Roy Hamilton Similar Artists

Major Lance - 69% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 April 1939 (1941 is also cited), Winterville, Mississippi, USA, d. 3 September 1994, Decatur, Georgia, USA. A former amateur boxer and a dancer on the Jim Lounsbury record-hop television show, Lance also sang with the Five Gospel Harmonaires and for a brief period with Otis Leavill and Barbara Tyson in the Floats. His 1959 Mercury Records release, ‘I Got A Girl’, Read more

Garnet Mimms - 56% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Duane Eddy - 50% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1938, Corning, New York, USA. The legendary simple ‘twangy’ guitar sound of Duane Eddy has made him one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most famous instrumental artists. The sound was created after hearing Bill Justis’ famous ‘Raunchy’ (the song that George Harrison first learned to play). Together with producer Lee Hazlewood, Eddy co-wro Read more

Jack McVea - 44% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 2000s
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5 November 1914, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 27 December 2000, Los Angeles, California, USA. Starting out on banjo, McVea played in his father’s band before he reached his teenage years. In the late 20s, he began playing reed instruments, eventually concentrating on tenor saxophone. In the early 30s, after graduating from high school, he turned professional and wor Read more

Little Anthony & The Imperials - 37% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Formed in Brooklyn, New York, USA, in 1957, and originally called the Chesters, the group comprised ‘Little’ Anthony Gourdine (8 January 1940, Brooklyn, New York, USA), Ernest Wright Jnr. (b. 24 August 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA), Clarence Collins (b. 17 March 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA), Tracy Lord and Glouster Rogers (b. 1940). A vital link between doo-wop Read more

The Vibrations - 37% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1955 and originally known as the Jayhawks, this quartet comprised Dave Govan (2 August 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA), Carl Fisher (b. 27 December 1939, Quardon, Texas, USA), James Johnson (b. 13 September 1939, Brooklyn, New York, USA) and Carver Bunkham. The Vibrations were notable for being equally proficient with smooth ball Read more

Robert Knight - 36% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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24 April 1945, Franklin, Tennessee, USA. Knight made his professional vocal debut with the Paramounts, a harmony quintet comprising school friends. Signed to Dot Records, they recorded ‘Free Me’ in 1961, a US R&B hit, outselling the cover version by Johnny Preston. After this initial success their subsequent releases flopped and resulted in the group breaking u Read more

Al Hibbler - 33% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Albert George Hibbler, 16 August 1915, Tyro, Mississippi, USA, d. 24 April 2001, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Blind from birth, Hibbler attended the Conservatory for the Blind in Little Rock, Arkansas, becoming a member of the school choir. After winning an amateur talent contest in Memphis, he worked with local bands and his own outfit before joining Jay ‘Hootie’ McSha Read more

The Monotones - 33% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1955 in Newark, New Jersey, USA, the Monotones recorded one of the most memorable doo-wop novelty songs of the 50s, ‘Book Of Love’. The group was a sextet, Warren Davis, George Malone (5 January 1940, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 5 October 2007, Avondale, Arizona, USA), Charles Patrick, Frank Smith, John Ryanes, and Warren Ryanes. They had sung in the same Read more

Al Wilson - 32% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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Allen LaMar Wilson, 19 June 1939, Meridian, Mississippi, USA, d. 21 April 2008, Fontana, California, USA. Wilson was a former member of the Jewels, and also the Rollers, a San Bernardino, California-based quartet who scored a hit in 1961 with ‘The Continental Walk’. He was later signed as a solo act to Soul City, a short-lived label owned by singer Johnny Rivers. & Read more

Gene McDaniels - 27% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eugene Booker McDaniels, 12 February 1935, Kansas City, Kansas, USA. McDaniels began singing in church as a tiny child and by the age of 11 was a member of a gospel quartet. This was in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was raised and also studied at the Omaha Conservatory of Music. The quartet tried out in New York City where McDaniels was recognized as the pre-eminent singer in th Read more

The Fleetwoods - 27% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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One of America’s most popular doo-wop groups in the late 50s comprised Gary Troxell (28 November 1939, Centralia, Washington, DC, USA), Gretchen Christopher (b. 29 February 1940, Olympia, Washington, DC, USA) and Barbara Ellis (b. 20 February 1940, Olympia, Washington, USA). They met while seniors at high school in the girls’ home town. Originally a female duo, the Read more

The Gaylords - 27% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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Formed in 1960 in Glasgow, Scotland, Dean Ford And The Gaylords were a musically accomplished act before the dawning of the Beat age. Junior Campbell (William Campbell, 31 May 1947, Glasgow, Scotland; lead guitar), Pat Fairley (b. 14 April 1946, Glasgow, Scotland; rhythm guitar), Bill Irving (bass) and Raymond Duffy (drums) had been fronted by various vocalists prior to the Read more

Gene Chandler - 25% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eugene Dixon, 6 July 1937, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Recalled for the gauche but irresistible 1962 US number 1, ‘Duke Of Earl’, Chandler’s million-selling single in fact featured the Dukays, a doo-wop quintet he fronted (Eugene Dixon, Shirley Jones, James Lowe, Earl Edwards and Ben Broyles). His record company preferred to promote a solo artist and thus one of s Read more

Jack Wilson - 25% match to Roy Hamilton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s
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