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Chris Rea - 100% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Christopher Anton Rea, 4 March 1951, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England. Rea is a singer-songwriter and guitarist with a wide following throughout Europe. Of Irish/Italian parentage, he grew up in the north-east of England where his family owned an ice cream parlour. Rea’s first band was Magdalene, a local band in which he replaced David Coverdale, who ha Read more

Bryan Ferry - 82% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Spoken Word Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 September 1945, Washington, Co. Durham, England. Ferry began his musical career in local group the Banshees, following which he enrolled at Newcastle-upon-Tyne University where he formed R&B group the Gas Board, whose ranks included Graham Simpson and John Porter. After studying Fine Art under Richard Hamilton, Ferry briefly worked as a pottery teacher before forming Read more

John Hiatt - 78% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Blues Kids & Family Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 August 1952, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The archetypal musicians’ musician, John Hiatt is a powerful singer, guitarist and talented songwriter whose material has been recorded by various acts, including Dr. Feelgood, Searchers, Iggy Pop, Three Dog Night, Desert Rose Band, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Nick Lowe, Rick Nelson and the Neville Brothers. Hiatt started out in Read more

Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler - 75% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Country & Bluegrass Soundtracks Special Interest World Music Drama Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 August 1949, Glasgow, Scotland. This homely ex-teacher was UK band Dire Straits main asset through his skill as a composer, a tuneful if detached vocal style - and a terse, resonant fretboard dexterity admired by Eric Clapton and Chet Atkins, both of whom sought his services for studio and concert projects in the 80s. Courted also by movie directors to score incidental mu Read more

Simple Minds - 71% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Timeless and epochal, Simple Minds was formed in January 1978 by Jim Kerr (9 July 1959, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Charlie Burchill (b. 27 November 1959, Glasgow, Scotland; guitar), Tony Donald (bass) and Brian McGee (drums). They rose out of the ashes of Glasgow punk outfit Johnny And The Self-Abusers who, in true anarchic fashion, deliberately folded on the day their debu Read more

INXS - 67% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1977 as the Farriss Brothers in Sydney, Australia, INXS originally comprised the three Farriss brothers Tim (16 August 1957, Australia; guitar), Jon (b. 18 August 1961, Australia; drums) and Andrew (b. 27 March 1959, Australia; keyboards), Michael Hutchence (b. Michael Kelland John Hutchence, 22 January 1960, Lain Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, d. 22 Nov Read more

Robert Palmer - 65% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Television
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alan Palmer, 19 January 1949, Batley, Yorkshire, England, d. 26 September 2003, Paris, France. Britain’s leading ‘blue-eyed soul’ singer served a musical apprenticeship over four decades in which time he participated in many different styles of music. Palmer spent much of his childhood in Malta where his father was serving in the navy. The family moved back to Read more

Sting

Sting - 65% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Documentaries Folk Holiday & Seasonal Horror Jazz Holiday & Seasonal Drama Action & Adventure Classical Soundtracks Television Mystery / Thriller Reggae
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, 2 October 1951, Wallsend, Northumberland, England. Sting’s solo career began in 1982, two years before the break-up of the Police, for whom he was lead singer and bass player. In that year he starred in the film Brimstone And Treacle and from it released a version of the 30s ballad, ‘Spread A Little Happiness’, composed by Vivian Read more

Pretenders - 64% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop
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The Pretenders - 64% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Children's Music Dance
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Chrissie Hynde (17 September 1951, Akron, Ohio, USA) came to England to seek her fortune in 1973. After meeting with New Musical Express writer and future boyfriend Nick Kent, she joined the paper and gained entrance into the world of rock. During her pre-Pretenders days she worked at Malcolm McLaren’s shop, SEX, played with Chris Spedding in France, and moved back to A Read more

Chris De Burgh - 62% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Christopher John Davison, 15 October 1948, Argentina. The son of a UK diplomat, De Burgh began writing pop songs while studying at Trinity College in Dublin. After being signed to A&M Records, he was pushed out as support act for Supertramp, when they were enjoying massive success in 1975. His debut Far Beyond These Castle Walls was inspired by his family home in Ireland Read more

Rickie Lee Jones - 62% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 November 1954, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jones emerged from a thriving Los Angeles bohemian sub-culture in 1979 with a buoyant debut album, peppered with images of streetwise characters and indebted, lyrically, to beat and jazz styles. The set included the Chuck E. Weiss tribute ‘Chuck E.’s In Love’, a US Top 5 single, and ‘Easy Money’, a song previo Read more

Billy Idol

Billy Idol - 61% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Drama Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Television Electronic & Ambient Music & Radio Documentaries
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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William Michael Albert Broad, 30 November 1955, Stanmore, Middlesex, England. While studying English Literature at Sussex University, Broad became involved with the ‘Bromley contingent’ followers of the Sex Pistols. Inspired by the energy of punk, he formed his own group, Chelsea, in 1976. The original outfit was short-lived and Billy Idol, as he was now known, nex Read more

Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt - 61% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Blues Kids & Family Blues Musicals & The Arts Documentaries Folk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock Television
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 November 1949, Burbank, California, USA. Born into a musical family, her father, John Raitt, starred in Broadway productions of Oklahoma! and Carousel. Having learned guitar as a child, Raitt became infatuated with traditional blues, although her talent for performing did not fully flourish until she attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Raitt initially opened for Read more

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp - 60% match to Chris Isaak

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Television Pop / Rock Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Drama Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

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