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The Raspberries - 100% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Formed in 1970, this popular US band evolved from several aspiring Ohio, USA-based bands. The original line-up included two former members of Cyrus Erie, Eric Carmen (11 August 1949, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; vocals/guitar/keyboards) and Marty Murphy (guitar), as well as ex-Choir drummer Jim Bonfanti (b. 17 December 1948, Windber, Pennsylvania, USA). Murphy was quickly replaced Read more

Big Star - 65% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Reggae Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio
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Formed in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, in 1971, Big Star’s reputation and influence has far outweighed any commercial rewards they have enjoyed during their career. They evolved when ex-Box Tops singer Alex Chilton (William Alexander Chilton, 28 December 1950, Memphis, Tennessee, USA) joined a local act, Ice Water, which included Chris Bell (b. 12 January 1951, Memphis, Ten Read more

Wings - 65% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
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Paul McCartney’s first post- Beatles music venture, Wings achieved eight Top 10 albums in both the UK and US and ‘Mull Of Kintyre’ remains one of the biggest-selling singles of all time. The band was formed during the summer of 1971, Paul and wife Linda being augmented by Denny Seiwell (drums) and Denny Laine (Brian Arthur Hines, 29 October 1944, Jersey, Chann Read more

Ringo Starr - 64% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Documentaries Musicals & The Arts Kids & Family Westerns Holiday & Seasonal Sci-Fi / Fantasy Soundtracks Television
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Richard Henry Parkin Starkey, 7 July 1940, Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Starkey established his reputation on the nascent Merseybeat circuit as drummer with Rory Storm And The Hurricanes. He later became acquainted with the Beatles, and having established a lively rapport with three of the group, became the natural successor to the taciturn Pete Best upon his fir Read more

The Hollies - 62% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Music Videos & Concerts World Music Soundtracks
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Formed in Manchester, England, in 1962 by childhood friends Allan Clarke (Harold Allan Clarke, 5 April 1942, Salford, Lancashire, England; vocals), and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; vocals/guitar). They had already been singing together locally for a number of years as a semi-professional duo under a number of names such as the Two Teens, t Read more

Cheap Trick - 61% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal
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One of rock’s most entertaining attractions, Cheap Trick formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1973. Rick Nielsen (22 December 1946, Rockford, Illinois, USA; guitar/vocals) and Tom Petersson (b. Tom Peterson, 9 May 1950, Rockford, Illinois, USA; bass/vocals) began their careers in various high school bands, before securing a recording contract as members of Fuse. This sh Read more

George Harrison - 61% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Action & Adventure Comedy Documentaries Instrumental Sci-Fi / Fantasy Soundtracks Spoken Word Television
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25 February 1943, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, d. 29 November 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. As the youngest member of the Beatles, Harrison was constantly overshadowed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Although ‘Don’t Bother Me’ (With The Beatles), ‘I Need You’ (Help!) and ‘If I Needed Someone’ (Rubber Soul) revealed a considerabl Read more

Faces - 60% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Todd Rundgren - 58% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Horror Pop / Rock Soundtracks Documentaries
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22 June 1948, Upper Darby, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. One of rock’s eccentric talents, Rundgren began his career in local bar-band Woody’s Truck Stop, before forming the Nazz in 1967. This acclaimed quartet completed three albums of anglophile pop/rock before disintegrating in 1970. Rundgren sought solace as an engineer - his credits included Stage Fright by Read more

Electric Light Orchestra - 57% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Television Heavy Metal
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The original Electric Light Orchestra (commonly shortened to ELO) line-up comprised Roy Wood (Roy Adrian Wood, 8 November 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals, cello, woodwind, guitars), Jeff Lynne (b. 30 December 1947, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals, piano, guitar) and Bev Bevan (b. Beverley Bevan, 23 November 1945, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; d Read more

John Lennon - 57% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music Theme Music & Radio Documentaries Comedy Soundtracks Television Children's Music Drama Musicals & The Arts
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John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more than any other popular musical figure, including the late Elvis Presley, of whom Lennon said that he ‘died when he went into the army’. Such was the cutting wit of a deeply loved and sadly miss Read more

Plastic Ono Band - 57% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Harry Nilsson - 54% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Comedy Easy Listening Kids & Family Documentaries Drama Children's Music
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Harry Edward Nelson III, 15 June 1941, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 January 1994, Agoura Hills, California, USA. Nelson moved to Los Angeles as an adolescent and later undertook a range of different jobs before accepting a supervisor’s position at the Security First National Bank. He nonetheless pursued a concurrent interest in music, recording demos of Read more

Nilsson - 54% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Paul McCartney - 53% match to Badfinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Documentaries Classical Comedy Country & Bluegrass Soundtracks Action & Adventure Musicals & The Arts Sports & Recreation Television Drama Holiday & Seasonal
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James Paul McCartney, 18 June 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Although commitments to the Beatles not unnaturally took precedence, bass player/vocalist McCartney nonetheless pursued several outside projects during this tenure. Many reflected friendships or personal preferences, ranging from production work for Cliff Bennett, Paddy, Klaus And Gibson and the Bonzo Dog Do Read more

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