Browsing: Artists – K

Kajagoogoo began life as a prog rock band called Art Nouveau – and then they met singer Chris Hamill who rearranged the letters of his surname and became Limahl. Given an unseemly…

Kaleidoscope – the American one, featuring David Lindley – purveyed a truly idiosyncratic mix of jug band stompers, psych-pop, blues, bluegrass and neo-Egyptian instrumentals. Much favoured by fans like Jimmy Page (who…

Formed in 1964 and hailing from Hackbridge, a suburb in the London Borough of Sutton, this four-piece played the 100 Club in Oxford Street in June 1966 and were spotted…

Hailing from Ilford, Essex, Kathy Kirby sang her way into the charts with discs like Dance On and Secret Love, then went on to lucrative cabaret and stage appearances and her own TV…

At the height of his career, Philadelphia-born singer Keith (no surname) was making $15,000 a week and getting back-slapped by a Beatle who told him what a great record Keith’s…

The Kelpies formed in Sydney (Australia) in March 1981 with a line-up of James Gelding (vocals), Mark Easton (guitar), Brian Conolly (guitar), Con Murphy (bass) and Ashley Thomson(drums). Con and…

Lauren Laverne is well known to radio listeners and TV viewers now, but in the mid-90s she came to prominence as the frontwoman of this spiky Sunderland four-piece whose colourful,…

All the pop fans wanted to see Kenny when their record made the charts. But when the group was invited to appear on Top of the Pops, it’s creators were in…

Born on 18 March 1939 and bred in Stepney, East London, Kenny was one of thirteen children. He began singing with his sister, Gladys, who was a jazz singer working under…

Founder member of Soft Machine and sometime member of Gong, Kevin Ayers’ career is a snapshot of the English underground across four decades. Patchy, erratic and often unclassifiably brilliant, his solo work remains…