Bay City Rollers Similar Artists

Showaddywaddy - 92% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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When two promising Leicestershire groups, the Choice and the Golden Hammers, fused their talents in 1973, the result was an octet comprising Dave Bartram (23 March 1952; vocals), Buddy Gask (vocals), Russ Field (guitar), Trevor Oakes (guitar), Al James (b. Geoffrey Betts; bass), Rod Deas (b. 13 February 1948, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England; bass), Malcolm Allured (b. 27 Aug Read more

Mud - 79% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Glitter Band - 62% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The New Seekers - 54% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The original New Seekers comprised Eve Graham (Evelyn May Beatson, 19 April 1943, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland; vocals, ex-Nocturnes), Sally Graham (vocals), Chris Barrington (b. 1950, Lancashire, England; bass/vocals), Laurie Heath (guitar/vocals), and Marty Kristian (b. Martin Vanags, 27 May 1947, Leipzig, Germany - a Latvian who had been raised in Australia; guitar/ Read more

The Osmonds - 54% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Middle of the Road - 53% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as Los Caracas when they performed throughout Europe, this Scottish quartet featured singer Sally Carr, backed by Ian Lewis, Eric Lewis and Ken Andrew. An astute cover of a novelty Continental song ‘Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep’ saw them outsell a rival version by Mac And Katie Kissoon and hog the UK number 1 spot for five weeks during the summer of 1971 Read more

Brotherhood Of Man - 49% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This pop vocal group was formed in London in 1969 by songwriter Tony Hiller. The lead singer was Tony Burrows, veteran of such groups as the Ivy League, the Flowerpot Men and Edison Lighthouse. The group’s first success was Hiller’s ‘United We Stand’, a UK Top 10 hit in 1970. Burrows left soon afterwards and, with a changing personnel, the group continued to Read more

David Essex - 44% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts 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

David Cassidy - 43% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Bruce Cassidy, 12 April 1950, New York City, New York, USA. A singer and actor, the son of Jack Cassidy and actress Evelyn Ward, who achieved worldwide fame as a pop star after appearing with his stepmother, Shirley Jones, in the US television sitcom The Partridge Family (1970-74). In the show, Cassidy, along with Susan Dey and Danny Bonaduce, was part of a singing gro Read more

Sweet - 38% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The nucleus of the Sweet came together in 1966, when drummer Mick Tucker (17 July 1947, Harlesden, London, England, d. 14 February 2002, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England.) and vocalist Brian Connolly (b. 5 October 1945, Hamilton, Scotland, d. 10 February 1997). These two played together in Wainwright’s Gentlemen, a small-time club circuit band whose repertoire Read more

Christie - 33% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This UK pop trio was formed around vocalist, bass player and songwriter Jeff Christie (12 July 1946, Leeds, England), previously with several bands including the Outer Limits, who released 1967’s ‘Just One More Chance’/‘Help Me Please’ on the Deram Records label and the following year’s ‘Great Train Robbery’/‘Sweet Freedom’ f Read more

Gary Glitter - 33% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Paul Francis Gadd, 8 May 1944, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. The elder statesman of the 70s UK glam rock scene, Glitter began his career in a skiffle group, Paul Russell And The Rebels. He then became Paul Raven, under which name he recorded an unsuccessful debut for Decca Records, ‘Alone In The Night’, in 1960. His cover of ‘Tower Of Strength’ lost out Read more

Pilot - 33% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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Formed in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1973, Pilot initially comprised David Paton (29 October 1949, Edinburgh; bass/vocals) and Billy Lyall (b. 26 March 1953, Edinburgh; synthesizer/flute/vocals), two former members of the Bay City Rollers and Stuart Tosh (b. 26 September 1951, Aberdeen, Scotland; drums). The trio won a contract with EMI Records after recording a series of demos Read more

Suzi Quatro - 33% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Susan Kay Quatrocchio, 3 June 1950, Detroit, Michigan, USA. From patting bongos at the age of seven in her father’s jazz band, she graduated to go-go dancing in a pop series on local television. With an older sister, Patti (later of Fanny) she formed the all-female Suzi Soul And The Pleasure Seekers in 1964 for engagements that included a tour of army bases in Vietnam. Read more

Leo Sayer - 30% match to Bay City Rollers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948, Shoreham-By-Sea, Sussex, England. Sayer fronted the Terraplane Blues Band and Phydeaux while a Sussex art student before moving to London, where he supplemented his wages as a typographic designer (during this time he designed three of his own typefaces) by street busking and via floor spots in folk clubs. In 1971, he formed Patches in Brighto Read more


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