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The Crystals - 100% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This highly influential 60s US female vocal group were the product of Phil Spector, for his pioneering Philles record label. They, along with the Ronettes, were one of the definitive ‘wall of sound’ groups of the 60s. They came together after meeting in the legendary Brill Building where the group was preparing demos for the Aberbach’s famous publishing company H Read more

The Ronettes - 84% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Classical Holiday & Seasonal Television
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Veronica ‘Ronnie’ Bennett (10 August 1943, New York, USA), her sister Estelle (b. 22 July 1944, New York, USA) and cousin Nedra Talley (b. 27 January 1946, New York, USA) began their career as a dance act, the Dolly Sisters. By 1961 they had become the resident dance troupe at the famed Peppermint Lounge, home of the twist craze, and having taken tuition in harmony Read more

Darlene Love - 81% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Action & Adventure R&B / Soul Vocals Documentaries Pop / Rock
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Darlene Wright, 26 July 1938, Los Angeles, California, USA. A prolific vocalist, Love began her career in 1957 as a founder member of the Blossoms. This influential girl-group not only enjoyed an extensive recording career in its own right, but also appeared on scores of sessions and as the resident singers on US television’s Shindig! Love also enjoyed a fruitful associ Read more

The Beach Boys - 81% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Spoken Word Television Music & Radio Documentaries Music Theme Heavy Metal
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The seminal line-up of this celebrated US pop band comprised brothers Brian Wilson (20 June 1942, Hawthorne, California, USA), Carl Wilson (b. 21 December 1946, Hawthorne, California, d. 6 February 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dennis Wilson (b. 4 December 1944, Hawthorne, California, USA, d. 28 December 1983), their cousin Mike Love (b. 15 March 1941, Baldwin Hill Read more

Brian Wilson - 58% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Drama Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Documentaries R&B / Soul Soundtracks Spoken Word
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20 June 1942, Hawthorne, California, USA. Brian Wilson, the spiritual leader of the Beach Boys, has received as much press and publicity for his health and mental problems over the years as has his magnificent contribution as songwriter, producer, arranger and vocalist of that famous group. Read more

The Righteous Brothers - 46% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Pop / Rock Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts
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Despite their professional appellation, Bill Medley (William Thomas Medley, 19 September 1940, Santa Ana, California, USA) and Bobby Hatfield (b. Robert Lee Hatfield, 10 August 1940, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA, d. 5 November 2003, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA) were not related. They met in 1962 at California’s Black Derby club, where they won the approbation of its mixed-r Read more

Andy Williams - 43% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Dance Vocals Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
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Howard Andrew Williams, 3 December 1928, Wall Lake, Iowa, USA. Williams began his singing career in the local church choir with his three brothers. The quartet became popular on their own radio shows from Cincinnati, Des Moines and Chicago. They backed Bing Crosby on his Oscar-winning ‘Swinging On A Star’, from the 1944 movie Going My Way, and in the same year appe Read more

Cliff Richard - 43% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks
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Harry Roger Webb, 14 October 1940, Lucknow, India. One of the most popular and enduring talents in the history of UK showbusiness, Webb began his career as a rock ‘n’ roll performer in 1957. His fascination for Elvis Presley encouraged him to join the Dick Teague Skiffle Group and several months later he teamed up with drummer Terry Smart and guitarist Norman Mitha Read more

The Everly Brothers - 43% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Easy Listening Soundtracks Television
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Don (Isaac Donald Everly, 1 February 1937, Brownie, Kentucky, USA) and Phil (b. Phillip Everly, 19 January 1939, Chicago, Illinois, USA), the world’s most famous rock ‘n’ roll duo, had already experienced a full career before their first record, ‘Bye Bye Love’, was released. As sons of popular country artists Ike and Margaret, they were pushed into t Read more

The Shangri-Las - 41% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Comedy
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Late entrants in the early 60s school of ‘girl groups’, the Shangri-Las comprised two pairs of sisters, Mary-Ann and Margie Ganser (d. 28 July 1996) and Betty and Mary Weiss. During 1963 they were discovered by Shadow Morton and recorded two singles under the name Bon Bons before signing to the newly formed Red Bird Records. Relaunched as the Shangri-Las, they secure Read more

Dusty Springfield - 40% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Easy Listening Pop / Rock Television Vocals Vocals
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Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien, 16 April 1939, Hampstead, London, England, d. 2 March 1999, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. A long-standing critical favourite but sadly neglected by the mass public from the early 70s until the end of the 80s, the career of the greatest white soul/pop singer the UK has ever produced was a turbulent one. Formerly referre Read more

Johnny Mathis - 40% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock Jazz Easy Listening R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Vocals Drama Soundtracks Television
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John Royce Mathis, 30 September 1935, San Francisco, California, USA. In 1956, the 19-year-old Mathis was signed to Columbia Records where he began his career with a jazz-tinged album. A US Top 20 hit with ‘Wonderful! Wonderful!’ saw him move adroitly towards the balladeer market, and before long he was a major concert attraction, with regular appearances on highly Read more

The Mamas & the Papas - 39% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Folk Comedy
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The Supremes - 39% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Television R&B / Soul
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America’s most successful female vocal group of all time was formed by four Detroit schoolgirls in the late 50s. Diana Ross (26 March 1944, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Betty McGlown (b. 1943, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Florence Ballard (b. 30 June 1943, Rosetta, Mississippi, USA, d. 22 February 1976, Detroit, Michigan, USA) and Mary Wilson (b. 6 March 1944, Greenville, Missi Read more

Roy Orbison - 37% match to Phil Spector

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Country & Bluegrass Television Pop / Rock Soundtracks Drama Easy Listening Comedy Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Mystery / Thriller
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23 April 1936, Vernon, Texas, USA, d. 6 December 1988, Madison, Tennessee, USA. Major critical acclaim came too late for one of the leading singers of the 60s. He became the master of the epic ballad of doom-laden despair, possessing a sensational voice of remarkable range and power, and often finding it more comfortable to stay in the high register. The former reluctant roc Read more

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