The Raspberries Similar Artists

Shoes - 100% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Records - 96% 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 - 92% 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

Marshall Crenshaw - 91% 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 - 59% 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 - 58% 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

Flamin' Groovies - 51% 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

Chris Bell - 45% 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

Dwight Twilley - 44% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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6 June 1951, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. A crafted performer, renowned for high quality pop, Dwight Twilley scored an impressive US Top 20 hit with his debut release, ‘I’m On Fire’. This 1975 single combined elements of rock ‘n’ roll, the Beatles and Lou Christie, yet its compulsive charm remained contemporary. An attendant album by the Dwight Twilley Band Read more

Jellyfish - 43% 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

The Move - 40% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1966 in the Cedar Club from the ashes of several Birmingham beat groups, the original Move comprised Roy Wood (Roy Adrian Wood, 8 November 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar), Carl Wayne (b. Colin David Tooley, 18 August 1943, Birmingham, England, d. 31 August 2004, England; vocals), Chris ‘Ace’ Kefford (b. 10 December 1946, Birmingha Read more

Eric Carmen - 39% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eric Howard Carmen, 11 August 1949, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Carmen grew up in Lyndhurst, and at the age of 11 enrolled at the Cleveland Institute Of Music to study classical piano. Inspired by the British Invasion he later took up the guitar and set his heart on becoming a pop star. A veteran of several aspiring mid-west groups, Carmen first achieved success with the Raspberri Read more

Jason Falkner - 39% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 June 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA. Before making his solo debut as the multi-instrumentalist and singer behind 1996’s Presents Author Unknown, Falkner had released records with three other groups. As a teenager he had answered a magazine advert to become guitarist with the cult 60s revivalists the Three O’Clock, contributing to their 1988 Vermillion set for Read more

Brinsley Schwarz - 37% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The roots of this enduringly popular attraction lay in Kippington Lodge, a Tunbridge Wells-based pop outfit. Formed in 1965, they completed five varied, if lightweight, singles under the direction of producer Mark Wirtz. The initial line-up - Brinsley Schwarz (guitar, vocals), Barry Landerman (organ, vocals), Nick Lowe (24 March 1949, Walton-On-Thames, Surrey, England) and P Read more

Emitt Rhodes - 37% match to The Raspberries

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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25 February 1950, Hawthorne, California, USA, d. 2002. Rhodes first attracted attention as drummer in the Palace Guard, a Los Angeles-based septet which recorded several superior British-influenced singles, notably ‘All Night Long’ and ‘(Like) Falling Sugar’. Rhodes left the line-up in 1966, tiring of its conservative image, and having switched to guitar, Read more


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