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)
1. Side A is a (free) jazz trio, featuring reed player Ken Vandermark (US), pianist Havard Wiik (NOR) and drummer Chad Taylor (US). Their debut album - A New Margin - appeared in 2011 2. Side A are also a multi-awarded, platinum-certified band from the Philippines, best known for their romantic ballad Forevermore. The band formed in 1985, and performed at the Calesa Music Bar and Lounge at the Hyatt Regency, Pasay City between 1986 and 1989. In 1987 they recorded their first song, Eva Marie (written by Joey Benin) and in 1989 they recorded their first self-titled album.
There are in fact two groups dubbed The Kavaliers. One of them was started by a Williams College student Josh Zhang during a week where his life conformed to the trite tragedy of "coming to age". The other are an Indie/Rock band formed in Yorkshire, England.
"Tipped for big things after a very impressive and commanding support slot " - Tom Hingley, Inspiral Carpets
The founding members of the group were Conleth (Con) Cluskey (born 18 November 1941), Declan (Dec) Cluskey (born 23 December 1942), and John Stokes (Sean James Stokes) (born 13 August 1940). In 1957 they formed their first band together, "The Harmonichords" (also seen as "The Harmony Chords"), a classically styled instrumental harmonica-act. As The Harmonichords, they appeared on Hughie Green's 'Opportunity Knocks' on Radio Luxembourg and on the 'Ed Sullivan' TV Show St. Patrick's Day Special (filmed in Dublin, broadcast 15 March 1959), where they played "Danny Boy.
There are many artists with this name 1. Harry Lee is a writer, producer, performer. He is rising from the ashes of his previous musical odyssey, Dash Reflex. 2. A rockabilly artist, the most notable recordings are "Rockin' On A Reindeer" and "Rockin' Little Eskimo". 3. Another rockabilly artist from Jackson, Mississippi.
Gary "U.S." Bonds (born Gary Anderson, 6 June 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll singer. He is also a prolific songwriter. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Bonds was living in Norfolk, Virginia in the 1950's when he began singing publicly in church, and with a group called The Turks. He joined record producer Frank Guida's small Legrand label and Guida changed his name to U.S. Bonds in hopes that it would be confused with a public service announcement advertising the sale of government bonds and thus get more airtime.
Gerry Marsden formed the group in the late 1950s with his brother, Fred, Les Chadwick and Arthur Mack. They rivalled the Beatles early in their career, playing in the same areas of Hamburg, Germany and Liverpool, England. Mack was replaced on piano by Les Maguire around 1961. They are known to have rehearsed at Camell Laird shipping yard at Birkenhead. They began recording in early 1963 with "How Do You Do It?"...
Men Without Hats is a Canadian alternative / Synthpop group from Montreal, Quebec, Canada formed in 1977 who were popular in the 80s. They were characterized by the deep, expressive vocals of their lead singer Ivan and their elaborate use of synthesizers and electronic processing. Men Without Hats were always, at the core, Ivan Doroschuk (also released solo as Ivan) and his brother Stefan Doroschuk, with various other members, including a third brother, Colin Doroschuk, as well as Jeremy Arrobas, tracy howe, Roman Martyn and Allan McCarthy.
The Platters were a successful black vocal group of the early rock n roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock n roll Tin Pan Alley tradition of the Ink Spots and the Mills Brothers and the explosion of teenage music in the mid 1950s. The most successful incarnation of the group comprised lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor. The group formed in Los Angeles in 1953, initially managed by Ralph Bass.