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The Music Machine - 93% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Standells - 89% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Tony Valentino (guitar/vocals) and Larry Tamblyn (organ) formed the Standells in 1962. The early line-up included drummer Gary Leeds (3 September 1944, Glendale, California, USA), who later found fame in the Walker Brothers, Gary Lane (bass) and former Mousketeer Dick Dodd (drums). The quartet became a leading teen-based attraction in plush Los Angeles nightspots. This confo Read more

The Shadows Of Knight - 86% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s
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Formed in Chicago in 1965, the original line-up comprised Jim Sohns (vocals), Warren Rogers (lead guitar), Jerry McGeorge (rhythm guitar), Norm Gotsch (bass) and Tom Schiffour (drums). As the house band at the city’s Cellar club, the Shadows were already highly popular when they secured a recording contract. Their debut single, a cover version of the classic Them track, &# Read more

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The Seeds - 75% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Litter - 71% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Denny Waite (Dennis Waite; vocals/organ), Tom Caplan (lead guitar), Dan Rinaldi (rhythm guitar/vocals), Jim Kane (b. James Worthington Kane III; bass) and Tom Murray (drums) won cult acclaim for the impressive 1966 release Distortions. Inspired by British favourites the Who, Spencer Davis Group and Yardbirds, the Litter drew material fro Read more

? and The Mysterians - 66% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed in Saginaw, Michigan, USA in 1963 as XYZ, ? And The Mysterians entered rock ‘n’ roll immortality as the band that first popularized the punk rock classic ‘96 Tears’. ? (Question Mark) was vocalist Rudy Martinez (Mexico) and, after numerous line-up changes, the Mysterians became Frankie Rodriguez, Jnr. (b. 9 March 1951, Crystal City, Texa Read more

The Electric Prunes - 61% match to Count Five

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1965, the Electric Prunes originally consisted of Jim Lowe (San Luis Obispo, California, USA; vocals, guitar, autoharp), Ken Williams (b. Long Beach, California, USA; lead guitar), James ‘Weasel’ Spagnola (b. Cleveland, Ohio, USA; guitar), Mark Tulin (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; bass) and Michael Weakley aka Quint ( Read more

The Barbarians - 56% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1964 in Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA, the Barbarians comprised Jeff Morris, Jerry Causi, Bruce Benson and ‘Moulty’ Molten. They made their recording debut with ‘Hey Little Bird’, issued on the local Joy Records, prior to signing a contract with Laurie Records. In 1965 the Barbarians enjoyed a minor US hit with ‘Are You A Boy Or Are You A G Read more

The Leaves - 53% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Northridge, California, USA, in 1964, this folk rock group began its career as the Rockwells, a college-based ‘frat’ band. Founder members Robert Lee Reiner (guitar) and Jim Pons (bass) were joined by Bill Rinehart (guitar) and Jimmy Kern (drums) in an attraction offering a diet of surf tunes and R&B-styled oldies. By the end of the year vocalist John Be Read more

The Knickerbockers - 52% match to Count Five

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Knickerbockers was formed in 1964 by Buddy Randell (saxophone), a former member of the Royal Teens and Jimmy Walker (drums/vocals). The line-up was completed by the Charles brothers, John (bass) and Beau (lead guitar). Originally known as the Castle Kings, the group took its name from an avenue in their home town of Bergenfield, New Jersey, USA. Signed to the Challenge labe Read more

The Remains - 50% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This Boston, USA-based garage band was formed in 1964 by guitarist/vocalist Barry Tashian. Inspired by a trip to London, where he heard British groups playing material he loved - Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Chuck Berry and John Lee Hooker - Tashian put together the Remains with Bill Briggs (keyboards), Vern Miller (bass) and Chip Damiani (drums). They made their debut in 1965 wi Read more

We The People - 50% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Orlando, Florida, USA, We The People combined members of two groups managed by local entrepreneur, Ron Dillman. David Duff (guitar), Tommy Talton (guitar/bass) and Tom Wynn (drums) were previously in the Offbeets, whereas Wayne Proctor (guitar/bass) and Randy Boyte (organ) had played in the Trademarks. The new act made its recording debut in 1966 with ‘My Brother Read more

The Amboy Dukes - 46% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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Originally from Detroit, Michigan, USA, the Amboy Dukes - John Drake (vocals), Ted Nugent (13 December 1948, Detroit, Michigan, USA; lead guitar), Steve Farmer (rhythm guitar), Rick Lorber (keyboards), Bill White (bass) and Dave Palmer (drums) - achieved notoriety for their rendition of ‘Journey To The Center Of The Mind’, which featured Nugent’s snarling gui Read more

The Misunderstood - 46% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of psychedelia’s finest bands, the Misunderstood originated in Riverside, California, USA, and evolved from a local surfing outfit, the Blue Notes. Their first line-up - Greg Treadway (guitar), George Phelps (guitar) and Rick Moe (drums) - was augmented by Rick Brown (Richard Shaw Brown, 26 April 1947, Florida, USA; vocals) and Steve Whiting (bass), before adopting Read more

The Mojo Men - 41% match to Count Five

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This San Francisco-based group - Jimmy Alaimo (vocals/guitar), Paul Curcio (guitar), Don Metchick (organ) and Dennis DeCarr (drums) - was signed to Autumn, the city’s leading independent label, in 1965. Here they enjoyed a fruitful artistic relationship with producer Sly Stone, which spawned a minor US hit in ‘Dance With Me’. Jan Errico, from stablemates the Vejt Read more


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