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Michael Johnson - 80% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Lani Hall - 54% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Easy Listening World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 November 1948, Chicago, Illinois, USA. During her teens, Hall sang in clubs in her home town, her repertoire being mainly folk with some contemporary pop and jazz. In the mid-60s, she joined Sergio Mendes’ band, replacing Brazilian-born vocalist Wanda de Sah, at the time the band leader switched labels. Thus, Hall, who reportedly learned the Portuguese lyrics phonetic Read more

England Dan & John Ford Coley - 49% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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David Soul - 46% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Richard Solberg, 28 August 1943, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Under his nom de theatre, this handsome blond was a folk singer before trying his hand at acting. In 1966, he combined both talents with 30 appearances on US television’s Merv Griffin Show as a masked vocalist (‘The Covered Man’) before less anonymous roles in Here Comes The Bride, Streets Of San F Read more

Dan Hill - 43% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Daniel Hill Jnr., 3 June 1954, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Hill achieved success when a soft ballad co-written by Hill and Barry Mann, reached number 3 in 1977, and ‘Can’t We Try’, a duet with Vonda Shepard, climbed to number 6 in 1987. His parents moved to Canada during the 50s and Hill discovered music in his teens, gravitating toward vocalists such as Frank S Read more

Stephen Bishop - 39% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 November 1951, San Diego, California, USA. While he had mastered both piano and trombone, it was an older brother’s gift of an electric guitar that launched a vocational flight whereby an unprepossessing, bespectacled 14-year-old became a highly popular songwriter of US pop. In 1967, he formed his first group, the Weeds, who recorded some Beatles -inspired demos in L Read more

David Gates - 38% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 December 1940, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Having played in a home town high school band alongside Leon Russell, Gates followed his former colleague to Los Angeles. He initially pursued a career as a rockabilly singer, recording a series of locally issued singles including ‘Swinging Baby Doll’ (1958), which featured Russell on piano, and ‘My Baby’s Gone Away Read more

Austin Roberts - 36% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Toby Beau - 36% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Formed in 1975 in Texas, USA, Toby Beau was a quintet best known for its 1978 Top 20 single ‘My Angel Baby’. The group, which took its name from a fishing boat, comprised Balde Silva (guitar/vocals), Danny McKenna (guitar), Ron Rose (guitar), Steve ‘Zip’ Zipper (bass) and Rob Young (drums). They were somewhat successful on the local club circuit when produce Read more

Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - 35% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s
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Jack Wagner - 34% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Maureen McGovern - 34% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maureen Therese McGovern, 27 July 1949, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. The possessor of ‘one of the most technically proficient singing voices in all of pop’, with a four-octave, coloratura range, as a young girl Maureen McGovern was influenced by Barbra Streisand. After graduating from high school in 1967, she worked as a typist, and performed folk songs in the evenings. Read more

Michael Martin Murphey - 33% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 March 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA. Having been influenced by gospel music at an early age, Murphey aspired to become a Baptist minister. From 1965-70, as a staff songwriter for Screen Gems, Murphey was writing theme tunes and soundtrack material for television. He grew disillusioned with the poor financial rewards, and left. For a short time he was a member of the Lewis And Read more

Robert John - 33% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Robert John Pedrick Jnr., 1946, Brooklyn, New York, USA. In 1958, when he was aged 12, Bobby Pedrick (as he was named on record then) charted with his debut ‘White Bucks And Saddle Shoes’. He recorded without success on Shell in 1960 and Duel in 1962 and fronted Bobby And The Consoles on Diamond a year later. As a soloist again, this high tenor recorded on MGM in 1 Read more

Angela Bofill - 30% match to Rex Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1954, West Bronx, New York City, New York, USA, Bofill began writing songs at the age of 12. She formed her first group while still at high school, the Puerto Rican Supremes, who performed in church and at local school dances. Her father, a Latin music singer, had once sung with Cuban band leader Machito. After graduating from the Manhattan School of Music, she toured with R Read more


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