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Apr
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26 Apr 2019

UB40 are a British dub / reggae pop music band formed in 1978 in Birmingham. The band is one of the most culturally diverse dub reggae bands with musicians of English, Scottish, Irish, Yemeni and Jamaican parentage. The band is named from the paper form issued by the UK government's Department...

Nov
15
 
15 Nov 2019

Dr. Hook (& The Medicine Show) were formed in Union City, New Jersey, USA in 1968. The original lineup consisted of Ray Sawyer, Dennis Locorierre, Bill Francis, John David and George Cummings - although there were countless lineup changes over the years. Two years after Sawyer left in 1983...

May
24
 
24 May 2019

Katherine Jenkins (born 29 June 1980 in Neath, West Glamorgan, Wales) is a Welsh mezzo-soprano. In 2004, at the age of 23, she signed the largest record deal in United Kingdom classical recording history, with an undisclosed seven-figure deal. On Sunday 25th November 2007, Katherine Jenkins'...

Apr
21
 
21 Apr 2019

There are (at least) two artists named Michael Ball: Michael Ball (1946) of Manchester, a British composer, and Michael Ashley Ball (1962), a British actor and singer. Michael Ball (born Michael Ashley Ball, on 27 June 1962 in Bromsgrove, England) is a British actor and singer, best known for...

May
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9 May 2019

The Specials are a British band formed in 1977 in Coventry, UK. Their founder, Jerry Dammers, based on his knowledge of 60's...

May
12
 
12 May 2019

Wet Wet Wet are a successful Scottish pop band who scored a number of hits in the British and international charts in the 1980s and 1990s. They were formed in Clydebank, Scotland in 1982. They took their name from the Scritti Politti song, "Gettin, havin' and holdin'". In 1994 Wet Wet Wet had...

May
25
 
25 May 2019

There are several artists using the name "Chris Norman."
1) from Yorkshire UK -rock & pop
2) from Halifax, Nova Scotia- plays the traditional wooden flute.
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1) Yorkshire-born Chris first found fame with 70s rock group...

May
27
 
27 May 2019

Manic Street Preachers (often known colloquially as "The Manics") are a Welsh rock band often associated with the resurgence of British rock in the early 90s, who gained mainstream popularity in the UK at the time. They are known for their intelligent and often political lyrics and have a...

Jul
13
 
13 Jul 2019

Showaddywaddy were a popular 1970's pop group from Leicester, UK. They specialised in cover versions of US pop songs from the 1950s, and dressed as Teddy Boys. Similar to the American act, Sha Na Na. The band was formed in 1973 by the amalgamation of two groups, Choise and The Golden Hammers....

Sep
7
 
7 Sep 2019

Jane McDonald (born 4 April 1963 and raised on the Peacock Estate in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England) is an English singer and television presenter, who first became famous after appearing in the 1998 television series, The Cruise. She has released four albums, Jane McDonald (which reached...

Sep
24
 
24 Sep 2019

Belinda Carlisle (born on August 17, 1958 in Hollywood, California) is the lead vocalist and a founding member of the all-female New Wave band Go-Go's as well as a successful solo artist. A former high school cheerleader, Carlisle is also the eldest of seven children. Early Career and The Go-...

Oct
9
 
9 Oct 2019

Aled Jones, (born 29 December 1970, St David's Hospital, Bangor, Wales) is a Welsh singer, Christian and television personality who first came to fame as a boy soprano. He is the only child of Nest and Derek Jones, and was raised in a Welsh-speaking community in the small Anglesey village of...

Oct
17
 
17 Oct 2019

Chris de Burgh (born October 15th, 1948) is an Irish musician and songwriter. Born Christopher John Davison in Buenos Aires, Argentina (he is the son of a British diplomat and an Irish secretary), his father's career moved the family to numerous places around the globe such as Malta, Nigeria,...

Oct
26
 
26 Oct 2019

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra is one of Scotland’s foremost traditional music organisations. The Orchestra was formed in 1980, deriving its origins from Fiddlers’ Rallies which were – and are – held throughout Scotland. After one of these Rallies, a group of enthusiasts met to consider the...

Oct
31
 
31 Oct 2019

Best known from the T.V. show 'Later...with Jools Holland' who provide back up for guests that perform on the show. They also tour the U.K each year, normally promoting songs from their albums, which are collaborative in nature playing with names such as: George Harrison, Ringo Star, Sting, Dr...

Nov
19
 
19 Nov 2019

Steve Hackett was a member of Genesis from 1971 till 1977, when he left the band to pursue his solo career full time. He had released his first solo album, Voyage of the Acolyte, in 1975 while still with Genesis,...

May
30
 
30 May 2019

Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English pop musician. Paul was born in Luton, Bedfordshire. He has an older brother Mark and a younger sister Joanne. After school, he went to work at...