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Levon Helm - 85% match to The Band

Genres: Drama Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Westerns Action & Adventure
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mark Lavon Helm, 26 May 1940, Marvell, Arkansas, USA. Helm is best known as the drummer and a singer with the Band, one of North America’s greatest and most fondly remembered rock groups. Raised on a farm in rural Arkansas, Helm learned to play guitar and drums as a young child, and formed his first group, the Jungle Bush Beaters, while still in high school. He played w Read more

Bob Dylan - 79% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Music & Radio Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Folk Folk Drama Spoken Word Television Westerns Soundtracks Music Theme Blues Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Allen Zimmerman, 24 May 1941, Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Bob Dylan is without doubt one of the most influential figures in the history of popular music. He is the writer of scores of classic songs and is generally regarded as the man who brought literacy to rock lyrics.The son of the middle-class proprietor of an electrical and furniture store, as Read more

Roger McGuinn - 79% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Joseph McGuinn, 13 July 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA. After a period playing at various folk clubs in Chicago, lead guitarist Jim McGuinn briefly joined the Limeliters before accepting a job as an accompanist in the Chad Mitchell Trio in 1960. He played on two of their albums, Mighty Day On Campus and Live At The Bitter End, but after a couple of years became frustrat Read more

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - 72% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Folk Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Crosby (14 August 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA), Stephen Stills (b. 3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA) and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England) first came together in the 1969 supergroup Crosby, Stills And Nash before recruiting Neil Young (b. 12 November 1945, Toronto, Ontario, Canada). ex-Clear Light member Dallas Taylor (b. 1948, Read more

Grateful Dead - 71% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Music & Radio Country & Bluegrass Music Theme Folk Documentaries Television Soundtracks Drama Educational
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The enigmatic, erratic and mercurial (cliché, but absolutely true) Grateful Dead evolved from Mother McCree’s Uptown Jug Champions to become the Warlocks in 1965. A number of conflicting reasons for the choice of name have arisen over the years. The most popular one is that the name was chosen from a randomly opened copy of theOxford Companion To Classical Music (ot Read more

The Allman Brothers - 71% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Blues
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The Byrds - 71% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Folk Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as a trio, the Jet Set, this seminal band featured Jim (Roger) McGuinn (James Joseph McGuinn, 13 July 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA; vocals/lead guitar), Gene Clark (b. Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA; vocals, tambourine, rhythm guitar) and David Crosby (b. David Van Cortlandt, 14 Au Read more

Neil Young - 70% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music & Radio Comedy Documentaries Drama Television Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1945, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Although Young maintains he had a happy childhood he contracted polio when he was 6 and throughout his teenage years he suffered the disintegration of his parents’ marriage (his father, Scott Young, was a hugely prolific sports writer and novelist). Having moved to Winnipeg as a child, Young began his enigmatic career as a mem Read more

Buffalo Springfield - 64% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A seminal band in the development of American country rock and folk rock, although short-lived, the monumental influence of Buffalo Springfield rivals that of the Byrds. Despite the line-up constantly changing, the main members throughout the band’s three turbulent years were Stephen Stills (3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA; guitar/vocals), Neil Young (b. 12 November Read more

Van Morrison - 64% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Folk Music & Radio Foreign Films Blues Blues Drama
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Crosby, Stills & Nash - 61% match to The Band

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Folk Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Crosby (14 August 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA), Stephen Stills (b. 3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA) and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England) joined forces in 1969 after parting with their previous groups, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and the Hollies, respectively. Inevitably, they attracted considerable media attention as a  Read more

Little Feat - 60% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The compact rock ‘n’ roll funk displayed by Little Feat put them out of step with other Californian rock bands of the early 70s. By combining elements of country, folk, blues, soul and boogie they unwittingly created a sound that became their own, and has to date never been replicated or bettered.The original line-up of the band in 1969 compris Read more

Stephen Stills - 57% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Documentaries Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA. This often dubbed ‘musical genius’ is better known for his work with the pivotal 60s band Buffalo Springfield, and for many years his association with David Crosby, Graham Nash and Neil Young. After the Buffalo Springfield’s break-up, Stills, at a loose end, joined with Al Kooper and Mike Bloomfield for the million-selling 1 Read more

Derek & The Dominos - 56% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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Eric Clapton (Eric Patrick Clapp, 30 March 1945, Ripley, Surrey, England), formed this short-lived band in May 1970 following his departure from the supergroup Blind Faith and his brief involvement with the down-home loose aggregation of Delaney And Bonnie And Friends. He purloined three members of the latter; Carl Radle (b. 24 August 1942, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, d. 3 Read more

Jackson Browne - 53% match to The Band

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Clyde Jackson Browne, 9 October 1948, Heidelberg, Germany, but raised in Los Angeles, California, USA, from the age of three. Browne was introduced to folk music while in his teens and began writing songs at the instigation of two high school friends, Greg Copeland and Steve Noonan. The youngsters frequented the Paradox club, a favoured haunt of traditional musicians, where Read more


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