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The Spice Girls

They were supposed to be a “pre-fab femm-five” of sorts but they dumped the manager who was trying to assemble them and struck out on their own, becoming a grrrrl-pop sensation on both sides of the Atlantic....Read More

Boney M

Prefab group invented by German producer Frank Farian to perform his song Baby Do You Wanna Bump? Group peaked in 1978 with Rivers of Babylon and Rasputin from their Night Flight To Venus album. It sold over 50 million copies worl...Read More

Charlie Rich

By request. “Peaches” poses the question: ” Charlie Rich was really popular in the 60-70’s. Then I never heard anything about him anymore. Did he die?”...Read More

The Alice Cooper Group

Along with a minister’s son named Vincent Furnier they formed a band called The Nazz in Phoenix Arizona in the early 1960’s (not to be confused with Todd Rundgren’s band of the same name). In 1968 Furnier changed...Read More

Roy Buchanan

Played with Dale Hawkins, erroneously credited with writing parts of Suzie-Q but did contribute to My Babe and Grandma’s House. Eventually released his own Loading Zone which contained Green Onions and Ramon’s Blues....Read More

Donnie Iris

Had a hit with Ah Leah in 1980 or 1981. Also wrote the Jaggerz’ song The Rapper. [ Webmaster: he also had another hit I liked a lot: Love Is Like A Rock Killer guitars! ]...Read More

Gowan

After many years of paying his dues, Gowan broke into the mainstream in Canada with his ground breaking Criminal Mind video in 1985. The album had two follow-up hits Strange Animal and Guerilla Soldier. On the next album Moonlight...Read More

The Thompson Twins

They had many hits, some being Doctor, Doctor, Into the Gap, Lies Lies Lies, Love On Your Side, Lay Your Hands On Me, King For a Day, In the Name of Love, and Who Can Stop the Rain –as well as Hold Me Now (which was their bi...Read More

The Everly Brothers

Rock idols of the fifties and sixties. Hits included Wake Up Little Susie, Cathy’s Clown & Dream....Read More

Adam & the Ants

British pseudo-glam punk band, formed in 1977, disbanding in ’81 at which point Adam Ant went solo....Read More