The Four Preps Similar Artists

Gale Storm - 100% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s
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Josephine Cottle, 5 April 1922, Bloomington, Texas, USA. A dynamic singer who came to fame mainly through covering the hits of others, Storm arrived in Hollywood in 1939 after winning a ‘Gateway To Hollywood’ contest in her home state. She was soon working for the Universal and RKO studios, though she ultimately achieved popularity playing Margie Albright in My Lit Read more

The Fontane Sisters - 88% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The line-up of this close-harmony 50s US vocal group, whose initial success was achieved by making cover versions of black R&B records, comprised Marge Rosse (New Milford, New Jersey, USA; lead), Bea Rosse (b. New Milford, New Jersey, USA; low harmony) and Geri Rosse (b. New Milford, New Jersey, USA; harmony). Their mother was a choral director and organist. After leavin Read more

Gogi Grant - 85% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, 20 September 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pop vocalist Grant was apparently named after a New York restaurant called Gogi’s La Rue, which was frequented by Dave Kapp, head of A&R at RCA Records. She had previously recorded, without success, as Audrey Brown and Audrey Grant, but as Gogi Grant she hit the US Top 10 in 1955 with the b Read more

Don Cornell - 83% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Luigi Francisco Varlaro, 21 April 1919, New York City, New York, USA, d. 23 February 2004, Aventura, Florida, USA. During the late 30s Cornell sang and played guitar with several bands, including Lennie Hayton, Red Nichols and Mickey Alpert, before joining Sammy Kaye, mainly as a guitar player, in 1942. He stayed with Kaye until 1950, with a break for military service, and s Read more

The Four Knights - 79% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Doo Wop Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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The singing of Gene Alford was framed by the backing harmonies of Oscar Broadway, Clarence Dixon and John Wallace (who also strummed guitar). From regular performances in the late 40s on radio stations local to their native Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, the Knights graduated to television, providing musical interludes on nationally broadcast situation comedies starring Arthur Read more

Joan Weber - 76% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 2000s
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1936, Paulsboro, New Jersey, USA, d. 13 May 1981, Ancora, New Jersey, USA. Weber had a number 1 hit in the USA in January 1955, but was unable to follow up that success. The record was ‘Let Me Go Lover’, released on Columbia Records. Weber was 18 when she met manager Eddie Joy, who brought her to Charles Randolph Grean who worked in A&R at the famed Brill Build Read more

Kitty Kallen - 73% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Big Band & Swing Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s
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Joni James - 68% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Giovanna Carmella Babbo, 22 September 1930, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Growing up during the Depression years, James attended drama and dance lessons and organized a ballet club in high school. Following graduation, she worked as a dancer and began singing. In 1952 she recorded her first tracks for MGM Records, with the second single, ‘Why Don’t You Believe Me’, Read more

Ruby Murray - 68% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1935, Belfast, Northern Ireland, d. 17 December 1996, Torquay, Devon, England One of the most popular singers in the UK during the 50s, Murray toured Ulster as a child singer in various variety shows, and, after being spotted by producer Richard Afton, made her television debut at the age of 12. Stringent Irish laws regarding child performers held her back for two y Read more

The Avons - 65% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Sisters-in-law Valerie (1936, Willesden, London, England) and Elaine Murtagh (b. 1940, County Cork, Eire) originally performed as the Avon Sisters. After being discovered singing at the 1958 BBC Radio Exhibition, they signed to UK Columbia Records where they recorded with producer Norrie Paramor. Their debut was ‘Which Witch Doctor’ with the Mudlarks and their debu Read more

David Whitfield - 62% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Christian & Gospel Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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2 February 1925, Hull, Yorkshire, England, d. 15 January 1980, Sydney, Australia. A popular ballad singer in the UK during the 50s, with a tenor voice that proved to be suitable for light opera. After working as a labourer, and singing in local clubs, Whitfield spent some time in the merchant navy before signing to Decca Records and having hits in 1953 with ‘Bridge Of S Read more

Tab Hunter - 57% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Arthur Gelien, 11 July 1931, New York City, New York, USA. This blond-haired, blue-eyed pop vocalist/actor was spotted in 1948, working at a stable, by talent scout Dick Clayton. He introduced him to Rock Hudson’s Hollywood agent Harry Wilson, who said ‘We’ve got to tab you something’, then named him Tab Hunter. He made his screen debut in the 1950 movieT Read more

Art Mooney - 51% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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1911, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. A popular band leader in the late 40s and 50s, Mooney started out by leading a band mostly in Detroit and the Midwest area during the 30s. After military service in World War II, he formed a new outfit with a similar style and sound to Glenn Miller, especially in the reed section. The band’s arrangers included Neal Hefti and George Wil Read more

Sue Thompson - 49% match to The Four Preps

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s
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Adam Wade - 46% match to The Four Preps

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


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