Classic Rock English Classic Rock Bands List

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List of English Classic rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Classic rock solo artists from England are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great English music that you've never heard before. The Classic rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in England. If you think the best English Classic rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Everything from Led Zeppelin to Cream is included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Classic rock bands from England?" and "Which Classic rock bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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Cream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Heavy metal

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America is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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The Small Faces is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
British Invasion, Classic rock, Pop music

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10cc is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Keith Emerson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Classical music

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Roland Orzabal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Classic rock

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Les Holroyd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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John Lees is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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Mel Pritchard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Progressive rock

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Mickey Finn's T-Rex is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Glam rock

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Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
Sherwood Classic rock

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The Whodlums is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Classic Rock Bands List
The Whodlums Classic rock