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Max Bygraves - 52% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Walter Bygraves, 16 October 1922, London, England. Performing as a soloist in his school choir and employing Max Miller impressions in the RAF, with music hall dates in the late 40s, led Bygraves quickly to his recording debut and first Royal Command Performance in 1950. His debut record, with the Carroll Gibbons Band, contained impressions of Al Jolson, and was followed by Read more

David Whitfield - 35% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Christian & Gospel Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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2 February 1925, Hull, Yorkshire, England, d. 15 January 1980, Sydney, Australia. A popular ballad singer in the UK during the 50s, with a tenor voice that proved to be suitable for light opera. After working as a labourer, and singing in local clubs, Whitfield spent some time in the merchant navy before signing to Decca Records and having hits in 1953 with ‘Bridge Of S Read more

Stanley Holloway - 35% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Augustus Holloway, 1 October 1890, London, England, d. 30 January 1982, Littlehampton, Sussex, England. A much-loved comedian, actor, singer, at the age of 10 Holloway was performing professionally as Master Stanley Holloway-The Wonderful Boy Soprano. He then toured in concert parties before studying in Milan for a period in 1913 with the intention of becoming an ope Read more

Ken Dodd - 31% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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8 November 1927, Liverpool, England. Primarily one of Britain’s all-time great stand-up comedians, Dodd has also had a successful recording career singing romantic ballads in a warm mezzo-tenor voice. His only comedy record - as the Diddy Men in 1965 - was a flop. He grew up in Liverpool and sang in a church choir before developing a comedy act as Professor Yaffle Chuck Read more

Mel Blanc - 31% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Children's Music Comedy Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Arthur Tracy - 22% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s
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Arthur Tracvugsky, 25 June 1899, Russia, d. 6 October 1997, New York, USA. Billed on record labels as ‘The Street Singer’, Tracy was extremely popular during the 30s in the USA and the UK, dispensing his romantic, sentimental ballads on radio, films and in clubs. He was taken to the USA by his parents when he was six years old, and grew up in Philadelphia. He subse Read more

Laurel & Hardy - 22% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Comedy Comedy Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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During their partnership Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson, 16 June 1890, Ulverston, Lancashire (later Cumbria), England, d. 23 February 1965, Santa Monica, California, USA) and Hardy (b. Oliver Norvell Hardy, 18 January 1892, Harlem, Georgia, USA, d. 7 August 1957, North Hollywood, California, USA) made silent and talking films. In 1910 and 1912 Laurel toured the USA with Fr Read more

Bob Hope - 21% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Comedy Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Leslie Townes Hope, 29 May 1903, Eltham, London, England, d. 27 July 2003, Hollywood, California, USA. One of the all-time great entertainers; an actor and comedian, whose singing ability has usually been sadly under-rated. Hope was taken to the USA at the age of four and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. As a teenager he tried his hand at various jobs including boxing, and toured Read more

Flanders & Swann - 21% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Spoken Word Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The son of an actor father, and a mother who had been a concert-violinist before she married, Michael Flanders (1 March 1922, London, England, d. 14 April 1975), was brought up in a musical household. He learned to play the clarinet and made his stage debut at the age of seven in a singing contest with Uncle Mac’s Minstrel Show. At Westminster School in London, where P Read more

Art Mooney - 20% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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1911, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. A popular band leader in the late 40s and 50s, Mooney started out by leading a band mostly in Detroit and the Midwest area during the 30s. After military service in World War II, he formed a new outfit with a similar style and sound to Glenn Miller, especially in the reed section. The band’s arrangers included Neal Hefti and George Wil Read more

Benny Hill - 15% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Alfred Hawthorne Hill, 21 January 1924, Southampton, Hampshire, England, d. April 1992, Teddington, Middlesex, England. Hill entered showbusiness at an early age and played the variety circuit, specializing in comedy and impressions. He was already a well-known comedian in Britain when he was signed to Pye as a recording artist in the early 60s. His whimsical tunes, ‘Ga Read more

The Four Preps - 14% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the early 50s in Hollywood, California, USA, the Four Preps were a vocal group consisting of Bruce Belland, Glen Larson, Marvin Inabnett and Ed Cobb (d. 1999, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA). Recording for Capitol Records, they placed 13 singles in the US charts between 1956 and 1964, two of which made the Top 5 in 1958. The quartet began singing together during their high-sch Read more

Val Doonican - 12% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Michael Valentine Doonican, 3 February 1927, Waterford, Eire. Doonican learned to play the mandolin and guitar as a boy, and later toured northern and southern Ireland in various bands before travelling to England in 1951 to join an Irish vocal quartet, the Four Ramblers. He wrote the group’s vocal arrangements as well as singing and playing guitar in their BBC radio se Read more

Jane Morgan - 11% match to Flanagan & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Jane Currier, 25 December 1920, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. A popular singer with a clear, strong voice and an ability to sing in several languages, Morgan was accepted in many parts of the world during the 50s and 60s. Raised in Florida, she trained as a lyric soprano at the Juilliard School of Music in New York, supplementing her income by singing in night-clubs. At one of Read more


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