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Elton John - 100% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Dance Disco Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Reginald Kenneth Dwight, 25 March 1947, Pinner, Middlesex, England. At the age of four, the young Dwight started taking piano lessons. This launched a talent that via the Royal Academy Of Music led him to become the most successful rock pianist in the world, one of the richest men in Britain and one of the world’s greatest rock stars. Dwight formed his first band Blueso Read more

Chicago - 61% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, Chicago was a consistent hit-making group throughout the 70s and 80s. The band was initially called the Missing Links, next becoming the Big Thing and then, the same year, Chicago Transit Authority, at the suggestion of manager Jim Guercio. The original line-up was Terry Kath (31 January 1946, Chicago, USA, d. 23 January 1978; guitar Read more

Don Henley - 58% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Donald Hugh Henley, 22 July 1947, Gilmer, Texas, USA. Drummer and vocalist Henley entered music as a member of the Four Speeds and Felicity, the latter of which became known as Shiloh on moving to Los Angeles, California, in 1969. This country rock unit completed an album under the aegis of producer Kenny Rogers, but split up when Henley joined Linda Ronstadt’s touring Read more

Doobie Brothers - 58% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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John Mellencamp - 58% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 October 1951, Seymour, Indiana, USA. Mellencamp survived an early phase as a glam-rocker to become one of America’s most successful mainstream rock singers of the past three decades.Mellencamp played in local band Trash with guitarist Larry Crane, who remained with the singer throughout the 80s. In 1976, David Bowie’s manager Tony DeFries Read more

The Doobie Brothers - 58% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This enduring act evolved from Pud, a San Jose-based trio formed in March 1970 by Tom Johnston (15 August 1948, Visalia, California, USA; guitar/vocals) and John Hartman (b. 18 March 1950, Falls Church, Virginia, USA; drums). Original bass player Greg Murphy was quickly replaced by Dave Shogren (b. San Francisco, California, USA, d. 2000, San Jose, California, USA). Patrick Read more

Bruce Springsteen - 56% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 September 1949, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. As the world’s greatest living rock ‘n’ roll star, Bruce Springsteen has unconsciously proved former Rolling Stone critic Jon Landau totally correct. Landau appeared smug and brave when he made the arrogant statement in 1974, ‘I saw rock ‘n’ roll future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen’.

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Styx - 56% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Chicago, Illinois, USA-based quintet is widely believed to be responsible for the development of the term pomp-rock (pompous, overblown arrangements, with perfect-pitch harmonies and a very full production).Styx evolved from the bands Tradewinds and TW4, but renamed themselves after the fabled river from Greek mythology, when they signed to Wooden N Read more

Jackson Browne - 55% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Clyde Jackson Browne, 9 October 1948, Heidelberg, Germany, but raised in Los Angeles, California, USA, from the age of three. Browne was introduced to folk music while in his teens and began writing songs at the instigation of two high school friends, Greg Copeland and Steve Noonan. The youngsters frequented the Paradox club, a favoured haunt of traditional musicians, where Read more

Neil Diamond - 54% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 January 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA. With a career as a pop hitmaker stretching across five decades, Diamond has veered between straightforward pop, a progressive singer-songwriter style and middle-of-the-road balladry. He attended the same high school as Neil Sedaka and Bobby Feldman of the Strangeloves and began songwriting as a young teenager. He made his first recor Read more

R.E.O. Speedwagon - 52% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Steve Winwood - 52% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Funk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephen Lawrence Winwood, 12 May 1948, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Steve and his older brother Muff Winwood were born into a family with parents who encouraged musical evenings at their home. Steve was playing guitar with Muff and their father in the Ron Atkinson Band at the age of eight, soon after he mastered drums and piano. The multi-talented Winwood first achieve Read more

The Eagles - 52% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1971, this highly successful country/rock unit was formed by musicians drawn from singer Linda Ronstadt’s backing group. Of the original quartet, Bernie Leadon (Bernard Leadon, 19 July 1947, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; guitar/vocals) boasted the most prodigious pedigree, having embraced traditional country music with the Scott Read more

Huey Lewis & The News - 50% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly successful AOR band was formed in Marin County, California, USA in 1980 by ex-Clover members Huey Lewis (Hugh Anthony Cregg III, 5 July 1950, New York City, New York, USA; vocals, harmonica) and Sean Hopper (keyboards). They recruited guitarist and saxophonist Johnny Colla, Mario Cipollina (bass), Bill Gibson (drums) and Chris Hayes (lead guitar), all fellow perf Read more

Bob Seger - 49% match to Billy Joel

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 May 1945, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Seger began his long career in the early 60s as a member of the Decibels. He subsequently joined Doug Brown And The Omens as organist, but was installed as their vocalist and songwriter when such talents surfaced. The group made its recording debut as the Beach Bums, with ‘The Ballad Of The Yellow Beret’, but this pastiche of the Read more


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