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Desert Rose Band - 100% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Formed in the mid-80s, the Desert Rose Band were akin to a mini-supergroup of country rock musicians. Lead vocalist and guitarist Chris Hillman was formerly a member of the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas, the Souther Hillman Furay Band and McGuinn, Clark And Hillman; Herb Pedersen (27 April 1944, Berkeley, California, USA; vocals/guitar) was one of the most fam Read more

Poco - 99% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This stellar US country rock band formed as Pogo in the summer of 1968 from the ashes of the seminal Buffalo Springfield, who along with the Byrds were pivotal in the creation of country rock. The band originally comprised Richie Furay (9 May 1944, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA; vocals/guitar), Jim Messina (b. 5 December 1947, Maywood, California, USA; vocals/guitar), Randy Meis Read more

Manassas - 98% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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The multi-talented Stephen Stills (3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA) founded this highly regarded unit in October 1971, during sessions for a projected solo album. Chris Hillman (b. 4 December 1942, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar/vocals), Al Perkins (b. 18 January 1944, Texas, USA; pedal steel guitar), both formerly of the Flying Burrito Brothers, and percussionist J Read more

Roger McGuinn - 79% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Joseph McGuinn, 13 July 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA. After a period playing at various folk clubs in Chicago, lead guitarist Jim McGuinn briefly joined the Limeliters before accepting a job as an accompanist in the Chad Mitchell Trio in 1960. He played on two of their albums, Mighty Day On Campus and Live At The Bitter End, but after a couple of years became frustrat Read more

Firefall - 74% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A second generation US country rock band in the tradition of Poco and the Eagles. Formed during the genre’s heyday the initial line-up was comprised of ex-Flying Burrito Brothers members Rick Roberts (1950, Florida, USA; guitar/vocals) and Michael Clarke (b. Michael Dick, 3 June 1946, Spokane, Washington State, USA, d. 19 December 1993, Treasure Island, Florida, USA; dr Read more

Gene Clark - 67% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA. After playing in various teenage groups, Clark was offered a place in the sprawling New Christy Minstrels in late 1963. He stayed long enough to contribute to two albums, Merry Christmas and Land Of Giants, before returning to Los Angeles, where he teamed up with Jim Read more

Jesse Colin Young - 67% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Perry Miller, 22 November 1941, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. One of several optimistic performers frequenting the Greenwich Village folk circuit, Young was discovered in 1963 at the renowned Gerde’s Folk City club. His debut The Soul Of A City Boy, was recorded in one four-hour session, but despite its rudimentary quality, the collection showcased the singer Read more

Dillard & Clark - 56% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Refugees from the Dillards and the Byrds, respectively, Doug Dillard (6 March 1937, East St. Louis, Illinois, USA) and Gene Clark (b. Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA) joined forces in 1968 to form one of the first country rock groups. Backed by the Expedition, featuring Bernie Leadon (banjo/guitar), Read more

J.D. Souther - 54% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Stephen Stills - 51% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA. This often dubbed ‘musical genius’ is better known for his work with the pivotal 60s band Buffalo Springfield, and for many years his association with David Crosby, Graham Nash and Neil Young. After the Buffalo Springfield’s break-up, Stills, at a loose end, joined with Al Kooper and Mike Bloomfield for the million-selling 1 Read more

Dan Fogelberg - 48% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Daniel Grayling Fogelberg, 13 August 1951, Peoria, Illinois, USA, d. 16 December 2007, Dear Isle, Maine, USA. Having learned piano from the age of 14, Fogelberg moved to guitar and songwriting. Leaving the University of Illinois in 1971, he relocated to California and started playing on the folk circuit, at one point touring with Van Morrison. A move to Nashville brought him Read more

Pure Prairie League - 48% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1971, this US country rock group comprised Craig Lee Fuller (vocals/guitar), George Powell (vocals/guitar), John Call (pedal steel guitar), Jim Lanham (bass) and Jim Caughlin (drums). Their self-titled debut album was a strong effort, and included the excellent ‘Tears’, ‘You’re Between Me’ (a tribute to McKendree Spring) and ‘It’s Al Read more

Dave Alvin - 47% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 November 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA. The country guitarist Dave Alvin had a successful career with his brother Phil in the Blasters, whose best-known song, ‘Marie Marie’, was a UK hit for Shakin’ Stevens. On leaving the band, he worked with the punk band X and scored the movie Border Radio. His solo albums are typical of his career, being a mixture Read more

Iain Matthews - 46% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ian Matthew McDonald, 16 June 1946, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. McDonald left school to work as a painter and decorator but also sang with small-time Lincolnshire bands, the Classics, the Rebels and the Imps. He moved to London in 1966 and was featured as one of the vocalists in a British surfing band Pyramid, who recorded ‘The Summer Of Last Year’ single fo Read more

The Byrds - 46% match to Chris Hillman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as a trio, the Jet Set, this seminal band featured Jim (Roger) McGuinn (James Joseph McGuinn, 13 July 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA; vocals/lead guitar), Gene Clark (b. Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA; vocals, tambourine, rhythm guitar) and David Crosby (b. David Van Cortlandt, 14 Au Read more


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