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Dick & Dee Dee - 100% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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This American boy/girl vocal duo was formed in 1961 by Dick St. John Gostine (Richard Gostine, 1944, Santa Monica, California, USA, d. 27 December 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dee Dee Sperling (b. Mary Sperling, 1945, Santa Monica, California, USA) while they were at a local high school. The Gostine-written ‘The Mountain’s High’ was originally relea Read more

Ronnie Dove - 54% match to The Marathons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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9 September 1940, Herndon, Virginia, USA. Dove intended to follow his father and be a policeman, but he somehow was sidetracked. Between 1964 and 1966, after first singing in a rock group at high school, he was a very successful pop singer. Recording for Diamond, he had six Top 20 hits out of the 11 songs that he charted. They included ‘Cry’ and ‘Right Or Wron Read more

Shep & The Limelites - 43% match to The Marathons

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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R&B vocal group hailing from New York City, USA. James Sheppard (c.1936, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, d. 24 January 1970, Long Island, New York, USA) was lead and songwriter successively for two R&B groups, the Heartbeats and Shep And The Limelites. He created the first ‘song cycle’ (i.e., a string of songs constituting a musical and literary unit) Read more

Jimmy Charles - 39% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Sue Thompson - 39% match to The Marathons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s
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Dickey Lee - 38% match to The Marathons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Richard Lipscombe, 21 September 1941, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Lee was a country singer and composer whose most recorded composition was ‘She Thinks I Still Care’, made famous by George Jones. At high school in Memphis, he sang rock ‘n’ roll and recorded the Elvis Presley -influenced ‘Dreamy Nights’ and ‘Good Lovin’’ with the Coll Read more

Maurice Williams - 38% match to The Marathons

Genres: Doo Wop
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Lenny Welch - 37% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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15 May 1938, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA. Treading the same path as Johnny Mathis, Welch built his career singing pop tunes with a hint of R&B flavour and a succinct sweetness in the voice. He began singing professionally in 1958, and signed with Archie Bleyer’s Cadence label in 1960. His record was a remake of an old Jerry Vale hit, ‘You Don’t Know Me Read more

Marcie Blaine - 36% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Marcie Blane - 36% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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21 May 1944, Brooklyn, New York, USA. The daughter of a musician and one-time music teacher, she was signed to Marv Holtzman’s Seville label shortly after graduating from high school in 1962. She found instant but short-lived fame when her debut single, the infectious and cute pop song ‘Bobby’s Girl’, took her to number 3 in the US singles chart in 1962. Read more

Ral Donner - 36% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ralph Stuart Donner, 10 February 1943, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 6 April 1984, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Donner had a short string of US chart singles in the early 60s, most notably the number 4 ‘You Don’t Know What You’ve Got (Until You Lose It)’. He began singing in church in his teens and formed his first band at the age of 13, and began touring two yea Read more

The Gentrys - 34% match to The Marathons

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

Johnnie & Joe - 32% match to The Marathons

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 2000s
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This US R&B duo featured Johnnie Louise Richardson (d. 25 October 1988) and Joe Rivers (Charleston, South Carolina, USA). Emerging from the Bronx, New York, USA, they were famed for their sublime doo-wop-flavoured ballads, notably ‘Over The Mountain, Across The Sea’ (number 3 R&B/number 8 pop, 1957), one of the most memorable and enduring early rock ‘n Read more

Terry Stafford - 32% match to The Marathons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Hollis, Oklahoma, USA, d. 17 March 1996. This tall, local sports champion was also a fan of Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly, artists into whose repertoires he would dip when singing with his school group. With his parents’ blessing, he began a showbusiness career in Hollywood where, after two years as a nightclub entertainer, he was spotted by John Fisher and Les Worden w Read more

The Hollywood Argyles - 32% match to The Marathons

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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The Hollywood Argyles was a group assembled after a record, ‘Alley-Oop’, had already been released under that name. The song was written by Dallas Frazier and recorded by vocalist Gary S. Paxton and producer Bobby Rey while Paxton was a member of the Arizona-based duo Skip And Flip. Because that duo was contracted to Brent Records, and ‘Alley-Oop’ was issued Read more


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