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Dino

Genres: Christian & Gospel Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Dino Kartsonakis, 1946, Manhattan, New York, USA. The son of Helen and John Kartsonakis, Dino began to play the piano when he was three years old and has gone on to become contemporary Christian music’s most prolific pianist. Indeed, some consider his technique to be ‘flashy’ enough to warrant the title, Christian Liberace. His studies continued through high s Read more

The Remains - 100% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

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

The Standells - 80% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

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

Harpers Bizarre - 51% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Evolving from Santa Cruz band the Tikis, the original Harpers Bizarre emerged in late 1966 with a line-up comprising Ted Templeman (Theodore Templeman, 24 October 1944, Santa Cruz, California, USA; lead vocals/guitar), Dick Scoppettone (b. 5 July 1945, California, USA; vocals/guitar), Dick Yount (b. 9 January 1945, California, USA; vocals/bass), Eddie James (b. California, U Read more

The Association - 37% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most attractive sunshine pop harmony bands of the mid-60s, the Association was formed by Gary Alexander (25 September 1943, USA; vocals/guitar), Russ Giguere (b. 18 October 1943, USA; vocals, percussion, guitar), Brian Cole (b. 1942, USA, d. 2 August 1972; vocals/bass), Ted Bluechel (b. 2 December 1942, USA; drums/vocals), Terry Kirkman (b. 12 December 1939, Salin Read more

P.F. Sloan - 36% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Phillip Gary Schlein, 18 September 1945, New York City, New York, USA. Sloan moved to Los Angeles as a teenager and in 1959 recorded his first single, ‘All I Want Is Loving’, for the ailing Aladdin Records. When a second release, ‘If You Believe In Me’ (for the Mart label) failed to sell, Sloan began a career as a contract songwriter. In 1964 he joined Lo Read more

The Tornadoes - 36% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Jan & Dean - 31% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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US pop duo comprising Jan Berry (William Jan Berry, 3 April 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 26 March 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dean Torrence (b. 10 March 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA). Students at Emerson Junior High School, Berry and Torrence began singing together on an informal basis. They formed an embryonic group, the Barons, with Bruce Johnst Read more

The Beau Brummels - 28% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA in 1964, the Beau Brummels provided a vital impetus to the city’s emergent rock circuit. Vocalist Sal Valentino (Sal Spampinato, 8 September 1942, San Francisco, California, USA) had previously led his own group, Sal Valentino And The Valentines, which issued ‘I Wanna Twist’/‘Lisa Marie’ in 1962. Ron Elliott ( Read more

The Gants - 28% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Margo Guryan - 26% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Gary Lewis & The Playboys - 25% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Cyrkle - 24% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Founder members of this harmony pop act, Don Dannemann (9 May 1944, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA; guitar/vocals) and Tom Dawes (b. 25 July 1944, Albany, New York, USA, d. 13 October 2007, New York City, New York, USA; guitar/vocals) met while studying at Lafayette College. Together they formed a ‘frat’ band, the Rhondells, with Earle Pickens (keyboards) a Read more

The Sunrays - 24% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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In 1965 Murray Wilson was fired as manager of the Beach Boys and sought a new US surf act. Carl Wilson, Murray’s son, had already introduced his father to Rick Henn, a talented singer, songwriter and drummer. Murray then persuaded Eddie Medora (lead guitar), Byron Case (rhythm guitar) and Marty Di Giovanni (piano) to join, each of whom were ex-members of the Snowmen, who h Read more

Davie Allan & The Arrows - 22% match to Dino, Desi & Billy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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Davie Allan & The Arrows. In 1999, they won the "LA Weekly Music Award" for the Best Instrumental Band. In 1994, the critically acclaimed recording "Loud, Loose and Savage" (Top 10 CD pick... San Francisco Chronicle, Guitar Player and Bam) brought back the "Cycle-Delic" sounds of cult legend Davie Allan. In the late sixties, Davie Allan & The Arrows carved their niche in the mus Read more


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