Donald Clark Osmond, born December 9, 1957 is a pop icon. One of the biggest teen idols of the 1970s, he's continued to reinvent himself over the course of his 40 plus year career. Donny Osmond's biggest hit came from the 1998 Walt Disney Pictures movie "Mulan." Osmond sang the hugely inspirational song "I'll Make A Man Out Of You." The song is loved by people young and old. At the age of five, he stepped out onto the Andy Williams Show soundstage, and instantly won the hearts of viewers.
Hudson can refer to multiple acts: 1 - A four-piece pop punk band from Bayonne, New Jersey. Formerly a five-piece with since-departed guitarist Sean O'Rourke, Hudson's Allan Taylor, Anthony Cortese, Brian Suhovic and Michael Reeves continue to infiltrate the scene with their original fast-paced catchy tunes. 2 - A four-piece band from Stoke-on-Trent originally known as Ginger Wig. The current line up consists of Rick on bass/vocals, Tim on drums and samples, Jack on guitar and Damo on guitar.
The Leaves were an American garage band formed in California in 1963. They are best known for their version of the song "Hey Joe", which was a hit in 1966. Theirs is the earliest release of this song, which became a rock standard. Guitarist Bobby Arlin was subsequently in The Hook, while bassist/vocalist Jim Pons also played with Frank Zappa and The Turtles.
Creedence Clearwater Revival, frequently referred to as CCR or simply Creedence, was an American roots rock band, fronted by John Fogerty. The band started out as The Blue Velvets, formed by John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook in El Cerrito, California, United States in the late 1950s. They were an instrumental trio, however during the early '60s they began backing Tom Fogerty, John's older brother, for school dances at El Cerrito High School, on fraternity house gigs and in the recording studio.
There has been more than one band called The Preachers, including an American band of the 60s and a Swedish garage punk band of the 80s. To compare Sydney newcomers The Preachers to any musical acts would be unfair. Not that they don
The Watchmakers are a Neo-Psychedelic band based in Manchester, England. Originally formed by Brothers Rich (Guitar, Vox) and Ian Maitland (Drums) – they took inspiration from classic '60s rock n roll alongside more post-modern influences such as The Brian Jonestown Massacre, BRMC, Primal Scream and The Verve before adding Adam Lewis (Guitar / Keys) & Chris Lyons (Bass) to the line up in 2012.
In 1966 The Tropics won The International Battle of the Bands held at the famous McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. The Band took first place over more than 1000 bands, which included names as Chicago and Tommy James & The Shondells. Out of that came a recording contract with Columbia Records and the single "Take the Time," produced by Teo Macero, which made it to the top of the charts and got a "92" on Dick Clark's American Bandstand!
1) Band from Denver, CO, USA, active in the 1960's. See http://techwebsound.com/playlistdetail.cfm?artist=434 2) Australian Heavy Metal band, originally called The Poor Boys in 1992, the changed their name to The Poor when they discovery a similar band with the same name. With the release of the album Who Cares in 1994, they toured the US with The Scorpions and with "Honest" James Young's uncles Angus Young and Malcolm Young from AC/DC on their 1996 US tour. The Poor:
"RV" Julian Grynglas (guitar);
The Seekers were a group of Australian folk-influenced popular musicians which was formed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1962. They were the first Australian popular music group to achieve significant chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. Their 1960s hits included: "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own" , "The Carnival Is Over" (which The Seekers have sung at various closing ceremonies in Australia, including Expo '88 and the Paralympics), "Someday One Day"...
There are several bands with this name. The UK group The Smoke consisted of Mick Rowley on vocals, Mal Luker on guitar, Zeke Lund on bass and Geoff Gill on drums. They released a handful of singles from 1967 - 1970, with their biggest hit 'My Friend Jack' reaching no. 2 in Germany and no. 45 in the UK. See The Smoke (UK). However the singles 'Sweet Spanish' and 'Defeat Retreat' are by the Australian band The Smoke, taken from the 2009 album 'Blood Orange'. See: The Smoke (Oz)