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(b. 1945) English pop singer and songwriter

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1994  

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This US melodic rock quartet was formed in 1977 by ex-L.A. Jets duo Karen Lawrence (vocals) and John Desautels (drums). With the addition of Steve Schiff (guitar) and Bill Rhodes ...
Air Supply

Air Supply  

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Formed around the partnership of Russell Hitchcock (b. 15 June 1949, Melbourne, Australia; vocals) and Graham Russell (b. 1 June 1950, Sherwood, Nottingham, England; guitar, vocals), soft rockers Air ...
Art Themen

Art Themen  

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B. Arthur Edward George Themen, 26 November 1939, Manchester, England. A self-taught musician, Themen played tenor saxophone with a university jazz band while studying medicine at Cambridge. After ...
Atlantic Crossing (Rod Stewart album)

Atlantic Crossing (Rod Stewart album)  

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None of Rod Stewart’s many self re-inventions has been half-hearted, least of all the full-fledged adoption of the full-on electric rock of 1975’s Atlantic Crossing. This album saw Stewart moving ...
Ben's Brother

Ben's Brother  

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This UK acoustic pop band was formed in 2005 by ‘Ben’s Brother’ Jamie Hartman (b. 24 September 1973, London, England), who took the band name from his childhood belief that ...
Beryl Marsden

Beryl Marsden  

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B. Beryl Hogg, 1947, Liverpool, England. One of a handful of female singers to emerge during the Mersey boom, Marsden made her debut in January 1963 with the powerful ‘I ...
Bill Martin

Bill Martin  

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B. William Wylie, 9 November 1938, Glasgow, Scotland. A prolific and highly successful songwriter, record producer, and music publisher. Although he came from a musical family, and studied at the ...
Billy Gaff

Billy Gaff  

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A colourful member of the UK music business, Gaff guided the careers of Rod Stewart and John Mellencamp. He entered the industry as a member of Robert Stigwood’s staff in ...
Blossom Toes

Blossom Toes  

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Initially known as the Ingoes, Brian Godding (b. 19 August 1945, Wales; guitar, vocals, keyboards), Jim Cregan (b. James Cregan, 9 March 1946, Yeovil, Somerset, England; guitar/vocals), Brian Belshaw ...
Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams  

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B. Bryan Guy Adams, 5 November 1959, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The unpretentious Adams developed into one of the most popular Canadian artists of the late 80s and 90s, and remains well known for his ...
Carmine Appice

Carmine Appice  

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B. 15 December 1946, Staten Island, New York, USA. This talented and versatile drummer originally played in small bands on the New York bar circuit. He was a member of ...
Cindy Bullens

Cindy Bullens  

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B. 1953, West Newbury, Massachusetts, USA. Now based in Maine, this singer-songwriter travelled to Los Angeles, California in 1974 in an attempt to break into the music business. Her dedication ...
Climie Fisher

Climie Fisher  

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This UK songwriting duo featured Simon Climie (b. 7 April 1960, Fulham, London, England; vocals/keyboards) and Rob Fisher (b. 5 November 1959, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, d. 25 August 1999, ...
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse  

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Crazy Horse evolved in 1969 when singer Neil Young invited Danny Whitten (b. 8 May 1943, Columbus, Georgia, USA, d. 18 November 1972; guitar/vocals), Billy Talbot (b. 23 October 1943 ...
Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield  

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B. 3 June 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 26 December 1999, Roswell, Georgia, USA. As songwriter and vocalist with the Impressions, Mayfield established an early reputation as one of soul ...
Dann Huff

Dann Huff  

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B. 15 November 1960, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Huff grew up in a musical family as his father was a conductor and arranger. He learnt guitar and was playing on demonstration ...
Danny Thompson

Danny Thompson  

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B. Daniel Henry Edward Thompson, 4 April 1939, Teignmouth, Devon, England. An expressive, inventive double bass player, Thompson became established in British jazz circles through his work with Tubby ...
David Foster

David Foster  

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B. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Foster is one of the leading songwriters and producers of the modern rock era, a multi-Grammy Award winner who has been involved with some of ...
Dominic Miller

Dominic Miller  

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B. 21 March 1960, Buenos Aires, Argentina. From the age of 10 Miller was raised in Racine, Wisconsin, where, five years later, he began playing guitar. He studied formally both ...
Dunbar, Aynsley, Retaliation

Dunbar, Aynsley, Retaliation  

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This unit was formed in 1967 by ex-John Mayall drummer Aynsley Dunbar (b. 10 January 1946, Liverpool, England). Having recorded an informal version of Buddy Guy’s ‘Stone Crazy’ with an ...

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