The Supremes were a very successful motown all-female singing group active from 1959 until 1977, performing at various times doo-wop, pop, soul, broadway showtunes, psychedelia, and disco. One of Motown's signature acts, The Supremes were the most successful African-American musical act of the 1960s, recording twelve #1 hits between 1964 and 1969, many of them written and produced by Motown's main songwriting and production team, Holland-Dozier-Holland.
Dead Kennedys are a hardcore punk/punk rock band from San Francisco, California. During the 1980s the band gained a large underground following in the international punk music scene. Their music mixed the more experimental elements of English 1970s punk with the raw energy of the 1980s American hardcore punk scene. Dead Kennedys' songs mix the deliberately shocking lyrics of punk with a satirical and sarcastic left-wing commentary on social and political issues.
Martha and the Vandellas were one of the most successful groups in the Motown roster during the 1960s and fully active from 1960 to 1972, performing at various times doo-wop, pop, rock and roll and soul. The label's second most-successful girl group after The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas were known for a churchier, more southern-styled soul than the Supremes, as typified in Motown hits such as "(Love is Like a) Heat Wave", "Jimmy Mack", "I'm Ready For Love", "My Baby Loves Me", "Nowhere to Run", and, their signature song, "Dancing in the Street".
Kansas is a progressive rock band which formed in Topeka, Kansas, United States in 1970. The band is best known for their international hit singles "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind". The band's classic lineup consisted of Steve Walsh (vocals, keyboards), Richard Williams (guitar), Kerry Livgren (guitar), Robby Steinhardt (violin, vocals), Dave Hope (bass) and Phil Ehart (drums). The band currently consists of Walsh, Ehart, Williams, Billy Greer (bass) and David Ragsdale (violin).
There are currently at least two bands charting as The Crows: 1.) The Crows were an American doo-wop group. The group's one major hit, Gee (1953), was an important early rock-and-roll song and peaked at fourteenth and second respectively on the Billboard magazine pop and rhythm-and-blues charts. This was also featured prominently in the 1973 George Lucas film, American Graffiti. The members were: Bill Davis (died sometime between 1958 and 2000), Harold Major (ditto), Daniel "Sonny" Norton (born c.1927, died 1972), and Gerald Hamilton (died 1960s).
Elvis Aaron Presley (Tupelo, Mississippi, 8 January 1935 – Memphis, Tennessee, 16 August 1977). Also known as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" was an American singer, song producer and actor, who began his music career at Sun Records in the spring of 1954 when Sam Philips recorded Elvis performing several of Elvis' favourite songs with Scotty Moore (guitar) and Bill Black (bass). One of these covers was a country and western song, "Blue Moon of Kentucky".
Ezra 'Grease' Sebastian is a rapper.
For the other hip-hopper see Dame Grease. If you are using "Grease" as an artist name for the Grease soundtrack, please change to the correct artist; John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, etc. The easiest way is to use Picard.
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Kim Weston (born Agatha Natalie Weston, December 30, 1939, in Detroit, Michigan) is an African American soul singer, and Motown Records alumna. She was signed to the record label in 1963, scoring a minor hit with "Love Me All the Way" (R&B #24, Pop #88). Her biggest solo hits with Motown were "Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)" (R&B #4, Pop #50, 1965; later covered by The Isley Brothers, Blood, Sweat & Tears and The Doobie Brothers) and "Helpless" (R&B #13, Pop #56, 1966; previously recorded by The Four Tops on their Second Album LP).
There are several artists named The Fireflies
1) Danish female trio with a countryrock style
2) An American doo wop group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
3) The Fireflies participated in the Eurosong for kids preselection in Belgium
4) a major live act in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
5) An indie folk/pop band that is no longer 1) Female trio with a countryrock style Released their debut single "It´s useless" in may 2010. Contestant in danish x factor 2010 in the group category.