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Quarterflash - 85% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This band from Portland, Oregon, USA were most renowned for October 1981’s US number 3 hit single, ‘Harden My Heart’. This track, which also reached the UK Top 50, was a prime example of the band’s AOR sound, delivering passionate guitars, wailing saxophone, emotive vocals, and an enormous chorus. Originally known as Seafood Mama, Quarterflash boasted the ta Read more

The Outfield - 69% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A trio of Tony Lewis (vocals), John Spinks (guitar) and Alan Jackman (drums), Outfield formed in the East End of London, England, in the mid-80s. However, all of their success would come in the USA. Signed to Columbia Records, they recorded the bland but proficient pop rock debut Play Deep in 1986, which included the successful radio single ‘Your Love’. As a result th Read more

Pat Benatar - 59% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Patricia Andrzejewski, 10 January 1953, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. After training as an opera singer, Pat Benatar became a major hitmaker in the early 80s, adept at both mainstream rock and powerful ballads, often focusing on personal relationships and sexual politics. She married Dennis Benatar after graduating from high school and relocated to Virginia. By the Read more

Steve Perry - 59% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 January 1953, Hanford, California, USA. Following the success of Escape and Frontiers, the members of US band Journey took an extended break in order to pursue solo projects. Vocalist Steve Perry assembled a team of respected session players to produce Street Talk, which displayed soul and R&B influences in both Perry’s vocals and songwriting, and proved a superb Read more

Bad English - 53% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Towards the end of the 80s, a new generation of ‘supergroups’ emerged from the USA, including Mr. Big, Badlands, Damn Yankees, Alias, and, arguably the most successful of them all, Bad English. The band was formed in 1988 by ex-Babys vocalist and successful solo artist John Waite (4 July 1952, Lancaster, Lancashire, England), ex-Santana and Journey guitarist Neal S Read more

Honeymoon Suite - 53% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A Canadian hard rock quintet of Johnny Dee (guitar, vocals), Derry Grehan (lead guitar), Dave Betts (drums), Gary Lalonde (bass) and Ray Coburn (keyboards), Honeymoon Suite formed in 1982 and set about establishing the strong club following that accompanied them throughout their career. Their debut release was a self-financed single, ‘New Girl Now’, which sold in suff Read more

Eddie Money - 49% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edward Joseph Mahoney, 2 March 1949, New York City, New York, USA. Legend has it that Brooklyn native Edward Mahoney was a New York police officer when first discovered by promoter Bill Graham (he was, in fact, a NYPD typist). Nevertheless, under Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two T Read more

White Lion - 48% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Heavy Metal Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US hard rock band was formed in Brooklyn, New York, during 1983, by Mike Tramp (Michael Trampenau, 14 January 1961, Copenhagen, Denmark; lead vocals, ex-Mabel) and Vito Bratta (b. 1 July 1961, Staten Island, New York, USA; guitar, ex-Dreamer). After a series of false starts, they signed to Elektra Records with Felix Robinson (bass, ex-Angel) and Nicki Capozzi (drums) co Read more

Heart - 46% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This durable US rock band features the talents of sisters Ann (19 June 1951, San Diego, California, USA) and Nancy Wilson (b. 16 March 1954, San Francisco, California, USA). The elder sister had released two singles as Ann Wilson And The Daybreaks on a local label in 1967. After a series of unreleased demos she took her sister to Vancouver, Canada, in search of a backing ban Read more

Night Ranger - 45% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This talented and sophisticated American pomp-rock group released a string of first-class albums between 1982 and 1988. Featuring Jack Blades (vocals, bass), Brad Gillis (guitar, ex-Ozzy Osbourne), Alan Fitzgerald (keyboards, ex-Montrose), Kelly Keagy (drums) and Jeff Watson (guitar), they gigged in and around their home town of San Francisco as an extension of Gillis’ clu Read more

Wilson Phillips - 45% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The daughters of Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson and his ex-wife Marilyn (formerly of the Honeys) and John Phillips and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas And The Papas, this US trio proved that they were up to the task of following those famous footsteps by scoring three number 1 singles in the American charts, with ‘Hold On’, ‘Release Me’ and ‘You’re Read more

R.E.O. Speedwagon - 41% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Melissa Etheridge - 38% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 May 1961, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Etheridge was still only a teenager when she began playing piano and guitar in various covers bands around Kansas. After this grounding she had a more formal training at the Berklee College Of Music before playing the club circuit around Boston, Massachusetts. However, it was after she relocated to Los Angeles and was spotted performing Read more

Benjamin Orr - 37% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Starship - 36% match to Patty Smyth

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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