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Lou Bega - 54% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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David Loubega, 13 April 1975, Munich, Germany. This global pop sensation brought some much needed style and humour to the charts in the summer of 1999 with his reworking of Perez Prado’s 1949 hit, ‘Mambo No. 5’. Bega’s Ugandan father went to Germany in the early 70s to study biochemistry, and stayed in the country after meeting his Sicilian wife in a yout Read more

Rednex - 51% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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In the wake of the Grid’s innovative coupling of down home hillbilly with techno, there were bound to be those waiting in the wings to duplicate the formula. Rednex were ostensibly a five-piece family affair, comprising Mary Joe (vocals), Ken Tacky (vocals/banjo), Bobby Sue (violin) and Billie Ray (violin). The press story conjured up to describe their evolution was entert Read more

The Weather Girls - 51% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vocalists Izora Rhodes Armstead (1942, Texas, USA, d. 16 September 2004, California, USA) and Martha Wash (b. USA) met in the San Francisco-based gospel group, NOW (News Of The World) prior to joining the backing group of rising disco star Sylvester. Dubbed Two Tons O’ Fun in deference to their rotund stature, the duo recorded for the Fantasy Records label before securi Read more

Baha Men - 48% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The guiding force behind the Baha Men is multi-instrumentalist Isaiah Taylor. The original line-up comprised Nehemiah Hield (vocals), Fred Ferguson (guitar/keyboards), Colyn Mo Grant (drums), Herschel Small (guitar/keyboards), Jeffrey Chea (keyboards). Born and raised in the Bahamas, Taylor formed the band High Voltage in the early 80s to pursue his vision of updating the indig Read more

Whigfield - 36% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Sannie Charlotte Carlson, 11 April 1970, Skælskør, Denmark. Whigfield, her stage-name derived from the surname of a former music teacher, made her debut in 1994 with ‘Saturday Night’, a repetitive example of banal Europop which became a huge international seller on release in September of that year, reaching the top of the UK charts and selling over 75 Read more

Real McCoy - 33% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the late 80s by O-Jay (Olaf Jeglitza, Germany), Real McCoy are among Germany’s most successful dance acts. Under the name MC Sar And The Real McCoy, his debut record, the anthemic ‘It’s On You’ (1991) became a number 1 hit in 12 countries and was followed by a number of international Top 20 hits including ‘Pump Up The Jam Rap’, ‘D Read more

La Bouche - 29% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This German-based pop/dance act, comprising American vocalists Lane McCray Jnr. and Melanie Thornton (1967, USA, d. 24 November 2001, Switzerland), achieved instant success when their debut single, ‘Sweet Dreams’, became a European bestseller and topped the German charts, selling over half a million copies in the process. An accompanying album of the same title was Read more

Loona - 28% match to Los Del Rio

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Right Said Fred - 25% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This camp UK pop act comprises the bald pated Fairbrass brothers Richard (22 September 1953, East Grinstead, Sussex, England) and Fred (b. Christopher Abbott Bernard Fairbrass, 2 November 1956, East Grinstead, Sussex, England). Fred, who failed trials for Chelsea and Fulham football clubs, had formerly toured with Bob Dylan and played with Then Jerico in 1989. He had also ap Read more

Haddaway - 24% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nester Alexander Haddaway, Tobago, West Indies. A lightweight dance music artist licensed to Arista Records from his German home at Coconut/Logic Records, Haddaway scored a huge crossover hit throughout Europe with the anthemic ‘What Is Love’ in 1993, followed by the equally strident ‘Life’. The artist grew up in Washington, DC, USA, before relocating to Read more

Carl Douglas - 23% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jamaican-born Carl Douglas was working with producer Biddu during 1974 when the necessity to record a b-side to ‘I Want To Give You My Everything’, resulted in ‘Kung Fu Fighting’, a song which apparently took only 10 minutes to record. When the Douglas composition was presented to the A&R department at Pye Records, they wisely elevated the song to an a-s Read more

Diana King - 21% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 November 1970, Spanish Town, Jamaica, West Indies. As a child King lived in the Hope Road neighbourhood, Kingston, famous for number 56, the Jamaican home of Bob Marley and his family. She often played with his children Cedella and Sharon, who in the early 80s continued their father’s work as the Melody Makers. King began her singing career performing on the tourism c Read more

Katrina & The Waves - 21% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK pop act enjoyed a major transatlantic hit with ‘Walking On Sunshine’ in 1985, but were also well-known for their original version of ‘Going Down To Liverpool’, which was successfully covered by the Bangles. The band was formed by Katrina Leskanich (Topeka, Kansas, USA; vocals), Kimberley Rew (guitar), Vince De La Cruz (b. Texas, USA; bass) and Ale Read more

Irene Cara - 20% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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Irene T Escalera, 18 March 1959, New York City, New York, USA. Having spent most of her childhood as a successful actor, singer and dancer, Cara’s role as Coco Hernandez in the 1980 Alan Parker movie Fame was tailor-made. Based around the lives, loves and ambitions of students at the New York School of Performing Arts, Cara’s rendition of the jubilant title song wa Read more

Technotronic - 17% match to Los Del Rio

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Belgian commercial techno outfit created by producer Jo Bogaert, aka Thomas De Quincy. After playing keyboards in the indie outfit White Light in the mid-80s, Bogaert began working on his own dance music tracks, using various pseudonyms such as Nux Nemo and Acts Of Madmen. He was looking for a female rapper to sing over a backing track he had produced, before stumbling upon Ya Read more


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