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Paul Davis - 100% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 April 1948, Meridian, Mississippi, USA, d. 22 April 2008, Meridian, Mississippi, USA. Davis was spotted playing with his own country rock band, by the wife of Bert Berns of Bang Records in 1970, who signed him as a solo singer. Davis’ first release, a cover version of the Jarmels’ 1961 doo-wop hit ‘A Little Bit Of Soap’, narrowly missed the US Top 50 t Read more

Karla Bonoff - 69% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 December 1951, Santa Monica, California, USA. Bonoff already had some success writing songs for other people long before launching a solo career in the late 70s, and she worked with Andrew Gold, Wendy Waldman and Kenny Edward in the songwriter ‘supergroup’ Bryndle. Her introspective, folksy material had graced records by Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt and Nicolett Read more

Franke & The Knockouts - 68% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This New Jersey soft rock quartet, were fronted by Franke Previte from New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. They originally included Billy Elworthy (guitar), Blake Levinsohn (keyboards), Leigh Foxx (bass) and Claude LeHenaff (drums). Singer-songwriter Previte, who had previously sung with the Oxford Watch Band and a heavy metal act Bull Angus, formed the band in 1980. They joined Mi Read more

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Jefferson Starship - 67% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formerly the Jefferson Airplane, the band evolved into the Jefferson Starship after Paul Kantner (17 March 1941, San Francisco, California, USA; guitar/vocals) had previously released Blows Against The Empire in 1970, billed as Paul Kantner with the Jefferson Starship. His fascination with science fiction no doubt led the Airplane to metamorphose into a Starship.

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Little River Band - 67% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Prior to the success of AC/DC, Air Supply, Men At Work and INXS, the Little River Band were probably Australia’s most successful international rock band. Evolving out of Mississippi, who had previously spent much time working in London, former members Graham Goble (15 May 1947, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; guitar), Beeb Birtles (b. Gerard Bertelkamp, 28 Novembe Read more

Benny Mardones - 59% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Expose - 57% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Seals & Crofts - 56% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A duo comprising Jim Seals (17 October 1941, Sidney, Texas, USA) and Dash Crofts (b. 14 August 1940, Cisco, Texas, USA), Seals And Crofts were one of the most popular soft rock pop acts of the 70s. The pair first worked together in 1958 as guitarist (Seals) and drummer (Crofts) for Texan singer Dean Beard, with whom they recorded a number of singles that did not chart. When Read more

England Dan & John Ford Coley - 55% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Ambrosia - 54% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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From Los Angeles, California, USA, Ambrosia was formed in 1970 by David Pack (15 July 1952, Huntington Park, California, USA; vocals/guitar), Joe Puerta (b. 2 July 1951; vocals/bass), Burleigh Drummond (drums) and Christopher North (keyboards). Beginning with a lightweight AOR sound, Ambrosia’s albums steadily improved over time as they toughened up their music. They en Read more

Pablo Cruise - 54% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s
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Rocky Burnette - 54% match to Marty Balin

Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Burnette, 12 June 1953, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Burnette was the son of pioneering rock ‘n’ roll trio member Johnny Burnette and nephew of fellow member Dorsey Burnette. Dorsey’s son Billy Burnette (later a solo performer and member of Fleetwood Mac) was born within a few weeks of Rocky and some sources claim that Johnny and Dorsey coined the term &# Read more

Andy Gibb - 52% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 March 1958, Manchester, England, d. 10 March 1988, Oxford, England. Following the international success of his three elder brothers in the Bee Gees, Andy appeared as a star in his own right in 1977. Emerging at the beginning of the disco boom, he scored three consecutive US number 1 hits with his first three chart entries. ‘I Just Want To Be Your Everything’,  Read more

Christopher Cross - 49% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Christopher Geppert, 3 May 1951, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Formerly a member of Texas heavy rock band Flash, Cross was signed to Warner Brothers Records on the strength of his songwriting talents. His 1980 debut, full of smooth AOR songs ideal for radio-play, spawned hits in ‘Ride Like The Wind’ (US number 2 - featuring Michael McDonald), ‘Sailing (US number 1) Read more

Firefall - 49% match to Marty Balin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A second generation US country rock band in the tradition of Poco and the Eagles. Formed during the genre’s heyday the initial line-up was comprised of ex-Flying Burrito Brothers members Rick Roberts (1950, Florida, USA; guitar/vocals) and Michael Clarke (b. Michael Dick, 3 June 1946, Spokane, Washington State, USA, d. 19 December 1993, Treasure Island, Florida, USA; dr Read more


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