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Del Shannon - 100% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks
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Charles Westover, 30 December 1934, Coopersville, Michigan, USA, d. 8 February 1990, Santa Clarita, California, USA. From the plethora of clean, American, post doo-wop male vocalists to find enormous success in the early 60s, only a small handful retained musical credibility. Shannon was undoubtedly from this pedigree. More than 40 years after his chart debut, Shannon’s Read more

King Harvest - 83% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy
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Formed in New York City, USA around 1972, King Harvest was best known for its one US hit single, ‘Dancing In The Moonlight’, in 1973. The band comprised three keyboard players, Ron Altback, Sherman Kelly and Davy ‘Doc’ Robinson, plus Ed Tuleja (guitar), Tony Cahill (bass), Rod Novak (saxophone) and David Montgomery (drums). All had been involved previously w Read more

Shocking Blue - 82% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Formed in 1967 by ex-Motions guitarist Robbie van Leeuwen (1944), this Dutch quartet originally featured lead vocalist Fred de Wilde, bass player Klassje van der Wal and drummer Cornelius van der Beek (d. 2 April 1998). After one minor hit in their homeland, ‘Lucy Brown Is Back In Town’, there was a major line-up change when the group’s management replaced De Read more

Chubby Checker - 70% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Dance
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Ernest Evans, 3 October 1941, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Checker’s musical career began in 1959 while working at a local chicken market. His employer introduced the teenager to songwriter Kal Mann, who penned the singer’s debut single, ‘The Class’. He was given his new name by the wife of the legendary disc jockey Dick Clark as a derivation of Fats Read more

Sam & Dave - 63% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Blues Music Videos & Concerts
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Samuel David Moore (12 October 1935, Miami, Florida, USA) and David Prater (b. 9 May 1937, Ocilla, Georgia, USA, d. 9 April 1988). Sam And Dave first performed together in 1961 at Miami’s King Of Hearts club. Moore originally sang in his father’s Baptist church before joining the Melonaires, while Prater, who had worked with the Sensational Hummingbirds, was also g Read more

B.J. Thomas - 62% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Vocals Drama Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
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Billy Joe Thomas, 7 August 1942, Hugo, Oklahoma, USA. B.J. Thomas maintained a sturdy career in the USA in both the pop and country fields from the mid-60s into the late 80s. After getting experience by singing in church during his youth, Thomas joined the Triumphs in Houston, Texas, who released a number of unsuccessful singles on small labels. Collaborating with songwriter Read more

Box Tops - 54% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Box Tops - 54% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Formed in 1965, and originally known as the Devilles, this Memphis, Tennesse, USA-based quintet - Alex Chilton (William Alexander Chilton, 28 December 1950, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; guitar/vocals), Gary Talley (b. 17 August 1947, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; lead guitar), Bill Cunningham (b. 23 January 1950, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; bass/keyboards), John Evans (b. 18 June 1948, Read more

The Turtles - 52% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Comedy
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Having begun their career playing in college-based surf instrumental groups, the Nightriders and the Crossfires, this Westchester, Los Angeles-based sextet abruptly switched to beat music during 1964 in imitation of the Beatles. The line-up comprised Howard Kaylan (Howard Kaplan, 22 June 1947, the Bronx, New York, USA; vocals, saxophone) and Mark Volman (b. 19 April 1947, L Read more

The Tokens - 49% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
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Formed in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, the Tokens were one of the most successful white harmony groups of the early 60s, best known for their 1961 number 1 single ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ (number 11 in the UK). The group was originally called the Linc-Tones (taken from Lincoln High School, which the original members all attended) and comprised tenor vocalist Hank Read more

The Lovin' Spoonful - 48% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Easy Listening Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Few US pop acts have gathered as much universal affection over the years as the brilliant and underrated Lovin’ Spoonful. Their back catalogue of hits is constantly repackaged and reissued as their stature increases. The band was formed in 1965 by John Sebastian (17 March 1944, Greenwich Vilage, New York City, New York, USA; vocals, guitar, harmonica, autoharp) and Zalm Read more

Lesley Gore - 45% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Music Videos & Concerts
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Lesley Goldstein, 2 May 1946, New York City, USA, and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey. Having secured a recording contract with Mercury Records on the basis of a privately financed demonstration disc, Gore enjoyed a sensational debut when ‘It’s My Party’ topped the US chart in May 1963, reached number 9 in the UK and grossed sales in excess of one million. This Read more

The Hollies - 44% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music Music Videos & Concerts
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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

Andy Williams - 43% match to Scott McKenzie

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

Nancy Sinatra - 43% match to Scott McKenzie

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Action & Adventure Vocals Drama Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Television
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8 June 1940, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Determined not to rest on the laurels of famous father, Frank Sinatra, Nancy spent several years taking lessons in music, dance and drama. She made an impressive appearance in 1959 on the Frank Sinatra/ Elvis Presley television special, and two years later made her recording debut with ‘Cuff Links And A Tie Clip’. From 196 Read more

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