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Zenda Jacks

Billed as "The Goddess of Rock", Zenda Jacks (whose real name was Sue McCloskey) was Magnet Records' Glam answer to Suzi Quatro. Her first single, Rub...

Zombies, The

The Zombies were the only British group of the 60s who could have seriously given The Beatles a real run for their money. Although comparatively unrecognised, their...

Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band

The most fondly remembered London club act of the 1960s was, perhaps, Zoot Money's Big Roll Band whose Big Time Operator was their only Top 30...

Zoot

When Australian band Zoot moved from their hometown of Adelaide (where they had played as Times Unlimited and Down The Line) to Melbourne in...

ZZ Top

This sturdy American blues-rock trio from Texas were formed in 1970 in and around Houston, from rival bands The Moving Sidewalks (Gibbons) and The...

Zipps, The

The Zipps formed in Holland in 1965 from the remains of popular local folk group The Beat Town Skifflers. They were soon signed by the Muziek...

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Five Man Electrical Band

Previously known as The Staccatos, Ottawa's Five Man Electrical Band modelled their sound on the melodic stylings of The Beach Boys and The Beatles,...

Bobby Goldsboro

Born on 18 January 1941 in Marianna, Florida, Bobby Goldsboro studied business administration at college before playing guitar with a band that performed for...

Claude François

François met his end in 1978 in his Paris apartment. He was taking a shower when he tried to straighten the light bulb in the...

Hothouse Flowers

Throughout the 80s, the members of the Irish band Hothouse Flowers made their living busking on the streets of Dublin (Liam O'Maonlai and Fiachna O'Braonain...

Steeleye Span

With the exception of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span were the most successful and enduring British folk-rock band. The parallels between the two bands are numerous: both updated traditional...

Unit 4 Plus 2

With his wholesome good looks and thick dark hair, Hertfordshire-lad Tommy Moeller had been a rival local attraction to another Cheshunt rock 'n' roller,...

Guitar Slim

One of the great lost blues figures, New Orleans' Guitar Slim (real name Eddie Jones) was an electric guitar pioneer. He was also a...

Brian Cadd

Instead of becoming a rock star, Perth-born Brian Cadd could have become a champion tennis player. At the age of ten his mother offered...