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The New Birth - 41% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
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Johnny Winter - 39% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Blues Music Theme Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 February 1944, Leland, Mississippi, USA. Raised in Beaumont, Texas, with younger brother Edgar Winter, Johnny was a child prodigy prior to forging a career as a blues guitarist. He made his recording debut in 1960, fronting Johnny And The Jammers, and over the next eight years completed scores of masters, many of which remained unreleased until his success prompted their Read more

Joe Walsh - 30% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Fidler Walsh, 20 November 1947, Wichita, Kansas, USA. Guitar hero Walsh started his long and varied career in 1965 with the G-Clefs. Following a spell with local band the Measles, he found major success when he joined the James Gang in 1969. Walsh’s growling, early heavy metal guitar technique was not unlike that of Jeff Beck’s, and the Walsh sound had much Read more

Rick Derringer - 29% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Zehringer, 5 August 1947, Fort Recovery, Ohio, USA. Originally a member of the chart-topping McCoys (‘Hang On Sloopy’), Derringer went on to produce two of their later albums, paving the way for his new career. Along with his brother Randy, Rick formed the nucleus of Johnny Winter’s backing group. After producing four of Winter’s albums, he joined Read more

James Gang - 27% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1967 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, the embryonic James Gang comprised Glenn Schwartz (guitar/vocals), Tom Kriss (bass/vocals) and Jim Fox (drums/vocals). Schwartz left in April 1969 to join Pacific Gas And Electric, but Joe Walsh (Joseph Fidler Walsh, 20 November 1947, Wichita, Kansas, USA) proved a more than competent replacement. Yer’ Album blended originals with Read more

Foghat - 26% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although British in origin, Foghat relocated to the USA, where this boogie-blues band built a large following during the 70s. The band originally comprised ‘Lonesome’ Dave Peverett (16 April 1943, Dulwich, London, England, d. 7 February 2000; vocals/guitar), Tony Stevens (b. 12 September 1949, Willsden, London, England; bass/vocals), Roger Earl (b. 16 May 1946, Lon Read more

Robin Trower - 22% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 March 1945, Catford, London, England. Guitarist Trower spent his early career in the Paramounts, a popular Southend, Essex-based R&B/beat group who completed five singles between 1963 and 1965. Having briefly worked with a trio dubbed the Jam, he joined several colleagues from his earlier act in Procol Harum. Trower remained in this much-praised unit until 1971, when h Read more

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - 21% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1972, this hard rock outfit featured former Guess Who member Randy Bachman (27 September 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; guitar, lead vocals). Bachman had left the Guess Who in July 1970, recorded a solo album, Axe, and, owing to a bout of illness, had to cancel a projected collaboration with former Nice keyboard player Kei Read more

Peter Frampton - 21% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 April 1950, Beckenham, Kent, England. The former ‘Face of 1968’, with his pin-up good looks as part of the 60s pop group the Herd, Frampton grew his hair longer and joined Humble Pie. His solo career debuted with Wind Of Change in 1971, although he immediately set about forming another band, Frampton’s Camel, to carry out US concert dates. This formidable u Read more

The J. Geils Band - 21% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Eddie Money - 20% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edward Joseph Mahoney, 2 March 1949, New York City, New York, USA. Legend has it that Brooklyn native Edward Mahoney was a New York police officer when first discovered by promoter Bill Graham (he was, in fact, a NYPD typist). Nevertheless, under Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two T Read more

The Marshall Tucker Band - 20% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1971 in South Carolina, USA, this ‘southern-rock’ style unit enjoyed national popularity from the early to late 70s. The band originally comprised Toy Caldwell (13 November 1947, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, d. 25 February 1993, Moore, South Carolina, USA; lead guitar), his brother, Tommy Caldwell, (b. 1950, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, d. 28 Ap Read more

Atlanta Rhythm Section - 18% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The cream of the studio musicians from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Atlanta Rhythm Section (actually from nearby Doraville, Georgia) came together in 1970 after working at a Roy Orbison recording session. Dean Daughtry (8 September 1946, Kinston, Alabama, USA; keyboards) and drummer Robert Nix had been members of Orbison’s backing group, the Candymen, and both Daughtry an Read more

George Thorogood - 18% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 December 1952, Wilmington, Delaware, USA. White blues guitarist George Thorogood first became interested in music, notably Chicago blues, when he saw John Paul Hammond performing in 1970. Three years later he formed the Destroyers in Delaware before moving them to Boston, where they backed visiting blues stars. The Destroyers comprised Thorogood (guitar), Michael Lenn (ba Read more

Humble Pie - 18% match to Edgar Winter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An early example of the ‘supergroup’, Humble Pie was formed in April 1969 by Peter Frampton (22 April 1950, Beckenham, Kent, England; guitar/vocals, ex-Herd), Steve Marriott (b. 30 January 1947, London, England, d. 20 April 1991, Essex, England; guitar/vocals, ex-Small Faces) and Greg Ridley (b. 23 October 1947, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, d. 19 November 2003, A Read more


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