Browsing: Artists – I

Tim, Andy and Jon Farriss formed The Farriss Brothers with school friends Michael Hutchence, Kirk Pengilly and Garry Beers in Australia in 1977. A year later they renamed themselves INXS.…

Born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Irma Thomas had been married twice and had four children by the age of nineteen. Bandleader, Tommy Ridgley discovered her when she was working as a…

Iron Butterfly formed in San Diego, California, in 1966 but soon moved to Los Angeles where they were spotted at the Whiskey A-Go-Go and signed to Atlantic’s subsidiary label, Atco. The…

Described by Disc as “a bunch of musical yobs with a mildly camp image”, these five Edinburgh glam bruisers signed to Deram – the psychedelia offshoot of Decca – in 1973 and unleashed…

Isaac Hayes lived a remarkable life. One that took him from poverty and orphanhood in 1940s Tennessee, to success in the 1960s as a soul songwriter for Stax in Memphis, to millionaire…