oldies

Looking Glass

Three bands with this name: 1. Looking Glass was an American pop music group of the early 1970s that was part of the Jersey Shore sound. They are best remembered for their million selling 1972 song, "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)". The group was formed in 1969, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and consisted of four members: Elliot Lurie (lead guitar and vocals), Lawrence Gonsky (piano), Pieter Sweval (bass), Jeff Grob (drums). 2. The name used by Jim Wallis of My Sad Captains for his alt-indie solo work.
http://www.myspace.com/lookingglasshq

Artist Type: 

Engelbert Humperdinck

There are multiple artists with this name: 1. Arnold George Dorsey (born 2 May 1936 in Madras, India) is a pop singer of the 1950s-present. Of Anglo Indian ethnicity, he was raised in Leicester, England and adopted the stage name Engelbert Humperdinck, after the German composer best known for his opera, Hänsel und Gretel (1893). The son of a British engineer and the youngest boy in a family of ten children, he moved to England at the age of 10. Growing up, he wanted to be a bandleader. But, things went in a different direction and, at 17, he sang on a public stage for the first time.

Artist Type: 

Nick Charles

At least two artists share the name Nick Charles, a soul musician and DJ and a guitarist. 1. Nick Charles was a DJ and recording artist on the Stax-Volt soul label.

Artist Type: 

Smokie

Smokie is an English classic rock band from Bradford who found success in Europe in the 1970s. They formed in 1966 in Yorkshire, England and did some early records under the name "Smokey" One of their top hits was "Living Next Door to Alice". While touring in Ireland they discovered the audience would cheer back "Who the Fuck is Alice?". As it turns out , this was a ritual at a Café in Nijmegen (the Netherlands) called "Gompie". The group decided to "cover" this version with comedian Roy Chubby Brown having the honor of yelling "Alice, Who the Fuck is Alice?" during the chorus.

Artist Type: 

Kenny Rogers

Kenneth Donald Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. Kenny Rogers graduated from Jefferson Davis High School in Houston. Although he has been very successful, charting more than 60 top 40 hit singles across various music genres and topping the country and pop album charts for more than 100 individual weeks in the United States alone, many still consider him a vastly underrated artist.

Artist Type: 

Angels & Airwaves

Angels & Airwaves (also known as AvA) are an alternative rock band created by blink-182 and former Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge. The current line-up consists of former Box Car Racer guitarist David Kennedy, former 30 Seconds To Mars Bassist Matt Wachter, who replaced Ryan Sinn in early 2007, and former Nine Inch Nails and Lostprophets drummer ILAN RUBIN, who replaced Atom Willard in fall 2011.

Artist Type: 

Burt Bacharach

Bacharach studied music at McGill University and the Mannes School of Music. In the 1950s and the early 1960s he was the pianist, arranger and bandleader for Marlene Dietrich with whom he toured. He teamed with lyricist Hal David and others to write many popular songs in the 1960s and 1970s. Bacharach's music has been sung by a number of popular singers including The Beatles,The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin, Jack Jones, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, Luther Vandross and The Drifters. He met Dionne Warwick, with whom he would form a famed collaboration.

Artist Type: 

Beach Boys

Incorrect tag for The Beach Boys. Keep stats clean by fixing your ID3 tags, or leave auto-correction on. Don't cheat the artist of plays and listeners...

Artist Type: 

The Angels

There are three artists with this name
1. An Australian rock band
2. An American girl group best known for "My Boyfriend's Back", a #1 hit in the United States in 1963
3. An American R&B group
none of these are to be confused with any of the artists called Angels, without the definite article. (1) The Angels (Australia) USA as Angel City (1980-1985), The Angels from Angel City (1988-1989), The Angels (1992). In November 1970, brothers Rick and John Brewster formed The Moonshine Jug and String Band. In 1971 the band was joined by Irish immigrant Bernard "Doc" Neeson.

Artist Type: 

Penguins

A post-pseudo psychedelic band from Wellington, New Zealand, formed in 2008 by school chums Aaron Cope (Lead guitar), Geoff Doyle (Bass Guitar) and Matt de Wit (Rhythm guitar). Penguins are an experimental, guitar based, rock band influenced by a variety of bands ranging from The Mars Volta, Arctic Monkeys and Neutral Milk Hotel. With an innovative post-psychedelic sound, Penguins often verge on Syd Barret-era Pink Floyd, yet they maintain the striking solidity of Nick O'Malley's Bass lines. Many have also compared their vocals and lyrics to that of Jeff Mangum.

Artist Type: