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John Fred

Blue-eyed soul outfit John Fred & His Playboy Band were among the largest one-hit wonders from the 1960s, topping the Billboard charts making use of their tongue-in-cheek Beatles homage “Judy in Disguise (With Glasses).” Created John Fred Gourrier on, may 8, 1941, in Baton Rouge, LA, the vocalist was the …

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David Naughton

An American actor and singer who’s most widely known for his starring functions within the 1980 Disney comedy Midnight Madness as well as the 1981 horror traditional An American Werewolf in London, David Naughton also hit it big around the Billboard charts using the 1979 pop hit “Makin’ It.” The …

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John Farrar

John Farrar (pronounced Fare-ah) followed a route from his local Australia to Britain and lastly to America that carried him from a profession being a guitarist to some singer/songwriter and ultimately — together with Olivia Newton-John — to be among the world’s most successful companies from the 1970s and early …

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David Lee Roth

Within the eyes of countless hard rock and roll fans, David Lee Roth may be the prototypical frontman. Having a flamboyant, larger-than-life stage existence along with a party-hardy surfer-dude persona (not forgetting his acrobatic leaps, very long mane of blond locks, and skintight spandex clothes), Roth was a fundamental element …

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Living in a Box

The Uk pop-funk group Surviving in a Container boomed onto MTV in 1987 using a song named after themselves. Featuring Richard Darbyshire (vocals/electric guitar), Marcus Vere (synthesizers), and Anthony Critchlow (drums), the music group had only 1 Top 40 one within the U.S., “Surviving in a Container”; within the U.K., …

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Home Town Hero

This LA, California, USA-based alt rock-band was formed in 2000 by Aaron Bruno (vocals/guitar), Drew Stewart (guitar), Todd Burnes (bass) and Ray Blanco (drums). The quartet, all fairly young veterans from the LA hardcore picture, originally performed as Insurgence but transformed their name quickly before putting your signature on a …

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Jay Graydon

Two-time Grammy champion/arranger/manufacturer/songwriter/guitarist Jay Graydon’s credits include strikes by Chicago, Earth, Blowing wind & Fire (“Following the Love IS FULLY GONE,” co-written with David Foster and Costs Champlin), Steely Dan, Dionne Warwick, Air Source, Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau (“Mornin'”), Breakin’ Apart, Heart’s Horizon, High Criminal offense, Jarreau, THIS TIME AROUND, …

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Jason Mraz

California-based singer/songwriter Jason Mraz makes laid-back, melodic pop with stylistic nods toward folk, jam band music, hip-hop, and gentle rock. Since arriving at the public’s interest along with his 2002 strike single “The Treatment (Don’t Get worried)”, Mraz provides proven himself to be always a dependable pop craftsman whose crowd-pleasing …

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The Steampacket

Because their rates included another superstar, the Steampacket have obtained even more attention than they really deserve. Offering vocalists Pole Stewart, Lengthy John Baldry, and Julie Driscoll, in addition to organist Brian Auger, misleading reissues from the group’s demos expenses the become “the very first supergroup.” That’s not the case. …

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Little River Band

When Small River Music group formed in 1975, Australia instantly took notice. The main element bandmembers had been already popular to Australians. Lead vocalist Glenn Shorrock experienced produced his name in middle-’60s group the Twilights, a Beatles-sounding pop group that obtained a national number 1 record using its version from …

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