Jimmy Charles Similar Artists

Joe Dowell - 75% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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23 January 1940, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Pop singer-songwriter Dowell bought a $10 guitar and wrote his first song ‘Tell Me’ when he was 13 years old. In later years he took part in talent contests and just before his 21st birthday decided to try his luck in Nashville. He signed to Smash Records, and a version of ‘Wooden Heart’ (Muss I Denn) - using ba Read more

Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners - 46% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal
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The Sheps - 39% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Acappella Doo Wop
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Joanie Sommers - 34% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Joan Drost, 24 February 1941, Buffalo, New York, USA. Sommers is best remembered for her 1962 US Top 10 single ‘Johnny Get Angry’, although millions more would probably better recall her uncredited singing on several commercials for Pepsi Cola in the 60s.Sommers and her family moved to Santa Monica, California when she was 13 years old and s Read more

Ral Donner - 34% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ralph Stuart Donner, 10 February 1943, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 6 April 1984, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Donner had a short string of US chart singles in the early 60s, most notably the number 4 ‘You Don’t Know What You’ve Got (Until You Lose It)’. He began singing in church in his teens and formed his first band at the age of 13, and began touring two yea Read more

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - 33% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Kendricks, 18 November 1936, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 2 March 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA. His date of birth is disputed, and varies between 1927 and 1936. Ballard’s truck-driving father died when he was seven years old and he was sent to Bessemer, Alabama, to live with relations. The strict religious and gospel upbringing caused him to run away, and by th Read more

The Safaris - 29% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Johnny Preston - 28% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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John Preston Courville, 18 August 1939, Port Arthur, Texas, USA. This pop ballad and rock singer first performed in the Lamar University (Beaumont, Texas) group the Shades, in 1957, and was brought to the attention of Mercury Records by disc jockey and singer, the Big Bopper (Jape Richardson). Among the tracks Richardson wrote and produced for him was the novelty ‘Runni Read more

Freddy Cannon - 24% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Freddy Picariello, 4 December 1940, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. A frantic and enthusiastic vocalist, known as the ‘last rock ‘n’ roll star’, Cannon was the link between wild rock ‘n’ roll and the softer Philadelphia-based sounds that succeeded it. The son of a dance-band leader, he fronted Freddy Karmon And The Hurricanes and played guitar on sess Read more

Bobby Rydell - 22% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Ridarelli, 26 April 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Probably the most musically talented of the late 50s Philadelphia school of clean-cut teen-idols, Rydell first performed in public as a drummer at the age of seven. At nine he debuted on Paul Whiteman’s Teen Club amateur television show and was the show’s regular drummer for three years. He attended Read more

The Five Boroughs - 21% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Acappella Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 2000s
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Founded in South Florida, USA, during 1986, this vocal quartet took their name from their origins further north, namely the boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx in New York. The group consisted of Frank Iovino (lead, baritone), Charlie Notabartolo (first tenor), Bruce Goldie (lead, first tenor), Dave Strum (bass) and Geno Radicello (lead, second Read more

Tommy Edwards - 18% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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17 February 1922, Richmond, Virginia, USA, d. 22 October 1969, Virginia, USA. This jazz/pop/R&B singer-songwriter began his professional career in 1931. He wrote the hit ‘That Chick’s Too Young To Fry’ for Louis Jordan in 1946. A demo recording of his own ‘All Over Again’ later won Edwards an MGM Records contract. Early releases included ‘I Read more

The Hollywood Argyles - 17% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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The Hollywood Argyles was a group assembled after a record, ‘Alley-Oop’, had already been released under that name. The song was written by Dallas Frazier and recorded by vocalist Gary S. Paxton and producer Bobby Rey while Paxton was a member of the Arizona-based duo Skip And Flip. Because that duo was contracted to Brent Records, and ‘Alley-Oop’ was issued Read more

Anita Bryant - 16% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Christian & Gospel Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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25 March 1940, Barnsdale, Oklahoma, USA. Bryant has had a unique series of career changes: a beauty queen turned hitmaker, turned religious singer and spokesperson against gay liberation. Her first stage appearance was at the age of six and at nine she won her first talent show. She became known as ‘Oklahoma’s Red Feather Girl’, and local television and radio Read more

Ray Peterson - 16% match to Jimmy Charles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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23 April 1939, Denton, Texas, USA, d. 25 January 2005, Smyrna, Tennessee, USA. Peterson entertained other patients with his singing during lengthy treatment for polio in the Texas Warm Springs Foundation Hospital. On discharge, he performed in local clubs before moving to Los Angeles where he was spotted by manager Stan Shulman who procured an RCA - Victor Records recording Read more


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