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Burl Ives - 100% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives, 14 June 1909, Hunt Township, Jasper County, Illinois, USA, d. 14 April 1995, Anacortes, Washington, USA. One of the world’s most celebrated singers of folk ballads, with a gentle, intimate style, Ives was also an actor on the stage and screen, and an anthologist and editor of folk music. The son of tenant farmers in the ‘Bible Belt’ of Read more

Tommy Roe - 90% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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9 May 1942, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Vocalist Roe began his career with high school act, the Satins. The group performed several of his compositions, notably ‘Sheila’, which they recorded in 1960. The single was unsuccessful, but Roe revived the song two years later upon securing a solo deal. This Buddy Holly -influenced rocker topped the US chart, and reached the To Read more

Elmo & Patsy - 89% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra - 88% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
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The Chipmunks - 69% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Children's Music Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A fictional group, the Chipmunks were three cartoon characters, Alvin, Theodore and Simon, who were created by Ross Bagdasarian (27 January 1919, Fresno, California, USA, d. 16 January 1972, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA), a multifaceted performer, who had earlier had an international hit as David Seville with ‘Witch Doctor’ in early 1958. On that hi Read more

Straight No Chaser - 65% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Acappella Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
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Sheb Wooley - 63% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Shelby F. Wooley, 10 April 1921, near Erick, Oklahoma, USA, d. 16 September 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Wooley, was born part Cherokee Indian, grew up on the family farm, learned to ride as a child and rode in rodeos as a teenager. His father traded a shotgun for Sheb’s first guitar and while still at high school, he formed a country band that played at dances and Read more

Ray Stevens - 62% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Christian & Gospel Comedy Comedy Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Ray Ragsdale, 24 January 1939, Clarksdale, Georgia, USA. A prolific country pop writer and performer, Stevens’ novelty hits of the 70s and 80s illustrate the history of the fads and crazes of the era. He became a disc jockey on a local station at 15 and the following year recorded ‘Five More Steps’ on the Prep label. Stevens’ first nonsense song, & Read more

Jimmy Buffett - 61% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James William Buffett, 25 December 1946, Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA, but raised in Mobile, Alabama. Country rock singer Buffett describes his songs as ‘90 per cent autobiographical’, a statement attested to by his narratives of wine, women and song. He is ‘the son of the son of a sailor’, and he describes his grandfather’s life in the track ‘T Read more

The Turtles - 60% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: 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

Vanity Fare - 58% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This late 60s British pop quintet, which took its name (respelled) from Thackeray’s famous novel, comprised: Dick Allix (3 May 1945, Gravesend, Kent, England; drums), Trevor Brice (b. 12 February 1945, Rochester, Kent, England; vocals), Tony Goulden (b. 21 November 1944, Rochester, Kent, England; guitar), Tony Jarrett (b. 4 September 1944; double bass and guitar) and Ba Read more

The Grass Roots - 57% match to The Royal Guardsmen

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 Buckinghams - 56% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1966, the Buckinghams originally comprised Dennis Tufano (11 September 1946, Chicago, Illinois, USA; vocals), Carl Giammarese (b. 21 August 1947, Chicago, Illinois, USA; lead guitar), Dennis Miccoli (organ), Nick Fortuna (b. 1 May 1946, Chicago, Illinois, USA; bass) and Jon Poulos (b. 31 March 1947, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 26 March 198 Read more

Gene Autry - 54% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Orvin Gene Autry, 29 September 1907, near Tioga, Texas, USA, d. 2 October 1998, Studio City, California, USA. The eldest of four children of Delbert Autry, a poor tenant farmer, who moved his family many times over the years, before eventually arriving at Ravia, Oklahoma. His grandfather, a Baptist minister, taught him to sing when he was a child so that he could perform in Read more

Jan & Dean - 53% match to The Royal Guardsmen

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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US pop duo comprising Jan Berry (William Jan Berry, 3 April 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 26 March 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dean Torrence (b. 10 March 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA). Students at Emerson Junior High School, Berry and Torrence began singing together on an informal basis. They formed an embryonic group, the Barons, with Bruce Johnst Read more


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