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Dandy Warhols, The

The Dandy Warhols formed in 1994 in Portland, Oregon. Gigs involving heavy drinking, fighting, and striptease by various band members (with Ms McCabe's most...

Discharge

The Discharge album Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing (1982) contained the fiercest music ever heard when it was first released. Formed in 1977, their brutal assault...

Deep Feeling

Formed in Birmingham in 1966, Deep Feeling were the band with which a then-unknown Jimi Hendrix sat in when he first arrived in London. Their...

Dave Warner’s From the Suburbs

Dave Warner was born in Bicton, Western Australia, in 1955 and was educated at Aquinas College and the University of Western Australia, graduating with...

Digby ‘Dig’ Richards

Australian singer Digby George Richards was born in Dunedoo in New South Wales on 12 September 1941. Digby (or 'Dig' as he was better known)...

Dokken

There was never a better time to be a big-haired hard rock band from Los Angeles than in 1987. Mötley Crüe were riding high with the...

Deckchairs Overboard

Sydney band Deckchairs Overboard formed in 1982 with Ken Campbell on vocals, John Clifforth on guitar and keyboards, Cathy McQuade on bass and Paul Hester...

DD Smash

Led by the highly respected singer/songwriter Dave Dobbyn, DD Smash was one of the most popular New Zealand bands of their era. Formed in 1981,...

Dooleys, The

The group began in Ilford, Essex, in the late 1960s as The Dooley Family, and comprised brothers Jim, John and Frank and their sisters Marie, Anne...

Dinosaurs, The

San Francisco Bay Area supergroup The Dinosaurs formed in 1982. The band originally consisted of Peter Albin of Big Brother and the Holding Company, John...

Delltones, The

Aussie vocal harmony group The Delltones formed in January 1959. Noel Widerberg Vocals Warren Lucas Vocals Ian 'Pee Wee' Wilson Vocals Brian Perkins Vocals Woody Finlayson Vocals Merv Dick Vocals Alan Freeman Vocals Danny Mayers Vocals Vic Schrier Saxophone Nevin McLean Vocals

Dee Dee Sharp

After a stint as a backing vocalist for the Cameo-Parkway labels, Dee Dee Sharp added extra oomph as an uncredited vocalist on Chubby Checker's...

dB’s, The

This talented quartet from North Carolina moved to Manhattan and began gigging around the city to almost universal praise. Unfortunately, they were unable to...

Detroit Emeralds, The

The Detroit Emeralds' sixth and final album, Let's Get Together, released on Westbound in 1978, saw the group say goodbye at the top of their...

Don Covay

Born Donald Randolph in South Carolina in 1938, Don Covay moved to Washington in the early fifties where he performed with his family’s gospel...

Dickie Pride

Richard Charles Kneller was born in Thornton Heath, Surrey. After leaving school he tried a wide variety of jobs including stonemason's assistant, spraypainter, electric...

Do-Ré-Mi

One of the more respected Australian post-punk bands, Do-Ré-Mi formed in Sydney in 1981 and achieved a degree of success both at home in Australia...

Dorothy Squires

Dorothy Squires was born Edna May Squires in Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire (South Wales) on 25 March 1915. She began to perform professionally as a singer...

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Buffy Sainte-Marie

Born around 1941 on the Piapot Cree reservation in Saskatchewan, Canada, (the Cree are one of the largest groups of native Americans in North...

The Sherbet Seventies

1 9 6 8 The original Sherbet line-up emerged from the ashes of two Sydney bands, The Downtown Roll Band and Clapham Junction. Englishman Clive...

Adam Faith

Adam Faith was born Terence Nelhams in Acton, London in June 1940, and left school wanting to enter the film world. The desire led him...

Savage Garden

Savage Garden emerged onto the Australian music scene in 1996 after Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones met via an advertisement in a local newspaper...

Don’t Look Back (1965)

In April 1965, when Bob Dylan arrived for a two-week tour of Britain, director D.A. Pennebaker followed his entourage around, filming him in concert,...

Peter Frampton

Born in Beckenham, Kent, in 1950, Frampton was an old mate of David Bowie (Frampton's father, Ossie, taught Bowie art at Beckenham Technical School). The first time...

Chain

Australian blues group Chain performed with more than fifteen different line-ups during the sixteen year period spanning 1967 to 1983. Tasmanian guitarist Phil Manning (ex-Bay...

Monks, The

In 1965, Ulm School Of Design graduates Karl Remy and Walther Niemann happened across a five-piece band playing in a bar in Stuttgart (Germany),...