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Rossington Collins Band - 80% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US rock band was formed in 1979 by the four surviving members of the 1977 Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash; Gary Rossington (guitars), Allen Collins (guitars), Billy Powell (keyboards) and Leon Wilkeson (bass), who joined with Dale Krantz (vocals), Barry Harwood (guitars) and Derek Hess (drums). They continued in the best traditions of Skynyrd, though the female lead vocals gave Read more

Black Oak Arkansas - 70% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A sextet formed in the late 60s, Black Oak Arkansas took its name from the US town and state where singer Jim ‘Dandy’ Mangrum (30 March 1948) was born. The other members of the band came from nearby towns: Ricky Reynolds (b. 28 October 1948, Manilan, Arkansas, USA; guitar), Stanley Knight (b. 12 February 1949, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; guitar), Harvey Jett (b. Ma Read more

The Marshall Tucker Band - 62% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1971 in South Carolina, USA, this ‘southern-rock’ style unit enjoyed national popularity from the early to late 70s. The band originally comprised Toy Caldwell (13 November 1947, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, d. 25 February 1993, Moore, South Carolina, USA; lead guitar), his brother, Tommy Caldwell, (b. 1950, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, d. 28 Ap Read more

Atlanta Rhythm Section - 51% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The cream of the studio musicians from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Atlanta Rhythm Section (actually from nearby Doraville, Georgia) came together in 1970 after working at a Roy Orbison recording session. Dean Daughtry (8 September 1946, Kinston, Alabama, USA; keyboards) and drummer Robert Nix had been members of Orbison’s backing group, the Candymen, and both Daughtry an Read more

Blackfoot - 47% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Southern US rock practitioners Blackfoot formed in 1970, with the original line-up featuring Rick Medlocke (17 February 1950, USA; guitar/vocals), Charlie Hargrett (guitar), Greg Walker (bass/vocals) and Jakson Spires (b. 12 April 1951, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, d. 16 Mach 2005, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA; drums/vocals). The quartet shared common origins with Lynyrd Skyny Read more

Elvin Bishop - 45% match to Wet Willie

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

Head East - 42% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An example of stubborn belligerence ensuring longevity despite limited musical identity, Head East persevered on the Midwest, USA circuit for several years, releasing a sequence of competent hard rock albums without ever making the transition to international fame that peers such as REO Speedwagon enjoyed. Originally from south central Illinois, Roger Boyd (keyboards), Larry Bo Read more

The Outlaws - 41% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s
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Johnny Van Zant - 38% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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27 February 1959, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The youngest brother in a talented family including Lynyrd Skynyrd’s late vocalist Ronnie and 38 Special frontman Donnie, vocalist Johnny Van Zant is an established performer on the southern rock circuit. He began singing as a teenager in the late 70s, playing with the Austin Nickels Band, a unit that quickly evolved into th Read more

Gregg Allman - 29% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gregory Lenoir Allman, 8 December 1947, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A founder member of the Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman embarked on a solo career in 1973 following a hiatus in the group’s progress. Laid Back, his debut album, highlighted the singer’s measured, bluesy approach and featured a version of ‘Midnight Rider’, a staple part of the early All Read more

Dave Mason - 28% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 May 1945, Worcester, England. Mason, the former guitarist of local bands the Jaguars, the Hellions and Deep Feeling met Steve Winwood when he was employed as a road manager for the Spencer Davis Group. This legendary 60s R&B band was weakened in 1967 when Winwood, together with Mason, Jim Capaldi, and Chris Wood formed Traffic. They found instant success as one of the Read more

Pure Prairie League - 28% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1971, this US country rock group comprised Craig Lee Fuller (vocals/guitar), George Powell (vocals/guitar), John Call (pedal steel guitar), Jim Lanham (bass) and Jim Caughlin (drums). Their self-titled debut album was a strong effort, and included the excellent ‘Tears’, ‘You’re Between Me’ (a tribute to McKendree Spring) and ‘It’s Al Read more

Montrose - 27% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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After working with Van Morrison, Boz Scaggs and Edgar Winter, guitarist Ronnie Montrose (Colorado, USA) formed Montrose in San Francisco in the autumn of 1973. Comprising vocalist Sammy Hagar (b. Samuel Roy Hagar, 13 October 1947, Monterey, California, USA), bass player Bill Church and drummer Denny Carmassi, they signed to Warner Brothers Records in 1973 and released their Read more

Donnie Iris - 26% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Dominic Ierace, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA. Iris is an accomplished singer and possibly one of the leading perfectionists in the American hard rock idiom - his first hit record, 1981’s ‘Ah! Leah!’ was completed only after 80 vocal overdubs. Iris, a child prodigy, was formerly the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for Pittsburgh rock group the Jaggerz, Read more

Firefall - 26% match to Wet Willie

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A second generation US country rock band in the tradition of Poco and the Eagles. Formed during the genre’s heyday the initial line-up was comprised of ex-Flying Burrito Brothers members Rick Roberts (1950, Florida, USA; guitar/vocals) and Michael Clarke (b. Michael Dick, 3 June 1946, Spokane, Washington State, USA, d. 19 December 1993, Treasure Island, Florida, USA; dr Read more


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