Hatfield And The North

Formed in 1973 from members of Canterbury prog rockers Caravan, Delivery and Egg, Hatfield And The North (their full name was taken from the A1...

Hawkwind

Originally perceived as a "people's band", regularly playing free concerts and festivals, Hawkwind were the first outfit to commit themselves completely and permanently to...

Haysi Fantayzee

Former model Kate Garner and former disc jockey Jeremy Healy put together a mad brew of skipping-rope chants, backwoods fiddle, sadistic percussion, demented piano...

Hazel O’Connor

Coventry girl Hazel O'Connor launched herself as a singer/songwriter with a starring part in the music industry movie Breaking Glass (1980) - scoring a Top Five hit...

Headboys, The

Lou Lewis Vocals, guitar George Boyter  Bass, vocals Calum Malcolm  Keyboards, vocals Davie Ross  Drums, vocals

Headpins

Headpins was formed in Vancouver, Canada, in 1980 by ex-Chilliwack men Brian MacLeod and Ab Bryant. Fronted by former fashion model Darby Mills  - who...

Healing Force

Australian band Healing Force formed in October 1970. Comprising Australians Lindsay Wells (guitar) and Laurie Pryor (drums) and New Zealanders Charlie Tumahai (vocals and...

Heart

First known as The Army (as far back as 1963 when bassist Steve Fossen joined up with guitarist Roger Fisher to form a Seattle...

Heatwave

This British-based multiracial disco band were a breeding ground for future top writing and producing talent. Keyboard player Rod Temperton (who wrote their 1977...

Heaven 17

Glenn Gregory, the only son of a steelworker, was born in Sheffield and grew up on the Flower Council Estate in Shire Green, one...

Heavy Metal Kids, The

Former child actor Gary Holton formed The Heavy Metal Kids in 1974 with Mickey Waller (guitar), Argentinean-born Danny Peyronel (keyboards), Ronnie Thomas (bass and...

Hector

"Are they the ultimate in Bovver Rock?" wondered Music Week in September 1973. Portsmouth four-piece Hector painted freckles on their faces, wore striped Dennis The Menace...

Hedgehoppers Anonymous

Formed in November 1963 and originally known as The Trendsetters, this short-lived quintet consisted of ex-members of the Royal Air Force. Mike Tinsley, Ray Honeyball,...

Helen Reddy

When Linda Ronstadt turned down a suggestion from Capitol Records that she record I Don't Know How To Love Him from Jesus Christ Superstar, label vice-president Artie...

Helen Shapiro

Helen Shapiro was the first British act to release two Top 10 singles while still at school . . . She was only 14 when...

Hello

The front room of a house in Edmonton (suburban North London) is hardly the best setting for any group, but Hello's performance in their...

Hello People

When they first began, the thing that set Hello People apart from other bands was their whiteface makeup and use of mime onstage. Onstage, the...

Helloween

During the 1980s, Helloween were the most successful heavy metal band that Germany has ever produced (who aren't called The Scorpions). Formed in Hamburg in...

Herb Alpert

Born on 31 March 1937, Herb Alpert attended the University of Southern California. He took up the trumpet at the age of eight and...

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!!!! Beat, The

1 9 6 6 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes Hosted by the Nashville-based WLAC disc jockey Bill 'Hoss' Allen, The !!!! Beat featured a house band...

“5” Royales, The

The "5" Royales began life in the 1940s as a gospel group called The Royal Sons Quintet but rechristened themselves The Royals after going...

10,000 Maniacs

10,000 Maniacs (named after the low-budget horror movie Two Thousand Maniacs) was formed in Jamestown, NY, in 1981 by singer Natalie Merchant and guitarist John Lombardo. The...

101’ers, The

Primarily known as the band Joe Strummer was in before he joined The Clash, The 101'ers were part of the last wave of British...

10cc

Vocalist/guitarist Graham Gouldman was a songwriter of pop hits during the 1960s. Amongst his many compositions are some pure classics: For Your Love (The Yardbirds), No Milk Today (Herman's...