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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 Rollers

The Rollers — Al Wilson, Eddie Wilson, Don Sampson, and Willie Willingham — disbanded after three Liberty records singles in 1961. Primarily the Jewels, the quartet shaped in San Bernadino, CA, after Al Wilson got from the Navy. “Bonneville” b/w “Got My Attention you,” released January of 1961, got performed …

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Mike Levy

Formerly from the Sneetches, singer/songwriter/guitarist Mike Levy crafts off-kilter pop that owes just as much to his former band’s sound since it does to diverse influences like Harry Nilsson, the Korgis, and Al Green. Levy started focus on his single debut Fireflies soon after the Sneetches disbanded in 1995; five …

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Paley Brothers

Ahead of his career being a high-visibility manufacturer of unbalanced old rock music artists (Brian Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis) and pop rings (NRBQ, Greenberry Woods), Andy Paley teamed along with his sibling Jonathan in 1978 to create the energy pop duo the Paley Brothers. They released a self-titled recording that …

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Chris Rainbow

Before he sang lead for the Alan Parsons Project, Chris Rainbow had embarked on a solo career in 1974. For six years, he documented within the U.K. for EMI Information and Polydor Information, and he also acted as maker and had written his own materials. His first encounter in a …

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The Poppees

While these were not as visionary or influential as Big Star, NY City’s the Poppees shared that iconic band’s like of Beatlesque play the classic design at the same time when embracing the Fab Four’s early function was as unfashionable as you can get, plus they lasted simply long enough …

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Permanent Green Light

After the 3 O’Clock went not really with a bang but with the whimper of 1988’s too-slick-by-half Vermilion, bassist-songwriter-leader Michael Quercio joined his buddy Scott Miller’s band Game Theory in 1990. (Quercio experienced produced Video game Theory’s 1984 EP Distortion, and Miller experienced contributed “THE LADY With your guitar (Says …

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The Rubinoos

For a short minute, the Rubinoos appeared to be the last expect pure pop music, carrying over the tradition from the Raspberries with an participating mixture of innocent bubblegum and power pop. The music group was produced in 1973 by teenage close friends Jon Rubin (vocals, electric guitar) and Tommy …

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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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The Hudson Brothers

Those that keep in mind the Hudson Brothers generally think about them like a bubblegum act of sorts, because of the fact which they hosted some comedy-variety Television shows within the mid-’70s. However they were actually a genuine group, incredibly Anglophile in orientation, with weighty debts towards the Beatles and …

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