Who was America's first great rock band?

Most of America’s contributions to early rock and roll were solo artists and even into the 1960s, many of the “bands” were vocal groups who utilized studio musicians. With that in mind, who do you consider America’s first great rock and roll band? Defend your position in the comments.

Who was America’s first great rock band?
  • Beach Boys (1962)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival (1968)
  • Doors (1967)
  • Four Seasons (1962)
  • Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
  • Monkees (1966)
  • Mothers of Invention (1966)
  • Spencer Davis Group (1965)
  • Turtles (1965)
  • Other (List below)
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