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Gerry & The Pacemakers - 100% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gerry Marsden (Gerard Marsden, 24 September 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; guitar/vocals), Freddie Marsden (b. Frederick John Marsden, 23 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 9 December 2006, Southport, Lancashire, England; drums) and Les Chadwick (b. John Leslie Chadwick, 1 May 1943, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; bass) formed the original Pacemakers in Read more

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - 96% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1958 and fronted by vocalist Brian Poole (2 November 1941, Barking, Essex, England), this UK pop group were initially known as Brian Poole And The Tremilos when they made their debut at the Ilford Palais in 1960. Poole was originally known as a Buddy Holly imitator and even went as far as wearing spectacles filled with plain glass. After his backing musicians rever Read more

Tommy Roe - 86% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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9 May 1942, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Vocalist Roe began his career with high school act, the Satins. The group performed several of his compositions, notably ‘Sheila’, which they recorded in 1960. The single was unsuccessful, but Roe revived the song two years later upon securing a solo deal. This Buddy Holly -influenced rocker topped the US chart, and reached the To Read more

Herman's Hermits - 82% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as the Heartbeats, Herman’s Hermits were discovered in 1963 by manager Harvey Lisberg and his partner Charlie Silverman. After restructuring the group, the line-up emerged as Peter Noone (5 November 1947, Manchester, England; vocals), Karl Green (b. 31 July 1947, Salford, Manchester, England; bass), Keith Hopwood (b. 26 October 1946, Manchester, England Read more

Freddie & The Dreamers - 81% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Manchester, England-based 60s beat outfit, comprising Freddie Garrity (14 November 1936 (1940 is also cited), Manchester, Lancashire, England, d. 19 May 2006, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Wales; vocals), Roy Crewsdon (b. 29 May 1941; guitar), Derek Quinn (b. 24 May 1942; guitar), Pete Birrell (b. 9 May 1941; bass) and Bernie Dwyer (b. 11 September 1940, Manchester, Lancashir Read more

The Mindbenders - 81% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Originally a backing group for Wayne Fontana, the Mindbenders comprised Eric Stewart (20 January 1945; guitar), Bob Lang (b. 10 January 1946; bass) and Ric Rothwell (b. 11 March 1944; drums). In October 1965, they split with their leader and early the following year enjoyed a transatlantic number 2 hit with the Carole Bayer Sager /Toni Wine composition, ‘A Groovy Kind O Read more

Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - 81% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Searchers - 77% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the premier beat groups from the mid-60s Merseybeat explosion, the Liverpool-based Searchers were formed in 1959 by John McNally (30 August 1941, Liverpool, England; rhythm guitar/vocals) and Mike Pender (b. Michael John Prendergast, 3 March 1942, Liverpool, England; lead guitar/vocals). Taking their new name from the 1956 John Ford western, The Searchers, the band ba Read more

Peter & Gordon - 75% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Television
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Both the sons of doctors and former pupils of the prestigious English public school Westminster Boys, this privileged pair were signed by producer Norman Newell, following a residency at London’s Piccadilly CluPeter Asher (b. 2 June 1944, London, England) and Gordon Waller (b. 4 June 1945, Braemar, Grampian, Scotland), had a crucial advantage over their contemporaries - Read more

The Dave Clark Five - 70% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most popular British beat groups of the mid-60s, especially in the USA, the Dave Clark Five’s career stretched back as far as 1958. Originally a backing group for north London singer Stan Saxon, the quintet comprised Dave Clark (David Clark, 15 December 1942, Tottenham, London, England; drums/vocals), backed by various musicians, whose ranks included bass pla Read more

The Buckinghams - 69% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1966, the Buckinghams originally comprised Dennis Tufano (11 September 1946, Chicago, Illinois, USA; vocals), Carl Giammarese (b. 21 August 1947, Chicago, Illinois, USA; lead guitar), Dennis Miccoli (organ), Nick Fortuna (b. 1 May 1946, Chicago, Illinois, USA; bass) and Jon Poulos (b. 31 March 1947, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 26 March 198 Read more

Len Barry - 68% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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Leonard Borisoff, 6 December 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Barry began his career as the anonymous vocalist on the Bosstones’ 1958 single ‘Mope-Itty Mope’ before joining the Dovells between 1961 and 1963. As a solo artist, his white soul vocals were best exemplified on the scintillating chart-topper ‘1-2-3’ and the similarly paced ‘Like Read more

Hollies - 64% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Hollies - 64% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Music Videos & Concerts World Music Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Manfred Mann - 63% match to Wayne Fontana

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Drama Music & Radio Television
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the UK beat boom of the early 60s, spearheaded by the Beatles, a number of R&B groups joined the tide with varying degrees of achievement. Of these, Manfred Mann had the most commercial success. The band was formed as the Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers by Manfred Mann (Manfred Lubowitz, 21 October 1940, Johannesburg, South Africa; keyboards) and Mike Hugg (b. 11 August Read more


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