Bill Doggett Similar Artists

Bill Justis - 71% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s
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14 October 1927, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, d. 15 July 1982, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Justis was a saxophonist, arranger and producer who created ‘Raunchy’, one of the classic rock ‘n’ roll instrumentals (and, coincidentally, the first song that George Harrison learned to play). He grew up in Memphis playing jazz and dance band music before joining Sam P Read more

Wynonie Harris - 59% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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24 August 1915, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, d. 14 June 1969, Los Angeles, California, USA. This stylish, flamboyant blues shouter enjoyed several R&B hit singles in the immediate post-war period. As a youth Harris played drums in and around his home town before moving to Los Angeles in the early 40s. There he played, danced, sang and worked in several non-musical capacities in Read more

The Champs - 40% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Best known for the classic 1958 rock ‘n’ roll near-instrumental ‘Tequila’, a US number 1 song, the Champs were formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in December 1957. The five musicians initially comprising the group were Dave Burgess (rhythm guitar), Danny Flores (Daniel Flores, 11 July 1929, Santa Paula, California, USA, d. 19 September 2006, Huntingt Read more

Ketty Lester - 36% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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Revoyda Frierson, 16 August 1934, Hope, Arkansas, USA. Ketty Lester began her singing career on completing a music course at San Francisco State College. A residency at the city’s Purple Onion club was followed by a successful tour of Europe before she joined band leader Cab Calloway’s revue. Later domiciled in New York, Lester’s popular nightclub act engender Read more

Duane Eddy - 31% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1938, Corning, New York, USA. The legendary simple ‘twangy’ guitar sound of Duane Eddy has made him one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most famous instrumental artists. The sound was created after hearing Bill Justis’ famous ‘Raunchy’ (the song that George Harrison first learned to play). Together with producer Lee Hazlewood, Eddy co-wro Read more

Johnny & The Hurricanes - 29% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Sandy Nelson - 26% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sander L. Nelson, 1 December 1938, Santa Monica, California, USA. Drummer Nelson began his career as a member of the Kip Tyler Band. Appearances in live rock ‘n’ roll shows led to his becoming an in-demand session musician, where he joined an ad hoc group of young aspirants including Bruce Johnston and Phil Spector. Nelson played on ‘To Know Him Is To Love Him Read more

Dave "Baby" Cortez - 24% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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David Cortez Clowney, 13 August 1938, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Cortez played piano in church as a boy and progressed from there to Hammond organ, performing on the chitlins’ circuit through the Midwest and California in the late 50s. From 1955-57 he performed with vocal group the Pearls and in 1956-57 also worked with the Valentines and the Jesters. In 1956 he made his f Read more

Cozy Cole - 23% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s
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Illinois Jacquet - 23% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet, 31 October 1922, Boussard, Louisiana, USA, d. 22 July 2004, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. Raised in Texas, Jacquet started out on drums, later switching to alto and soprano saxophones. He worked in the popular territory band led by Milt Larkin and after stints with other units ended up on the west coast, where he was invited to join Li Read more

Chuck Willis - 22% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
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Preston Epps - 20% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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1931, Oakland, California, USA. Epps may be the only musician who has had a Top 20 hit based on bongo drum playing. He learned how to play the instrument in the early 50s and, while supporting himself with odd jobs, he played his drums in then-popular coffee houses in the Los Angeles area. He was discovered by Los Angeles disc jockey Art Laboe, who also ran the Original Soun Read more

Bull Moose Jackson - 19% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Clarence Jackson, 22 April 1919, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 31 July 1989, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Jackson become interested in music at an early age, and received singing and violin lessons by the age of four. In high school he learned to play the saxophone, and upon his graduation in the late 30s he was hired by legendary trumpeter Freddie Webster to play alto and teno Read more

Shirley & Lee - 18% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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New Orleans-based duo Shirley Goodman (19 June 1936, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 5 July 2005, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Leonard Lee (b. 29 June 1936, d. 23 October 1976) began recording together in 1952. Billed as ‘The Sweethearts of the Blues’, they enjoyed a series of US R&B hits, including ‘I’m Gone’ (1952) and ‘Feel So Good&# Read more

The Dominoes - 18% match to Bill Doggett

Genres: R&B / Soul
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