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Patrick Moraz - 100% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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U.K. - 65% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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Steve Howe - 64% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephen James Howe, 8 April 1947, Holloway, London, England. Best known as the guitarist with Yes, Howe began his career with the Syndicats in 1963. Playing R&B and Chuck Berry numbers, the outfit released three singles without much success before splitting in 1965. Howe then joined soul band the In Crowd. The group added John ‘ Twink’ Adler (drums) and changed Read more

Jon Anderson - 63% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Instrumental New Age Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 October 1944, Accrington, Lancashire, England. During his formative years Anderson fronted the Warriors, an aspiring beat group. Despite completing a single, ‘You Came Along’ (1964), the quartet failed to make much headway and in 1967 the singer embarked on a solo career as Hans Christian Anderson. His releases included a version of ‘Never My Love’, a Read more

Peter Hammill - 63% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 November 1948, Ealing, London, England. In 1967, singer-songwriter and guitarist Hammill formed Van Der Graaf Generator in Manchester, England, with university friends Nick Peame (keyboards) and Chris Judge Smith (drums). The band collapsed without making any recordings, but in 1968 it was re-formed with Hammill joined by Keith Ellis (bass), Guy Evans (drums) and Hugh Bant Read more

Chris Squire - 60% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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4 March 1948, Wembley, London, England. An accomplished bass player who has made his name with supergroup Yes, having played with them for over 20 years. Yes was formed after Squire, then a member of the Syn, met Jon Anderson in a London music club. The original line-up consisted of Squire, Anderson, an extremely gifted vocalist and composer, guitarist Peter Banks, also a fo Read more

Flash - 53% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This UK rock outfit was formed by Pete Banks (Peter Brockbanks, 15 July 1947, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England; guitar) and Tony Kaye (b. Anthony John Selvidge, 11 January 1946, Leicester, England; organ), both ex-members of Yes. Colin Carter (vocals), Ray Bennett (bass/keyboards) and Mike Hough (drums) completed the line-up featured on 1972’s Flash, after which Kaye left Read more

Steve Hackett - 51% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephen Richard Hackett, 12 February 1950, Pimlico, London, England. Formerly a member of various minor bands, including Canterbury Glass, Heel Pier, Sarabande and Quiet World, the latter releasing a solitary album on Dawn Records in 1970, Hackett joined Genesis as guitarist in early 1971. He replaced Anthony Phillips, and stayed with the band during their successful mid-70s Read more

Renaissance - 50% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Folk Folk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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In 1968, former Yardbirds Jim McCarty (25 July 1943, Liverpool, England; drums) and Keith Relf (b. 22 March 1943, Richmond, Surrey, England, d. 14 May 1976; vocals/acoustic guitar) reunited as Together for two self-composed singles that in their pastoral lyricism and acoustic emphasis anticipated the more lucrative Renaissance in which they were joined by ex-Nashville Teens Read more

Bill Bruford - 49% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Scott Bruford, 17 May 1949, Sevenoaks, Kent, England. A founder member of progressive rock outfit Yes in 1968, Bruford left four years later at the height of the band’s popularity. An accomplished drummer, he opted to join King Crimson, where his skills were put to even greater test, and remained there until leader Robert Fripp dissolved the line-up in 1974. Bru Read more

Gentle Giant - 44% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969 by the Shulman brothers; Derek (11 February 1947, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals/guitar/bass), Ray (b. 3 December 1949, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England; vocals/bass/violin) and Phil (b. 27 August 1937, Glasgow, Scotland; saxophone), on the collapse of their previous group, Simon Dupree And The Big Sound. Kerry Minnear (b. 2 January 1948, Shaftesbury, Dorset, England Read more

Yes - 40% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the progressive music boom of the early 70s, Yes were rivalled only by Emerson Lake And Palmer and Genesis for a brand of classical-laced rock that was initially refreshing and innovative. They evolved into a huge stadium attraction and enjoyed phenomenal success until punk and new wave came along in 1977 and swept them aside. After regrouping in the 80s, the band weathe Read more

Van der Graaf Generator - 38% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK rock band’s name was suggested by its first drummer Christopher John Judge Smith who, with keyboard player Nick Pearne (sometimes credited as Peame) and songwriter Peter Hammill (5 November 1948, Ealing, London, England; vocals/guitar), formed the band at Manchester University, England, in 1967. The name was intended as a tribute to the late American physicist R Read more

Anthony Phillips - 37% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient Jazz Pop / Rock
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Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe - 36% match to Peter Banks

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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