Andre Williams Similar Artists

Hasil Adkins - 77% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 April 1937, Boone County, West Virginia, USA, d. 26 April 2005, Madison, West Virginia, USA. Adkins aka ‘The Haze’ was an unknown rockabilly artist during the 50s and early 60s, who was rediscovered during the 80s, re-emerging to record several new albums. He listened to hillbilly and bluegrass records in his youth, as well as country blues. He made his first gu Read more

Nathaniel Mayer - 70% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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10 February 1944, Detroit, Michigan, USA. d. 1 November 2008, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Mayer was a typical transitional US R&B artist, whose vocal intensity evoked both the doo-wop past and the emerging soul music. This style was magnificently realized in his lone hit, ‘Village Of Love’, which went to number 16 R&B and number 22 pop in 1962. It was recorded Read more

The Gories - 67% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Comprising three Detroit, Michigan, USA natives - Mick Collins (18 December 1965), Dan Kroha (b. 30 May 1965; guitar) and Margaret Ann ‘Peg’ O’Neill (b. 29 July 1967; drums) - lo-fi garage rock group the Gories formed in 1986, taking their name from a mock band featured on the popular 60s era television series, Gidget. Despite having little experience playing Read more

The Dirtbombs - 66% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A garage rock revival was in full force during the early twenty-first century, and it is fitting that the Dirtbombs come from a town most associated with the genre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, the same locale that spawned the Stooges, the MC5, and the more recent White Stripes. The mastermind behind the Dirtbombs is Mick Collins (18 December 1965; vocals/guitar), who has previou Read more

Billy Childish - 58% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Charlie Hamper, 13 December 1958, Chatham, Kent, England. This cult songwriter, guitarist, producer, poet and painter’s career is a testament to his passionate commitment to the DIY spirit of the post-punk scene. Since the late 70s, Childish has recorded a prodigious number of independently released albums, published over 50 collections of his poetry, and produc Read more

Heavy Trash - 51% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This US band was formed in 2005 as a collaborative venture between Jon Spencer (Hanover, New Hampshire, USA) of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Matt Verta-Ray (b. USA) of Madder Rose and Speedball Baby. The project was intended to be a continuation of the two men’s fascination with American roots music and punk, and the common ground to be found between the two genr Read more

The A-Bones - 42% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed during June 1984 in New York, USA, the A-Bones were an offshoot of the 50s-styled retro-rock group the Zantees. Founding members Billy Miller (vocals), Miriam Linna (drums) and Mike Lewis (bass) were joined by Mike Mariconda (guitar), who was also a member of the New York garage band the Raunch Hands. Mariconda left in 1985 and was replaced by Bruce Bennett. That line-up Read more

R.L. Burnside - 39% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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23 November 1926, Harmontown, Mississippi, USA, d. 1 September 2005, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Burnside, ‘Rule’ to his friends, was a keen observer of his neighbour Mississippi Fred McDowell, as well as Son Hibler and Ranie Burnett, and learned from them the modal rhythm-based techniques of the north Mississippi blues. To these he added songs by Muddy Waters, John L Read more

Bob Log III - 38% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Robert Reynolds III, USA. The early twenty-first century saw quite a few musical acts experimenting with the traditional four-piece rock band set-up. One-man band Bob Log III takes this concept to extremes, handling vocals, guitar, and drums simultaneously, all while having his identity obscured by a strange mask/helmet. Originating from Tucson, Arizona, USA, Log received hi Read more

Charlie Feathers - 37% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Arthur Feathers, 12 June 1932, Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA, d. 29 August 1998, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The work of rockabilly legend Feathers became more elevated during each revival of interest in the genre. Feathers was an enigmatic superstar, although in reality his influence totally overshadowed his commercial success. His upbringing on a farm, being taught Read more

Dale Hawkins - 37% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Delmar Allen Hawkins, 22 August 1936, Goldmine, Louisiana, USA. Born into a musical family where his father Delmar, and later. his younger brother Jerry were both musicians. The latter recorded three unsuccessful singles. Dale Hawkins was one of the earliest exponents of rockabilly, and this underrated singer-guitarist was discovered in 1955 by Shreveport record distributor Read more

Soledad Brothers - 37% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This bluesy garage rock unit was formed by guitarist/vocalist and qualified doctor Johnny Walker (Johnny Wirick, USA) and drummer Ben Swank (b. Ben Smith, USA). Coming from Maumee, Ohio, USA, the pair first met as members of a previous band, Henry And June, which split-up in 1996. Walker carried on with drummer Doug Walker in the blues outfit Johnny Walker, but reunited with Read more

Reigning Sound - 36% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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Flat Duo Jets - 35% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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With origins dating back to the mid-80s, Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s Flat Duo Jets finally made the leap to a major label in 1998. However, it was not coincidental that the label they moved to, Outpost Recordings, was overseen by highly esteemed alternative rock forefather and R.E.M. producer Scott Litt. He had seen the band develop over a 10-year period and considered t Read more

Bo Diddley - 33% match to Andre Williams

Genres: Blues Easy Listening Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Otha Ellas Bates (later known as Ellas McDaniel), 30 December 1928, McComb, Mississippi, USA. After beginning his career as a boxer, where he received the sobriquet ‘Bo Diddley’, the singer worked the blues clubs of Chicago with a repertoire influenced by Louis Jordan, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. In late 1954, he teamed up with Billy Boy Arnold and recorded Read more


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