The Raspberries Similar Artists

Redbone - 100% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A North American Indian band formed in 1968, Redbone included brothers Pat and Lolly Vegas (both Fresno, California, USA), who had already pursued minor performing careers. Lolly had recorded as early as 1961, while together the brothers completed At The Haunted House, as well as several singles. The duo were also successful songwriters, and a compulsive dance-based composit Read more

Elvin Bishop - 90% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 October 1942, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Bishop moved to Chicago in his teens to study at university. An aspiring guitarist, he became one of several young white musicians to frequent the city’s blues clubs and in 1965 he joined the house band at one such establishment, Big John’s. This group subsequently became known as the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and although Read more

Blue Swede - 85% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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Vocalist Bjorn Skifs was already well known in Sweden when he and EMI Records record producer, Bengst Palmers, decided that an offensive on the English-speaking market in 1973 would be feasible. Forming Blue Swede, they listened hard to Slade’s rowdy singalong style and, as they had no compositions of their own, the sextet covered B.J. Thomas’ 1969 hit single ‘Ho Read more

The Five Stairsteps - 80% match to The Raspberries

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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A Chicago group comprised of Burke family members Clarence Jnr. (1951), James (b. 1952), Aloha (b. 1950), Kenneth (b. 1954) and Dennis (b. 1953). Discovered and produced by Curtis Mayfield, this young quintet enjoyed a consistent run of R&B chart success, with releases on the Windy C, Curtom and Buddah labels. The unit’s material - ‘You Waited Too Long’ (1 Read more

Norman Greenbaum - 75% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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20 November 1942, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. Greenbaum first tasted minor US chart fame as the founder of Los Angeles jug band Dr. West’s Medicine Show And Junk Band, who achieved a minor hit with the novelty ‘The Eggplant That Ate Chicago’. After the break-up of the group in 1967, Greenbaum effectively retired from the music business to run a dairy farm in P Read more

Rupert Holmes - 73% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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The Records - 61% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Will Birch (Essex, England) started out on his drumming career in the 60s with local Southend band the Geezenstacks. He then moved on to the Tradewinds who performed two songs and appeared in a BBC television documentary about young people screened in June 1965. Next up came a stint in the Flowerpots with Wilko Johnson, before he played with Surly Bird, Glory, Cow Pie, the H Read more

The Rubinoos - 56% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Rubinoos carried on the great pop tradition of UK bands like the Hollies and the Beatles and that espoused by other American acts like the Raspberries. They were formed in the Bay Area of San Francisco, California, USA, in 1973 by Tommy ‘TV’ Dunbar and Jon Rubin, who were thrown out of high school together and enrolled in a so-called Progressive School where they Read more

Shoes - 49% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Marshall Crenshaw - 48% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 November 1953, Detroit, Michigan, USA. After portraying John Lennon in the stage show Beatlemania, Crenshaw forged a solo career as a solid and dependable performer of the classic urban American pop song. His rock ‘n’ roll songs are sprinkled with lyrics discoursing on the perennial problems of the lovelorn and the trials of being in love.

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Badfinger - 39% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally signed to Apple Records as the Iveys, Pete Ham (27 April 1947, Swansea, Wales, d. 24 April 1975, Weybridge, Surrey, England; vocals), Mike Gibbins (b. Michael Gibbins, 12 March 1949, Swansea, Wales, d. 4 October 2005, Florida, USA; drums), Tom Evans (b. Thomas Evans, 5 June 1947, Liverpool, England, d. 19 November 1983, Surrey, England; guitar) and Ron Griffiths ( Read more

The Plimsouls - 34% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of a group of bands from Los Angeles, California, USA, playing power pop in the mid-80s, the Plimsouls comprised Peter Case (5 April 1954, USA; vocals/guitar, ex-Nerves), plus Lou Ramirez (drums), Dave Pahoa (bass) and Eddie Munoz (lead guitar). Formed in 1979, they originally worked as Tone Dogs before changing names and earning a strong local live reputation. This culm Read more

Chris Bell - 27% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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12 January 1951, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 27 December 1978, Memphis, Tennessee. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Bell spent his formative years in local bands, before working as an engineer at Memphis’ Ardent Studios. Here he recorded several original compositions for a projected album with the short-lived Rock City that attracted owner John Fry, who operated a concur Read more

Flamin' Groovies - 27% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This unflinchingly self-assured act evolved from an aspiring San Francisco-based garage band, the Chosen Few. Roy Loney (13 April 1946, San Francisco, California, USA; vocals), Tim Lynch (b. 18 July 1946, San Francisco, California, USA; guitar), Cyril Jordan (b. San Francisco, California, USA; guitar), George Alexander (b. 18 May 1946, San Mateo, California, USA; bass) and R Read more

Jellyfish - 27% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US band from San Francisco, California, broke into the 90s music scene by brilliantly repackaging the most gaudy elements of 60s and 70s pop with irresistible kitsch appeal. The band’s dress sense was particularly colourful, one critic observing that it could have been drawn from the wardrobes of colour-blind charity shop consumers.Jellyfish wa Read more


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