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Billy J. Kramer - 100% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Freddie & The Dreamers - 73% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Manchester, England-based 60s beat outfit, comprising Freddie Garrity (14 November 1936 (1940 is also cited), Manchester, Lancashire, England, d. 19 May 2006, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Wales; vocals), Roy Crewsdon (b. 29 May 1941; guitar), Derek Quinn (b. 24 May 1942; guitar), Pete Birrell (b. 9 May 1941; bass) and Bernie Dwyer (b. 11 September 1940, Manchester, Lancashir Read more

Gene Pitney - 73% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gene Francis Alan Pitney, 17 February 1941, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, d. 5 April 2006, Cardiff, Wales. Although Pitney began recording in 1959 (‘Classical Rock ‘N’ Roll’ was recorded with Ginny Mazarro as Jamie And Jane), his initial success came as a songwriter, providing the Kalin Twins with ‘Loneliness’, Roy Orbison with ‘Today’s Read more

Tommy Roe - 72% match to Jewel Akens

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

Manfred Mann - 67% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the UK beat boom of the early 60s, spearheaded by the Beatles, a number of R&B groups joined the tide with varying degrees of achievement. Of these, Manfred Mann had the most commercial success. The band was formed as the Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers by Manfred Mann (Manfred Lubowitz, 21 October 1940, Johannesburg, South Africa; keyboards) and Mike Hugg (b. 11 August Read more

Johnny Tillotson - 62% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 April 1939, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Tillotson’s father was a country music disc jockey and Johnny himself was appearing on local radio from the age of nine. His parents encouraged his talent by giving him first a ukulele and then a guitar, and he was influenced by the singing cowboys (Gene Autry, Roy Rogers) and country singer Hank Williams. He appeared regularly Read more

The Chiffons - 61% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Bronx, New York City, USA, where all the members were born, erstwhile backing singers Judy Craig (6 August 1946, New York City, New York, USA), Barbara Lee Jones (b. 16 May 1947, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 May 1992), Patricia Bennett (b. 7 April 1947, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) and Sylvia Peterson (b. 30 September 1946), are best recalled Read more

Bobby Vee - 60% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Vee’s first exposure to the rock ‘n’ roll scene occurred in macabre circumstances when his group, the Shadows, deputized for Buddy Holly after the singer was killed in an air crash in February 1959. Soon after, Vee’s group were discovered by famed producer Snuff Garrett and saw their indepen Read more

Frank Ifield - 55% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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30 November 1937, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. The most successful recording artist in the UK during the early 60s, Ifield is now also one of the most underrated. At the age of nine, his family emigrated to Australia, and Ifield entered showbusiness during his teens. He first came to prominence in Australia during 1957 with ‘Whiplash’, a song about the 1851 Aus Read more

Peter & Gordon - 55% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Both the sons of doctors and former pupils of the prestigious English public school Westminster Boys, this privileged pair were signed by producer Norman Newell, following a residency at London’s Piccadilly CluPeter Asher (b. 2 June 1944, London, England) and Gordon Waller (b. 4 June 1945, Braemar, Grampian, Scotland), had a crucial advantage over their contemporaries - Read more

Herman's Hermits - 54% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as the Heartbeats, Herman’s Hermits were discovered in 1963 by manager Harvey Lisberg and his partner Charlie Silverman. After restructuring the group, the line-up emerged as Peter Noone (5 November 1947, Manchester, England; vocals), Karl Green (b. 31 July 1947, Salford, Manchester, England; bass), Keith Hopwood (b. 26 October 1946, Manchester, England Read more

Gerry & The Pacemakers - 53% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gerry Marsden (Gerard Marsden, 24 September 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; guitar/vocals), Freddie Marsden (b. Frederick John Marsden, 23 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 9 December 2006, Southport, Lancashire, England; drums) and Les Chadwick (b. John Leslie Chadwick, 1 May 1943, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; bass) formed the original Pacemakers in Read more

Bobby Goldsboro - 52% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 January 1941, Marianna, Florida, USA. Goldsboro first came to prominence as a guitarist in Roy Orbison’s touring band in 1960. His major chart breakthrough for the as a solo singer for the United Artists Records label occurred in 1964 with the self-penned US Top 10 hit ‘See The Funny Little Clown’. During the mid-60s, he also enjoyed minor US hits with such Read more

Johnny Rivers - 52% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Henry Ramistella, 7 November 1942, New York City, New York, USA. Rivers enjoyed a succession of pop hits in the 60s and 70s, initially by remaking earlier R&B songs and eventually with his own compositions. His singles were spirited creations, some recorded live in front of an enthusiastic, hip Los Angeles audience.The singer’s father mo Read more

Brian Hyland - 51% match to Jewel Akens

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1943, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA. A demonstration disc, recorded with the artist’s high school group the Delphis, alerted Kapp Records to Hyland’s vocal talent. In 1960 he enjoyed a US chart-topper with ‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini’, one of the era’s best-known ‘novelty’ recordings which subsequently so Read more


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