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White Plains - 100% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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White Plains was one of several groups, drawn from a cache of British session singers that enjoyed hit singles during the early 70s. Tony Burrows, Robin Shaw and Pete Nelson were each ex-members of the Flowerpot Men, while the act’s line-up was completed by songwriter Roger Greenaway, previously ‘David’ of David And Jonathan. The ‘newcomer’ co-wrote Whi Read more

The Grass Roots - 68% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although several Californian acts claimed this sobriquet, including the embryonic Love, it was appropriated by songwriters P.F. Sloan (Phillip Gary Schlein, 18 September 1945, New York City, New York, USA) and Steve Barri (b. Steven Barry Lipkin, 23 February 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), who employed the name pseudonymously on several folk rock performances. Read more

The Foundations - 65% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in January 1967, the Foundations were discovered by London record dealer Barry Class as they rehearsed in the Butterfly, a club situated in a basement below his office. He introduced the group to songwriters Tony Macaulay and John Macleod, whose composition ‘Baby, Now That I’ve Found You’ became the group’s debut release. An engaging slice of commerci Read more

Christie - 51% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This UK pop trio was formed around vocalist, bass player and songwriter Jeff Christie (12 July 1946, Leeds, England), previously with several bands including the Outer Limits, who released 1967’s ‘Just One More Chance’/‘Help Me Please’ on the Deram Records label and the following year’s ‘Great Train Robbery’/‘Sweet Freedom’ f Read more

The New Seekers - 50% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The original New Seekers comprised Eve Graham (Evelyn May Beatson, 19 April 1943, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland; vocals, ex-Nocturnes), Sally Graham (vocals), Chris Barrington (b. 1950, Lancashire, England; bass/vocals), Laurie Heath (guitar/vocals), and Marty Kristian (b. Martin Vanags, 27 May 1947, Leipzig, Germany - a Latvian who had been raised in Australia; guitar/ Read more

Tommy Roe - 49% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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9 May 1942, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Vocalist Roe began his career with high school act, the Satins. The group performed several of his compositions, notably ‘Sheila’, which they recorded in 1960. The single was unsuccessful, but Roe revived the song two years later upon securing a solo deal. This Buddy Holly -influenced rocker topped the US chart, and reached the To Read more

Terry Jacks - 48% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s
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29 March 1944, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A former member of the hit group Poppy Family, and a well-known session player, Jacks enjoyed his brief moment in the spotlight in 1974 with the transatlantic hit single ‘Seasons In The Sun’. While working in the studio with the Beach Boys, he attempted to persuade them to record ‘Le Moribund’, a song about a dyi Read more

1910 Fruitgum Co. - 47% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The aptly named 1910 FruitGum Co. was at the forefront of a brief wave of bubblegum-pop in the late 60s. Bubblegum was a form that offered solid dance beats, infantile lyrics and very catchy choruses built around instantly hummable melody lines. The Super K production team of Jeff Katz and Jerry Kasenetz were masters of the form and specialized in studio in-house creations. The Read more

Bay City Rollers - 47% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed during 1967 in Edinburgh, the Bay City Rollers was formed as a Beatles covers band based round two brothers, Derek Longmuir (19 March 1955, Edinburgh, Scotland; drums) and Alan Longmuir (b. 20 June 1953, Edinburgh, Scotland; bass). After falling into the hands of entrepreneur Tam Paton, they played consistently on the Scottish circuit until their big break Read more

Marmalade - 47% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - 45% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as the Outcasts, a San Diego act renowned for cover versions, this popular group took the name Union Gap in January 1967. Although burdened by a passé image - they dressed in American Civil War uniforms - ‘General’ Gary Puckett (17 October 1942, Hibbing, Minnesota, USA; vocals), ‘Sergeant’ Dwight Benett (b. December 1945, San Diego Read more

David Essex - 43% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Albert Cook, 23 July 1947, Plaistow, London, England. Originally a drummer in the semi-professional Everons, Essex subsequently turned to singing during the mid-60s, and recorded a series of unsuccessful singles for a variety of labels. On the advice of his influential manager, Derek Bowman, he switched to acting and after a series of minor roles gained his big break u Read more

Middle of the Road - 43% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as Los Caracas when they performed throughout Europe, this Scottish quartet featured singer Sally Carr, backed by Ian Lewis, Eric Lewis and Ken Andrew. An astute cover of a novelty Continental song ‘Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep’ saw them outsell a rival version by Mac And Katie Kissoon and hog the UK number 1 spot for five weeks during the summer of 1971 Read more

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - 42% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1958 and fronted by vocalist Brian Poole (2 November 1941, Barking, Essex, England), this UK pop group were initially known as Brian Poole And The Tremilos when they made their debut at the Ilford Palais in 1960. Poole was originally known as a Buddy Holly imitator and even went as far as wearing spectacles filled with plain glass. After his backing musicians rever Read more

Cowsills - 42% match to Edison Lighthouse

Genres: Pop / Rock
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