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Elgins, The

The Elgins were a quartet - three males (two of whom had originally signed to Motown as part of The Downbeats) and female lead...

East Of Eden

  Jeff Allen David Jack Jim Roach Dave Arbus Ron Caines

Every Mother’s Son

  Larry Larden Vocals, guitar Dennis Larden Guitar, vocals Bruce Milner Keyboards Schuyler Larsen Bass Christopher Augustine Drums

Elmore James

Despite his brief career - spanning little more than a decade before his early death in 1963 - bluesman Elmore James affected rock and...

Einstürzende Neubauten

Formed in 1980 in Berlin by vocalist Blixa Bargeld and American-born percussionist Andrew Chudy, Einstürzende Neubauten (German for "Collapsing New Buildings") picked up the gauntlet...

Edwin Starr

Charles Edwin Hatcher was born in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1942. He and his cousins, soul singers Roger and Willie Hatcher, moved to Cleveland, Ohio,...

Elastica

Elastica were the most crush-inspiring gang of the 90s Britpop set. Their DM's, eyeliner, jeans and leather jackets non-look set a new standard in what-the-fuck-you-staring-at attitude while...

Even As We Speak

Matthew Love Guitar, vocals Bjarn Bass, vocals Mary Wyer Keyboards, vocals Neil Johnson Drums

Eagles, The

After humble beginnings as Linda Ronstadt's backing band, Glenn Frey, Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon decided to stay together as a band and call themselves...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP)

By the end of the 1960s, many artists became swept up in the wake of The Beatles and their aggressive exploration of the possibilities of pop...

Elton John

Reginald Kenneth Dwight (pictured at right) began playing piano as a schoolboy to supplement his earnings as a messenger/tea boy at a London music...

Exploding White Mice

Taking their name from a scene in The Ramones' Rock & Roll High School movie (1979), Adelaide's Exploding White Mice hit Sydney in 1985. Their old-school sound...

Executives, The

As the commercial potential of 'flower power' became increasingly evident, a lot of former R&B bands and blue-eyed soulsters like Zoot Money, Eric Burdon...

Exciters, The

The Exciters were friends of Jimi Hendrix, and Brenda Reid was one of the greatest and most underrated soul singers.

Everly Brothers, The

Born Isaac Donald Everly on 1 February 1937 in Brownie, Kentucky, Don wasn't the twin of Phil, as so many believed. Phil was in...

Everclear

The major label debut by neo-Nirvana trio Everclear, Sparkle and Fade, caught the authentic note of vacant ennui that haunts adolescent America. But the songs on So...

Eurythmics

Annie Lennox was born in Scotland and raised in the North Sea port of Aberdeen. The paternal side of her family was musical (her...

Eurogliders

The Eurogliders came to prominence via their sophisticated pop sound, and the awesome voice of UK-born lead vocalist Grace Knight, which resulted in considerable...

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Suzanne Vega

It's easy to dismiss Suzanne Vega as a poor man's Joni Mitchell, but songs such as Luka and Book Of Dreams (about the plight of amputees) proved that...

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

Supergrass

Singer/guitarist Gaz Coombes and his older school friend, drummer Danny Goffey had been playing together in The Jennifers since their early teens, releasing one...

Vernons Girls, The

The Vernons Girls were assembled in Liverpool by the Vernons football pools company in the 1950s when Vernons - employers to 8,000 female coupon...

Seeds, The

The Seeds formed in 1965 and comprised vocalist Sky Saxon, guitarist Jan Savage, keyboard player Daryl Hooper (who also played the bass parts on...

Van Der Graaf Generator

One of the most intense and extreme groups of the 70s Prog Rock era, Van Der Graaf Generator were ever on the verge of collapse. Constant...

Millie Small

Jamaican-born Millicent Small was just 17 when, in 1964, she scored a worldwide hit with the ska-pop classic My Boy Lollipop. Six years later she was...

Laura Nyro

Laura was born Laura Nigro in the Bronx, New York, on 18 October 1947, and was only 19 when she recorded her first album,...