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Anthony Phillips - 100% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock
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Genesis - 76% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This leading UK rock band first came together at the public school Charterhouse. Peter Gabriel (13 February 1950, Cobham, Surrey, England; vocals), Tony Banks (b. 27 March 1951, East Heathly, Sussex, England; keyboards) and Chris Stewart (drums) were in an ensemble named the Garden Wall, and joined forces with Anthony Philips (guitar/vocals) and Mike Rutherford (b. 2 October Read more

Rick Wakeman - 55% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Christopher Wakeman, 18 May 1949, Perivale, Middlesex, England. The spectacular live extravaganzas undertaken in the mid-70s by the former Strawbs and Yes keyboard player tended to mask the talent of one of rock’s premier musicians. In the early 70s Wakeman, who eventually left Yes at the end of 1973, regularly battled it out with Keith Emerson in the annual mus Read more

Jon Anderson - 54% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 October 1944, Accrington, Lancashire, England. During his formative years Anderson fronted the Warriors, an aspiring beat group. Despite completing a single, ‘You Came Along’ (1964), the quartet failed to make much headway and in 1967 the singer embarked on a solo career as Hans Christian Anderson. His releases included a version of ‘Never My Love’, a Read more

Steve Howe - 54% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephen James Howe, 8 April 1947, Holloway, London, England. Best known as the guitarist with Yes, Howe began his career with the Syndicats in 1963. Playing R&B and Chuck Berry numbers, the outfit released three singles without much success before splitting in 1965. Howe then joined soul band the In Crowd. The group added John ‘ Twink’ Adler (drums) and changed Read more

Pendragon - 51% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Mike Rutherford - 47% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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2 October 1950, Guildford, Surrey, England. While working in Genesis, guitarist Rutherford enjoyed a solo career broken into two distinct phases. His 1980 debut was a concept album based on Peter C. Brown’s novel, featuring vocalist Noel McCalla, formerly with Moon who made two albums for Epic Records in the mid-70s. Neither Smallcreep’s Day nor the follow-up, Acti Read more

Yes - 47% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the progressive music boom of the early 70s, Yes were rivalled only by Emerson Lake And Palmer and Genesis for a brand of classical-laced rock that was initially refreshing and innovative. They evolved into a huge stadium attraction and enjoyed phenomenal success until punk and new wave came along in 1977 and swept them aside. After regrouping in the 80s, the band weathe Read more

Marillion - 46% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Front-runners of the short-lived UK progressive rock revival of the early 80s, Marillion survived unfavourable comparisons with Genesis to become a popular melodic rock band, notching up several successful UK singles plucked from their grandiose concept albums.The band was formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, originally as Silmarillion, a name taken fro Read more

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - 45% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One the most prominent supergroups of the early 70s, ELP comprised Keith Emerson (2 November 1944, Todmorden, Lancashire, England; keyboards), Greg Lake (b. 10 November 1947, Poole, Dorset, England; vocals/bass) and Carl Palmer (b. Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer, 20 March 1950, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, England; drums). Formerly, the super-trio were, respectivel Read more

Glass Hammer - 43% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Pop / Rock
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John Wetton - 43% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Latin Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 June 1949, Willington, Derby, Derbyshire, England. This bass guitarist was first noted by British ‘progressive’ rock enthusiasts as a member of Mogul Thrash, a short-lived rock band featuring ex-Colosseum member James Litherland who released one album for RCA Records. From 1971-72, he was employed in Family while also surfacing as an in-demand session player, wh Read more

Brand X - 42% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brand X was one of the most commercially successful of the UK jazz rock groups of the late 70s and early 80s. Moroccan Roll reached number 37 in the UK album chart in May 1977 while Is There Anything About crept in at number 93 in September 1982. The original line-up of the band comprised John Goodsall (guitar), Robin Lumley (keyboards), Percy Jones (bass, ex-Liverpool Scene) a Read more

Van Der Graaf Generator - 42% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK rock band’s name was suggested by its first drummer Christopher John Judge Smith who, with keyboard player Nick Pearne (sometimes credited as Peame) and songwriter Peter Hammill (5 November 1948, Ealing, London, England; vocals/guitar), formed the band at Manchester University, England, in 1967. The name was intended as a tribute to the late American physicist R Read more

Chris Squire - 41% match to Steve Hackett

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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4 March 1948, Wembley, London, England. An accomplished bass player who has made his name with supergroup Yes, having played with them for over 20 years. Yes was formed after Squire, then a member of the Syn, met Jon Anderson in a London music club. The original line-up consisted of Squire, Anderson, an extremely gifted vocalist and composer, guitarist Peter Banks, also a fo Read more


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