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Bohannon - 84% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
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Jim Stafford - 82% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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16 January 1944, Eloise, Florida, USA. Stafford had a series of novelty hits in the mid-70s, but his career began as a member of the Legends, which also included Gram Parsons and Lobo (Kent Lavoie). Working with Miami producer Phil Gernhard, Stafford signed to MGM Records as a solo singer, releasing ‘Swamp Witch’ in 1973. A minor hit, it was followed by the million Read more

Silver Convention - 80% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This studio group was created by Munich-based producers Silvester Levay and Michael Kunze. After scoring a UK hit in 1975 with ‘Save Me’, they went on to reach number 1 in the USA with ‘Fly, Robin, Fly’. The international fame persuaded the duo to audition some female singers to adopt the Silver Convention name and the lucky trio were Linda Thompson (ex-Les Read more

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Bonnie Pointer - 53% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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11 July 1951, East Oakland, California, USA. One of the four siblings who made up the successful R&B vocal group the Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Pointer was featured on two of the group’s major hit singles, ‘Yes We Can Can’ and ‘How Long’, and on five albums between 1973 and 1978. She then signed a solo contract with Motown Records, where she substit Read more

Peaches & Herb - 45% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Herb Fame (Herbert Feemster, 1 October 1942, Washington, DC, USA) and Francine Barker (b. Francine Edna Hurd Barker, 28 April 1947, Washington, DC, USA, d. 13 August 2005, Maryland, USA). These two Washington, DC, USA-based singers were signed separately to the same record label, Date, and met on a promotional tour. Producer Dave Kapralik put the couple together, and their e Read more

The Sylvers - 44% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, and originally known as the Little Angels, the Sylvers were a family act tutored by their former opera singing mother, Shirley Sylvers. Her children, Leon Frank III, Charmaine, Olympia-Ann and James, started performing at local talent shows in Memphis, before moving to Harlem, New York - providing a more sympathetic audience for their pop R&am Read more

Rhythm Heritage - 43% match to Rick Dees

Decades Active: 1960s 1980s
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The pseudonym of producers Steve Barri and Michael Omartian, Rhythm Heritage was a studio band specially created to record the ‘Theme From S.W.A.T.’ This top-rated American television series, dealing with the adventures of the Special Weapons And Tactics Team, had an arresting theme written by Barry De Vorzon that was unavailable on record. Sensing its commercial pote Read more

Robert John - 43% match to Rick Dees

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

Shaun Cassidy - 40% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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27 September 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA. A singer, actor, writer, and producer, Shaun Cassidy is the son of Broadway and movie stars Jack Cassidy and Shirley Jones, and the step-brother of David Cassidy. After singing and composing with the Longfellows group when he was only 14, in the mid-70s Cassidy made an impression on European pop charts with his debut solo sing Read more

GQ - 39% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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Ray Stevens - 38% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Christian & Gospel Comedy Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Ray Ragsdale, 24 January 1939, Clarksdale, Georgia, USA. A prolific country pop writer and performer, Stevens’ novelty hits of the 70s and 80s illustrate the history of the fads and crazes of the era. He became a disc jockey on a local station at 15 and the following year recorded ‘Five More Steps’ on the Prep label. Stevens’ first nonsense song, & Read more

Helen Reddy - 37% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 October 1941, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, A big-voiced interpreter of rock ballads, with a reputation as a high-profile feminist and campaigner on social issues, Reddy came from a showbusiness family. She was a child performer and had already starred in her own television show before winning a trip to New York in an Australian talent contest in 1966. There, an appeara Read more

Andy Gibb - 34% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 March 1958, Manchester, England, d. 10 March 1988, Oxford, England. Following the international success of his three elder brothers in the Bee Gees, Andy appeared as a star in his own right in 1977. Emerging at the beginning of the disco boom, he scored three consecutive US number 1 hits with his first three chart entries. ‘I Just Want To Be Your Everything’,  Read more

Alicia Bridges - 33% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Dance Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA. This vocalist caught the mood of the disco craze as it sashayed towards its Saturday Night Fever zenith in the late 70s. Although her debut album reached Billboard’s Top 40, she is remembered chiefly for the single ‘I Live The Night Life (Disco Round)’, which raced to number 5 in the USA and, when issued on Polydor, also made a strong im Read more

France Joli - 32% match to Rick Dees

Genres: Dance Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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26 January 1963, Dorion, Quebec, Canada. Joli was only 16-years-old when she recorded the song that would become her first and only chart hit, ‘Come To Me’. She had been a singer, dancer and actress from a small child, and had a full-time performing career before she reached her teens. She was discovered by Canadian singer Tony Green, who wrote ‘Come To Me Read more


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