Siegel-Schwall Band Similar Artists

Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows - 100% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Big Twist (Larry Nolan, 23 September 1937, Terra Haute, Indiana, USA, d. 14 March 1990, Broadview, Illinois, USA) was the lead singer and leader of this R&B big band. He began singing in church in southern Illinois when he was six years old, and in the 50s was drummer and vocalist with the Mellow Fellows, an R&B group. In the early 70s he teamed with guitarist Pete S Read more

Nick Gravenites - 20% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Chicago, Illinois, USA. Gravenites grew up on Chicago’s south side. He entered university in 1956 and was immediately drawn to its bohemian circle. Having discovered several blues nightclubs, including Frader’s Jukebox Lounge, Gravenites joined a loosely knit group of white aficionados, which included Charlie Musselwhite, Mike Bloomfield and Paul Butterfield. The l Read more

Zora Young - 18% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 January 1948, West Point, Mississippi, USA. A third cousin of Howlin’ Wolf, Young has sufficient talent not to have to dwell on the fact. Singing in church from an early age helped her to develop both flexibility and control in her vocal technique. That continued after her family moved to Chicago in 1956, although she did not take up blues singing until 1971. During Read more

Corky Siegel - 17% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
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Scrapomatic - 17% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
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Big Wheeler - 15% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Golden Wheeler, 15 December 1929, Beaconton, Georgia, USA. Wheeler’s first encounter with a harmonica came about through Buster Brown, whom he heard on WALB, a local radio station. He left Georgia in 1941 and after spending time in New Jersey and Ohio, he arrived in Chicago at the time that Muddy Waters and Little Walter were first making their presence known. Wheeler f Read more

Dave Specter - 14% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
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Sugar Ray & The Bluetones - 14% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Raymond Alan Norcia, 6 June 1954, Westerly, Rhode Island, USA. Sugar Ray began playing harmonica while in his teens. He eventually formed the Bluetones, a band with which he played regularly at a blues club in Providence, Rhode Island. There, and also in Boston, Massachusetts, the band backed visiting blues artists including Roosevelt Sykes, Big Mama Thornton and Joe Turner. Read more

Johnny Jones - 13% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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17 August 1936, Edes, Tennessee, USA. Jones is one of the most respected of a clutch of blues artists who have found themselves a niche in the country-dominated musical climate of Nashville, Tennessee. A fixture at local clubs with his band the Imperial Seven, by the 80s his musical ambitions had been subsumed by financial considerations, and he can still be found running hi Read more

Paul Geremia - 13% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 April 1944, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Like his contemporary Roy Book Binder, Geremia has spent a long and fruitful career out of the spotlight, playing the college circuit, small clubs and folk festivals. He was initially influenced by folk artists and took up the harmonica before learning the guitar. Attending the 1964 Newport Folk Festival, he saw bluesmen such as Read more

Sam Lay - 13% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1935, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. The drummer Fred Below put the backbeat into the blues and elevated the records of Muddy Waters and Little Walter, among a host of others, into defining statements. Close behind him is Sam Lay, the inventor of the ‘double shuffle’. Lay began playing drums at 14 and joined his first band, the Moon Dog Combo, in 1956. The foll Read more

Willie Kent - 13% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 February 1936, Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. Kent was brought up in Shelby, Mississippi, and was influenced by the blues he heard on the radio. He settled in Chicago in 1952 and was soon able to hear the top blues artists live in the clubs, although he was under-age. Kent began working as a singer in 1957 and started to play guitar the following year. He quickly switched t Read more

Jimmy Hall - 12% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Co-founder of 70s R&B-influenced boogie band Wet Willie, Hall recorded his solo debut following the group’s break-up in 1980. With backing from former bandmates, including brother Jack Hall, the album featured the hit single ‘I’m Happy That Love Has Found You’. The follow-up was a musically diverse album, blending rockabilly, swing and bebop, but was to Read more

Johnny Rawls - 12% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
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Lacy Gibson - 12% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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1 May 1936, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA. Gibson’s family settled in Chicago in 1949 and he quickly became involved in the city’s blues scene, receiving tips on blues guitar playing from musicians such as Muddy Waters and T-Bone Walker. Besides working with innumerable blues artists, he was also involved in the jazz scene. He recorded with Buddy Guy in 1963 and w Read more


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