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Willie Nile - 100% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Barton Noonan, 1949, Buffalo, New York, USA. This literate folk rock troubadour was compared to Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen when his self-titled debut album appeared in 1980. However, this release - specifically the opener ‘Vagabond Moon’ - was indebted to the jangle of the Byrds, in a similar way to Tom Petty’s work from the same period.

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Steve Forbert - 91% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 December 1954, Meridian, Mississippi, USA. Forbert played guitar and harmonica in local rock bands before moving to New York in 1976. There he busked at Grand Central Station before making his first recordings in 1977 for Nemperor and was briefly heralded as ‘the new [ Bob ] Dylan’ because of the tough poetry of his lyrics. Forbert’s biggest commercial succ Read more

The J. Geils Band - 90% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Graham Parker - 77% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Documentaries Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 November 1950, London, England. Having begun his career in aspiring soul groups the Black Rockers and Deep Cut Three, R&B vocalist Parker undertook menial employment while completing several demo tapes of his original songs. One such collection came to the attention of David Robinson, owner of a small recording studio within a building housing the north London, Hope & Read more

Mudcrutch - 76% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Alejandro Escovedo - 72% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Alejandro Escovedo, 1951, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter Escovedo is the seventh of 12 children born to a former Mexican prizefighter and musician. The family moved to Texas from the Mexican town of Saltillo when Escovedo was 12, before relocating to southern California by the late 50s. Several of his siblings subsequently became involved in the music industry - Read more

Patti Scialfa - 62% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Vivienne Patricia Scialfa, 29 July 1953, Deal, New Jersey, USA. The solo recording career of US singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa has been regularly overshadowed by her status as the wife of Bruce Springsteen and her touring work with his E Street Band.A former student of the University of Miami and New York University, Scialfa broke into the New Jersey Read more

John Hiatt - 59% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 August 1952, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The archetypal musicians’ musician, John Hiatt is a powerful singer, guitarist and talented songwriter whose material has been recorded by various acts, including Dr. Feelgood, Searchers, Iggy Pop, Three Dog Night, Desert Rose Band, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Nick Lowe, Rick Nelson and the Neville Brothers. Hiatt started out in Read more

Chuck Prophet - 51% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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USA. Prophet first attracted attention in March 1983 on joining Los Angeles band Green On Red. His exciting, highly skilled, technique added a new dimension to this already excellent group, although critics initially dubbed his work derivative of Neil Young. Successive releases by the group established Prophet as one of the era’s finest musicians, whose skills were enha Read more

Dave Alvin - 49% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 November 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA. The country guitarist Dave Alvin had a successful career with his brother Phil in the Blasters, whose best-known song, ‘Marie Marie’, was a UK hit for Shakin’ Stevens. On leaving the band, he worked with the punk band X and scored the movie Border Radio. His solo albums are typical of his career, being a mixture Read more

Bodeans - 47% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Levon Helm - 47% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mark Lavon Helm, 26 May 1940, Marvell, Arkansas, USA. Helm is best known as the drummer and a singer with the Band, one of North America’s greatest and most fondly remembered rock groups. Raised on a farm in rural Arkansas, Helm learned to play guitar and drums as a young child, and formed his first group, the Jungle Bush Beaters, while still in high school. He played w Read more

Little Village - 47% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Los Lobos - 43% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Los Lobos are the undisputed leaders of the Tex-Mex brand of rock ‘n’ roll, which is Latin-based Chicano music built around accordion and guitar. They were formed in 1973 in Los Angeles by César Rosas (26 September 1954; vocals, guitar, mandolin), David Hidalgo (b. 6 October 1954; vocals, guitar, accordion), Luis (Louie) Pérez (b. 29 January 1953; dru Read more

Rodney Crowell - 40% match to Peter Wolf

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 August 1950, Houston, Texas, USA. Combining careers as a country songwriter, producer and artist, Crowell rose to fame in the 80s as an influential figure in Nashville’s new breed of country traditionalists, along with Emmylou Harris, in whose Hot Band he worked for three years, Rosanne Cash, and fellow songwriters such as Guy Clark. His songs have been covered by Bob Read more


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