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Grace Slick - 100% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Grace Barnett Wing, 30 October 1939, Evanston, Illinois, USA. A former fashion model, Grace Slick began a career in music by contributing recorder and piano soundtracks to husband Jerry’s films. This experience was later enhanced by an interest in the nascent San Francisco rock scene and in August 1965 the couple formed the Great Society. This short-lived group combined Read more

The Leaves - 53% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Northridge, California, USA, in 1964, this folk rock group began its career as the Rockwells, a college-based ‘frat’ band. Founder members Robert Lee Reiner (guitar) and Jim Pons (bass) were joined by Bill Rinehart (guitar) and Jimmy Kern (drums) in an attraction offering a diet of surf tunes and R&B-styled oldies. By the end of the year vocalist John Be Read more

Jefferson Airplane - 45% match to The Great Society

Genres: Documentaries Folk Music Theme Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Along with the Grateful Dead, the Jefferson Airplane is regarded as the most successful San Francisco band of the late 60s. The band was formed in August 1965 by Marty Balin (Martyn Jerel Buchwald, 30 January 1942, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; vocals/guitar). The other members in the original line-up were Paul Kantner (b. 17 March 1941, San Francisco, California, USA; guitar/vocal Read more

Country Joe & The Fish - 42% match to The Great Society

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Berkeley, California, USA, in 1965, this imaginative quintet began life as the Instant Action Jug Band. Former folk singer Country Joe McDonald (1 January 1942, El Monte, California, USA) established the band with guitarist Barry Melton (b. 1947, Brooklyn, New York, USA), the only musicians to remain in the line-up throughout its turbulent history. Part of a politi Read more

The Five Americans - 41% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Five Americans are best recalled for their 1967 US Top 10 single, ‘Western Union’. The band formed at South Eastern State University in Durant, Oklahoma, USA in the early 60s. They comprised Mike Rabon (vocals/guitar), Norman Ezell (guitar), John Durrill (keyboards), Jim Grant (James Grant, 29 July 1943, Hugo, Oklahoma, USA, d. 29 November 2004, Dallas, Texas, Read more

Syd Barrett - 39% match to The Great Society

Genres: Folk Music Theme Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roger Keith Barrett, 6 January 1946, Cambridge, England, d. 7 July 2006, Cambridge, England. One of English pop’s most enigmatic talents, Barrett embraced music in the early 60s as a member of Geoff Mutt and the Mottoes, a local group modelled on Cliff Richard And The Shadows. He acquired his ‘Syd’ sobriquet while attending Cambridge High School (a misspelt re Read more

The Music Machine - 39% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Peanut Butter Conspiracy - 39% match to The Great Society

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as the Ashes, this Los Angeles, California, USA-based quintet assumed the above name in 1966. The band, comprising Sandi Robinson (vocals), John Merrill (guitar), Lance Fent (guitar), Al Brackett (bass) and Jim Voigt (drums) made their debut with ‘Time Is After You’ for the locally based Vault label, before securing a major recording contract with CBS Read more

The Pretty Things - 37% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the UK’s seminal R&B bands, the Pretty Things formed at Sidcup Art College, Kent, England, in September 1963. The original line-up featured a founder member of the Rolling Stones, Dick Taylor (Richard Clifford Taylor, 28 January 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; guitar), plus Phil May (b. Phillip Arthur Dennis Kattner, 9 November 1944, Dartford, Kent, England; v Read more

The Electric Prunes - 36% match to The Great Society

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1965, the Electric Prunes originally consisted of Jim Lowe (San Luis Obispo, California, USA; vocals, guitar, autoharp), Ken Williams (b. Long Beach, California, USA; lead guitar), James ‘Weasel’ Spagnola (b. Cleveland, Ohio, USA; guitar), Mark Tulin (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; bass) and Michael Weakley aka Quint ( Read more

Paul Kantner - 35% match to The Great Society

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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17 March 1941, San Francisco, California, USA. Kantner abandoned ambitions of a career in folk music on becoming a founder member of Jefferson Airplane in 1965. Although this revered unit was initially a vehicle for lead singer Marty Balin, his influence was gradually eclipsed by those of Kantner and new vocalist Grace Slick, particularly when the pair became linked romantic Read more

Quicksilver Messenger Service - 31% match to The Great Society

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Of all the bands that came out of the San Francisco area during the late 60s Quicksilver typified most the style, attitude and sound of that era. The original band in 1964 comprised Dino Valenti (Chester Powers, 7 October 1937 (1943 is also cited), Danbury, Connecticut, USA, d. 16 November 1994, Santa Rosa, California, USA; vocals), John Cipollina (b. 24 August 1943, Berkel Read more

Strawberry Alarm Clock - 30% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Based in California and originally known as the Sixpence, the Strawberry Alarm Clock enjoyed a US number 1 in 1967 with the memorable ‘Incense And Peppermints’. This euphoric slice of ‘flower-power’ bubblegum was initially intended as a b-side and the featured voice was that of a friend on hand during the session, rather than an official member. The group - Read more

The Misunderstood - 30% match to The Great Society

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of psychedelia’s finest bands, the Misunderstood originated in Riverside, California, USA, and evolved from a local surfing outfit, the Blue Notes. Their first line-up - Greg Treadway (guitar), George Phelps (guitar) and Rick Moe (drums) - was augmented by Rick Brown (Richard Shaw Brown, 26 April 1947, Florida, USA; vocals) and Steve Whiting (bass), before adopting Read more

The Mojo Men - 30% match to The Great Society

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This San Francisco-based group - Jimmy Alaimo (vocals/guitar), Paul Curcio (guitar), Don Metchick (organ) and Dennis DeCarr (drums) - was signed to Autumn, the city’s leading independent label, in 1965. Here they enjoyed a fruitful artistic relationship with producer Sly Stone, which spawned a minor US hit in ‘Dance With Me’. Jan Errico, from stablemates the Vejt Read more


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