Browsing: Artists – C

After the Jeff Beck Group splintered in 1969, the guitarist and Rod Stewart planned a supergroup with former Vanilla Fudge bassist Tim Bogert and drummer Carmine Appice. Plans were scuppered…

Formed in Glasgow in October 1974, Cado Belle moved to London in 1976 and released their debut, self-titled LP in October of that year. The band split up when bassist…

Caleb Quaye (he is the half-brother of Finley Quaye) was employed in the late 60s as resident guitar-prodigy-cum-teenage-studio-whizz-kid-producer for Beatles publisher Dick James’ company, which subsequently became DJM. As a result, he…

Cam-Pact started as a Tamla Motown/Stax soul group in April 1967, before progressing through teenybopper and psychedelic stages and on to heavy blues. The band endured many lineup changes but…

Formed by former Shotgun Express keyboardist Pete Bardens, Camel occupied the musical middle ground between Emerson, Lake and Palmer and The Moody Blues, eminently capable of the vast symphonic statement…

Formed in Cologne in July 1968, Can surfed the first wave of German innovators, with their debut album Monster Movie referencing Pink Floyd and Hendrix in the context of a radically simplified rhythmic structure largely dictated…

Formed in 1987, Australian band Candy Harlots drew inspiration from The New York Dolls and Mötley Crüe to deliver hard-edged rock & roll with lots of black leather and chains. Their…

This Alabama band is most well-known for being Roy Orbison’s backing group during the mid 60’s, but when they weren’t backing Orbison, they developed a serious reputation as a great live…

Husband and wife duo Cathryn Antoinette (“Toni”) Tennille and Daryl Dragon had both worked as session artists before forming a musical partnership, and marrying in February 1975. Dragon was the son…

One of the seminal British ‘head’ bands of the 70s, Caravan hailed from the Kent cathedral town of Canterbury and would eventually clock up a 35-year career. Guitarist/singer Pye Hastings…

The Caravelles were Lois Wilkinson (born 3 April 1944 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire) and Andrea Simpson (born 9 September 1946 in Finchley, London). The duo experienced most success with their 1963 hit single, You…

On record, The Cardigans followed in the exalted Swedish rock & roll tradition of fellow countrymen ABBA: bubbly smooth Euro-pop buoyed by the breathy vocals of an attractive frontwoman. Hailing…

Carla Thomas – daughter of Memphis disc jockey and singer Rufus Thomas – was only 10 years old when she started out with the Teen Town Singers (a chorus drawn from…