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Steve Walsh

Because the vocalist for Kansas, Steve Walsh’s strong and certain delivery produced “KEEP ON Wayward Son,” “Dust within the Wind,” and “Stage of Know Return” radio staples from the ’70s. He also fronted the short-lived Roads and sporadically released solo albums, among which has arrived on many “worst record cover” …

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Ted Nugent

Throughout his lengthy career, guitar wildman Ted Nugent has reveled within the controversy and criticism that always appears to follow in his path. While there is no denying his outstanding talent within the six-string, his knack for penning industry rock and roll anthems, or his standing up as you of …

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Starship

Starship was a music group developed by the negotiation of the lawsuit. Notwithstanding this wondering starting, the group continued to some hits within the mid-’80s, like the chart-toppers “We Constructed This Town,” “Sara,” and “Nothing’s Gonna End Us Today” within a refined, mainstream pop/rock and roll style before breaking up …

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Grand Funk

Among the 1970s’ most successful hard rock and roll bands regardless of critical pans and somewhat reluctant radio airplay (initially), Grand Funk Railroad built a devoted group of fans with regular touring, a loud, basic undertake the blues-rock power trio audio, and strong working-class charm. The music group was created …

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Streetheart

In 1975, vocalist Ken Shields, keyboard participant Daryl Gutheil and bassist Kim Sinnaeve formed the band Wascana. After becoming renamed See, the group became Streetheart when guitarist Paul Dean and drummer Matt Frenette became a member of in 1977. The music group released Meanwhile Back Paris the next calendar year …

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ZZ Top

A sturdy American blues-rock trio from Tx, ZZ Top specialized in down-and-dirty blues-rock through the ’70s, then scored colorful MTV hits through the 1980s. Created in Houston in 1970 by Billy Gibbons (acoustic guitar), Dusty Hill (bass), and Frank Beard (drums), the trio originated from a set of rival rings …

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Heart

Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson will be the creative spark behind Center, a hard rock and roll group who also initially found achievement within the mid-’70s and then reach greater levels after engineering a significant comeback ten years later. The daughters of the Sea Corps captain, Ann (given birth to …

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Golden Earring

Best known within the U.S. for his or her hard rock materials, Golden Earring have already been typically the most popular homegrown music group in holland since the middle-’60s, if they had been mainly a pop group. The group was founded by guitarist/vocalist George Kooymans and bassist/vocalist Rinus Gerritsen, after …

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Dakota

This US melodic rock outfit was formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1979 by vocalists/guitarists Jerry Hludzik and Billy Kelly. Recruiting Lou Crossa and Jeff Mitchell on keyboards, Expenses McMale (bass) and John Robinson (drums), they centered their style around the music of Styx, Toto and Kansas. Greatly dominated by keyboards …

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Donnie Iris

He found popularity as the business lead singer from the Jaggerz (the one-hit question from 1970 in charge of the quantity two hit “The Rapper”), but Donny Iris returned towards the pop graphs in the first ’80s many times as a single act. Created Dominic Ierace in Beaver Falls, PA, …

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