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Daryl Braithwaite - 74% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 January 1949, Melbourne, Australia. Braithwaite came to national attention as lead singer with the Australian teen phenomenon of the 70s, Sherbet. His talent as a vocalist was often overlooked by older music buyers, put off by his adoring teenage fans. He managed to have substantial success both as a member of the band and on solo vocal outings. His early solo albums and Read more

Jimmy Barnes - 62% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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James Swan, 28 April 1956, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, Scotland. With the disintegration of the Australian band Cold Chisel in 1983, lead singer Jimmy Barnes embarked on a solo career with Mushroom Records. He teamed up with Jonathan Cain (ex-Babys) and produced two albums in quick succession. These were characterized by Barnes’ rough and raunchy vocal delivery, and included e Read more

Mondo Rock - 52% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Icehouse - 46% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Australian rock band was formed as Flowers in the late 70s by classically trained songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Iva Davies (Ivor Davies, 22 May 1955). Influenced by Roxy Music and David Bowie, Flowers’ other members included Keith Welsh (bass), John Lloyd (drums), and Michael Hoste (keyboards). The first single, ‘Can’t Help Myself’ was a Top 1 Read more

Pseudo Echo - 37% match to 1927

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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The Angels - 36% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Mi-Sex - 34% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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Formed in New Zealand in 1977, Mi-Sex originally comprised Steve Gilpin (New Zealand, d. 6 January 1992, Australia; vocals), Don Martin (bass), Murray Burns (keyboards), Kevin Stanton (guitar) and Richard Hodgkinson (drums). Mi-Sex started off playing cover versions of UK new wave material, and during their history borrowed heavily from Elvis Costello, Mink DeVille and Grah Read more

Hunters & Collectors - 29% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981, Hunters And Collectors experimented with a punk/funk style, drawing comparisons in some quarters to Talking Heads, something that earned them a strong following on the Australian alternative music scene. The core members of the group have over the years comprised Mark Seymour (guitar, lead vocals), Jeremy Smith (keyboards, saxophone), Do Read more

Paul Kelly - 25% match to 1927

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Richard Clapton - 23% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Unfortunately, Clapton remains one of Australian rock’s hidden secrets. A perceptive lyricist and a talented songwriter, Clapton returned from travelling in Europe in 1972, where he had played in a couple of bands and recorded a remarkable debut album, which displayed his laconic, wailing vocal style, strong lyrics and ear for melody. The sparse production assisted the alb Read more

Human Nature - 22% match to 1927

Genres: Vocals
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This Australian pop group, packaged and marketed in a manner reminiscent of England’s Take That, has enjoyed huge success since forming in the mid-90s. However, much of that success has come not from Antipodean markets, but from Japan, where the group have been feted by the teenage press. The group was formed by brothers Andrew and Mike Tierney when they met Toby Allen and Read more

Kate Ceberano - 20% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1956, Australia. Ceberano began her singing career in Melbourne with the dance-techno band I’m Talking from 1983 to 1987. During this period she maintained her own band project, Kate Ceberano And The Hogie Cats. Ceberano eventually made the move to a full solo career, initially recording a jazz album with the Kate Ceberano Septet, before recording her succes Read more

You Am I - 19% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Up until the early 90s, most of Australia’s best know rock imports seemed to fit neatly into categories of heavy metal (AC/DC), punk (Radio Birdman), or pop rock (Men At Work, INXS). This situation changed with the emergence of bands such as You Am I, who embraced alternative music but also demonstrated a keen ear for a sweet pop melody.Formed in Sy Read more

Peter Allen - 18% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Peter Allen Woolnough, 10 February 1944, Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia, d. 18 June 1992, San Diego, California, USA. A popular singer, dancer, and the composer of several memorable songs during the 70s and 80s. Allen was singing and playing in what became his frenetic and extrovert trademark manner in local pubs while in his mid-teens. After moving to Sydney in 195 Read more

Sherbet - 18% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Sydney, Australia in 1969, Sherbet became an Antipodean pop phenomenon, dominating the Australian charts throughout the 70s and achieving massive success with the teenage and pre-teen audience. The band was comprised of musicians with experience in various ‘second division’ Sydney bands and utilized the UK influence of Slade and the Sweet. The band performed Read more

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