay, keyboardist Goldy McJohn, and drummer Jerry Edmonton, all formerly of the Canadian band The Sparrows. Guitarist Michael... [wikipedia]
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Country Joe & The Fish

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The Sacred Mushroom

The Sacred Mushroom was a blues rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, active in the late 1960s.... [wikipedia]
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Big Brother & The Holding Company genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Big Brother & The Holding Company. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of hard rock, psychedelic rock, and other rock music.

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