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The Walkabouts - 100% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Walkabouts are from Seattle, USA, and coalesced around the nucleus of Chris Eckman (vocals/guitar), a philosophy graduate, and Carla Torgerson (vocals/guitar). Two brothers, Curt (bass) and Grant Eckman (drums), were also in the band, but Curt left early on and was replaced by Michael Wells, while Glenn Slater (keyboards) joined in 1989. In 1992, Terri Moeller replaced Gran Read more

Wilco - 96% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US quintet was initially viewed as part of the ‘No Depression’ movement of neo-country rock acts in the early 90s - one of a clutch of bands eschewing the melancholia and sentimentality associated with the genre but retaining its musical traditions. The band was formed from the ashes of Uncle Tupelo, a unit with similar musical inclinations and one that also accr Read more

Uncle Tupelo - 93% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Belleville, Illinois, USA in 1987, Uncle Tupelo revolved around childhood friends and songwriters Jeff Tweedy (25 August 1967, Belleville, Illinois, USA) and Jay Farrar (b. 26 December 1966, Belleville, Illinois, USA). Primarily influenced by punk, then the blue-collar folk and country of Gram Parsons and John Prine, they specialized in grizzled bar-room laments to Read more

Liz Phair - 89% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 April 1967, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Phair was brought up in a wealthy suburb of Chicago, Illinois, by her adoptive father (a physician) and mother (an art teacher). It was a perfectly happy childhood, during which she befriended the actress Julia Roberts (a friendship later recounted in the song ‘Chopsticks’). Her first love was art, but at Oberlin College Read more

Billy Bragg - 87% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Folk Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephen William Bragg, 20 December 1957, Barking, Essex, England. Popularly known as ‘The Bard Of Barking’ (or variations of), Bragg is generally regarded as one of the most committed left-wing political performers working in popular music.After forming the ill-fated punk group Riff Raff in 1977, which released a number of singles in the lat Read more

Clem Snide - 87% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, this alternative roots rock unit was formed by Eef Barzelay (vocals/guitar) in 1991, and took its name from a character in William Burroughs’ novel Naked Lunch. The original line-up of Clem Snide specialized in cacophonic punk rock, but after releasing a pair of 7-inch singles ground to a halt in 1994. Barzelay relocated to New Y Read more

Vic Chesnutt - 87% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1964, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The Georgia-raised Chesnutt was playing keyboards in local band the La De Das when a 1983 car smash left him paraplegic. Switching to guitar, he evolved a curious but compelling style, writing aching stream-of-consciousness lullabies, suggestive of a super-distilled essence of Neil Young at his most despairing. Despite a heavy d Read more

Neko Case - 86% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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8 September 1970, Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Now based in Tacoma, Washington, country singer Case’s itinerant childhood saw her moving between various locations throughout the USA and Canada. She took up drumming in her late teens, playing with several punk rock outfits before joining the Vancouver-based trio Maow in 1994, and featured on vocals on their solitary album Read more

American Music Club - 79% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of their country’s most undervalued bands, San Francisco, California, USA’s American Music Club took a similar path to Australia’s Go-Betweens in reaping rich harvests of critical acclaim that were not reflected in their sales figures. The band’s mastermind and musical springboard is Mark Eitzel (30 January 1959, Walnut Creek, California, USA; vocals/ Read more

Cowboy Junkies - 79% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Toronto, Canada-based musicians Michael Timmins (21 April 1959, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; guitar) and Alan Anton (b. Alan Alizojvodic, 22 June 1959, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; bass) formed a band called Hunger Project in 1979. It was not successful and, now basing themselves in the UK, they formed the experimental instrumental outfit, Germinal. Returning to Toronto, they join Read more

Lucinda Williams - 78% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1953, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Her father, Miller Williams, is a professor of literature and a professional poet, but it was her mother, a music graduate, who influenced Lucinda the most. After a period spent travelling in the early 70s, Williams concentrated on playing folk clubs in Texas, mixing traditional blues and folk songs with original material. She r Read more

Calexico - 77% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Tucson, Arizona, USA-based multi-instrumentalists John Convertino (New York, USA) and Joey Burns (b. Montreal, Canada) spent most of the late 80s and 90s working as a rhythm section for hire, playing with artists such as Barbara Manning, Victoria Williams, Lisa Germano, and Richard Buckner. Their most regular employment, however, was with Howe Gelb’s desert rock outfit Read more

Giant Sand - 77% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed by singer-songwriter Howe Gelb (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards) in his home town of Tucson, Arizona, USA, in 1980 with Rainer (Rainer Ptacek, 7 June 1951, East Berlin, Germany, d. 12 November 1997, Tucson, Arizona, USA; guitar) and Billy Sed (drums). This line-up recorded a four-track EP as Giant Sandworms on a local label before departing for New York, where Sed Read more

Old 97's - 72% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Texas, USA-based band initially formed part of a second wave of grittier, grass roots country rockers inspired by the breakthrough of bands such as Uncle Tupelo and Green On Red, although they are compared to the Replacements and Clash as much as the former artists. Singer-songwriter Rhett Miller (Dallas, Texas, USA) first started playing with bass player Murry Hammond Read more

The Sadies - 72% match to The Geraldine Fibbers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A mixture of country, surf and rock, the Sadies’ music sounds straight out of the heartland of America, so it is something of a surprise that they come from Toronto, Canada. The Sadies are fronted by the brothers, Dallas and Travis Good (both guitar and vocals), who obviously picked up a thing or two from their father and uncle, who have been part of the Canadian rock outf Read more


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