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5 Star - 94% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Imagination - 72% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most successful British funk bands of the early 80s, Imagination was formed by the idiosyncratically named Leee John (John Lesley McGregor, 23 June 1957, Hackney, London, England; vocals), Ashley Ingram (b. 27 November 1960, Northampton, England; guitar) and Errol Kennedy (b. Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies). John (of St. Lucian descent) was educated in New York Read more

Mel & Kim - 65% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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One of Stock, Aitken And Waterman’s acts, Mel (Melanie Susan Appleby, 11 July 1966, London, England, d. 19 January 1990) and sister Kim (b. Kim Appleby, 28 August 1961, London, England) were two East End, London girls with a neat line in pop dance routines. They both started their careers as models - a fact which would come back to haunt them when topless pictures of Me Read more

Jellybean - 63% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Benitez, 7 November 1957, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. This renowned Manhattan club DJ made his mark as one of the US post-disco dance music scene’s most favoured remixers/producers. From the mid-80s onwards he ventured into the pop mainstream, working with Whitney Houston, the Eurythmics, Sting, Sheena Easton, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartne Read more

Loose Ends - 62% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 by Jane Eugene, Steve Nichol and Carl McIntosh, Loose End (as they were originally known) were the first all-black British band to be signed to the Virgin Records label. After several unsuccessful singles they changed their name to Loose Ends, enlisted producer Nick Martinelli, and started to make an impression on the soul/dance scene with a series of excellent r Read more

Curiosity Killed the Cat - 61% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Pop / Rock
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S.O.S. Band - 56% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in 1977, the S.O.S. Band enjoyed a long run of hits on the US R&B charts during the 80s. The group originally consisted of Mary Davis (vocals, keyboards), Jason ‘T.C.’ Bryant (keyboards), Billy R. Ellis (saxophone) and James Earl Jones III (drums). They performed regularly, as Sounds Of Santa Monica, at Lamar’s Regal Room in A Read more

Alexander O'Neal - 55% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 November 1953, Natchez, Mississippi, USA. O’Neal was one of the best-known soul crooners of the late 80s. In 1978, he joined Flyte Tyme with future producers Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis. The group (as Time) became the backing band for Prince, although O’Neal was soon dismissed for insubordination. During the early 80s, he began a solo career as a vocalist, making Read more

Stacy Lattisaw - 55% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Dance Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 November 1966, Washington, DC, USA. Lattisaw emerged as a child prodigy in the late 70s, touring with Ramsey Lewis at the age of 11 and recording her first album for Cotillion Records a year later. Her light and breezy pop-disco style was epitomized by her 1980 US hits, ‘Dynamite’ and ‘Let Me Be Your Angel’, produced by Van McCoy and Narada Michael Wal Read more

Cheryl Lynn - 54% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cheryl Lynn Smith, 11 March 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA. The full-throated Lynn became a hit-maker at the height of disco’s popularity, singing dance tunes that retained the gospel vocal approach of classic soul. Lynn grew up in the church where her mother was a minister of music. Her break into the music business came in 1976 after she won as a contestant on the Read more

Gregory Abbott - 53% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 April 1954, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. This R&B singer-songwriter began pursuing a musical career while working for his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. He soon moved to Los Angeles and married famed songstress Freda Payne, who recorded four of his songs. He returned to his home in New York and began working as a researcher in a stockbr Read more

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - 53% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Harlem, New York, USA, this R&B trio comprising Lisa Lisa (Lisa Velez, 15 January 1967, New York City, New York, USA; vocals), Mike Hughes (guitar) and Alex ‘Spanador’ Moseley (guitar) was put together and produced by rap crew Full Force. The trio was signed to Columbia Records in 1985 and recorded their debut single, ‘I Wonder If I Take You Home Read more

Sister Sledge - 50% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Debra (9 July 1954), Joan (b. 13 September 1956), Kim (b. 21 August 1957) and Kathy Sledge (b. 6 January 1959) were all born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. They started their recording career on the Money Back label with 1971’s ‘Time Will Tell’. A short time working as backing singers followed before the quartet enjoyed a series of minor R& Read more

The Fatback Band - 50% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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There are many, including genuine authorities such as Afrika Bambaataa, who state that ‘King Tim III (Personality Jock)’ by Fatback, released on Spring Records in 1979, is the first true hip-hop record. ‘King Tim’ was actually the b-side to ‘You’re My Candy Sweet’, before radio programmers and listeners made it the more popular selection. The Read more

Tom Browne - 50% match to Joyce Sims

Genres: Funk Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1954, New York City, New York, USA. Browne started to learn the piano at the age of 11 and continued his studies at the Manhattan School of Music and Art. Later, he graduated in physics from Kingsborough College. It was listening to an Ornette Coleman album that sparked his interest in jazz. His first gig was with the Weldon Irvine Group in 1975, followed by stints with Sonn Read more


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