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Hollies - 100% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Hollies - 100% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Manchester, England, in 1962 by childhood friends Allan Clarke (Harold Allan Clarke, 5 April 1942, Salford, Lancashire, England; vocals), and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; vocals/guitar). They had already been singing together locally for a number of years as a semi-professional duo under a number of names such as the Two Teens, t Read more

The Turtles - 90% match to The Monkees

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Having begun their career playing in college-based surf instrumental groups, the Nightriders and the Crossfires, this Westchester, Los Angeles-based sextet abruptly switched to beat music during 1964 in imitation of the Beatles. The line-up comprised Howard Kaylan (Howard Kaplan, 22 June 1947, the Bronx, New York, USA; vocals, saxophone) and Mark Volman (b. 19 April 1947, L Read more

The Lovin' Spoonful - 83% match to The Monkees

Genres: Easy Listening Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Few US pop acts have gathered as much universal affection over the years as the brilliant and underrated Lovin’ Spoonful. Their back catalogue of hits is constantly repackaged and reissued as their stature increases. The band was formed in 1965 by John Sebastian (17 March 1944, Greenwich Vilage, New York City, New York, USA; vocals, guitar, harmonica, autoharp) and Zalm Read more

Herman's Hermits - 81% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as the Heartbeats, Herman’s Hermits were discovered in 1963 by manager Harvey Lisberg and his partner Charlie Silverman. After restructuring the group, the line-up emerged as Peter Noone (5 November 1947, Manchester, England; vocals), Karl Green (b. 31 July 1947, Salford, Manchester, England; bass), Keith Hopwood (b. 26 October 1946, Manchester, England Read more

The Searchers - 78% match to The Monkees

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the premier beat groups from the mid-60s Merseybeat explosion, the Liverpool-based Searchers were formed in 1959 by John McNally (30 August 1941, Liverpool, England; rhythm guitar/vocals) and Mike Pender (b. Michael John Prendergast, 3 March 1942, Liverpool, England; lead guitar/vocals). Taking their new name from the 1956 John Ford western, The Searchers, the band ba Read more

The Grass Roots - 75% match to The Monkees

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although several Californian acts claimed this sobriquet, including the embryonic Love, it was appropriated by songwriters P.F. Sloan (Phillip Gary Schlein, 18 September 1945, New York City, New York, USA) and Steve Barri (b. Steven Barry Lipkin, 23 February 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), who employed the name pseudonymously on several folk rock performances. Read more

The Association - 73% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most attractive sunshine pop harmony bands of the mid-60s, the Association was formed by Gary Alexander (25 September 1943, USA; vocals/guitar), Russ Giguere (b. 18 October 1943, USA; vocals, percussion, guitar), Brian Cole (b. 1942, USA, d. 2 August 1972; vocals/bass), Ted Bluechel (b. 2 December 1942, USA; drums/vocals), Terry Kirkman (b. 12 December 1939, Salin Read more

The Beau Brummels - 71% match to The Monkees

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA in 1964, the Beau Brummels provided a vital impetus to the city’s emergent rock circuit. Vocalist Sal Valentino (Sal Spampinato, 8 September 1942, San Francisco, California, USA) had previously led his own group, Sal Valentino And The Valentines, which issued ‘I Wanna Twist’/‘Lisa Marie’ in 1962. Ron Elliott ( Read more

Manfred Mann - 69% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the UK beat boom of the early 60s, spearheaded by the Beatles, a number of R&B groups joined the tide with varying degrees of achievement. Of these, Manfred Mann had the most commercial success. The band was formed as the Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers by Manfred Mann (Manfred Lubowitz, 21 October 1940, Johannesburg, South Africa; keyboards) and Mike Hugg (b. 11 August Read more

The Young Rascals - 68% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cowsills - 67% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Cowsills - 67% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Billed as ‘America’s First Family Of Music’, the Cowsills originally featured Bill (William Joseph Cowsill Jnr., 9 January 1948, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, d. 17 February 2006, Canada; guitar/vocals), Bob (b. Robert Paul Cowsill, 26 August 1949, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA; guitar/vocals), Barry (b. 14 September 1954, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, d. 28 Decemb Read more

Peter & Gordon - 65% match to The Monkees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Both the sons of doctors and former pupils of the prestigious English public school Westminster Boys, this privileged pair were signed by producer Norman Newell, following a residency at London’s Piccadilly CluPeter Asher (b. 2 June 1944, London, England) and Gordon Waller (b. 4 June 1945, Braemar, Grampian, Scotland), had a crucial advantage over their contemporaries - Read more

The Byrds - 64% match to The Monkees

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as a trio, the Jet Set, this seminal band featured Jim (Roger) McGuinn (James Joseph McGuinn, 13 July 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA; vocals/lead guitar), Gene Clark (b. Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA; vocals, tambourine, rhythm guitar) and David Crosby (b. David Van Cortlandt, 14 Au Read more


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