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The New Christy Minstrels - 100% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Folk
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Randy Sparks (29 July 1933, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA), formed this commercialized folk group in 1961. Determined to create a unit that was ‘a compromise between the Norman Luboff Choir and the Kingston Trio’, he added a popular Oregon quartet, the Fairmount Singers, to his own Randy Sparks Three. A third unit, the Inn Group, which featured Jerry Yester, was absorbe Read more

The Limeliters - 76% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Doo Wop
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The Limeliters were one of the popular forces behind the 50s folk revival in America. The group comprised Lou Gottleib (10 October 1923, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 11 July 1996, Sebastopol, California, USA; bass), Alex Hassilev (b. 11 July 1932, Paris, France; guitar/banjo/vocals) and Glenn Yarbrough (b. 12 January 1930, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; guitar/vocals). They Read more

Glenn Yarbrough - 69% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family
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12 January 1930, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Yarbrough was best known as lead vocalist of the 60s folk group the Limeliters. He also recorded numerous albums and had a Top 20 single under his own name in 1965. Yarbrough sang in church as a child and became a folk singer in the mid-50s. He was discovered in Chicago and performed on the national folk circuit, eventually startin Read more

We Five - 67% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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Formed in 1965, this Los Angeles, California, USA quintet was viewed as a stepping-stone between the clean-cut folk of the Kingston Trio and the rock-based perspective offered by the Byrds. Michael Stewart (guitar/vocals), Beverley Bivens (vocals), Bob Jones (guitar/vocals), Jerry Burgan (guitar/vocals) and Pete Fullerton (bass/vocals) enjoyed a US Top 3 hit that year with  Read more

Adam Wade - 35% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock
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17 March 1937, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. A romantic crooner in the style of Johnny Mathis, Wade was working as a laboratory assistant for Dr. Jonas Salk, the man who discovered polio vaccine, when he auditioned for the Coed label. He eventually scored three US Top 10 hits: ‘Take Good Care Of Her’, ‘The Writing On The Wall’ and ‘As If I Didn’ Read more

Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie - 29% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Documentaries Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Comedy Kids & Family Country & Bluegrass Folk Soundtracks
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10 July 1947, Coney Island, New York, USA. The eldest son of folksinger Woody Guthrie, Arlo was raised in the genre’s thriving environment. His lengthy ballad, ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacre’, was the outcome of being arrested for being a litter lout in 1965. It was a part humorous song, part narrative, and achieved popularity following the artist’s ap Read more

Cisco Houston - 26% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Folk Country & Bluegrass
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Gilbert Vandine Houston, 18 August 1918, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, d. 25 April 1961, San Bernadino, California, USA. This folk singer is best remembered for his work as a travelling companion for Woody Guthrie, although his own recordings form a vital part of the folk revival of the 50s. Houston’s family moved to California in 1919. where he showed an early interest in Read more

Kate Wolf - 25% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Folk
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27 January 1942, Sonoma County, San Francisco, California, USA, d. 10 December 1986. Wolf was a singer-songwriter who worked her home area and organized the Santa Rosa folk festivals, but who had a lasting influence on the new country scene of the early-80s. Her first albums, Back Roads and Lines On Paper, were recorded independently and released on her own Owl label. These Read more

Leapy Lee - 25% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Lee Graham, 2 July 1942, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England. One of the troubled stars of British 60s pop, Lee’s career took a surprise upswing when he moved from Kinks co-manager Robert Wace to the charismatic Gordon Mills. The latter produced the catchy ‘Little Arrows’, which narrowly failed to reach the UK number 1 spot in 1968. A minor hit with ‘Good Mo Read more

Lenny Welch - 22% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Music Videos & Concerts
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15 May 1938, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA. Treading the same path as Johnny Mathis, Welch built his career singing pop tunes with a hint of R&B flavour and a succinct sweetness in the voice. He began singing professionally in 1958, and signed with Archie Bleyer’s Cadence label in 1960. His record was a remake of an old Jerry Vale hit, ‘You Don’t Know Me Read more

Terry Stafford - 21% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Hollis, Oklahoma, USA, d. 17 March 1996. This tall, local sports champion was also a fan of Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly, artists into whose repertoires he would dip when singing with his school group. With his parents’ blessing, he began a showbusiness career in Hollywood where, after two years as a nightclub entertainer, he was spotted by John Fisher and Les Worden w Read more

Ed Ames

Ed Ames - 18% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Television Vocals Pop / Rock Easy Listening
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Ed Urick, 9 July 1927, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. Ames was a member of the very successful 50s vocal group, the Ames Brothers, who disbanded in 1959. In the early 60s he studied acting in New York. He appeared in several stage productions including The Crucible, The Fantasticks and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest before playing an Indian, Mingo, in the popular US tele Read more

Peggy Seeger - 18% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock World Music Blues
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Margaret Seeger, 17 June 1935, New York City, New York, USA. From an early age Seeger was accomplished on guitar, banjo, Appalachian dulcimer, autoharp and concertina. Her parents, Ruth Crawford and Charles Seeger were both professional musicians and teachers. They insisted that their daughter receive a formal musical education from the age of seven years. At the same time t Read more

The Happenings - 18% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Happenings were a vocal harmony group from Paterson, New Jersey, USA that specialized in reviving classic songs. They comprised Bob Miranda (lead), Ralph DiVito (baritone; replaced by Bernie LaPorta in 1968), David Libert (bass) and Thomas Giuliano (tenor). They met while in military service at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and after leaving formed the Four Graduates. In addition t Read more

Gogi Grant - 17% match to Serendipity Singers

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Drama
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Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, 20 September 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pop vocalist Grant was apparently named after a New York restaurant called Gogi’s La Rue, which was frequented by Dave Kapp, head of A&R at RCA Records. She had previously recorded, without success, as Audrey Brown and Audrey Grant, but as Gogi Grant she hit the US Top 10 in 1955 with the b Read more

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