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The Raspberries

The Raspberries cut with the epic pretensions and pomposity of ’70s-era rock to happily reclaim the soul and simplicity of classic pop, recalling the heyday from the Uk Invasion making use of their exquisitely crafted melodies and achingly gorgeous harmonies. The group was created in Coach, OH, in early 1970 …

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The Primary 5

Led by ex-Teenage Fanclub/Soup Dragons drummer Paul Quinn, Scottish melodic rockers the principal 5 make ’60s and ’70s-inspired melodic rock and roll not dissimilar towards the drummer’s former employers. In 2001, after documenting four albums using the Fanclub, Quinn made a decision to keep the band and commence focus on …

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Kathy Fleischmann

Massapequa, NY, local Kathy Fleischmann is really a gifted vocalist and songwriter. She started learning how exactly to play the violin in the 3rd grade, but provided it up following a year or two. She continued to review both electric guitar and tone of voice in her teenagers. In 1989 …

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Pete Krebs

Having already offered successful tours within the punk/pop rings Thrillhammer and Hazel, and recently, the rambunctious bluegrass strap Golden Delicious, Pete Krebs offers emerged among the most consistently interesting contemporary singer-songwriters. Similar to his friend and collaboratorElliott Smith, Krebs uses his even more rock-oriented roots to operate a vehicle his …

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Van Duren

Vehicle Duren was area of the early Memphis power pop picture that spawned the legendary Big Celebrity, and made many underexposed, small-label information during the past due ’70s. Duren started playing in rings at age 13 in 1966 and went to senior high school with eventual Big Celebrity drummer Jody …

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Jon Auer

Jon Auer is co-founder of 1 of the very most critically acclaimed power pop rings from the ’90s, the Posies. Auer created the music group in Bellingham, Washington with Ken Stringfellow, developing a demonstration tape in Auer’s parents’ cellar and sending it to PopLlama Information in Seattle. The tape was …

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Joey Molland

Badfinger guitarist Joe Molland began taking part in piano at five or six years at his Liverpool house — “needless to say We didn’t really play it, I simply kinda plunked it a little, and We learned some chords…I cannot remember the way i learned those chords but We knew …

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Game Theory

A singularly intelligent and imaginative pop music group, Game Theory attracted bit more than a keen cult following throughout their original life expectancy of 1982 to 1990. However the band’s hooky but unconventional melodies, literate and frequently witty lyrics, and crafty method of preparations and aural montage established them far …

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Chris Stamey

From his tenures using the Sneakers as well as the dB’s on to his subsequent solo tasks, singer/songwriter Chris Stamey continued to be a linchpin from the jangle pop renaissance. Given birth to Dec 6, 1954 in Chapel Hill, NEW YORK, he grew up within the Winston-Salem region, and alongside …

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Chris Bell

Chris Bell was among the unsung heroes of American pop music. Despite a lifestyle proclaimed by tragedy along with a profession crippled by industrial indifference, the vocalist/songwriter’s slender body of documented work demonstrated massively influential in the years of indie rockers who surfaced in his wake. Delivered January 12, 1951 …

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