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The Raindrops - 99% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This rock ‘n’ roll girl group came from New York City, New York, USA. The group was actually the songwriting/producing team of Ellie Greenwich (23 October 1940, Brooklyn, New York, USA) and Jeff Barry (b. 3 April 1938). As part of the golden age of girl groups, the Raindrops presented a grating teenage-orientated sound with undeniable rock ‘n’ roll energy Read more

Robin Ward - 95% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Jackie Ward, c.1941, Nebraska, USA. Ward is best remembered for her 1963 US Top 20 single ‘Wonderful Summer’. Ward and her family moved to Los Angeles when she was a child and, although she sang, she did not turn professional until her early twenties, when she was already married and a mother. She recorded two singles, which were unsuccessful, before Dot Records re Read more

Claudine Clark - 93% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1941, Macon, Georgia, USA. After earning a degree in music composition at Coombs College, in her home town of Philadelphia, Clark recorded her first single ‘Angel Of Happiness’, backed by the Detroit Spinners, for Herald Records in 1958. She also recorded unsuccessfully for Gotham Records before joining the hit Philadelphia label Chancellor in 1962. ‘ Read more

Marcie Blaine - 85% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Marcie Blane - 85% match to The Murmaids

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

The Essex - 71% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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The Jelly Beans - 64% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s
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This New York-based group boasted a varied line-up and at different times was either a quintet - Alan Brewer, Diane Taylor, Charles Thomas and sisters Elyse and Maxine Herbert - a quartet, or an all-female trio. They were signed to the Red Bird label in 1964, completing two singles under the supervision of songwriters/producers Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich. The first, ‘I Read more

Earl-Jean - 57% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Earl-Jean McCrea, USA. McCrea followed the example set by her sister Darlene McCrea by replacing her in the moderately successful R&B vocal trio the Cookies, joining original member Dorothy Jones and Margaret Ross in a new line-up. The trio signed to Goffin And King’s Dimension label in 1962 as both artists and session singers. They had US Top 20 hits with ‘Cha Read more

Ellie Greenwich - 57% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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23 October 1940, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Greenwich’s singing career began in 1958 with ‘Cha-Cha-Charming’, released under the name Ellie Gaye. Two years later she met budding songwriter Jeff Barry and, following a release as Ellie Gee And The Jets, the couple formed the Raindrops in 1963. The group enjoyed a US Top 20 hit with ‘The Kind Of Boy You Can Read more

Ruby & The Romantics - 47% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Edward Roberts (first tenor), George Lee (second tenor), Ronald Mosley (baritone) and Leroy Fann (9 November 1936, d. November 1973; bass) had been working as the Supremes prior to the arrival of Ruby Nash Curtis (b. 12 November 1939, New York City, New York, USA) in 1962. Curtis had met the group in Akron, Ohio, and took on the role as their lead singer. They subsequently s Read more

Terry Stafford - 41% match to The Murmaids

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 Girlfriends - 41% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Dovells - 39% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally called the Brooktones, this Philadelphia-based R&B vocal group comprised Len Barry (Leonard Borisoff, 6 December 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Jerry Summers (b. Jerry Gross), Mike Dennis (b. Michael Freda) and Danny Brooks (b. Jim Meeley). Signed to Parkway Records, the group had a US number 2 hit in 1961 with ‘Bristol Stomp’, succeeded the Read more

Lenny Welch - 38% match to The Murmaids

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

Sue Thompson - 38% match to The Murmaids

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s
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