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Spirit - 23% match to Family

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Curved Air - 20% match to Family

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally emerging from the classically influenced progressive band Sisyphus, Curved Air formed in 1969 with a line-up comprising Sonja Kristina (14 April 1949, Brentwood, Essex, England; vocals), Darryl Way (b. 17 December 1948, Taunton, Somerset, England; violin), Florian Pilkington-Miksa (b. 3 June 1950, Roehampton, London, England), Francis Monkman (b. 9 June 1949, Hamp Read more

The Nice - 20% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally the back-up band to soul singer P.P. Arnold, the Nice became one of the true originators of what has variously been described as pomp-rock, art-rock and classical rock. The band was formed by Keith Emerson (2 November 1944, Todmorden, Lancashire, England; keyboards), Brian ‘Blinky’ Davison (b. 25 May 1942, Leicester, England, d. 15 April 2008, Horns Cros Read more

Caravan - 19% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Canterbury, England, in 1968, Caravan evolved from the Wilde Flowers, a seminal local attraction that had included Robert Wyatt, Kevin Ayers and Hugh Hopper, all later of the Soft Machine. Pye Hastings (21 January 1947, Tomnavoulin, Bamffshire, Scotland; guitar, vocals), Jimmy Hastings (flute), David Sinclair (b. 24 November 1947, Herne Bay, Kent, England; keyboard Read more

Jack Bruce - 18% match to Family

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Symon Asher, 14 May 1943, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Bruce has utilized his brilliant bass playing to bridge free jazz and heavy rock during spells with countless musical conglomerations. As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist he also has a great fondness for the piano, cello and acoustic bass, and is highly accomplished on all these instruments.

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Man - 18% match to Family

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Argent - 16% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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When the 60s pop group the Zombies finally disintegrated in 1969, keyboard player Rod Argent (Rodney Terence Argent, 14 June 1945, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England) wasted no time in forming a band that would enable his dexterity as a pianist and songwriter to flourish. The assembled unit also included Russ Ballard (b. 31 October 1945, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England Read more

Colosseum - 16% match to Family

Genres: Heavy Metal Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The commercial acceptance of jazz rock in the UK was mainly due to Colosseum. The name was formed in 1968 from the nucleus of the musicians who accompanied John Mayall on his influential album, Bare Wires. Colosseum comprised Jon Hiseman (21 June 1944, Blackheath, London, England; drums), Dick Heckstall-Smith (b. Richard Malden, 26 September 1934, Ludlow, Shropshire, England Read more

Gong - 15% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although not officially applied to a group until 1971, the name Gong had already appeared on several projects undertaken by guitarist Daevid Allen (Christopher David Allen, 13 January 1938, Melbourne, Australia), a founder member of the Soft Machine. After relocating to Paris, Allen recorded two idiosyncratic albums before establishing this anarchic, experimental ensemble. G Read more

Kevin Ayers - 15% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 August 1944, Herne Bay, Kent, England. Ayers spent much of his childhood in Malaysia where his stepfather was a District Officer, before returning to England and becoming a central figure in the ‘Canterbury scene’. A founder member of the Wilde Flowers and the Soft Machine, this talented singer and songwriter abandoned the latter outfit in 1968 following an ardu Read more

Matching Mole - 15% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Matching Mole was formed by Robert Wyatt (Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945, Bristol, England) after he left Soft Machine in 1971. The name was conceived by a brilliant twist, by using a French translation of the name Soft Machine (La Machine Molle). He recruited David Sinclair (keyboards, ex-Caravan), Phil Miller (guitar, ex-Delivery) and Bill McCormick (bass, ex-Quiet Read more

The Move - 15% match to Family

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1966 in the Cedar Club from the ashes of several Birmingham beat groups, the original Move comprised Roy Wood (Roy Adrian Wood, 8 November 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar), Carl Wayne (b. Colin David Tooley, 18 August 1943, Birmingham, England, d. 31 August 2004, England; vocals), Chris ‘Ace’ Kefford (b. 10 December 1946, Birmingha Read more

Egg - 14% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Egg was formed in July 1968 by Dave Stewart (30 December 1950, Waterloo, London, England; keyboards), Hugh Montgomery ‘Mont’ Campbell (bass/vocals) and Clive Brooks (drums). The three musicians were all previous members of Uriel, a flower-power-influenced group that had featured guitarist Steve Hillage. Egg recorded two albums, Egg and The Polite Force, between 197 Read more

Kaleidoscope - 14% match to Family

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Peter Hammill - 14% match to Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 November 1948, Ealing, London, England. In 1967, singer-songwriter and guitarist Hammill formed Van Der Graaf Generator in Manchester, England, with university friends Nick Peame (keyboards) and Chris Judge Smith (drums). The band collapsed without making any recordings, but in 1968 it was re-formed with Hammill joined by Keith Ellis (bass), Guy Evans (drums) and Hugh Bant Read more


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