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The Electric Prunes - 100% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1965, the Electric Prunes originally consisted of Jim Lowe (San Luis Obispo, California, USA; vocals, guitar, autoharp), Ken Williams (b. Long Beach, California, USA; lead guitar), James ‘Weasel’ Spagnola (b. Cleveland, Ohio, USA; guitar), Mark Tulin (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; bass) and Michael Weakley aka Quint ( Read more

The Seeds - 95% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Love - 85% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Funk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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For many, the doyens of Los Angeles progressive rock in the 60s, brilliantly erratic and producers of one of the most beautiful albums ever made: Forever Changes. Love were formed in 1965 out of the ashes of the Grass Roots, and comprised former Byrds road manager Bryan MacLean (25 September 1946, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 25 December 1998, Los Angeles, California, US Read more

West Coast Pop Art Exp. Band - 82% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Roky Erickson - 78% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Music Theme Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roger Kynard Erickson, 15 July 1947, Dallas, Texas, USA. Erickson came to the fore in the infamous 13th Floor Elevators. He composed ‘You’re Gonna Miss Me’, the band’s most popular single, while his feverish voice and exciting guitar work provided a distinctive edge. This influential unit broke up in disarray during 1968 as Erickson began missing gigs. Ar Read more

The Chocolate Watchband - 74% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Quicksilver Messenger Service - 71% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Of all the bands that came out of the San Francisco area during the late 60s Quicksilver typified most the style, attitude and sound of that era. The original band in 1964 comprised Dino Valenti (Chester Powers, 7 October 1937 (1943 is also cited), Danbury, Connecticut, USA, d. 16 November 1994, Santa Rosa, California, USA; vocals), John Cipollina (b. 24 August 1943, Berkel Read more

Strawberry Alarm Clock - 69% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Based in California and originally known as the Sixpence, the Strawberry Alarm Clock enjoyed a US number 1 in 1967 with the memorable ‘Incense And Peppermints’. This euphoric slice of ‘flower-power’ bubblegum was initially intended as a b-side and the featured voice was that of a friend on hand during the session, rather than an official member. The group - Read more

The Strawberry Alarm Clock - 69% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Pretty Things - 67% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the UK’s seminal R&B bands, the Pretty Things formed at Sidcup Art College, Kent, England, in September 1963. The original line-up featured a founder member of the Rolling Stones, Dick Taylor (Richard Clifford Taylor, 28 January 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; guitar), plus Phil May (b. Phillip Arthur Dennis Kattner, 9 November 1944, Dartford, Kent, England; v Read more

Country Joe & The Fish - 66% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Berkeley, California, USA, in 1965, this imaginative quintet began life as the Instant Action Jug Band. Former folk singer Country Joe McDonald (1 January 1942, El Monte, California, USA) established the band with guitarist Barry Melton (b. 1947, Brooklyn, New York, USA), the only musicians to remain in the line-up throughout its turbulent history. Part of a politi Read more

Kaleidoscope - 66% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Moby Grape - 63% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The legend that continues to grow and grow around this memorable late 60s San Francisco, California, USA band is mainly based on their magnificent debut album, which fans vainly willed them to repeat. This iconoclastic but sometimes shambling unit was formed in September 1966, with the seminal line-up of Alexander ‘ Skip’ Spence (18 April 1946, Windsor, Ontario, Ca Read more

Blues Magoos - 59% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Bronx, New York, USA, in 1964 and initially known as the Trenchcoats and then the Bloos Magoos, the founding line-up comprised Emil ‘Peppy’ Thielhelm (16 June 1949; vocals/guitar), Dennis LaPore (lead guitar), Ralph Scala (b. 12 December 1947; organ/vocals), Ronnie Gilbert (b. 25 April 1946; bass) and John Finnegan (drums), but by the end of the year Read more

Spacemen 3 - 57% match to 13th Floor Elevators

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Instigated in 1982 by Sonic Boom (Pete Kember, 19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England) and regional soulmate J. Spaceman aka Jason Pierce (also, strangely enough, b. 19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England). Augmented by the rhythm section of Rosco (b. Sterling Roswell; drums) and Pete Bain (bass), it took Spacemen 3 four full years to blossom onto record. Ini Read more


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