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The Standells - 100% 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 Leaves - 89% 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 Barbarians - 78% 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 Shadows Of Knight - 78% 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

The Seeds - 77% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Litter - 75% 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

The Music Machine - 66% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Chocolate Watchband - 63% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Blues Magoos - 62% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Bronx, New York, USA, in 1964 and initially known as the Trenchcoats and then the Bloos Magoos, the founding line-up comprised Emil ‘Peppy’ Thielhelm (16 June 1949; vocals/guitar), Dennis LaPore (lead guitar), Ralph Scala (b. 12 December 1947; organ/vocals), Ronnie Gilbert (b. 25 April 1946; bass) and John Finnegan (drums), but by the end of the year Read more

The Electric Prunes - 61% match to Count Five

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock 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

We The People - 60% 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 Sonics - 57% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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? and The Mysterians - 56% 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 Five Americans - 56% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Five Americans are best recalled for their 1967 US Top 10 single, ‘Western Union’. The band formed at South Eastern State University in Durant, Oklahoma, USA in the early 60s. They comprised Mike Rabon (vocals/guitar), Norman Ezell (guitar), John Durrill (keyboards), Jim Grant (James Grant, 29 July 1943, Hugo, Oklahoma, USA, d. 29 November 2004, Dallas, Texas, Read more

The Pretty Things - 49% match to Count Five

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the UK’s seminal R&B bands, the Pretty Things formed at Sidcup Art College, Kent, England, in September 1963. The original line-up featured a founder member of the Rolling Stones, Dick Taylor (Richard Clifford Taylor, 28 January 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; guitar), plus Phil May (b. Phillip Arthur Dennis Kattner, 9 November 1944, Dartford, Kent, England; v Read more


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