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Sammy Hagar - 100% match to Billy Squier

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Samuel Roy Hagar, 13 October 1947, Monterey, California, USA. Hagar is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter whose father was a professional boxer. Legend has it that Elvis Presley persuaded him not to follow in his father’s footsteps, and instead he started out in 60s San Bernardino bands the Fabulous Castillas, Skinny, Justice Brothers and rock band Dust Cloud. He joine Read more

38 Special - 97% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass
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Eddie Money - 95% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Edward Joseph Mahoney, 2 March 1949, New York City, New York, USA. Legend has it that Brooklyn native Edward Mahoney was a New York police officer when first discovered by promoter Bill Graham (he was, in fact, a NYPD typist). Nevertheless, under Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two T Read more

Loverboy - 87% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Canadian hard rock outfit formed in 1978 by Mike Reno (Joseph Michael Rynoski, 8 January 1955, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; vocals), Paul Dean (b. 19 February 1946, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; guitar), Doug Johnston (b. 19 December 1957, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; keyboards), Scott Smith (b. Donald Scott Smith, 13 February 1955, d. November 2 Read more

Night Ranger - 74% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This talented and sophisticated American pomp-rock group released a string of first-class albums between 1982 and 1988. Featuring Jack Blades (vocals, bass), Brad Gillis (guitar, ex-Ozzy Osbourne), Alan Fitzgerald (keyboards, ex-Montrose), Kelly Keagy (drums) and Jeff Watson (guitar), they gigged in and around their home town of San Francisco as an extension of Gillis’ clu Read more

REO Speedwagon - 70% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
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Formed in Champaign, Illinois, USA, in 1970 when pianist Neal Doughty (29 July 1946, Evansville, Indiana, USA) and drummer Alan Gratzer (b. 9 November 1948, Syracuse, New York, USA) were joined by guitarist and songwriter Gary Richrath (b. 18 October 1949, Peoria, Illinois, USA). Although still in its embryonic stage, the band already had its unusual name, which was derived Read more

Bad Company - 68% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries
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This solid, highly acclaimed UK heavy rock outfit was formed in 1973, with a line-up comprising Paul Rodgers (17 December 1949, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England; vocals), Simon Kirke (b. 28 July 1949, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England; vocals/drums), Mick Ralphs (b. Michael Geoffrey Ralphs, 31 May 1944, Hereford, Herefordshire, England; vocals/guitar) and Boz Read more

Triumph - 68% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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This Canadian power trio formed in Toronto during 1975. Comprising Rik Emmett (10 July 1953, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals), Gil Moore (b. 12 February 1951, Canada; drums) and Mike Levine (b. 1 June 1949, Canada; bass/keyboards), Triumph shared many similarities to Rush aside from geographical location. All three members were highly accomplished musicians who exper Read more

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - 67% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1972, this hard rock outfit featured former Guess Who member Randy Bachman (27 September 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; guitar, lead vocals). Bachman had left the Guess Who in July 1970, recorded a solo album, Axe, and, owing to a bout of illness, had to cancel a projected collaboration with former Nice keyboard player Kei Read more

Foreigner - 66% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts
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This AOR band derives its name from the fact that the original members were drawn from both sides of the Atlantic, and this mixture of influences is much in evidence in their recorded legacy. Mick Jones (27 December 1944, London, England; guitar, vocals) formed the band in 1976, having spent time in Nero And The Gladiators (two minor hits, ‘Entry Of The Gladiators’ Read more

John Mellencamp - 66% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries Drama Holiday & Seasonal Westerns Soundtracks
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7 October 1951, Seymour, Indiana, USA. Mellencamp survived an early phase as a glam-rocker to become one of America’s most successful mainstream rock singers of the past three decades. Read more

April Wine - 63% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
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Formed in 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, this hard rock outfit became an immediate success, going on to make inroads in the American market after establishing itself as a platinum act in Canada. Through fluctuating line-ups they arrived at steady membership by the late 70s, including original lead singer Myles Goodwyn (23 June 1948, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Brian Gr Read more

David Lee Roth - 61% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Heavy Metal
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10 October 1953, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Roth, the former lead vocalist with US hard rockers Van Halen, first expressed his desire to go solo during a period of band inactivity during 1985. He subsequently recorded a mini-album, Crazy From The Heat, featuring a varied selection of material that was a departure from the straight metal approach of Van Halen. The album was f Read more

Styx - 61% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries
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This Chicago, Illinois, USA-based quintet is widely believed to be responsible for the development of the term pomp-rock (pompous, overblown arrangements, with perfect-pitch harmonies and a very full production). Read more

Ted Nugent - 61% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries Soundtracks
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Theodore Nugent, 13 December 1948, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Inspired by 50s rock ‘n’ roll, Nugent taught himself the rudiments of guitar playing at the age of eight. As a teenager he played in the Royal Highboys and Lourds, but this formative period ended in 1964 upon his family’s move to Chicago. Here, Nugent assembled the Amboy Dukes, which evolved from garag Read more

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