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Hunters & Collectors - 78% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981, Hunters And Collectors experimented with a punk/funk style, drawing comparisons in some quarters to Talking Heads, something that earned them a strong following on the Australian alternative music scene. The core members of the group have over the years comprised Mark Seymour (guitar, lead vocals), Jeremy Smith (keyboards, saxophone), Do Read more

Mental As Anything - 64% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Utilizing elements of rockabilly, rock and R&B combined with an energetic live act, the Sydney, Australia-based Mental As Anything has proved a lasting, popular live and recording outfit. The band’s debut EP, 1978’s Mental As Anything Plays At Your Party, introduced Reg Mombassa (Chris O’Doherty, New Zealand; guitar/vocals), Wayne C-Bird Delisle (b. David Read more

Hoodoo Gurus - 45% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An Australian rock band whose belief in the power of the bar chord has never diminished, Sydney’s Hoodoo Gurus initially shared links with that city’s other major alternative rock attraction of the 80s, the Scientists (after both relocated from Perth). That connection was instigated by singer-songwriter Dave Faulkner, who had previously played in a band called the Gur Read more

Midnight Oil - 45% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, in 1971, and then known as Farm, this strident band pioneered its own course in Australian rock without relying on the established network of agencies and record companies. The original nucleus of Farm comprised Andrew James (Australia; bass), Rob Hirst (b. Camden, New South Wales, Australia; drums/vocals) and Jim Moginie (b. Aus Read more

Mondo Rock - 44% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Crowded House - 38% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After the break up of Split Enz at the end of 1984, one of its major songwriters, Neil Finn (27 May 1958, Te Awamutu, New Zealand; guitar/vocals), along with latter-day Split Enz drummer Paul Hester (b. 8 January 1959, Melbourne, Australia, d. 26 March 2005, Melbourne, Australia), Nick Seymour (b. Nicholas More Seymour, 9 December 1958, Benalla, Victoria, Australia; bass) an Read more

Models - 38% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Models were Australia’s premier ‘new wave’ band to emerge from the punk period in the second half of 1978. Original member Sean Kelly (guitar, vocals) and James Freud (bass; who joined in 1982), provided much of the Models’ song material. Both had played together previously in Melbourne punk band the Teenage Radio Stars. The fluctuating line-up of the Mo Read more

Skyhooks - 34% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The amazing local success of Skyhooks can be attributed mainly to their sense of fun, strong local lyrics, excellent stage presence and well recorded albums produced by Ross Wilson. The band was formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1973 and immediately gathered attention with their stage act and songs. Original lead singer Steve Hill (Australia, d. 31 October 2005, Sydney, Aust Read more

John Farnham - 33% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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b 1 July 1949, Dagenham, Essex, England. The self-effacing Farnham has sustained a successful career in Australia for over three decades. He was raised in Dagenham before his family relocated to Melbourne, Australia in 1959. The young Farnham balanced a plumbing apprenticeship with membership of the band Strings Unlimited, before embarking on a solo career with EMI Records. Hav Read more

Kasey Chambers - 33% match to Paul Kelly

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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4 June 1976, Mount Gambier, Australia. Country singer Chambers was born into a family of Seventh Day Adventists living in a small township in Australia. ‘My town wasn’t even on the map, you could pass right through it in 20 seconds flat’, sings Chambers about her upbringing in ‘Southern Kind Of Life’. While she and her brother Nash were still very yo Read more


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