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Friend & Lover - 100% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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With the 1968 flower-power movement at full bloom, how could an optimistic song like ‘Reach Out Of The Darkness’, by a group called Friend And Lover, possibly fail? Friend And Lover were a married couple, Jim Post (28 October 1939, Houston, Texas, USA) and Cathy (b. Cathy Conn, Chicago, Illinois, USA), who met in 1964 at a Canadian state fair. Jim had performed wit Read more

Every Mother's Son - 90% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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Formed in New York City, USA in 1967, where each of its members was born, Every Mother’s Son is best remembered for that year’s Top 10 single ‘Come On Down To My Boat’, on MGM Records. The group consisted of guitar-playing brothers Dennis (22 November 1948) and Larry Larden (b. 10 August 1945) who began their career as a folk duo. They were joined by pian Read more

Gary Lewis & The Playboys - 89% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Crazy Elephant - 36% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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A studio group created by Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz (Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus), the mastermind producers behind such bubblegum confections as the Ohio Express and the 1910 Fruitgum Company, Crazy Elephant were signed to Bell Records in 1969. With Robert Spencer, a former member of the Cadillacs (‘Speedoo’ and ‘Gloria’) singing lead, the &# Read more

The Gentrys - 26% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s
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Formed in 1963 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, the Gentrys forged their early reputation playing high school dances. The group - Larry Raspberry (vocals, guitar), Bruce Bowles (vocals), Jimmy Hart (vocals), Bobby Fisher (tenor saxophone, piano, guitar), Jimmy Johnson (trumpet, organ), Pat Neal (bass) and Larry Wall (drums) - later won the city’s ‘Battle Of The Bands’ Read more

Adam Wade - 24% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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17 March 1937, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. A romantic crooner in the style of Johnny Mathis, Wade was working as a laboratory assistant for Dr. Jonas Salk, the man who discovered polio vaccine, when he auditioned for the Coed label. He eventually scored three US Top 10 hits: ‘Take Good Care Of Her’, ‘The Writing On The Wall’ and ‘As If I Didn’ Read more

Vic Dana - 22% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 2000s
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26 August 1942, Buffalo, New York, USA. As a young boy, Dana trained as a dancer, and at the age of 11 was spotted, performing in Buffalo, by Sammy Davis Jnr. Influenced by Davis, the Dana family moved to California, where young Dana worked on his dancing and also studied singing. In 1960, he toured as a solo act, appearing on the same bill as the Fleetwoods, and then signed Read more

Mel Carter - 21% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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22 April 1943, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Although an African-American who began his career in an R&B milieu, Carter possessed a warm and smooth tenor that lent itself best to middle-of-the-road pop music. His mid-60s hits were essentially in that style, and although they possessed enough rock ‘n’ roll edge to make the Top 40 radio play, there was not quite enough Read more

The Duprees - 15% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Doo Wop Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A rock ‘n’ roll vocal group from Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. One of the most pop-sounding of the Italian-American groups that were in abundance during the late 50s and early 60s, the Duprees specialized in recording updated versions of old pop hits in a smooth style with a slight rock ‘n’ roll feel. The group was formed as the Parisiens in 1960 from the re Read more

Hotlegs - 11% match to Spanky & Our Gang

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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This UK studio group was formed in 1970 and featured Kevin Godley (7 October 1945, Manchester, England; vocals/drums), Lol Creme (b. 19 September 1947, Manchester, England; vocals/guitar) and Eric Stewart (b. 20 January 1945, Manchester, England; vocals/guitar). Godley had previously played in the Mockingbirds, while Stewart was a former member of both Wayne Fontana And The Read more


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