Adam Faith Similar Artists

Alma Cogan - 95% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 May 1932, London, England, d. 26 October 1966, London, England. After appearing in the stage shows Sauce Tartare and High Button Shoes, Cogan was spotted by A&R representative Wally Ridley and signed to HMV Records. Although she began her career as a balladeer, her breakthrough came with the novelty hit ‘Bell Bottom Blues’, which reached the Top 5 in the UK Read more

Cliff Richard - 94% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harry Roger Webb, 14 October 1940, Lucknow, India. One of the most popular and enduring talents in the history of UK showbusiness, Webb began his career as a rock ‘n’ roll performer in 1957. His fascination for Elvis Presley encouraged him to join the Dick Teague Skiffle Group and several months later he teamed up with drummer Terry Smart and guitarist Norman Mitha Read more

The Archies - 75% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Created for mass consumption by bubblegum-pop genius Don Kirshner (the man who gave us the Monkees), the Archies were the ultimate manufactured pop group. They existed on television and on their record sleeves as pure animations, based on the comic book characters of the same name. The voices behind the singing cartoon characters were vocalists Ron Dante (Carmine Granito, 22 Read more

Bobby Vee - 64% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Vee’s first exposure to the rock ‘n’ roll scene occurred in macabre circumstances when his group, the Shadows, deputized for Buddy Holly after the singer was killed in an air crash in February 1959. Soon after, Vee’s group were discovered by famed producer Snuff Garrett and saw their indepen Read more

Gene Pitney - 64% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gene Francis Alan Pitney, 17 February 1941, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, d. 5 April 2006, Cardiff, Wales. Although Pitney began recording in 1959 (‘Classical Rock ‘N’ Roll’ was recorded with Ginny Mazarro as Jamie And Jane), his initial success came as a songwriter, providing the Kalin Twins with ‘Loneliness’, Roy Orbison with ‘Today’s Read more

Billy Fury - 61% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ronald Wycherley, 17 April 1940, Dingle, Liverpool, England, d. 28 January 1983, London, England. An impromptu audition in a Birkenhead dressing room resulted in Wycherley joining Larry Parnes’ management stable. The entrepreneur provided the suitably enigmatic stage name, and added the aspirant to the bill of a current package tour. Fury enjoyed a UK Top 20 hit with hi Read more

David Essex - 60% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Albert Cook, 23 July 1947, Plaistow, London, England. Originally a drummer in the semi-professional Everons, Essex subsequently turned to singing during the mid-60s, and recorded a series of unsuccessful singles for a variety of labels. On the advice of his influential manager, Derek Bowman, he switched to acting and after a series of minor roles gained his big break u Read more

Marty Wilde - 59% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Reginald Leonard Smith, 15 April 1936, London, England. After playing briefly in a skiffle group, this UK rock ‘n’ roll singer secured a residency at London’s Condor Club under the name Reg Patterson. He was spotted by songwriter Lionel Bart, who subsequently informed entrepreneur Larry Parnes. The starmaker was keen to sign the singer and rapidly took over hi Read more

Billy J. Kramer - 49% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Dickie Valentine - 49% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Richard Brice, 4 November 1929, London, England, d. 6 May 1971, Wales. An extremely popular singer in the UK during the 50s. At the age of three, Valentine appeared in the Jack Hulbert / Cicely Courtneidge comedy film Jack’s The Boy. Later, as a backstage assistant at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, he became the protégé of Canadian stage star Bill O Read more

Frankie Vaughan - 49% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Frank Abelson, 3 February 1928, Liverpool, England, d. 17 September 1999, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. While studying at Leeds College Of Art, Vaughan’s vocal performance at a college revue earned him a week’s trial at the Kingston Empire music hall. Warmly received, he went on to play the UK variety circuit, developing a stylish act with trademarks that Read more

Tommy Steele - 49% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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Thomas Hicks, 17 December 1936, Bermondsey, London, England. After serving as a merchant seaman, Hicks formed a skiffle trio called the Cavemen, with Lionel Bart and Mike Pratt, before being discovered by entrepreneur John Kennedy in the 2i’s coffee bar in Soho, London. A name change to Tommy Steele followed, and after an appearance at London’s Condor Club, the boy Read more

Helen Shapiro - 48% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 September 1946, Bethnal Green, London, England. Shapiro drew considerable attention when, as a 14-year-old schoolgirl, she scored a UK Top 3 hit with ‘Don’t Treat Me Like A Child’. A deep intonation belied her youth, and by the end of 1961 the singer had scored two chart-topping singles with ‘You Don’t Know’ and ‘Walkin’ Back To Hap Read more

P.J. Proby - 45% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Marcus Smith, 6 November 1938, Houston, Texas, USA. This iconoclastic singer spent his early career in Hollywood, recording demos for song publishing houses. Several low-key singles ensued, credited to Jett Powers and a number of bit parts as an actor ensued, before the Proby appellation surfaced on ‘So Do I’ (1963). ‘Powers’ had already demonstrate Read more

Johnny Mathis - 43% match to Adam Faith

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Royce Mathis, 30 September 1935, San Francisco, California, USA. In 1956, the 19-year-old Mathis was signed to Columbia Records where he began his career with a jazz-tinged album. A US Top 20 hit with ‘Wonderful! Wonderful!’ saw him move adroitly towards the balladeer market, and before long he was a major concert attraction, with regular appearances on highly Read more


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